When the mood for cookies strikes, you’ll need to know how to soften hard brown sugar. We tested 5 common techniques to find the very best. — Read on http://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/how-to-soften-hard-brown-sugar-a-head-to-head-test-article
Here is an article I read from the nytimes.com
There’s more to accurately sizing up or down than doubling or halving a cake recipe. Refer to this cheat sheet and you can bake brownies or cake with any size pan. — Read on http://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/cake-pan-conversion-chart-article
I am going to post some links to recipes I think look good…just to share with you Someone posted this recipe on Facebook..
So you’ve mastered no-knead and stand-mixer breads. But do you know how to knead dough by hand? Here’s a kneading technique, and how to use the windowpane test. — Read on food52.com/blog/25112-how-to-knead-dough
I know people are stocking up on canned goods to eliminate going to the grocery store or if they have to be self isolated for a couple of weeks. I was talking to my daughter & she suggested that I post some of the recipes I have on this blog that can be made with…
Read our recommendations for building a smart, two-week supply of emergency food. — Read on http://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/how-to-stock-kitchen-for-coronavirus-and-other-emergencies-article I read this article from epicurious I am forwarding it just in case anyone is interested!
A step-by-step guide for toasting nuts in the microwave. — Read on http://www.thekitchn.com/kitchen-shortcut-how-to-toast-99158
What are shallots, our favorite allium, and how do you cook them? We go through pickling, frying, and roasting. — Read on http://www.bonappetit.com/story/all-about-shallots I thought you might be interested in this article! I didn’t really know much about Shallots for a long time so this information would have been good to have !
Consumer Reports can help you determine if expired food is safe to eat, noting that confusion over expiration dates leads Americans to throw out food when it might still be good. — Read on http://www.consumerreports.org/food-safety/how-to-tell-whether-expired-food-is-safe-to-eat/
Are vegetables healthier when cooked? For these 8 vegetables, the answer is yes, Consumer Reports’ experts say. — Read on http://www.consumerreports.org/fruits-vegetables/vegetables-that-are-healthier-cooked/
If you are having friends in for New Years Eve, there are so many ideas out there to make this evening special. Decorations, hats, blowers, drinks, food…. it is hard to decide what to do! I am going to discuss a simple quick menu here that you can pull together really fast without a lot…