Tips For Choosing The Right Cut Of Meat
How to choose quality food is one of a cook’s most important lessons. The quality of the ingredients that go into a meal determine its taste, texture, aroma and healthfulness. This is especially true of choosing the correct cut of meal for any dish.How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken
If you are faced with the prospect of cutting up a whole chicken and this is something you’ve never done before, you could be completely overwhelmed. However, the truth is, cutting a whole chicken is not as difficult as you might think. The key is to have a really sharp knife!Advice For Choosing The Correct Catering Supplies Company
If you are planning to throw a party or event, choosing the correct catering supplies company is not a decision to take lightly. The food that is offered to guests will go a long way to determining how well received the gathering is. It will take time and research to locate and consider various firms.Herbs And Spices, The Age Old Question, What Goes With What?
Whoa, I am about to step into a hornets nest here! As soon as I make a suggestion I know that I will offend some purist or other category of cook/chef type with my total ignorance of the subject and pronouncements of well that is a crazy combination etce. The fusion cooks out there do not care if an herb or spice is supposed to go together or not, they just do it and if it works, OK!The Different Types Of Sugar And Their Uses
When you think of sugar, the first thing that you are likely to think of is the white table sugar you add to a cup of coffee. However, there are many different kinds of this sweet additive, although many are only used within the commercial baking and confection industry. Here are eight types of sugar and a little information on their uses.The Secrets To A Better Cheesecake
There are very few people if any who can resist a good cheesecake. The problem is that when a cheesecake is good, it is really really good and unfortunately when it is bad, it is really really bad. Cheesecake is one of the most difficult of recipes to perfect on a routine basis.Christmas Fun With the Snowman Cupcake
Christmas is nearly here, and depending on where you live, the weather is getting colder (unless you are in the Southern Hemisphere, where you are getting ready for the summer). At this time of the year, thanks to Bing Crosby we think of snow on the ground, a red-cloaked Santa Claus, presents, and ornately decorated trees. In fact, Christmas has become very much a celebration of the winter, and even if you are not a religious Christian – or not a Christian at all – its motifs have become a regular part of western life.An Edible Christmas Decoration
Christmas is the time of the year when the shops are full of decorations and wherever you go, you will see pretty lights and ornaments in many shops and houses. Decorations at this time of the year take all sorts of forms. Some are more traditional, such as nativity figures and scenes, while others are downright commercial and dare we say it, rather tacky.The Simplest Party Food
When we make parties, receptions, or gatherings, we like to serve some kind of light refreshment. Ideally, if we had a lot of time and money at our disposal, the menu would be very elaborate, with all manner of gateaux, desserts, fancy mousses, tortes, and other culinary works of art. But for most of us, this is way out of reach. Who has the time and energy to make all of these masterpieces, or the money to buy them?Making Cupcakes for Christmas
It’s that time of the year again, and you are probably anticipating a big get-together with your friends and family. Whether you are hosting it at your home or going to a friend or relative, you are most likely trying to work out what you could contribute to the festivities.A Perfect Personal Gift
How often do we search for the perfect personal gift to give to the people we love? Perhaps we want to give them a birthday gift, say thank you, welcome home, or simply show them that we care. But finding the ideal present is not always so easy.Festive Edible Christmas Cake Decorations
Why use non-edible decorations on your Christmas cupcakes when there are edible ones? Edible Christmas toppers are exactly what the name suggests – decorations sitting on top of cupcakes that can be eaten. They come in a wide array of designs, tastes, shapes and colors. Other than the appeasing effect they have on the taste buds, they give a finished look to a cake.