Cooking Tips

January 6, 2010

If You Want Children to Enjoy Their Food, Feed them Pasta

 

It is very difficult to find a child on the planet who does not like macaroni and cheese, isn’t it? It is one of those foods that just makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. For kids, macaroni and cheese is almost a staple in their diets. It is tasty and easy to eat. For parents, it is … Read the rest

January 5, 2010

Top 5 Breakfasts to Eat on the Run

Frenzy is probably the best word to describe the way that most people live every day. We are constantly running to get places. It is like we are always in a hurry to get somewhere whether it is work or our kid’s soccer game. Often, this leads to really rotten eating habit for both adults and children alike. Thankfully, there … Read the rest

January 4, 2010

Tips on how to use a food mixer

If you are the proud owner of a food mixer, then you know about all of the cool features they have and what they can do. You can use them to make dough for cookies and pizza, for instance. Making holiday cookies each year becomes a snap because of the ease of mixing up that thick dough that can then … Read the rest

December 19, 2009

2 Quality Christmas Leftover Meals

At Christmas time we waste more money on wasted food than any other time of the year. Therefore I have put together two wonderful meals using leftover meat from Christmas. These two meals are catered towards Chicken and Lamb though you can adapt it to suit your meat.

Fruity chicken breasts

 

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December 18, 2009

My Traditional Christmas Dinner – Part 5

Now to round off the week nicely with my traditional Christmas dinner I am finishing the week with details of two great recipes that you make from your Christmas leftovers. This is a great way of saving money at this time of year when money can often be tight after all the money you have spent.

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December 17, 2009

My Traditional Christmas Dinner – Part 4

Now for the best part ofmy traditional Christmas dinner especially if you have your inlaws enforced on you – ALCOHOL. Your Christmas just wouldn’t be the same with a lovely Christmas punch and here is my personal favourite.

Ingredients:

 

1 – 6 oz. can of frozen orange juice

2 – 6 oz. cans of frozen limeade… Read the rest

December 16, 2009

My Traditional Christmas Dinner – Part 3

Now for the third part of my traditional Christmas dinner is the part that the children love the most. Or anyone else in the family that has a sweet tooth. For this recipe I have gone with a traditional Chocolate trifle as everyone loves a trifle and they are very easy to make even for those that aren’t the best … Read the rest

December 15, 2009

My Traditional Christmas Dinner – Part 2

Now after showing you yesterday the traditional Christmas dinner starter I would like to take you into the facinating world of a full traditional Turkey roast. Christmas just isn’t the same without a lovely Turkey to enjoy with your family and friends.

Below you will find my traditional turkey roast recipe so get yourself thinking about what you need to … Read the rest

December 14, 2009

My Traditional Christmas Dinner – Part 1

To kick off my traditional Christmas dinner it has to start with a traditional starter to get every body ready for the turkey main course. To make life easier and to enjoy your christmas menu even more I have opted for a traditonal prawn cocktail. This is a fantastic starter to do and has been a popular … Read the rest

December 11, 2009

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Everyone’s mother has said to them at some time or another “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!”This is usually what we all would hear right before school when we were about to leave to take a big test. However, it is very true that breakfast is a very important meal and there are several reasons why this … Read the rest

December 9, 2009

Top 10 Food Storage Tips

In the current economy, it certainly makes sense not to waste any food that you purchase from the local grocery store. No one wants to look in their refrigerator two weeks later and realize that they have wasted a lot of money on food that was never even eaten and has gone bad.

Therefore, you might want to follow my … Read the rest

November 6, 2009

Top Five Baking Tips

Baking for your family and friends is an enjoyable experience but if you are new to baking it can also be a frustrating and disappointing one.

 So the best thing when starting out is to keep it simple with easy recopies and by sticking to a few rules you shouldn’t go wrong and you will be heaped with praise at … Read the rest

October 19, 2009

Powerful Tips to Keeping Fresh Herbs

Harvesting Fresh Herbs: Recap

Let’s take a step back and quickly cover what we learned about harvesting fresh herbs from your home herb garden:

  • Harvest herbs before the hottest part of the day. Preferably morning after dew has dried
  • Harvest no more than 30% of the leaves from a herb plant at a time unless you are harvesting an entire
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October 12, 2009

Snack Ideas For Your School Kids

Pre-schoolers and elementary students alike need a little pick-me-up now and then. Whether you need to send in treats on a regular schedule, or you have volunteered to help out with a special event, a special snack from this list is sure to please. Depending on how festive you want the occasion to be, you can package snacks in plain

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September 28, 2009

Frozen Vs Fresh Vegetables the facts

With such emphasis on eating raw and fresh vegetables today, many health-conscious cooks feel that they are committing an injustice when they buy and cook frozen vegetables for themselves or their families.

They don’t like to admit that they often use frozen produce instead of fresh even during the summer. Let’s examine point by point a new perspective on serving

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September 25, 2009

How to cook the perfect steak

A good steak meal could mean many different things, but people are still asking how to cook the perfect steak. For every person, that is going to be a little different, but these tips can be a big help for anyone who wants to make their meat better. Let us take a look at some of the basic techniques that

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September 13, 2009

101 Cooking Techniques – Bring your cooking to the next level

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If you were ever looking for free cooking techniques this is it – there is over 100 great cooking techniques for you to improve your own cooking skills for good.

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Thanks for reading my blog post and in the meantime … Read the rest