Blue Box, My @$$

So, what’s a carbohydrate loving bachelor, or a busy parent, to do? Make your own macaroni and cheese on the stove.

Smothered Pork Chops With Mushroom Gravy

Kick the can and start from scratch.

Egg Pan

A cast iron skillet is a basic necessity. Other useful skillets would be a sauté pan, which has rounded sides making flipping food easy. But probably the best second pan to have is an egg pan.

Zap Your Food For Faster Service

A microwave is one of the most useful kitchen appliances you will ever own and well worth both the investment in money and in time, learning how to use it well.

Pull Sweetness Out Of Microwave

Oh, the things you can do with a microwave.

Is It Still Good?

Okay, bachelors: Here’s a Pop Quiz! You novice cooks can join in, as well. Have you ever ignored those expiration dates on packages? If you answered no, we will likely doubt your veracity. (That means we won’t believe you.) But if you answered yes, congratulations! You are a typical bachelor! Next question. Admit it, you […]

An Easy Taste of Exotic: Chicken Spinach Curry

Most of the ingredients for this dish are in your pantry, or should be. It works really good with leftover chicken and can accommodate other vegetables easily.

Recipe: Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

Soup is usually quite versatile, allowing you to add all sorts of ingredients you have lying around. Need to clean out the fridge? No problem. Make soup.

Cooking Vegetables: Parsnips

Before the potato was introduced to Europe and other parts of the world, the most popular root vegetable was the parsnip.

Cooking Vegetables: In The Turnip Patch

Turnips are round tap roots, white on the bottom and purple on the top. They are in the same family as mustard and radishes.