Scrambled Eggs - Omelets

Scrambled Eggs – Omelets

  Making Perfect Scrambled Eggs and Omelets “There are few things as magnificent as scrambled eggs, pure and simple, perfectly cooked and perfectly seasoned.” – James Beard, from his book, Beard on … Continued

Perfect Fruitcake

Secrets for Perfect Fruitcake

  Secrets of Making a Perfect Fruitcake From the cookbook called A World of Baking by Dolores Casella     On the quest to make the perfect fruitcake? Your homemade … Continued

Perfect Cookies

Secrets To Making Perfect Cookies

  1. Read your cookie recipe carefully before starting: Be sure you have all the ingredients called for and that you understand the recipe clearly. Remember – If something is … Continued

Sell Date Of Eggs – How Fresh Are Your Eggs?

    Sell Date of Eggs – Date Codes on Egg Cartons   The freshness of an egg is not only determined by the date when the egg was laid, … Continued

Simple Syrup Recipe

Simple Syrup Recipe

  How To Make Simple Syrup     What is Simple Syrup? It is just sugar and water boiled together.  This liquid substance has all the same sweetness of granulated … Continued

Smoked Brisket Recipe – How To Smoke A Brisket

  Brisket is the meat of choice for barbecuing in the great state of Texas.  In fact, Smoked Brisket is considered the “National Dish of Texas.” Briskets are a very … Continued

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

    Spring into a Clean Kitchen   There are no oil lamps or coal furnace at my house but the kitchen could use a spring cleaning.  You may wonder … Continued

Stocking Your Kitchen Pantry

Stocking Your Kitchen Pantry – I have been asked these questions several time by readers. “How To Stock Your Kitchen Pantry?” and “What kinds of ingredients do I need to keep … Continued

Storing Hard Boiled Eggs

  Question: We are preparing (and decorating) some hard-boiled Easter eggs in advance.  How long will they keep in the refrigerator and still be edible? Answer: Check out my article … Continued

Storing Raw Eggs

Storing Raw Eggs

Questions and Answers – Storing Raw Eggs   Question: I have just a quick concern.  I get my eggs from a friend who raises hen and there is no date … Continued

How to store table linens

Storing Table Linens

Covered Up in Tablecloths and Placemats? These Tips will get your Table Linens Finally Organized.   Author Lea Schneider, a columnist for What’s Cooking America, is a freelance writer and … Continued

Stuffing a Turkey

Stuffing a Turkey Properly and Safely

Stuffing a Turkey Properly and Safely U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service Washington, DC 20250 Consumer Education and Information     Stuffing a Turkey – To stuff … Continued

Types of Sugar

Sugar – Types of Sugar

    Sugar or sucrose, is a simple carbohydrate that occurs naturally in every fruit and vegetable in the plant kingdom.  It is the major product of photosynthesis, the process … Continued

tea Glossary

Tea Glossary

Tea Glossary – Tea Terms and Definitions Excerpt from AFTERNOON TEA – TIPS, TERMS and TRADITIONS by Ellen Easton ©2006-2012 – All Rights Reserved       Navigating the landscape … Continued

Thanksgiving Turkey Basics

Thanksgiving Turkey Basics

  How to purchase, thaw, stuff turkey, and roast turkey This is what my local butcher told me:  The so-called fresh turkeys have been sitting around for many, many days. … Continued