Making Meals Out Of Nothing

Print this pageIf you’re like me and do your shopping weekly or monthly, or maybe even on a tight budget, you always run out of things before the next shopping trip. Or fed up of trying to come up with different meals each day, or want to try a new...

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The Best Way To Cook Your Freshly Caught Fish

Print this pageA freshly caught fish can be cooked in a thousand and one ways. Any fisherman worth his salt has his own unique way of cooking a freshly caught trout, salmon or whatever fish he caught. So fisherman all across the country has been handed down...

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The Other Side Of Mexican Cooking

Print this pageHigh-quality bell peppers, summer squash and cucumbers may not have arrived in the farmer’s markets yet, but they’re crisp, fresh and abundant at the supermarket-and most likely imported from Mexico. Many people don’t realize...

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The Secret To Preparing The Perfect Paella

Print this pageAccording to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, paella is a saffron-flavored dish made with varying combinations of rice, vegetables, meat, chicken and seafood. The Dictionary also explains that in the Old French and...

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Grilling Tuna Steak For A Simple Gourmet Meal

Print this pageLooking for a delicious and simple way to grill up that fresh tuna steak that you just caught or bought from the local seafood market? Grilled tuna steak is a delightful and exciting entree for any special meal. There are various methods to...

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Make Your Salads Come Alive With These Salad Dressing Recipes

Print this pageWhat makes or brakes a salad is the dressing. Although it does not easily grab our attention, these so-called silent ingredients play a very crucial role in determining the outcome of a salad. Tossed with the wrong dressing and the freshest...

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Onions: Cooking Ideas & Tips

Print this pageOnions are absolutely one of the most delicious and flexible commodities you use in the kitchen. From savory steaming soups to satisfying homemade salsa, onions play an important part in our daily cooking. Flavorful appetizers from onion dips...

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Choosing A Quality Cookware Set

Print this pageThe role of a good cook ware in the preparation of a sumptuous meal cannot be overemphasized. When one consider purchasing a good cookware the first point that comes to the mind is the budget. Buying a standard cookware within one’s budget...

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Jewish Coffee Cake

Print this pageNow here is a coffee cake that will make you want no other coffee cake, and once you prepare this coffee cake and get a real working idea about this cake you can become very creative and use some different jams, jellies, fruits and so...

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Discover Coconut Milk

Print this pageThis delicious ingredient is often mis-understood and under utilized. Come on a culinary journey and discover Coconut Milk. I was taught as a young child that the clear liquid inside the coconut is the milk. However, I and many others were told...

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Cooking The Best Fajitas

Print this pageFajita is generally beef, chicken, pork or shrimp grilled and served on a flour tortilla with condiments. The chicken is worked with onions and bell peppers. Fajita is served to the table sizzling loudly on a metal platter with tortilla and...

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Brownie Cupcakes

Print this pageThe allure of the cupcake has gone beyond children’s party fare. All the world, it seems, has a passion for cupcakes these days. Cupcake bakeries are opening across the country. Cookbooks devoted to the art of the cupcake are turning up...

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Chicken Recipe

Print this pageThese days you can go for more than a couple of days without reading an article, watching a television show or see a commercial related to the huge global problem of overweight. It is a fact that more and more people are becoming obese and the...

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Braising 101

Print this pageThe results of braising are comforting, healthy dishes that retain the nutrients of the ingredients and require little fat. For braising, foods are slowly cooked in a relatively small amount of liquid in a covered pot on top of a stove or in...

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Barbecued Ribs Kansas City Style

Print this pageKansas City ribs are serious business when it comes to BBQ. True to tradition, barbeque in Kansas City is dry rub-spiced, smoked with hickory and coated with a KC style sauce. For Kansas City sauce means a thick, rich and tangy tomato based...

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Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

Print this pageIngredients: 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons butter or margarine melted 2 pounds cream cheese 1 cup sugar 8 ounces sour cream 1/4 cup cocoa 2 eggs 1 cup flour 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream In a 5 quart mixing...

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How To Make A Cookie Bouquet

Print this pageI love making bouquets. There are so many different types you can make… Posies, wedding bouquets, candy bouquets, fruit bouquets and more. One type of bouquet that I recently started making, is a cookie bouquet… A cookie bouquet is...

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Chinese Recipe: Beef With Broccoli

Print this pageBeef With Broccoli is a classic when it comes to chinese cooking. It makes a perfect plate for almost all occasions. Ingredients: 3/4 lb (375 g) lean beef, sliced thinly into bite-sized pieces Marinade for Beef: 1 egg 1/3 tsp (1.5 mL) salt 1...

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Cooking with Oils

Print this pageEveryone knows the foods to eat that improve health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being so many oils and butter products claiming to be the best, it can be quite difficult to know which ones to use and...

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A Beginners Guide to Chinese Cookery

Print this pageIntroduction When I first ate Chinese food in the UK in the 1970s, it was really quite unappealing. Everything came in a gloopy sauce and seemed to taste the same, due to the overuse of monosodium glutamate, supposedly a flavour enhancer but...

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How To Choose French Wines

Print this pageYou don’t need a book to follow this method. Appellation Controlee (AC or AOC) is the top grade of French. AC is a part of French law that guarantees that a wine comes from where the label says it does, that it is made from specific grapes...

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How To Make Authentic Mexican Cerviche

Print this pageWhen I mention the word “cerviche” to people I am usually questioned, “what the ___is that?” After they taste my recipe for true Mexican cerviche they are begging me to teach them how to make it. First let me explain why I call it...

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Top 10 Best Chili Recipes

Print this pageThere’s something about eating a nice, hearty bowl of chili that warms us down to our toes. Doesn’t matter what time of year – anytime is chili time! It’s amazing how many varieties of chili recipes exist in the cooking universe....

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Serve Eggs Anytime

Print this pageThe popularity of breakfast foods is a good reason to keep dependable starters, such as eggs, bread and other staples, on hand. But why reserve them only for morning meals? Planning breakfast for dinner is a good way to serve up simple,...

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Some Different Ideas for Cooking Rice

Print this pageRice needs to be thoroughly washed. A good way to do this is to put it into a colander, in a deep pan of water. Rub the rice well with the hands, lifting the colander in and out the water, and changing the water until it is clear; then drain....

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The Potato – A Cooking Staple

Print this pageRegardless of how you fix them, whether diced, sliced, mashed or baked, potatoes are the most popular vegetable in America, and a pantry staple. Most Americans include some form of potato product in one out of three meals they eat daily....

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Tasty Fettucine With Asparagus, Red Pepper and Avocado

Print this pageIngredients: 1 16 oz. package organic fettucine noodles 1 pound fresh organic asparagus (try to obtain local, farm fresh!) 2 organic red peppers 2 organic avocados One half organic onion One quarter cup organic olive oil One half cup organic...

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South African Melkkos

Print this page“Melkkos” is one of my favourite dishes ever. I do honestly not know what it is called in English, but if I had to translate it, it would be something like milk food. It is a dish with its main ingredient being milk, to which you...

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Make Your Own Chicken Salad

Print this pageMaking a chicken salad is often perceived by many to be extremely easy; just pour in the chicken. Actually, it is not all about the chicken. Chicken salads are about the overall taste it has, together with other ingredients. Therefore, it is...

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Cake Decorating Tips and Ideas

Print this pageEveryone loves to eat cake, which is nicely and perfectly decorated. But due to lack of decorating skill ones wish is not fulfilled up to the maximum level. Check out for some cake decorating tips that can help to make your cake more...

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