How to Peel a Butternut Squash

How To Peel Butternut Squash How to peel butternut squash Butternut squash is one of the sweetest, creamiest most versatile squashes around. Yet why is it so darn hard to peel a butternut squash? I guess all goodness needs to somehow protect itself, but the…

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Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Slow Cooker

Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Slow Cooker Review The Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Slow Cooker is big & beautiful. With this slow cooker you have a choice on how to cook your food, actually 3 different choices. We, of course, tried all three cooking…

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Fall Slow Cooker Recipes

Fall Slow Cooker Recipes We’ve assembled three hearty dishes using some typical fall harvest items that are simple to prepare and then leave home and forget about. Hamilton Beach is allowing us to give away one of the slow cookers that we used to prepare…

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Do Freezer Bags Alter Shelf Life?

Does Re-wrapping in Freezer Bags Change a Best-by date? Question: If I put my chicken in freezer bags, does that change the best-by date? Do freezer bags alter shelf life? Is it better to use freezer bags or leave meats in store wrapping? How to…

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How Much Corn Is On A Cob?

Question: How Much Corn is on a Cob? What is a serving of corn on the cob? Answer: About 3/4 Cup of Corn is contained on one ear of corn. Much more than most people think. Although the size of a cob of corn can…

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Uses For Cornstarch

Cornstarch Uses Cornstarch is the go to product for thickening sauces and gravies, but otherwise it tends to just sit on the shelf. It’s a good thing that it has a long shelf life, but ever wonder what else you can do with this fine…

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Wild vs Farmed Salmon

Wild vs Farmed Salmon The wild vs farmed salmon issue is important for a few reasons outlined below. If purchasing the entire fish, there are subtle differences that the experts can spot. No pun intended… but farmed salmon have large black spots on their gill…

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S’more Dessert Bites

S’more Dessert Bite Ideas If you’re like most people, you’re often looking for s’more dessert. For me, it’s usually just a bite to satisfy my sweet tooth. An entire s’more is sweet and filling, but just a bite can be complete satisfaction if assembled correctly….

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Layered Drinks – for a Happy 4th of July

Layered Drinks for the 4th Summertime, fireworks, picnics and of course red, white and blue everywhere possible… common thoughts of July 4th in America. Why not combine those fine colors into layered drinks? Here are a few different layered drink possibilities to proudly display the…

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How To Warm Tortillas

How To Warm Tortillas? Question: How to warm tortillas? How to heat corn tortillas? How to warm flour tortillas? Answer: Tortillas are as versatile to warm as they are to use in recipes. A tortilla that has been warmed is so much tastier and pliable…

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