July 18, 2012

Vodka Cocktail what a great nite out!

Bloody Mary Cocktail with Bacon!

At a recent celebration (yes alright I will admit it was my Birthday and I am not getting any younger.) we visited the cocktail lounge The Fix bar at the Surfers Paradise Hilton.

I know I am quite partial to Bloody Mary’s as I enjoy the spiciness of them and the burning aftertaste they leave … Read the rest

July 16, 2012

Fast Breakfast vs Healthy Breakfast

Healthy Breakfast cooked by your loved one on a Sunday morning! I am not sure it gets any better than that. But the jury is out on whether that Breakfast was considered Healthy or Fast food. I will leave this call up to you. Feel free to leave a comment.

Being a Bachelor living on my own I only … Read the rest

July 9, 2012

Healthy Eating – Almond Fennel Salad

Recently visited my uncle (a passionate healthy food creator) and had the pleasure of tasting his Almond Fennel salad. Cooked with fresh fennel from his own little herb garden.

He whipped through the making pretty quick and I was struggling to take notes but here was his verbal recipe directions.

Lemon Juice, Oil and Salt into a bowl. Add Pepper.… Read the rest

July 5, 2012

Pulled Pork Burger

I recently had the good luck to find an American style BBQ place locally that obviously specialized in that great American tradition of charcoal slow cooked meats.

I don’t know about you but the description alone sounds tempting doesn’t it!!

I managed to pry the plate out of my lady’s hand long enough to get a quick photo before we … Read the rest

May 25, 2012

Mummy Kitchen: Cupcake Decorating

Cooking is always a fun treat for moms and kids, but sometimes you need a little more fun in the kitchen. Cooking and decorating cupcakes together is an excellent way to spend time together and have a sweet treat along the way. Kids love decorating cupcakes because they are able to show their creativity and have a lot of fun. … Read the rest

May 13, 2012

Quick Foods for Your Family

The weather seems to be all over the place these days. Some days it’s cold and some days it’s hot. Feeding your family something quick can get confusing when the weather cannot even make up its mind. It’s hard to feed them soup when it’s 80 degrees out, so you need to think of something quick. Instead of fretting about … Read the rest

May 1, 2012

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Roast Pork and Banana Pudding

Eating is a favorite past time of most of the people in the world. Try something new this evening with this roast beef meal. Roast beef is something you can cook for your family and still stay on a budget. Sometimes finding a meal to satisfy your whole family can be incredibly frustrating. Cook this roast beef meal and there … Read the rest

April 28, 2012

How to Please the Entire Family with Food

Pleasing your entire family with food can be a real pain. This is especially true if you have family members who are of different ages. Your spouse might want one thing and your kids might want another. The bottom line is that you are only one person and you cannot cook five different meals for everyone. You can cook one … Read the rest

April 25, 2012

Mummy Kitchen: Breakfast Pizza

This is the recipe for you and your family. Breakfast Pizza will be the new favorite meal in your home. The ingredients are simple and all you need is a few ingredients and about a half hour of time. Ingredients like cheese, sausage and bacon. The entire recipe is screaming your name. Add this to your list of breakfast recipes … Read the rest

April 20, 2012

How To Make The Perfect Chips In The Philips Air Fryer

So we have are Philips Air fryer for just over 7 months now and we are reasonably impressed with it. The only problem we had was making chips just how we liked them, we found it quite challenging.

The instruction manual pointed out that you will need to put the Air fryer on the top setting. We did this but … Read the rest

April 20, 2012

Can I Make Diabetic Friendly Jam?

Diabetes is a real disease that people are faced with everyday. Sometimes you just want to pull out an easy recipe that’s friendly for diabetics. Jam is one of those foods that diabetics tend to stay away from because it’s so loaded with sugar. There has to be a way that you can make diabetic friendly jam and still enjoy … Read the rest

April 13, 2012

Help! My Dishwasher Stinks

HELP! Does your dishwasher stink? Don’t fear because this is a common problem that people face every day. Getting your dishwasher to smell better is important because that smell can affect your dishes. No one wants to open their dishwasher and gag at the awful smell. The big question here is what can you do to stop it from smelling?… Read the rest

April 6, 2012

How Do I Stop My Onion Tears?

There is nothing worse than onion tears. You start cutting up the onions and you don’t think that anything will come out, but tears start to flow. It’s a weird feeling because the tears are not real and it makes you feel bizarre inside. There are a few techniques you can use to dry and avoid the dreaded tear sessions. … Read the rest

April 1, 2012

Dominic’s $7 Family Meals: Spicy Chicken Wraps & Creamy Chocolate Cake

Sometimes life calls for something a little sweet and a little spicy. This Spicy Chicken Wrap recipe is just what you need to call it a day. The whole family can enjoy the meal with or without the spiciness. All you need to do is leave out the sauce and just add the chicken to the wrap. In your busy … Read the rest

March 30, 2012

How Many Calories Should I Eat A Day?

Let’s face it, most people are self conscious about how they look and feel. The bottom line is that food can either make you feel great or make you feel a lot worse. Eating the right amount of calories is truly the key to making you feel awesome about yourself and also making sure you stay healthy. The recommended calorie … Read the rest

March 29, 2012

How to Eat Healthier & Cheaper

Eating is one of those things in life that you just have to do. You cannot escape eating because well, it would eventually be the end of you. If you have to eat, then you might as well do it right. Eating healthier and eating cheaper should be on your list. Eating healthier can change your whole life and just … Read the rest

March 25, 2012

Mummy Kitchen: Fruit and Veggie Surprise

If you are busy mom that needs a quick snack for your kids, then make sure you check out this Fruit and Veggie Surprise. Life is too busy to not eat healthy and this recipe is just right for your family. There are plenty of fruits and veggies in it with a touch of chocolate. Your kids will be thrilled … Read the rest

March 23, 2012

How Much Salt Is Recommended In My Diet?

Salt makes food taste good and gives it insurmountable flavor. Depending on your health condition, you probably should talk to your doctor about your recommended salt intake. The big question when you spend a lot of time cooking and eating is how much salt should you allow in your diet? There are many negative aspects of salt. Those aspects include:… Read the rest

March 16, 2012

Why Won’t My Mousse Set?

This is a question that millions of people question, but no one seems to know the answer to. The first step to answer this question is to make sure you pick out a yummy flavor of mousse to make. There is no point in going through a lot of trouble when you are not even making your favorite flavor. The … Read the rest

March 14, 2012

Easy Steps To Planning A Meal

Planning a meal does not have to be hard and you can save a lot of time this way. You will want to follow these steps to help you plan your meals for the family. Of course, this is a fun process and you can get the other family members involved.

Brainstorm your favorite foods.

You will want to make … Read the rest