Tag Archives: Cooking

  • How to Care for Your Kitchen Knives

    You use your kitchen knives almost every day, from slicing your morning banana to chopping vegetables for dinner at night. Because good knives can be expensive, you likely want to keep them in top working condition. Here are a few simple tips for properly caring for those important cooking knives. Don’t let them soak. It […]

  • Creative Takes on Classic Peanut Butter and Jelly for Adults

    Do you love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, but you’re worried about the strange looks you’ll get from your friends when you pull one out at a party? Don’t be! With these fun and fancy recipes for adult PB&Js, you can enjoy the treat in style. Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie [cookingchanneltv.com] This sweet and […]

  • Expecting Company? Try These 4 Simple, Elegant Appetizer Recipes

    Don’t get caught off guard the next time you have a last-minute gathering at home. With these convenient appetizer recipes, you can prepare beautiful and delicious hors d’oeuvres without taking time out of your busy schedule. Bacon-Wrapped Apricots with Sage [Real Simple] With such contrasting ingredients coming into play, this appetizer seems like it’s much […]

  • Food Canning 101: 5 Basics

    Your grandmother may have been on to something with all of those canned fruits and vegetables. Canning is a great way to preserve the lifespan of fresh produce, and it creates a number of unique new ways to eat your favorite veggies. If you want to start canning in your own home, here are 5 […]

  • 4 Potato Salad Recipes for Your Next Picnic

    With fluffy potatoes and tangy seasonings, potato salad is a decadent side dish that complements many summer barbecue entrees. While you may only be familiar with traditional potato salad, there are a variety of unique ways to prepare this classic recipe. Here are four potato salad recipes that will pleasantly surprise everyone at your next […]

  • Channel Your Inner Chef With These Culinary Terms

    It’s fun to try new recipes in the kitchen, but that fancy new dish may involve a few cooking techniques that make you scratch your head. Here are a few helpful definitions of some kitchen terms that you might encounter in a gourmet-style recipe. Crème Fraiche. Crème fraiche is a sort of sauce with a […]

  • Quick and Easy Meal Ideas to Put on the Dinner Table Tonight

    “What’s for dinner tonight?” It’s a question we ask ourselves on a daily basis, which is probably why it’s so easy to run out of ideas! With the promise of short prep time and bold flavors, these four meals are deserving of a spot in your recipe box. Bonus: They can feed a family for […]

  • Decode That Recipe With This Glossary of Common Cooking Terms

    Even the most experienced chef gets stumped by a recipe every now and then. To prevent road blocks during your next cooking session, memorize these three common cooking terms. Baste You’ve probably come across this term when cooking that Thanksgiving turkey. Simply put, to baste is to keep meat or other foods moist during the […]

  • Nutritious Root Vegetable Cooking Guides for Winter

    From carrots to beets, root vegetables are certainly having a moment in the spotlight in the culinary world. These creative cooking websites all have guides to help home chefs prepare these starchy, savory vegetables in a variety of different ways. Healthy Cooking Every Day The Food Network’s Healthy Cooking Every Day page now features a […]