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How to Clean a Waffle Iron

The issue with cleaning most waffle irons is that they are electrical and therefore must not be submerged in water. If waffles are cooked right and don’t stick, then cleaning may not be a priority. But, cooking oils do add up regardless and should be cleaned after each session to avoid a greasy […]

By | January 26th, 2020|Blog|

Hangover Remedies

This post might be a little late for your New Years morning, but might assist after the various parties that 2020 may bring. Here’s hoping you don’t need them, but let’s look at some worldwide hangover remedies that at least some folks have come to rely on when needed.

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By | January 19th, 2020|Blog|

Expired Gravy

Generally, we urge people to use up any products with a “use-by” date within a day or two of any given date (certain products may go a week – check the individual product pages of EatByDate for the specifics on each product) because there are perishable ingredients within the product. […]

By | January 14th, 2020|Blog|

Strange Freezer Foods

Everyone knows that ice cream must be stored in the freezer, but it might come as a surprise that foods containing oil will also benefit from freezer storage. A freezer can come in handy for further extending the shelf life of some very shelf-stable foods that people don’t associate with the freezer.

Ever […]

By | January 7th, 2020|Blog|

How to Freeze a Casserole

Casseroles are the perfect one dish meal. They usually contain several food groups and are an easy option to reach for when entertaining a crowd. But, they also can dirty several cutting boards, pots, pans and utensils in the kitchen during preparation of the one perfect dish. So, make best use of your […]

By | December 28th, 2019|Blog|

Make Anything a Tree

Shapes make presentations special during the holidays. Turn any small bites into a tree and watch heads turn. Celebrate the season with whatever food being served arranged in a special way. Since a tree is a particularly easy shape, let’s focus on that.

The basic tree […]

By | December 21st, 2019|Blog|

Holiday Hacks

Do the holidays make you stressed, frazzled and tired? That doesn’t sound like a holiday! If it sounds familiar then read on for some creative solutions that will help relieve stress and provide for easy entertaining.

  • Plan Ahead
    Although this is always […]
  • By | December 14th, 2019|Blog|

    Buffet Basics

    Planning is key to carefree entertaining, and planning a buffet table (where food is set out for people to grab a plate and serve themselves) can make entertaining even easier. Although a sit down family style dinner is often preferred, the ease of a buffet style dinner cannot be denied and […]

    By | December 10th, 2019|Blog|

    Kitchen Gifts 2019

    Browse through these gift suggestions, and easily order them online if you see something that someone might like. Most cooks would enjoy a fun little tool to make things a little easier around the kitchen.

    A sponge holder that’s kept high and dry, yet full […]

    By | December 5th, 2019|Blog|

    What to do with Leftover Cranberry Sauce

    Thanksgiving is over, but the cranberry sauce may have lived on. Speaking just in shelf life terms, cranberry sauce will last at least twice as long as the leftover turkey. Where can leftover cranberry sauce be used to add a splash of flavor in the weeks following the big holiday? We have […]

    By | November 29th, 2019|Blog|

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