Corn On The Cob

About Corn – Corn On The Cob

  Check out Linda’s favorite Corn Recipes.   How To Boil Corn On The Cob Boiling is the quickest, easiest, and tastiest way to prepare fresh corn.  Too many people … Continued

Accent Seasoning – Spike Seasoning

Accent Seasoning – Spike Seasoning:   Accent Seasoning – A seasoning also called MSG (Monosodium Glutamate).  It is commonly used in Oriental cooking.  It is not a favored seasoning or … Continued

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Agave Nectar

  Agave (pronounced ah-GAH-vay) nectar is a syrup made from the agave plant.  It has become popular in recent years as people look for healthier alternatives to white sugar.  Called … Continued

Alcohol Evaporation in Cooking and Baking

  Questions and Answers Alcohol Evaporation in Cooking and Baking   Question: When you use alcohol in cooking a dish, how long does it take for alcohol to burn off?  Is … Continued

Almonds History and Recipes

Almonds History and Recipes

Tea Travels!™ – Almonds and How To Use Them by Ellen Easton 2010  – All Rights Reserved   Reva Paul’s Hand Decorated Almond and Almon Cup Photos by Ellen Easton … Continued

Anchovy and Anchovy Paste

    Anchovy and Anchovy Paste   An anchovy is good for you and they are delicious!  Learn how just a little bit of anchovies can perk up a dish.  People who … Continued

Anise Seed vs. Licorice

Anise Seed vs Licorice

  Questions and Answers – Anise Seed vs. Licorice Question: I really enjoy your web site and find it extremely interesting and helpful.  I am currently living abroad in Israel … Continued

Appetizers To Serve

Appetizers To Serve Per Person?

How Many Appetizers To Serve Your Guests   If you choose to serve an appetizer before a meal, consider the meal and what you will be serving and try to … Continued

Arborio Rice vs. Converted Rice

Questions and Answers – Arborio Rice vs. Converted Rice   Question: I am going to cook some Risotto for my family.  How is Arborio rice different from Converted rice? T hank … Continued

baked (shirred) eggs

Baked Eggs Recipe

 Baked Eggs – Shirred Eggs – Oeufs En Cocotte People love these baked eggs as they are both comforting and sophisticated.  The eggs come out looking beautiful in their individual ramekins and … Continued

Baking a Pecan Pie

Baking a Pecan Pie

Questions and Answers – Baking a Pecan Pie   Question: Sometimes my pecan pie “sets” and other times it comes very “runny.”  I use the same recipe, same oven, and … Continued

Baking Dish and Pan Size Conversions

How To Measure Pan Sizes:   Measure Dimensions:  To determine the pan’s dimensions always measure inside edge to inside edge of the pan so that you do not include the … Continued

Baking Powder

Baking Powder

How Baking Powder Works – Types of Baking Powder – How To Test Baking Powder   Baking Powder is a leavening agent that contains a combination of baking soda, cream of tartar, … Continued

Aceto Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar

The BEST Balsamic Vinegars have nothing else added to them – Only The Grapes   There is a lot of confusion about balsamic vinegar.  On the grocery shelves you will find … Continued

Basic Baking Rules

Basic Baking Skills and Tips

Great Bakers Are Not Born Great – They Are Made Great Through Skill and Practice It does not take having a special gift or a magic touch to work wonders … Continued