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  • Country Honey Bread Pudding
    Country Honey Bread Pudding
    A simple recipe for simple country cooking; it is just like Grandma used to make! This recipe is quick and easy, delicious and healthy, and really, will take no time to cook at all! The best thing about simple country cooking is that you don't...
  • Eating healthy off grid
    Eating healthy off grid
    Some people may believe that to move off grid into a simpler way of life includes eating simpler. Possibly the word simpler can mean many things but weaker, more bland is just not some of those meanings. In fact after moving off grid, I have found...
  • SilverStone Microwave Pressure Cooker, simple one pot meals
    One pot, quick cooking with SilverStone Microwave Pressure Cooker
    For busy families, dinner time can be a chaos in the kitchen. While parents would prefer a healthy, fresh dinner option, the lack of time can defeat those good intentions. Even with the best planning, some nights need fast, easy meals that...
  • 'Mother Kelly's' balsamic chicken
    Mother Kelly's balsamic chicken breast recipe
    We used to dine at Mother Kelly's on the South Shore of Long Island where we always got the same dish; balsamic chicken. Rich, soul-satisfying, sticky, sweet balsamic glaze over slightly crispy chicken breast chunks flecked with peppers and...
  • Parchment Paper - easy to use time saving cooking alternate
    Parchment Paper - easy to use time saving cooking alternate
    As fear of cooking with plastics where chemicals used to manufacture the plastic can leak into food, and metals increases, parchment paper has become a popular alternative to materials like wax paper, aluminum foil and plastic wrap.Parchment paper...
  • Kenmore Elite 4 Toaster
    Kenmore Elite 4-Slice Auto-Lift Long Slot Toaster review: A perfect fit
    As we quickly approach the end of the holidays, many of you may still be scrambling to find terrific gifts for loved ones. If your needs happen to lie in the kitchen department, do not despair because we have you covered. The device that will be...
  • Gotta Have It, Holiday Edition: Great Gift Ideas
    Gotta Have It, Holiday Edition: Great Gift Ideas
    These Will Make Your Holiday Giving EasyTrying to come up with that perfect holiday gift can be a challenging exercise for some, especially when dealing with picky relatives or what most of us experience from time to time: gift-giver’s block...
  • Mark’s Catering where no event is too small or too big in Laguna Hills, CA
    Mark’s Catering where no event is too small or too big in Laguna Hills, CA
    Maureen Webb has been the owner of Mark’s Catering in 2010. No event is too small or too big for Maureen’s culinary team from simple boxed lunches for a board meeting and small intimate dinners to grand formal affairs like wedding...
  • Celebrate National Cookie Day all season long with these cookie recipes
    Celebrate National Cookie Day all season long with these cookie recipes
    One thing we all love about the holidays are all of the appetizing goodies that fill store shelves. Today is National Cookie Day, and who can resist Christmas cookies? That’s why we propose that we celebrate cookies throughout the holiday...
  • Graham cracker crumb balls dipped in chocolate
    Graham cracker crumb balls
    Sweets and desserts are the favorite part of a meal for many people. If you are looking for something sweet and tasty, there is no need to fire up the oven, or even heat up the stove top. This easy no bake, no muss, no fuss recipe will please...
  • Braised parsnips
    Become a better braiser
    Hectic schedules, holiday parties and other commitments strike during December, but that should not excuse you from setting out hearty, flavorful meals for your family. Whether you have a slow cooker or just a heavy cast iron pot, make braising...
  • History and trivia of potatoes
    History and trivia of potatoes: Top 4 ways to cook potatoes
    Thousands of years ago the Incas were cultivating tubers which we call potatoes. The potato wasn’t an accepted food staple at that time since they belong to the nightshade family which was believed to be poisonous along with tomatoes and...
  • Recreate the tangy horseradish sauce Arby’s uses
    Recreate the tangy horseradish sauce Arby’s uses and eat more roast beef
    A sandwich is just a sandwich when the meat is piled high. When the bread it is placed upon is dressed properly, it makes a world of a difference to the taste buds. Mayonnaise or mustard is still great condiments to spread on and are the normal...
  • Thanksgiving turkey safety tips
    Turkey handling safety tips for Thanksgiving feasts
    With the countdown to the turkey feast begun, the cooking panic sets in. The litany of questions arise. Before the important taste factor of will the turkey be moist, the cook must ensure that the food served will be safe.Marler Clark, The Food...
  • Top 5 Thanksgiving cookbooks
    Top 5 Thanksgiving cookbooks
    This year, pick up a wonderful cookbook to help make Thanksgiving a little easier, or just to add a new side dish or dessert to your usual menu. Here are five cookbooks with great recipes and easy to follow directions for home cooks at all skill...