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The Science of Good Cooking: Cook’s Illustrated – A Review

Cook’s Illustrated helps you master 50 simple concepts to enjoy a lifetime of success in the kitchen. Their new book is a must-have cookbook/encyclopedia.

The Art of the Omelette

There are some simple dishes that have a very stylish look and may seem difficult to prepare. Omelettes, a guest star of American brunches, may belong to this category. Simple as they are, though, there are a few points that one should get right in order to go from “scrambled-eggs-with-toppings” to a classy, handsome omelette.

Reasons to Cook Recipes With Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne pepper is a popular ingredient found in a variety of cuisines including Indian, Mexican, and South American. It may offer excellent health benefits, and it’s widely popular because of its spicy flavor.

Piping For Cupcakes – Things You Will Need

It’s true you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to understand piping for cupcakes, but you’ll need lots of practice instead. Also, it’s crucial to know what you need in order to get nice piping for cupcakes. This article will tell you all about what you need to know and get.

Shortening For Cupcakes – When You Should Or Shouldn’t Use It

If you’ve been baking for a while now, you might have known that you can use shortening for cupcakes in place of butter. The problem is, most recipes use butter and shortening is actually a butter substitute. So when should or shouldn’t you use shortening for cupcakes? This article will show it to you.

Chocolate Ganache For Cupcakes – What Kind of Ganache Recipe You Should Use For Cupcake Decorations?

There are many recipes on chocolate ganache for cupcakes that you can use, but knowing the right kind will help make your cupcakes look great. There are actually 2 main kinds of chocolate ganache for cupcakes, and I’ll be showing you their differences here, as well as what you should be using.

How to Choose The Right Oven For Cupcakes

Getting cupcakes right would mean you need to get the right equipment, and getting the right oven for cupcakes is one of the most important things that you need to get first. This article will show you how to choose the right oven for cupcakes.

Cooking for Beginners – 8 Tips For Making Fabulous Sauces

If you are new to making sauces… have no fear! The following tips will guide you when making a decadent sauce.

Cooking Makes You Grateful

Why “grateful,” you ask. Think about it. As you stand chopping celery, slicing mushrooms, grating carrots, with the onions sweating on the stove beside you, it’s luck that brings you here to this spot in this kitchen. A kind of luck that needn’t be taken for granted. Handling fresh vegetables to prepare a meal is pretty much a gift. So many people – 925 million to be exact – across the continents have scarcely any food, let alone fresh food items. They may have some grains to work with, and yet I believe that even people with only grains and some seasonings know gratitude in being able to prepare those materials into a meal for a family.

11 Ways to Eat Quinoa

Quinoa is confusing; it’s not rice, it’s not couscous, it can be sweet and savoury and it’s also difficult to work out how to pronounce! Cultivated in the Andes for over 5,000 years quinoa is steadily increasing in popularity due to its nutty texture and rich flavour. For those of you who care, it’s pronounced ‘keen-wah’, but whilst it’s a pretty confusing ingredient to those who haven’t tried it before, it’s also the perfect addition to the lunch box of any guy that is trying to build lean muscle using natural ingredients.

My Mom’s Simple Sicilian Dinner for Busy People

Back in the late 50s and early 60s, my mom held down a full time job. This was a little unusual back then as working mothers were a new breed. Mom however never missed a beat and never failed to have a great dinner on the table. Here is a quick and easy Sicilian dish that bailed her out many times and has bailed me and my wife out as well. Enjoy.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Kuhn Rikon Pressure Cookers

This article provides a glimpse of the highly acclaimed brand of pressure cookers, Kuhn Rikon. It goes into more details on the unique design features and the product flaws.

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