Think twice before you throw away that end cut off the romaine lettuce or the base of a celery stalk… it’s possible to regrow lettuce, regrow celery and many other produce from that vegetable scrap! Many vegetable scraps can be simply stuck into a glass of water and set in the sun […]
How Long to Roast Cauliflower?
Cauliflower should be roasted in a hot oven for about 20 to 30 minutes to achieve a crunchy browed top side and a soft interior. The length of time needed to roast cauliflower depends upon the size of the cauliflower flowerettes or slices […]
It takes lots of energy sources to grow vegetables. Therefore, all parts of vegetables should be respected. Every part of most every vegetable can serve some sort of edible purpose if handled properly, but there are exceptions to every rule so make sure to read all sections of this post as there […]
What is Everything Seasoning?
Everything Seasoning is what the bagel shops sprinkle onto their Everything bagels. It’s a salty seasoning that is no longer restricted to bagels as it can give most everything a huge flavor kick – from eggs to seafood to veggies![…]
How many times have you been hungry for fresh cookies or cake, only to open the recipe and find an ingredient list which includes “eggs at room temperature”? When the urge strikes, it’s hard to watch an egg sit on the counter until the temperature is the same as the air… am I […]
Used to be we only worried about the lights going out during a major storm. Now, there are both planned power outages (when danger is suspected) and emergency power outages (when emergencies actually strike). This provides uncertainty, especially for those who keep a stockpile of food for rainy days. If […]
The majority of water bottles are labeled “hand wash only”. If you’re supposed to use your hand, then why is the neck of the bottle too small for even the smallest of hands? This is a dilemma faced with not just Hydro Flask bottles, but nearly all water bottles make one wonder […]
Plating a homemade dish to look like a professional chefs plate is easier than one may think. In most cases, a simple stroke of the wrist can change the entire appearance of an average looking plate for the better. There are two major strokes that professionals commonly use, but anyone can learn. Another […]
Going on vacation takes some preparation, we all know that. The suitcases must be packed, bills paid, mail stopped, pets delivered, appliances unplugged… and don’t forget all the food that will spoil during a prolonged absence!
Vacations present just one more occasion to put forth an asserted effort to keep foods from […]
Ever wondered how to find out if foods stored at home may have been recalled? When there is a major outbreak of E-Coli or Salmonella it will generally be all over the news and most people will hear about these major events. But, there are also many other recalls that may be smaller […]