Part 3 – Kitchen Remodeling – Sixty-Year Transformation

    Bringing Kitchen Remodeling Dreams to Life Sixty-Year Transformation   Author Lea Schneider, a columnist for What’s Cooking America, is a freelance writer and organizational expert whose organizing ideas … Continued

Peeling Fresh Tomatoes

Peeling Fresh Tomatoes

  How To Peel Fresh Tomatoes – Photo Tutorial   You probably are saying, “Why peel tomatoes?”  The answer is very simple – peeling gives a better texture that is … Continued

Baking Corner

Peggy Weavers Baking Corner Index

Introduction to Peggy Weaver: “I was born in California and lived in Hawaii until 1975. After that, I have lived in California, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, and back to Idaho because … Continued

Pepper – The Master Spice

    Along with salt, pepper is on nearly every table.  Historically significant, pepper is the most common spice in use.  Nutritionally beneficial and medicinally positive, pepper offers a unique … Continued

Peppermint Oil vs. Peppermint Extract

Questions and Answers – Peppermint Oil vs. Peppermint Extract   Question: I have a recipe that calls for peppermint oil.  Can the peppermint extract be substituted and where can you … Continued

Perfect Baked Potato - No-Foil Baked Potato

Perfect Baked Potato Recipe

How To Cook A Perfect Baked Potato – No Foil Baked Potato  A Perfect Baked Potato will have a crisp skin with a light and fluffy inside. The steps to … Continued

Cajun Fried Turkey

Perfect Cajun Fried Turkey Recipe

 How To Deep-Fry Turkey Cajun Fried Turkeys and Chow Chow were cooked for our annual Grape Harvest Festival by our friend John Brennan of Portland, Oregon.  John and his wife, … Continued

Perfect Chocolate Sauce

Perfect Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Perfect Chocolate Sauce could not be ant easier to make than this recipe!  This truly is chocolate sauce perfection!  So, make your own chocolate sauce and forget the store bought … Continued

Perfect Corn on the Cob

Perfect Corn on the Cob – Boiling Corn

How to Cook Corn on the Cob – Please, never over cook your fresh corn! Boiling is the quickest, easiest, and tastiest way to prepare perfect corn on the cob.  Too many … Continued

perfect cup of coffee

Perfect Cup Of Coffee

The Pacific Northwest is noted for its great coffee.  In fact, Oregonians love and crave their coffee.  An entire coffee culture has sprung up to answer this craving.  Espresso stands … Continued

Perfect Egg White Meringue

Perfect Egg White Meringue

    Mastering Meringue Making Perfect Egg White Meringue is much like blowing air into a balloon while whipping.  Beating or whisking causes the protein in the egg whites to … Continued

Perfect Fried Eggs Recipe

How To Cook Perfect Fried Eggs  This technique for perfect fried eggs has been adapted from the ultra-meticulous French chef Fernand Point (1897-1955).  His approach involves very gently and slowly cooking … Continued

Perfect Hollandaise Sauce

Perfect Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

  When properly made, the Perfect Hollandaise Sauce is light, billowy, lemony, and rich with butter and eggs.   Making Perfect Hollandaise Sauce uses butter and egg yolks as a … Continued

Perfect Pie Crust Tips

How To Make Perfect Pie Crust   Check out Linda’s favorite recipes for the Perfect Pie Crust and favorite Pie Recipes (all your favorite pie recipes plus lots more).   … Continued

Perfect Poached Eggs

How To Make Perfect Poached Eggs     The best eggs for poaching are the freshest eggs you can find.  If eggs are more than a week old, the whites … Continued