Peeling hard boiled eggs should not be a frustrating task, yet cracking boiled eggs to end up with not much more than yolks is not very rewarding. This happens when the egg membrane sticks to the white of the egg, so as the shell is cracked and removed parts of the egg […]
How much ham per person should be served at dinner?
When deciding how large of a ham to buy, it is good to know how much ham is considered a serving.
How much ham per person to serve depends on the type of […]
Can you use a cast iron pan on a glass top stove?
It’s no secret that we think that old cast iron pans are the bomb, but what if you have a glass top stove? Glass top stoves look beautiful when they are new and clean, but they can be rather easily scratched […]
Instant mashed potatoes – what are they anyways?
Packages like these, where you add boiling water and almost instantly have a bowl full of something that very closely resembles actual mashed potatoes, are almost like a magic trick. Some people hate them and some people love them, but most agree that they […]
What is a country ham?
For that matter, what is a city ham?
A country ham has to do with the process on how the ham was made.
Country hams are seasoned and then slowly smoked, giving them an intense flavor.
Country hams are dry-cured, or rubbed […]
The two readily available types of brown sugar are light brown and dark brown.
So, what’s the difference between light brown and dark brown sugar?
The difference between light brown sugar and dark brown sugar is the amount of molasses that has been added to the raw sugar in the final stages of […]
Online is a great way to shop. But ordering a frying pan can get tricky is you don’t know how to measure a frying pan. Maybe you want to replace your favorite egg pan that you love but has definitely seen better days.
So, do you run the measuring tape across the […]
Should you wash chicken?
Should you wash a chicken before cooking?
Does washing chicken remove germs?
We recommend that you do NOT wash chicken before using for the reasons listed below.
Should you wash chicken?
You can, it will not hurt the bird, but it may […]
Make everything heart shaped, especially the food, all day long! Giving chocolate hearts on Valentines Day is a time honored tradition, but why stop with chocolate?
So many foods can be turned into hearts, with or without the use of cookie cutters. We’ll show a few ideas for alternate heart happenings, enough […]
What is the difference between “high” and “low” temperature settings on a slow cooker?
Actually, there is no difference in the actual cooking temperatures between settings for the original crock pot and most other slow cookers. The difference between slow cooker settings is about time and not temperature, which is about […]