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Clean those Greens

Many people wonder how to clean collard greens, spinach, kale, lettuce and all other types of greens. Many people even wonder if greens should be washed in the first place. If they are brought in from the garden and full of dirt, the answer seems pretty obvious. If they are purchased from a […]

By | May 26th, 2021|Blog|

Monday’s Dessert – Frozen “Expired” Cake

Look what we found in the bottom of the freezer! Not a bad find when searching to satisfy a sweet craving… but the best-by date was in 2014! Yes, today is 3/22/2021 – which means this cake was in the freezer for at least 7 years!.

If you’ve been reading our […]

By | March 23rd, 2021|Blog|

Avoiding the most Common Cooking Mistakes

Since most people spent more time in the kitchen in 2020 than any other year, many of these mistakes have already been self-corrected the hard way. Now that restaurants are beginning to re-open, many of you will be forgetting your mistakes and leaving the cooking to the experts.

For the rest of […]

By | March 11th, 2021|Blog|

How Long to Bake a Potato?

QUESTION:
How long to bake a potato?

ANSWER:
The time needed to bake potatoes depends somewhat on the size of the potatoes, the temperature of the oven and whether they are wrapped or unwrapped.

So, how long to bake a potato?
In most cases, considering an average baking potato which weighs about 8 […]

By | February 9th, 2021|Blog, FAQ|

How Long to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Question:

How long to cook bacon in the oven?

Answer:

The time needed to cook bacon in the oven will vary slightly with the thickness of the bacon and the temperature of the oven. Below is the time need to cook bacon in the oven, along with some other bacon […]

By | January 20th, 2021|Blog|

Insta Tips for Insta Pots

Have you jumped on the Insta Pot craze yet? If you were nice this year, Santa may have brought one to your home and if you already have one you may still be amazed at all it can do. Whip through the meal making process and also the after meal clean-up.

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By | January 13th, 2021|Blog|

Stocking Stuffers 2020

December already! For a year that seemed like it would never end, 2020 is finally in its final days. If you haven’t done your Christmas shopping, it’s time to get online. Here are some suggestions for those friends and relatives that enjoy spending time in the kitchen.

Browse through these gift […]

By | December 1st, 2020|Blog|

Should you Wash a Turkey before Cooking?

Question:

Should you Wash a Turkey before Cooking?

Answer:

No!!
According to the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) “One common mistake that consumers make in the kitchen is washing or rinsing their meat or poultry before cooking it.”[1]

Washing a raw turkey is not only risky, but also […]

By | November 23rd, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Does Pumpkin Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Question:

Does Pumpkin Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Answer:

Yes, pumpkin pie should reside in the refrigerator.

Pumpkin pie contains both milk and eggs. According to the FDA, foods containing these ingredients should always be refrigerated and not left out on the counter for more than […]

By | November 15th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

How to Make Gluten-Free Gravy

If gluten-free gravy is needed this year, here are some tips to make it possible and satisfy everyone.

Gravy is most often thickened with a roux, which is some type of fat thickened with a little flour. Without this step, a gravy would be too thin and not […]

By | November 7th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

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