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

Self Cleaning Oven for Cast Iron Pan

Self Cleaning Oven for Cleaning Cast Iron

  Techniques for Restoring an old Cast Iron Skillet Self-Cleaning Oven for Cleaning Cast Iron     How To Use Your Self-Cleaning Oven Top Clean Cast Iron Pans: Lower both … 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

Shiso

Shiso

    Shiso – Perilla – Kemangi – Beefsteak Leaf Shiso is an herb better known in Asia than the United States.  It is a member of the mint family … Continued

Silver Organizing

Silver Organizing

    Silver Organizing Keeps the Shine   If you like to cook, then there is a good chance you like to entertain.  I am on board with you!  I love … 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

disorganization

Six Mistakes Keeping You Disorganized

  If you made a resolution to be more organized in the New Year – you are in good company.  This is one of the top ten New Year’s resolutions. … Continued

Small Appliance Storage

Small Appliances May Make a Large Mess   The smell of waffles on the occasional Sunday morning creates memories.  Finding a home for the waffle maker is not as fun. … 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

Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter Recipe

Levain, Sourdough, or Starter Whatever you call it – it is the secret to authentic artisan bread    These are all starters leavened from the good bacteria and wild yeasts … Continued

Spanish wine

Spanish Wines For New Years

  When I think of wines, everything seems to be intellectually connected to the Old and New World.  The overall enjoyment of wine and dining seems more rewarding when I … Continued

Spelt Flour

Spelt Flour – What is Spelt Flour?

    What is Spelt Flour? Article by Charlotte Bradley Check out all of Charlotte Bradley’s Healthy Lifestyles columns. Photo from wikiHow   Spelt flour is one of the most … 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

Springform Pan Substitution

  Questions and Answers – Springform Pan Substitution     Question: I am baking a chocolate truffle cheesecake and it requires a springform pan and I do not have on.  … Continued