Dipping Sauces for Dumplings

If you’re having dumplings at home, whether fresh homemade dumplings or frozen, making your own restaurant style dipping sauce is really simple.

Pantry Extras – Part 1: Asian Seasonings

You don’t have to make a lot of stir-fries or other asian dishes to find these seasonings useful.

Follow Your Nose… And Your Taste

We have been brainwashed into believing we need these formulas to create a dish we like. When I create something others like, they often ask for the recipe. But I don’t always have one. I often make stuff up as I go.

More Microwave Uses

There’s a reason I call this appliance worth the valuable counter space it takes.

Cut The Sodium, Read The Label

In one meal you can exceed your total sodium recommended intake.

The Incredible Shrinking Tuna Can

I don’t think this is fair. It leads consumers to believe they’re paying the same, even though they are getting less food for the money.

What To Do With Those Leftover Special Spices

Have you ever purchase special spices for something special? Then you end up with a big container of spices you don’t know what to do with. I’m talking about things like poultry seasoning, pumpkin pie spice and apple pie spice. Poultry seasoning is usually purchased for the holiday turkey or goose, consisting mostly of sage, […]

Corn Sugar Is NOT Sugar

High fructose corn syrup, or corn sugar, is highly profitable. And not just for the corn refiners and the processed food manufacturers. It makes money for grocery stores as well.

Spam, Spam, Spam, Baked Beans and Spam

I don’t really understand the purpose of all these spam comments. Do people really look at the comments? Are they then clicking on people’s information taking them to ad websites?

Health Report Card: “F”

“When it comes to fruit, we’re actually eating less than we did in 2000. Vegetable consumption is flat.”