recipe for organizing cookbooks

Recipe for Organizing Cookbooks

  Author Lea Schneider, a columnist for What’s Cooking America, is a freelance writer and organizational expert whose organizing ideas have been published in many magazines including Woman’s Day, Better … Continued

Rice Brand Oil

Rice Bran Oil

The following information and photos are courtesy of the California Rice Oil web site. Rice is one of the world’s most important food crops and more than half of the … Continued

Rice Starch

Questions and Answers – Rice Starch, Amylose, Amylopectin     Question: For some reason, we seem always to have rice that is sticky/clumpy.  I want to have rice that is … Continued

Roasted Lemons

Roasted Lemons Recipe

Roasted Lemons – My latest love is roasting lemon slices in a little olive oil until the juices caramelize and the edges brown.  While cooking, the lemons release their juices. … Continued

Roasting Perfect Turkey Guidelines

Roasting Perfect Turkey Guidelines

  Roasting Perfect Turkey Guidelines Learn How to Roast the Thanksgiving and Christmas Turkey   It is hard to beat the classic roast turkey with the wonderful aromas that waft from … Continued

Rosemary – Rosmarinus Officinalis

Question and Answer – Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis)   Question: I would appreciate it if you could tell me what is the equivalent in Spanish or Latin of “rosemary.” – Marco … Continued

Saffron Threads

Saffron – Crocus Sativus – Spanish Saffron

  Saffron is the stigma of the crocus flower, which originally came from Asia Minor.  Saffron is called “zafran” in Spanish.   Today almost three-quarters of the world’s production of saffron … Continued

Sage - Salvia Officinalis

Sage – Salvia Officinalis

  Sage is a Wonderful Addition to Your Kitchen Herb Garden Sage – Salvia Officinalis has a long and glorious past.  Throughout history, sage has had more to do with … Continued

Salmon en Croute

Questions and Answers – Definition of Salmon en Croute   Question: What does Salmon en Croute meant?  Being a court reporter, I hear all kinds of terms.  In a deposition … Continued

Salt in Baking

  Questions and Answers – Salt in Baking   Question: How do you know how much salt to add to bake good like yeast bread, pie dough and sweet dough … Continued

Dutch Oven Camp Cooking

Sandblasting Cast Iron Pans

    Techniques for Restoring an old Cast Iron Skillet Sandblasting Cast Iron     The following information on sandblasting was sent to me by Jessie (1/15/06): I love your … Continued

Sanding Cast Ion Pans

Sanding Cast Iron Pots

Techniques for Restoring an old Cast Iron Skillet How To Sand Cast Iron Pots     My existing cast iron pans came to me in bad condition (they were very … Continued

Sandwich History

History of America’s Favorite Sandwiches   1st Century B.C. – The first recorded sandwich was by the famous rabbi, Hillel the Elder, who lived during the 1st century B.C.  He … Continued

Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut History and Information

  Sauerkraut (also known as sourcrout) is a finely-chopped cabbage that is salted and then fermented in its own juice.  Homemade sauerkraut is a world apart from the stuff that … Continued

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