May 30, 2020

How many ways can you cook chicken?

For starters, let's use the whole bird.  Properly cooked - a bone-in bird will provide several wonderful options past the current meal.

Roast a bird by laying it breast-side up on a rack over a foil-lined pan.  Tying the legs together...

December 10, 2019

As 2020 looms large on the horizon, it is time to consider what simple things you can do to improve your health as time marches onward. 

Whether you are trying to count calories, be conscious of carbohydrates, adjust your diet for medical reasons, or just trying to eat...

May 7, 2019

As the season progresses in the northern hemisphere toward summer, we think BBQ.  In reality, what most folks call BBQ is actually grilling.  Technically - BBQ, or Barbecue, is using offset heat and smoke to flavor and cook foods.  Not just meat - pretty much anything...

January 16, 2019

Print this 2-page chart, hang it up.  Use as needed.

January 2, 2019

Adobo is both a Spanish-styled dry-ingredient seasoning, stemming from the word "adobar", and it also refers to the Filipino-inspired dish and style of cooking using a vinegar and soy-based marinade.

Both wonderful, but both completely different.   As above, the Filipin...

October 21, 2018

There are a multitude of flavors that the mind recalls when you hear Cinnamon.  The sweet and comforting aroma of baking mixed with apples, breads, sugars, and baking.   There are the pungent and strong fragrances from cinnamon hot candy, liquors, infusions with chiles...

October 6, 2018

Do you enjoy a pumpkin pie?

It is so easy to make from scratch. There are only a few tricks to the process; use a proper pumpkin, fresh eggs, and flavorful spices.

Select a smaller "sugar" or "pie" pumpkin for roasting. Do not use a large jack-o-lantern pumpkin. A 2 pou...

July 16, 2018

Traditionally, Barbeque, or BBQ, meant smoking meats until they were done.  Grilling, is the actual technical term for what most of us do in the backyard.

When we grill, there is a range of flavors that are imparted into the food.  The natural smoke flavors, the maillar...

April 24, 2018

 Everyone needs to eat healthy, nutritious food.  Every day.  

It's a real challenge to be able to create meals in this hectic and electric life we lead.   Meals sometimes must be quick to prepare but must still be satisfying and nutritious.  A good balan...

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