Cast-Iron Pans

Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Pans

Techniques for Restoring an old Cast Iron Skillet Question: I just purchased a cast iron skillet which was not seasoned. I scrubbed and scrubbed to get the protective coating off … Continued

Preserved Lemons Recipe - Lemons Preserved in Salt

Preserved Lemons Recipe – Lemons Preserved in Salt

  What are preserved lemons?  A preserved lemon is a lemon that has been soaking in lemon juice and salt for a period of time.  During this process, the lemon … Continued

Preserving Carved Pumpkins

Questions and Answers – Preserving Carved Pumpkins     Question: Can you tell me what to use to preserve a craved pumpkin so it will last longer like a week … Continued

prime rib roast

Prime Rib Roast – Tips From The Butcher’s Block

Prime Rib Roast – Tips From The Butcher’s Block By Eric Turner   From my years as a retail butcher, I can report that the beef bone-in rib roast is … Continued

Produce storage

Produce Storage Bags – Getting Ahead with Your Lettuce

  Lettuce leaves me frustrated.  Bananas are ripe for making me angry.  I buy broccoli and cauliflower but I cannot seem to get ahead.  Puns aside, produce buying drives me bonkers. … Continued

Pronunciation of Chicken Divan

Questions and Answers – Pronunciation of Chicken Divan   Question: I am trying to find the pronunciation for the dish chicken divan.  Is it divan (as in like the couch) … Continued

Purchasing and Preparing Frozen Lobster Tails

Purchasing and Preparing Frozen Lobster Tails   Serving lobster tails to your dinner guests or loved ones is always a special treat, so you want them to taste great!   Before … Continued

Purchasing Fish and Seafood

    How To Select, Buy, and Cook Quality Fish and Seafood   Check out What’s Cooking America’s delicious Fish and Seafood Recipes.   Are you unaccustomed to picking out and … Continued

Quick Kitchen Organizing Tips And Ideas

Got a Minute? Ten Minutes, One Hour and More Kitchen Organizing Ideas              Organize condiments in the refrigerator – Organize dishes in your cupboards – Organize the … Continued


Radicchio – Queen of Italian Vegetables

  Donning regal robes of maroon and cream, radicchio reigns supreme among traditional Italian vegetables.  Beloved by chefs and gourmands alike, this often misunderstood red chicory endures a love or … Continued

Rancid Wood Salad Bowl

Rancid Wood Salad Bowl   Question: Hope you can help me.  I have a good wooden salad bowl that has turned rancid, tried scrubbing with soap and water even soaking … Continued

Raw Eggs and Pasteurization

Questions and Answers – Raw Eggs and Pasteurization   Question: How do I pasteurize an egg?  I had Tippins (I live in Kansas City) French silk pie yesterday, (Christmas) and, … Continued

Reactive Pan vs. Non-Reactive Pan

Questions and Answers – Reactive Pan vs. Non-Reactive Pan     Question: What is a non-reactive skillet? – Debbie Jordan (1/20/01)   Answer: Reactive Pan:  It is one made from a material … Continued

Cooking Perfect Prime Rib

Reader Comments for Perfect Prime Rib Roast Recipe and Tutorials

I welcome your photos and comments on cooking your Prime Rib Roast.  Contact Linda Stradley. Return to the main web page on cooking the perfect Classic Prime Rib (Standing Rib … Continued

Recipe and Baking Ingredients

Royal Icing Recipe Peggy Weaver answers your most frequently asked questions about her Royal Icing Recipe. Troubleshoot your icing and learn some helpful tips. QUESTION: Would you please share your … Continued