Tips and Pitfalls of Melting Chocolate in the Microwave
The microwave is a fantastically wonderful tool, you can heat up just about anything, and quickly to boot. Melting chocolate for your desserts, however can cause problems if done incorrectly.18 Fun Ways to Eat Apples
Apples can be as small as a cherry or as large as a grapefruit. Some varieties have an aftertaste of pears, citrus, cinnamon, cloves, coconut, strawberries, grapes, and even pineapple. Have you ever tried adding a thin slice of apple in your turkey sandwich? It’s really good.Time to Replace Your Bakers Scale?
For those who rely on their bakers scale to weigh ingredients, there are a few things to ask when you start to wonder when it is time to replace yours. Because they are a food preparation item, you have to make sure they are safe and will work correctly, every time. For the most part, these are a long lasting item but there are times that you have to buy a new one, either because you want to upgrade to a newer, more modern version or because yours is not working correctly.Know Your Fish
Fish is nutritious and easily digested, invaluable to an invalid, and almost essential to a brain worker. Use more fish in your household. It need not be an expensive item, indeed, some of the cheapest kinds are the best. If mackerel were as expensive as salmon, we would esteem it far more than we do Watch the markets and buy what is plentiful. Fish is at its best when in season and even the most expensive varieties have their cheap times. When there is a glut of soles they can be purchased almost as cheaply as hake or haddock.How to Make Homemade Beef Jerky in the Oven
Since I started making jerky I’ve always used a dehydrator because that is how I originally found it done. There are tons of individuals around however who make homemade beef jerky with their oven. Let me tell you steps to create your very own batch of beef jerky inside the oven and then the benefits and drawbacks of doing so, then you could possibly be the judge of, if the purchase of a dehydrator is right for you.Cooking Tips For New Chefs
Preparing your own food is one of the most fulfilling things that a person can do. If you’re new to cooking, remember that every chef started exactly where you are — as a newbie in the kitchen. It doesn’t matter what kind of cuisine you want to prepare, you’ll need to work at it to become an expert.Attending Cooking Demonstrations
When you attend a cooking demonstration at the local mall you will be pleasantly surprised. For that hour or so you will forget you are in a mall and are, instead, getting some first class training for free!The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg – How to Do It and Why Eggs Are Healthy
Creating the perfect hard boiled egg is not too difficult. This method will teach you how to perfectly hard boil an egg so it is easy to peel and so the yolk does not form a black ring on the outer layer. Recent research regarding the health benefits of eggs and how they fit into your diet are also covered.Recipes For Fussy Adult Eaters – Kids Aren’t the Only Ones Who Hate Vegetables!
Being a fussy eater may be due to more than just a bad taste. Other things may be involved. Once allergies or other problems have been ruled out, there are ways to get an adult to eat things they thought they didn’t like.Food Dehydrator Tips – Why in the World Would I Want to Dry Out My Food?
This article discussing selection and use of food dehydrators, and why you should seriously consider trying one. It also offers a few tips on getting the most out these neat kitchen appliances.Polenta in the Summer
Many people think of Polenta and say “WHAT IS THAT!?” or “EW CORN MEAL”, but if you make Polenta the proper way, and mix it with just the right size dishes, it is a delicacy, and is a great addition to your summer barbeque! Now, I was introduced to Polenta from my grandmother, she informed me that where she was from in Italy, they were too poor to afford bread so they would make Polenta which is made from corn, because it was cheaper. The tradition of Polenta lived on as my mother made it, and now my sisters and I make it. It is easy to make, not as heavy as bread, and is a great addition to your summer barbeque as it mixes well with some of the barbeque greats!Cleaning Clams
Clams are bivalve mollusks with rough, oval-shaped, symmetrical hinged shell. They are usually eaten by marine animals but humans considered it as a delicacy especially in the coastal regions. Proper cleaning should be done before they are cooked as they burrow in the sand and accumulate grit and sand.