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.

Vegetable Stock Great Use Of Trimmings

When you’re trimming vegetables for use in other dishes, keep a bowl or plastic container nearby for things that can be used for stock.

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.

Peas: Small But Mighty

If you have a bag of peas in the freezer, dinner ideas are only a few moments away.

Recipe: Broccoli, Bean & Cheese Soup

We believe all healthy bachelors should make a pot of soup at least once a month, even in summer.

Lucky Eating for New Year’s

If you’re looking for a little extra luck in a new year that includes more than a dozen Friday the Thirteenths, here are some ideas.

Stir-Frying Great For Leftovers

Stir-frying is one of my favorite ways to cook. It’s fast. It allows for the addition of lots of flavor without a lot of fat.

Explore Winter Root Vegetables

Many of the more obscure winter roots were once quite common.

Cooking Vegetables: Peas

Peas are actually a fruit because they are edible seeds. They are usually grown in cooler climates, planted in the late winter and harvested in early to mid summer.