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.[…]
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 […]
Should you Wash a Turkey before Cooking?
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.”
Washing a raw turkey is not only risky, but also […]
Does Pumpkin Pie Need to be Refrigerated?
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 […]
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 […]
Does Pecan Pie Need to be Refrigerated?
Pecan pie does not need refrigeration for short term storage, but it should be placed into the refrigerator or freezer for longer term storage.
Pecan pie does not need to be refrigerated, but refrigeration will extend […]
Find out how long do you need to boil potatoes to make mashed potatoes or to just have potatoes that are edible.
Does storage matter? You know it does!
Yet, even though storage matters, sometimes you can’t help but wonder if it is really worth the extra effort and/or cost to store foods in the best possible fashion. After all, everyone feels lazy at times.
When unpacking groceries it is best to have an […]
Does hand sanitizer expire? An excellent question during this pandemic, and moving forward, is whether hand sanitizer expires. This product does carry an expiration date.
We have all heard the rules: cover your mouth & nose, stay home when sick and six feet apart when not, and wash those hands thoroughly all the time. […]