Articles from October 2009

Hello world!

Brlllliing!! And we’re off! Among the countless food/cooking blogs this one is, well, mine. My aim is to provide useful info to you, educate, and perhaps even make you laugh (OK, I’ll settle for a smirk as long it’s accompanied by a vocalization of some kind, and topped with an exhalation). Please allow me to […]

Spice Groupings:

Puzzled by all those little spice bottles on the rack? Not sure which goes with what? The guide below is aranged by Cuisine.

Keep Foods from sticking to the grill

Cooking food over a grill gives great flavor, is low fat, and saves clean up time in the kitchen. When food sticks badly, it can even fall apart (especially fish or burgers) To prevent food from sticking to the grill, remove the grate while the grill is preheating. When you are ready to cook, place […]

A Simple way to drain Tofu

When using tofu in stir frys or other preparations, draining the liquid out of it can make a huge difference in the texture, flavor, and browning of this food. Since tofu has little to no flavor of it’s own, it takes on  other flavors really well. A key to that is getting the liquid out […]

Storing Fresh Herbs – A Garden in your Fridge

To keep herbs such as Cilantro or Parsley fresh for up to 10 days:   Pick off any leaves around the base of the stem area Trim the end of the stems so they are even and all are freshly cut Place the herbs in a stable shaped coffee mug that won’t tip over Fill […]