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39 Helpful Cooking Tips for the New Cook

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A few helpful cooking tips for the new cook to save a little time and money in the kitchen. One of my all-time favorite cooking tips for the new cook is to always read the recipe in full before you begin cooking.  7  Useful Kitchen Tips Unstick the cap on […]

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Cooking Tips for Meals with More Flavor in Less Time

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Fast and simple recipes don’t need to be boring or bland, check out these time saving and simple cooking tips to make your meals just a bit more interesting. 1. It’s all about the Seasoning Salt really brings out the natural flavors of foods. Simple meals pop when adding a […]

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Tips on Buying and Caring For A Cast Iron Dutch Oven

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The  Dutch Oven is traditionally made of cast iron, and the most common varieties are the plain cast iron, think Lodge, or enameled cast iron think Le Creuset. A Dutch oven is in my opinion, a kitchen essential and is ideal for cooking stews, chicken, roasts or for braising meats.  […]

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Share Your Recipe Disaster and Kitchen Mishaps

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This blog post is for readers to share their recipe disaster stories or lessons learned along the way.  For the longest time my cakes, biscuits and cookies would take much longer to cook than the recipe called for. My cookies came out hard, just a little to crispy!  The biscuit […]

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5 Tips For Perfect Pancakes

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Dear Mom was a master pancake maker and passed  down her 5 tips for making perfect pancakes. Dad however preferred the more down home term flapjacks, I had assumed it was from his army days.  In my childhood home the term was used interchangeably.   I reserve pancakes or flapjacks for […]

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Moving From a Large Kitchen to a Small One

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First, the kitchen in the photograph isn’t mine, I just really hate my counter tops and can’t bear to share at this point.   Organizing a small kitchen is incredibly rewarding.  When I moved from a two-bedroom California Bungalow with a large beautiful 1930’s kitchen and into a one-bedroom condo […]

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8 Favorite Food Gift Ideas

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During the holidays I much prefer to give consumable gifts to the adults on my holiday list, it’s personal and almost always appreciated more than a trinket.  Before I give a food gift, I first make a test batch to see how the recipe cooks up in a home kitchen.  […]