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Mondays Lunch – “Expired” Pesto Pizza

Whoops, forgot to make that large pasta dish we had planned last month. Here it is a month after the “use-by” date on this jar of pesto sauce. Generally, we urge people to use up products that have a “use-by” date within a week or less of these dates. If […]

By | November 26th, 2019|Blog|

How Long to Cook a Turkey?


How long to cook a 12 pound turkey?
How long to cook a 16 pound turkey? How long to cook an 18 pound turkey?
How long to cook a 22 pound turkey?


Since all turkeys are unique by weight, there is a chart provided below with cooking times for turkeys. Remember […]

By | November 21st, 2019|Blog|

Is it Safe to Stuff a Turkey?


Is it Safe to Stuff a Turkey?
Should you stuff a turkey?


It is highly recommended to bake the stuffing in a separate pan from the turkey in order to avoid any potential safety issues (also discussed below).

It CAN be safe to cook a stuffed turkey, but only IF certain precautions […]

By | November 16th, 2019|Blog|

Proper Temperature to Store Red Wine

What is the Proper Temperature to Store Red Wine?
What is the best temperature for storing wine?
Do different wines store better at different temperatures?

Proper storage temperature for red wine is considered to be 55°F. Red wine is generally also served at this same storage temperature. Although proper wine […]

By | November 6th, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

Ways to Recycle Food Safe Plastic Bags

It’s estimated that each year Americans use 100 billion plastic bags. That’s enough plastic to circle the earth more than 770 times! States are gradually eliminating the use of larger plastic bags and those landfills are benefiting. Let’s get the most use possible from the bags still out there.

By | November 1st, 2019|Blog|

How to Cook Beans

Dried Beans are a handy item to have in the pantry. They’re available all year long, are relatively cheap and are full of nutrition. A package of unopened dried beans can last for a few years when stored in a cool, dark and very dry place.

Here’s the scoop on […]

By | October 27th, 2019|Blog|

What is Blind-Baking?

What is blind baking?

It could be a test of how baking proficiency… place on a blindfold and see if you can bake correctly! Just kidding, blind baking is an actual term in the world of pie making. It is basically baking the crust before the actual pie is assembled to prevent […]

By | October 21st, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

Easy Simple Syrup

Basically all simple syrups, as the name implies, are pretty simple to make at home. What makes this recipe easy is that there isn’t even a trip to the grocery needed to make a simple syrup of the day. If you’ve got some sugar, water and a stove then you’re all set to […]

By | October 16th, 2019|Blog|

Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower, or cauliflower mash, is often called cauliflower mashed potatoes… even though the only essential ingredient is a head of cauliflower! It’s hard to get much healthier than that! Cauliflower mash is a nearly identical twin of mashed potatoes when it comes to appearance on a plate, minus the starches that […]

By | October 11th, 2019|Blog|

Pickle Juice Uses

The leaves are turning and many BBQs are going under cover. This also means that hamburgs and hot dogs are becoming more scarce at home, leaving many pickle jars either empty or just sitting in the back of the fridge.

Pickle juice, or technically pickle brine, […]

By | October 6th, 2019|Blog|

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