Louisiana-Style Roux

Louisiana-Style Roux Recipe – How To Make Roux

  Many New Orleans (Acadian, Creole, and Cajun) recipes start with “First you make a roux.” A Roux (pronounced “roo”) is browned in a mixture of white wheat flour and … Continued

Make Risotto Ahead Of Time

Make Risotto Ahead of Time

  With this Make Risotto Ahead of Time Technique, that is used by restaurant chefs, you never have to stand at the stove, stirring, for 20 minutes while your guests … Continued

Making Perfect Fudge

Making Perfect Fudge

  Questions and Answers – How To Make Perfect Fudge   Question: Hi there!  My wife and I were trying to make fudge last night for the holidays.  We though … Continued

Organizing your extra staples

Managing Your Extra Staples

    Pantry Organizations – Managing Your Extra Staples   “You know you have got a ton of soy sauce in here,” called my husband in a muffled voice. He was … Continued

Marbling Fondant Icing

Marbling Fondant Icing – Questions & Answers  by Peggy Weaver   QUESTION:  I have a cake-making book that is, first of all, of European origin so it is hard enough to … Continued

Marinated Tomato Salad

Marinated Tomato Salad Recipe

  Marinated Tomato Salad recipe is best made with vine-ripened summer tomatoes, but if you can find good plum tomatoes, this recipe is still great during the winter months!   … Continued

Marinating Meat Guidelines

Marinating Meat Guidelines – Marinating 101  Marinade (MAIR-uh-naid) is a savory acidic sauce in which food is soaked to enrich its flavor or to tenderize it.  So, the purpose of … Continued

Marshmallow Fondant Icing Recipe

Marshmallow Fondant Icing Recipe

Marshmallow Fondant Icing Recipe  A fondant that is not only beautiful to look at, but also delicious to eat!   Marshmallow Fondant Icing – To many folks, even the pros, … Continued

Mary Enigs Triple Oil Blend

Mary Enigs Triple Oil Blend Recipe

Mary Enigs Triple Oil Blend is a wonderful blend of three healthy oils that can be used in salad dressings or as a cooking oil.  This oil blend contains an … Continued

Menopause and weight gain

Menopause and Weight Gain

Stop the Middle Age Spread! Is menopause and weight gain inevitable or can it be prevented?   Menopause occurs when a woman stops ovulating and her monthly period (menstruation) ceases. … Continued

Metallic Taste In Tomatoes

Questions and Answers – Metallic Taste in Tomatoes   Question: I was wondering if you could help/advise me?  Sometimes when I make chili, my tomatoes have a metallic taste to … Continued

Peters Gala Chocolate

Milk Chocolate History

History of Milk Chocolate   The development of milk chocolate by Daniel Peter changed the flavor of chocolate around the world.  In 1887, Daniel Peter adopted the original formula for … Continued

Milk Sell Date – Expiration Date

  Question: I have two questions concerning milk: 1. How long after the “sell by” date is an opened container of milk good? 2. How long after the “sell by” … Continued

Millet Crop

Millet – A Healthy Whole Grain

  You may think of millet as a key ingredient in bird seed and animal feed.  While it is used for these purposes, millet has been an important food source … Continued

Mincemeat Information

Mincemeat Information

Mincemeat Information Mincemeat developed as a way of preserving meat without salting or smoking some 500 years ago in England, where mince pies are still considered an essential accompaniment to … Continued