How to Make Dinner Time Easier

Dinner time can be wonderful whether you have a small family or a large one, dinner time gives you the opportunity to sit down together as a family and have a nice meal. But as wonderful as dinner time is, it’s not always easy. Being busy prevents most people from having the opportunity to cook…

Prepare Ahead and Make Dinner Time Easier

There are many ways to make dinner time easier but included below you will find the best tips available in order to make tonight the easiest dinner ever. There are many problems in daily life that can cause dinnertime to be hectic. It can be anything from children, work, television, or the neighbors coming by…

How to Grease and Flour a Pan

One of the most basic baking techniques is greasing and flouring a pan to prevent the food from sticking to the pan. After all, you don’t want to spend all that time and hard work making a dessert, skip this step, and find that you can’t pry the food from the pan in one piece….

Should you Sift your Flour

Everywhere you look, you’ll see recipes that call for sifted flour. You’ll also see a lot of flour packages that claim to have  presifted flour. But why do you really need to sift flour at all? History Historically, sifting flour was very important. After all, you’re talking about a food item that was ground from…

How to Cut a Pineapple

Pineapple, at first sight, looks like a strange fruit. Its spiky top and sides can be somewhat intimidating, but its sweet fragrance can also be enticing. Cutting a pineapple is actually not as hard as it seems. You already have everything you need in your kitchen. Utensils You will need a sharp knife, a cutting…

An Overview of Flour Types that are used in Cooking

In modern diets, flour is a staple of just about every kitchen. It is a versatile food staple that is used in breads, rolls, cakes, cookies, as a coating, and in many other ways when cooking. Most cooks keep various types of flours in their pantries. Not all flours can or should be used interchangeably….

Blanched Green Beans Dishes

Blanching means to briefly cook food in boiling water in order to kill the enzymes present. In the culinary world, the whole process of blanching involves executing the same act; however, the food product is immediately immersed in an icy or cold bath of water in order to cease the cooking process; otherwise, the food…

How to make the perfect stuffed baked potato

For many people, the perfect stuffed baked potato (also known as baked stuffed potato, double stuffed potato and twice baked potato) is one that can be made quickly but is still fluffy, and filled with flavor. Sometimes home chefs don’t have the time to wait for the potatoes to cook in the oven for an…