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 […]
The issue with cleaning most waffle irons is that they are electrical and therefore must not be submerged in water. If waffles are cooked right and don’t stick, then cleaning may not be a priority. But, cooking oils do add up regardless and should be cleaned after each session to avoid a greasy […]
This post might be a little late for your New Years morning, but might assist after the various parties that 2020 may bring. Here’s hoping you don’t need them, but let’s look at some worldwide hangover remedies that at least some folks have come to rely on when needed.[…]
Generally, we urge people to use up any products with a “use-by” date within a day or two of any given date (certain products may go a week – check the individual product pages of EatByDate for the specifics on each product) because there are perishable ingredients within the product. […]
Everyone knows that ice cream must be stored in the freezer, but it might come as a surprise that foods containing oil will also benefit from freezer storage. A freezer can come in handy for further extending the shelf life of some very shelf-stable foods that people don’t associate with the freezer.
Casseroles are the perfect one dish meal. They usually contain several food groups and are an easy option to reach for when entertaining a crowd. But, they also can dirty several cutting boards, pots, pans and utensils in the kitchen during preparation of the one perfect dish. So, make best use of your […]
Shapes make presentations special during the holidays. Turn any small bites into a tree and watch heads turn. Celebrate the season with whatever food being served arranged in a special way. Since a tree is a particularly easy shape, let’s focus on that.
The basic tree […]
Do the holidays make you stressed, frazzled and tired? That doesn’t sound like a holiday! If it sounds familiar then read on for some creative solutions that will help relieve stress and provide for easy entertaining.
Although this is always […]