Ok, if you are like me you’ve tried to cut the kernels off a cob of corn only to chase them around the counter as they fly everywhere! Here is a simple tip for cutting kernels off the cob that you can thank me for later. Remove the husks and silk from your corn and … More Tip – Corn Kernels Cut Easy!
Mango’s are one of my favorite fruits, but they can be daunting to tackle. If you peel them you end up chasing them around as they pop out of your mango slimed hands. They get extremely slippery and you can end up mangling your mango before you get any decent pieces that you would want … More How to Cut a Mango
Basil growing in my garden Basil is one of the first herbs I plant each year as I love the flavor as long as it is fresh. Dried, it loses all its personality for me. So from early spring, to late fall, I always have basil growing in my garden. Being an annual, you have … More Basil – Maximize your basil crop
Ok, typically I wouldn’t post something like this, but it has irritated me so much, I thought I’d get if off my chest and out of my arteries! While shopping the other day, I came across hamburger that was 27% fat! The 27/73 variety and thought “oh my God, no wonder America is getting so fat”. … More Part of the Obesity Problem – Product Alert
For over six months now, I’ve been cooking and writing down my recipes so that I could start cataloging them for future use. Since I’ve always cooked what is in season, what is on sale or what I have in the pantry, I rarely followed recipes so this has really been a labor of love, trying … More Anti-Inflammatory Food Pyramid
Homemade ricotta mixed with honey on grilled nectarine I got on a cheese kick awhile back and decided to try making my own. I mean, really, every culture has made cheese of some sort from like the beginning of time, so how hard can it be? I found that making a creamy ricotta is very … More Ricotta Cheese
Squeeze citrus on grill, then scrub with griddle pad I love my Viking stove, but cleaning the griddle was a pain in the butt. All the elbow grease and stainless steel griddle pads still left me with a dirty and discolored griddle. And I didn’t want to use soap on it because you can’t exactly rinse these well … More How To Clean Your Stainless Steel Griddle
Daily Dog Biscuits – Debra Crawford With three very spoiled dogs in the house, I go through a lot of dog biscuits and I was spending a lot of money on them. Some the pups liked and some they didn’t, but one thing was common, they all smelled like the box when you opened them, … More Homemade Dog Biscuits – Healthy Treats