How to Cook: Cooking Fundamentals for Newbies
When considering cooking, you will need to understand that that all people began somewhere. I don t know of a single person who was born with a wooden cooking spoon and ready to go. There is a great deal of training that must be done in order to become a creative cook and afterwards there is always room for improvement.The Food Processor and Gardening
When taking up gardening there are certain tools most people think of. Shovels, hoes, tillers and the like come to mind most readily. The new gardener buys seeds, fertilizers and harvesting tools. There is one more tool all gardeners should consider: the food processor.Eat In, Not Out – 5 Ways to Ditch the Drive-Thru
Are you a drive-thru diva? Be honest! How many times a week do you do the fast food drive-thru?How to Cook Pinto Beans, A Great Vegetarian Protein
Indigenous people have been eating protein rich beans for thousands of years. Pinto beans have been used in Mexico for a long time and now are also popular particularly in the southwestern US. Mexican influenced cuisine is based around pinto beans, using them in many popular dishes including chili, tostadas, burritos, dips, and soups. The taste of pinto beans is only appealing when prepared and seasoned correctly. Follow these instructions to turn dry pinto beans into moist, tender, delicious vegetarian protein source.Baking With Yeast: 12 Tips for Beginners
Yeast is a alive, a fungus that makes bread and bread products smell and taste better. Learning to bake with yeast takes time and experimentation. If you’ve never used it, these baking tips will get you started.Sweet Potatoes – Are They Really a Miracle Food?
I think there are two primary reasons why sweet potatoes are just incredible, their ability to grow under all conditions, and their great nutritional content. Sweet potatoes have a lot of complex carbohydrates (no simple sugars), are high in dietary fiber, as well as good levels of vitamin C, B6, and beta carotene. Sweet potatoes are relatively resilient crops, tend to prosper in most weather conditions and do not have a lot of natural enemies.A Guide To Roasted Vegetables: More Than Just A Roasted Vegetable Recipe!
If you’re bored of your usual vegetable side dishes, roasted vegetables are an awesome change of pace. Unlike boiling or steaming, roasting vegetables caramelizes them and intensifies their natural flavor. And it’s easy to add herbs and spices to suit your tastes, so you end up with a whole new, wonderful dish. Find out how to roast vegetables in this guide!The Healthiest Foods In Our Kitchen
Many people are looking to get healthy, and the first place to begin is our kitchen. Healthy eating should start at home. All our meals are made in the kitchen, so it needs to be stocked with the right foods.What Ingredients Make The Best Easy Dinner Recipes For The Family?
Other than on Thanksgiving Day, there is not one household I have found where someone wants to spend all day cooking in the kitchen. In fact, most families I know would want to spend the least amount of time in the kitchen possible on a day to day basis. This means there is a desire to focus on quick and easy dinner recipes.Why We Need Easy Dinner Recipes For The Family
It seems we are always running. In our family there is, more often than not, too much to do and not enough time to do it. When the parents get home from work, the last thing anyone really wants to do is to spend hours in the kitchen.Eco-Friendly Food – Buy Local Produce
Where do you start when you want to make eco-friendly food choices? Step one: buy local produce and promote numerous environmental and economic benefits along the way.How to Cook Turkey Without Drying Out Its Meat
It is essential to cook your turkey at a sufficiently high temperature so it is safe to eat, but be careful not to overcook it, and although high-roasted turkeys yield crispy and crunchy breast meat, the tendency is to get a bit dry meat from roasting. Learning the secret to a delicious turkey centerpiece is all in knowing how to cook it.