Tag: Technique

How to Temper Eggs

How to Temper Eggs

If you’re not sure how to make ice cream, you probably are clueless in how to temper an egg.  Maybe you don’t even know what tempering eggs means!  Not to worry, I’m here to help.  I used to be clueless myself about how to temper […]

Homemade Mayonnaise and Hunger Action Week

Homemade Mayonnaise and Hunger Action Week

As United Way’s Hunger Challenge continues, I’m so excited to share one of my favorite ways to save money on food; homemade condiments. Two of the basic ingredients I bought for several recipes (eggs and canola oil) are the building blocks of a very common […]

Beef Potsticker Recipe and United Way Hunger Challenge

Beef Potsticker Recipe and United Way Hunger Challenge

I was concerned that this year’s United Way Hunger Challenge was actually going to be a big challenge for me.  I’m not just cooking for Eric and I, we have two teenage boys that eat twice as much as Eric and I put together!  This […]

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Okay, so I’ve showed you how to make your own bacon from scratch, but what’s the best way to cook your bacon once you’ve made it?  I’ve cooked bacon in the microwave and in a skillet, but my absolute favorite way to cook bacon is […]

How to Eat Papaya and Papaya Health Benefits

How to Eat Papaya and Papaya Health Benefits

In the grocery store last week, I had a life changing moment.  I was walking through the produce section, ignoring the tempting tropical fruit stand, intent on my quest to try and eat locally as often as possible.  Then, out of the corner of my […]

How Prepare Butternut Squash Photo Tutorial

How Prepare Butternut Squash Photo Tutorial

See that funny guy up above?  He looks kind of like the start of a balloon animal to me.  He’s a butternut squash and I decided I wanted to try one last week because I don’t think I ever have before.  Don’t let the mild […]

How to Roast Garlic

How to Roast Garlic

Roasting garlic is a classic technique that mellows and enhances the flavor of garlic so much that I want to simply eat clove after clove.  It’s so easy to make roasted garlic, but a lot of people don’t know how to do it, so I […]