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How To Cut An Apple Without A Knife
Have you ever been in a situation where you had an apple, but didn’t have the knife to cut it and share? A situation like that happens often during travel, right? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just break it into two like a cookie?... -
How To Cook With A Coffeemaker
If your cooking appliance goes kaput without a warning or if you are someone who is living alone without many kitchen equipments, a coffeemaker can be your lifesaver! Well, there are more things to do with this humble appliance... -
5 Fantastic Frosting Twists
A store bought can of frosting has the power to save your day or cake. It seems like a God send especially when you don’t have the time to spend hours decorating your kid’s birthday cake. But there is more that you can do with it . It makes sense to... -
How To Cut Carrot Into Same Size Pieces Easily
“What’s the big deal about it? Simply cut and recut until they are the same size” – you say? Well, while that is true, we are here talking about how to do that easily with just a few cuts, despite the tapering shape ... -
How To Bring A Leftover Pizza To Life
Sending for a pizza is the most natural thing in the world. Right? But what do you do with the leftovers? A mess of oozed out cheese and irregular remains of a stone cold pizza looks unappetizing to say the least and will... -
Peel A Head Of Garlic In Just 10 Seconds!
Peeling garlic can be one of the most annoying jobs in the kitchen. Who has all the patience to peel them, leave alone the garlicky smell that is left in your hands after peeling! But we all end up doing this... -
Easy Way To Open Wine Bottle Without Corkscrew!
Imagine this: You are on a picnic in the midst of some great company, delicious food, and good wine. No prizes for guessing how the day would go. You chat away to glory and enjoy a great meal, but then you realize that you... -
The Unusual Happened When A Foodie Got Creative
Playing around with the old type of foods and creating new ones out of them seems to be the norm these days! After ramen burger and pizza burger, here is another one that gets added to the eccentric burger list – French... -
7 Reasons For Using Your Hair Dryer In The Kitchen
Your kitchen must be chock-a-block with modern day gadgets with each being used to handle a special function. But your hair dryer is surely not included in them! Forget its primary function, you can definitely find a place for it in your kitchen now. From... -
Orange Peeling: Made Easy
Festive foods without oranges are a bore! It’s no wonder that you are devoted to the orange flavored cakes , puddings , and drinks with a tang . They do taste fresh and help to relieve the overtly sweet taste... -
Cook With A Dishwasher & Save Money!
Did you know that you can cook with your dishwasher? Yes, you heard it right and we aren’t kidding! The theory of cooking with this equipment has been around since the 1980s, although not practised widely. However, it may now make a... -
Faking The Great British Bake Off
The ‘Great British Bake Off’ is back on the telly once more and thousands of wannabe bakers have been following it closely, trying to replicate the same magic in the kitchen. However, the working mothers just do not have the time to create elaborate... -
Get More Out Of S’mores
Who can resist a s’more especially during the summer months? You are also free to try out any of the endless varieties of your favorite candy snack including the offbeat ones like the donut s’more . Yet, you could... -
Perfect Tips For The Perfect Fridge Cake
Offering a ‘no bake’ chocolate cake made with digestive biscuits is perhaps the best way to warm a kid’s heart on a hot, summer day. The adults are worse actually as most of them relish it without ever admitting their love for it. So, is it... -
Pbj 2.0: Keep Guessing!
To have lived life without tasting the ubiquitous PBJ is a crime! The jelly/jam smeared on top of peanut butter , that is spread out on white bread is simply too yummy for words. There are variations galore of course but 9 tastes residing within... -
Let The Sun Make Your Tea
The thought of using ovens or turning on stoves, even if its just to boil some water to brew iced tea, only makes the hot summer days seem hotter! However, going without your daily glass of iced tea may be entirely out of the question, so what should you do?... -
Eggs Benedict In A Light & Healthy Avatar
Spooning up the last remnant of an Eggs Benedict from your plate invokes a sense of regret. The end of such a wonderful dish is coupled with a remorse of giving in to the guilty pleasure and loading your body with unhealthy fat ... -
Wheat Free Quiche
Wheat free quiche you say, how can that be? Well it is actually pretty easy. Instead of a flour crust I used shredded hash brown potatoes.
Since this was a hash brown potato crust quiche I decided to stay with the breakfast theme and used sausage... -
How To Puree Mango
Puree ripe mangoes and enjoy a readymade exotic dessert right at home. Pureeing is an innovative way to enjoy this tropical fruit. Pureed mangoes can be served with cheesecakes and pies too. They even double up as tasty baby food. So give your child a... -
How To Cook Zucchini On A Gas Grill
Believe it or not, gas grilling is one of the best ways to savor zucchini. They are naturals on the grill and get cooked in a jiffy. When served sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, grilled zucchini can pass off as any exotic dish. So while planning for the next... -
How To Cook Artichoke On A Gas Grill
The best way to serve the most delicious artichokes is to cook them on a gas grill. Artichokes may seem a little bit daunting, however, they are tasty treats to be enjoyed come spring or summer. Follow the instructions to cook artichokes on a gas grill. ... -
How To Cook Whole Garlic
Garlic is usually shallow fried or roasted in the recipe it is added to. Garlic is very healthy and a few cloves are enough to impart the right amount of flavor to a dish. However, occassionally thet can be roasted whole and served as a dip or side dish. Let... -
Tips To Cook Frozen Pork
When you are in the mood to pig on some pork, make sure you defrost it before setting it in the oven or grill. Frozen pork can be low in taste and juice and if you want to get the most out of it, thaw it in the refrigerator or leave it in the sink under... -
How To Dry Fruits
How to dry fruits is a question that plagues us all especially when we find the huge amount of seasonal fruits being wasted due to lack of proper storage. The properties of different fruits differ considerably and you would do... -
How To Dry Chicken
How to dry chicken ? This is a question that might set you thinking. Why would you dry it in the first place? Well, it has its uses especially when you are located in a place where chicken meat is rare. While such a scenario may... -
How To Dry Beef
How to dry beef is a technique worth learning. For one, the process removes the moisture completely from the meat rendering it with a mature gamey taste; while on the other hand, the texture of the forcibly aged beef ... -
How To Dry Chili
How to dry chili is a question that might leave you perplexed. After all, you do have a surplus of chilies growing in your kitchen garden but cannot really hope to utilize them all within a short period. On the other hand, you... -
Meatloaf is a contemporary versatile dish which can be interchanged and converted into various other tasty dishes. You need to know how to reheat meatloaf because we tend to store extra meatloaf in the refrigerator and with a little... -
We often store bread in the refrigerator or even in the freezer, so that molds do not develop or bread does not get spoilt. But when we need to reheat bread , most of us face the problem of doing it in the right way. Here are... -
What Are The Alternate Means To Purchase Your Foods
What are the alternate means to purchase your foods? This topic may interest everyone because most of us are always in search of alternate ways to purchase foods in very protective but hassle-free manner.... -
What Are The Alternate Uses Of Horseradish Root?
There are numerous horseradish root alternative uses. Thanks to its numerous health benefits . Horseradish is native to western regions of Asia, and Europe. The root of horseradish is somewhat distinct... -
What Are The Alternate Uses For Pancake Batter
What are the alternate uses of pancake batter is a question that used to haunt my mind whenever I had leftover pancake batter in my pantry. Over the years I discovered the various alternate uses of pancake batter and... -
What Are The Alternate Uses Of Beer Kegs
Have you ever thought about empty beer kegs after the party and do you know what the alternate uses of beer kegs?
Usually we choose to chuck out the beer kegs or we recycle or refill the barrel, but there are some alternate uses of beer kegs, here... -
How To Use Barley Malt As Fermented Sugar
You can use barley malt as fermented sugar in brewing and baking. A powder or a thick syrup, barley malt is a natural sweetener that is fed to yeast, which in turn helps the bread dough to rise. Using barley malt as fermented sugar also renders a nutty... -
How To Use Cream Cheese Instead Of Mascarpone
Cream cheese can be used as a substitute for mascarpone cheese. How to use cream cheese instead of mascarpone is outlined below. Mascarpone cheese is a rich, creamy cheese usually adding a sweet flavor to dishes like tiramisu. Mascarpone is not easily... -
What Are The Alternative Uses Of Food Coloring
Besides giving the butter, cream and the dessert frosting the lively colors, food coloring has many unique uses. Food Colors are versatile item and if you are wondering What Are The Alternative Uses Of Food Coloring, then here they are….read on.
How To Use Leftover Flour That Has Turned Sour
How to use leftover flour that has turned sour ? I think this question haunts all of us at some point of time. We always scout for some easy ways to make use of flour that has turned sour. I have experienced theseis situations many times in life and... -
How To Use Leftover Rice In A Healthy Way?
I had just organized a New Year party at my residence, and the party spirit rung with the fervor of good food and togetherness. The party spirits ebbed, I was pondering over how to use leftover rice in a healthy way , as the huge vessel of steamed rice(I... -
Use These When You Don't Have Espresso Powder
The coffee simmering on the stove and you are eager to add that bit of espresso powder and whip up the Italian flavor in your beverage. But to your dismay there is less than a pinch. Don’t worry; for substitutes, use these(mentioned below) when you... -
What Substitutes To Use For Vanilla Flavoring ?
Your cake batter is ready for a recipe to make delicious vanilla-flavored cakes, and when you reach out to the larder to pick the bottle of vanilla syrup, you find that not even a drop is there to spare...Now can you abandon your mission and sit smarting... -
How To Use Leftover Rice - Don't Let It Go Waste
Leftover rice is common to every kitchen, but when you know how to use leftover rice ; then it is not at all an issue. For me and my family, leftover rice means something new and delicious recipe is on the line. When you have leftover rice, don’t let... -
How To Make Homemade Ice Cream In A Plastic Bag?
Remember those childhood days, when one of our major summer vacation activities was to make homemade ice cream in a plastic bag ? Simple yet fun-filled, such activities even today bring the same joy both to you and your kids. Try it at home and see how... -
How To Make Homemade Ice Cream With A Machine
Its summer time and we all scream for Ice-cream! Did you ever think of preparing the frozen delight at home, however? If yes, but have never mustered up the confidence to do so, then these easy to follow instructions on making homemade Ice cream with a... -
Left Over Chicken For Your Homemade Soup
There is chicken left after the last night’s party. You want neither to eat the same stuff for lunch nor to throw it away; what to do?
Stop vacillating like Hamlet, roll your sleeves up and try making something interesting out of it. Here are some tips... -
The Ultimate Guide On How To Steam Vegetables?
Steaming vegetables is the best way of cooking veggies. This technique of cooking vegetables ensure that the nutrient content is retained and also that the vegetables have a nice texture and color. Steamed vegetables are a wonderful addition to your dinner... -
Fat Substitution List
1 cup of butter in baking
1 cup applesauce
8 ounces of cream cheese
8 ounces of yogurt cheese
1 cup crème fraiche
1 cup yogurt cheese made from lowfat or nonfat... -
Keeping Bell Peppers Crisp!
Tamara's Kitchen Tips
Here's a little tip to keep your Bell Peppers Crisper for a longer period of time.
When you are using a Bell Pepper to make a meal and you have some left over, don't cut out... -