You DO Have Time To Cook

The key to cooking at home is strategy.

Cooking Up A Storm

It’s looking like this winter will be filled with storms and snow. You should be prepared. In addition to a food survival kit (we recently talked about), you should plan on taking the opportunity to do some good cooking.

What’s In Your Food And Why

You might wonder just what these chemicals are and what they do. While I recommend avoiding as many of these as possible, it’s still good to know what they’re all about.

Basic Pots & Pans

With care, the cast iron skillet will last for generations. It can be used for baking as well as frying.

Recipe: Mexican Rice

It’s not the same as Spanish rice and makes a great side dish for more than just Mexican dishes. This is an authentic version.

Does Size Matter? Try A Bigger Fork

A study from the University of Utah says people who use a much larger fork actually eat less.

Velveeta Recall

On the whole, we are not big fans of processed cheese foods like the infamous Velveeta. On the other hand, it does have it’s uses, especially when making a cheese sauce. But now, folks need to stop using this apparently edible substance, not due to what it is but because of what might be in […]

Throw Away The Book

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: get your nose out of the cookbook and put it over the pot.

Do You Need A Sheet Pan AND A Cookie Sheet?

The short answer is NO. But the longer answer is if you do a lot of baking, the larger sheet pans with higher lips can be very useful.

How To Cook Vegetables: Chard

Chard, also called Swiss Chard, is in the same family at the common garden beet, or beetroot, the kind you eat.