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  • How To Make the Perfect Salad

    This will describe the best technique for making a salad. All measurements of ingredients are for one average-sized bowl that will make enough to give six people a...
  • How To Cook Food on Your Car Engine

    You may be wondering why anyone would want to grill food on a car engine. I say, why wouldn't you?
  • How To Cook Delicious Shepherd's Pie

    The conventional shepherd's pie used to include three main ingredients: mashed potatoes, cream of corn and ground beef! It was a good concoction but to be honest,...
  • How To Prevent Food Contamination

    What are the Potentially Hazardous Foods? They are cooking ingredients that have the highest possibility for contamination due to methods used to produce and process...
  • How To Roast Marshmallows

    Roasting marshmallows should be a safe and pleasurable event. So find out some quick tips and hints on how to properly roast marshmallows.
  • How To Thaw a Frozen Turkey

    Just the idea of thawing a turkey can deter some people from serving turkey for a special occasion. Why? Simply because there is so much confusion surrounding it....
  • How To Make a Roux

    Roux ain't scary. Anyone with a heat source, some fat and some flour can make this classic French cuisine base for everything from soups to souffles. With varying...
  • How To Cook The Best Baked Potato

    A baked potato is usually loaded with butter, sour cream, bacon bits and cheese in order to add some taste. Once you follow this recipe, you will not only want to...
  • How To Build a Charcoal Cooking Fire

    A concise examination of charcoal cooking fires, materials, fuels and igniters. Also, coal banking and temperature regulation and testing will be discussed.
  • How To Make Tomato Sauce

    I've been making this homemade tomato sauce recipe for almost as long as I have been cooking. I'd love to say that I invented it because it embodies so much of the...
  • How To Cook Filipino Adobo

    Here's the procedure on how to cook Filipino adobo. Adobo is the all time favorite dish served at the Filipino table.
  • How To Choose Seafood

    Maybe your doctor told you to limit yourself to one serving of red meat per week.  Maybe you're looking for a way to satisfy your desire for meat on Fridays without...
  • How To Prepare a Low-Fat Thanksgiving Dinner

    Thanksgiving dinner can be one of the most fattening meals you eat all year. With a plate full of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and dessert, you can easily exceed...
  • How To Open a Pomegranate

    According to Greek mythology, Persephone had to remain in the Underworld because she couldn't resist the seeds of a pomegranate. After you try this fruit for...
  • How To Know If Food is Kosher

    Perhaps now, more than any other time in history, it is easy to determine what foods in the supermarket are kosher. With pre-printed packaging, it is as easy as...
  • How To Prepare Traditional Food for Hanukkah

    Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, lasts eight days and celebrates the miraculous way a small amount of oil, enough for one night, lasted for eight until more...
  • How To Use a Vacuum Sealer for Food

    Vacuum food sealers are, in my opinion, a gift from heaven! They may seem pricey, but the money saved in food costs more than makes up for the initial investment....
  • How to Buy and Use Balsamic Vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar has only become hot in the US in the last 15 years or so, but it has been around for centuries in Italy. Made from the must of Trebbiano grapes in the...
  • How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds

    When you carve a pumpkin for Halloween, don't forget to save the seeds! Pumpkin seeds are a valuable source of many minerals, and they're yummy, too! They are...
  • Using Turkey Fryers: Propane Deep Fryers for Turkey Frying

    If you've never tasted deep-fried turkey, you're missing out on quite a treat. Although it's probably not the healthiest food to eat every day (goodbye, skinny jeans;...
  • How To Open a Coconut

    Opening a coconut can be a difficult process if you go about it the wrong way. There are several ways to do it fairly efficiently (without losing any digits or...
  • How To Choose Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Extra virgin olive oil -- cold pressed -- first pressed -- unfiltered -- light -- pure -- choosing olive oil has become almost as daunting as choosing wine. The way...
  • How To Be Vegan

    A vegan is a strict vegetarian who eats plant products only--no animal products or animal byproducts. That means in addition to not eating red meat, poultry, and...
  • How To Practice Food Safety

    Foodborne illness is mostly preventable. While there is the occasional virulent strain of E coli or Salmonella which defies the odds to make people sick, for the most...
  • How To Do Pressure Canning

    Is your garden overflowing with sumptuous green beans, carrots and peppers?  If there's no way your family and friends can consume the bounty you've harvested this...
  • How To Season a Cast Iron Skillet

    Whether you're making a grilled cheese sandwich or whipping up a four-star restaurant recipe, you'll want to make sure you're using the best possible cookware - and...
  • How To Can Fruits and Vegetables

    Canning fruits and vegetables is a way to ensure that you have a variety of produce available, even in the middle of winter, when certain foods might otherwise be hard...
  • How To Grow Vegetables in Containers

    If you don't have the space or desire to grow vegetables in your yard, container gardening is a great way to take advantage of fresh vegetables without an actual...
  • How To Get Started with Home Canning

    Home canning is the process of destroying bacteria and microorganisms that cause food to spoil.  There are many reasons that people choose to preserve their own...
  • How To Buy Food Storage Containers

    Food storage containers come in quite a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and types. From zippered plastic bags to glass mason jars, your choice will depend on a...
  • How To Choose Barbecue Wood Chips and Wood Pellets

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  • How To Fix Common Cooking Mistakes: Fix Burnt Food

    When it comes right down to it, cooking food is actually chemistry with benefits. Most of the time, our experiments work because the right chemicals in the food meet...
  • How To Make Herb Grilling Rubs

    Rubs are the hot thing for seasoning food. Dry rubs are exactly that -- dry (or mostly dry) mixtures of herbs, spices and salt that are rubbed on foods. Sometimes they...
  • How To Brine a Turkey

    It seems like every Thanksgiving the designated family cook tries anything to avoid the dreaded Dry Turkey of Death.  From cooking bags to deep fryers, turkeys are...
  • How To Ensure Safe Grilling

    Grilling is great, but any cooking method can be dangerous. A few simple safety tips can ensure a good and safe time using your grill, whether it is gas or charcoal....
  • How To Freeze Fresh Peaches: Tips About Freezing Fruit

    We all love fruit, but unfortunately it doesn't keep forever, so freezing fruit makes our favorite treats last longer. Freezing peaches is a great way to preserve...
  • How To Buy Canning Jars

    Canning jars are glass containers that are specifically made for home canning and preserving. Also called Mason jars or Ball jars, canning jars come with a flat seal...
  • How To Freeze Strawberries

    Freezing strawberries is a fabulous way to enjoy their fresh sweet taste all year round. Generally speaking, strawberries that have been frozen and then thawed will...
  • How To Dry Hot Peppers: Keep or Remove Pepper Seed

    If you grow or buy hot peppers in quantity, drying is a great way to store them long term for use in recipes all year long. After all, you don't want to waste any. ...
  • How To Cook on a Budget

    Feeding a growing family can really put a squeeze on your budget, but by cutting corners and watching what you spend, you can eat well without breaking the bank. Here...
  • How To Grill Salmon: Grilling Times and Healthy Recipes

    Salmon cooked on a grill is quick, delicious and good for you! Salmon has a relatively high fat content (for fish!) meaning it can stand up to grilling with less...
  • Grilling Shish Kabobs: Recipes and Cooking Tips

    Kabobs are a fun way to combine different foods for healthy, delicious and colorful grilled meals full of variety. Having all ingredients prepped and ready is the key....
  • How To Barbecue Chicken

    Chicken is actually one of the trickier foods to barbecue well. People get sick every year from undercooked chicken at picnics and cookouts, and we've all had it...
  • How To Buy Canning Supplies

    Canning your own vegetables, pickles, sauces, preserves, and other goodies is an enjoyable and creative hobby. Using fresh produce from your garden or the market, you...
  • How To Buy Vacuum Sealers: Vacuum Sealer Bags

    Vacuum sealers are great little tools you can use to preserve food. A vacuum sealer removes the air from your packaging, sealing the food in and keeping it fresh for...
  • How To Dry Fresh Herbs: Drying and Storing Fresh Herbs

    Whether you have your own herb garden or purchase your fresh herbs from the grocer or market, drying fresh herbs is a great way to preserve them for later use. Drying...
  • How To Make Japanese White Sauce

    Japanese White Sauce is typically used in spaghetti, stew and gratin dishes. Ingredients: (makes 2 servings) All purpose flour: 2 tablespoons Butter: 3 tablespoons...
  • How To Make Wasabi Cream Cheese

    Ingredients: 8 oz (or 1 package) cream cheese (softened) 3 tsp wasabi powder Directions: Place all ingredients in a food processor and whip until smooth.
  • How To Make Meat Stuffing

    Ingredients: 1 package jumbo pasta shells 1 lb ground beef 1 egg, slightly beaten 1/4 cup Romano cheese, grated 1/4 cup bread crumbs Salt and pepper 1 tbsp parsley...
  • How To Make Barbeque Sauce

    Ingredients: 1/2 cup cooking oil 1 cup cider vinegar 2 tbsp salt 1 1/2 tbsp poultry seasoning 1/4 tsp white pepper 1 egg Directions: Beat egg for one minute. Add oil...