Cold Pasta Salad

Cold Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil Recipe

This colorful Cold Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil Recipe makes great use of summer vegetables and allows them to shine without too many additional flavors to compete with.  Ideal for … Continued

Comments from Bakers and Readers of Peggy’s Baking Corner

Peggy’s Baking Corner – Comments From Cake Bakers Oh Peg —How I Do LOVE You!!!  After today decorating my fourth MMF covered cake I had to send you some pictures! Y ou … Continued

Cookie, Gum Paste Cutter

Cookie Cutters and Gumpaste Cutters

Cookie Cutters and Gumpaste Cutters Things I have learned….. Remember that you are making Cookies.  Do not worry if it is not perfect.  When the cookies bake in the oven, … Continued

Cookies and Cookie Cutters

 Cookies and Cookie Cutters  – Questions and Answers By Peggy Weaver Cookie Cutter Questions: QUESTION: Hello, I have really enjoyed your web site!!  I have a question for you.  Can cookie cutters … Continued

Glass measuring cup

Cooking Equivalent Measurements

U.S. vs. Metric vs. Imperial (U.K.) Measures Cooking Equivalent Measurements Cooking can be challenging internationally due to the need to convert recipes to depending on where you live.  Compiled here … Continued

Cooking Oils

Cooking Oils and Smoking Points

What Is The Best Oil For Cooking? Cooking Oils and Smoking Points are important factors when you choose to cook with oil. We have complied a comprehensive list for you … Continued

Cooking Snow Peas

Cooking Snow Peas

Questions and Answers – Snow Pea, Chinese Pea Pod, Sugar Peas   Question: How should snow peas be cooked?  Thanks.   Answer: The Oriental edible pod pea or Chinese Pod … Continued

Thermapen Cooking Thermometer - Meat Thermometer

Cooking Thermometer – Meat Thermometer

  Have you ever cut into a roast or a turkey to see if it has finished cooking? Have you ever paid what seemed like a fortune for a beautiful … Continued

Cooking vs. Juggling

; Sometimes, trying to cook in your kitchen is exactly like juggling.   Cooking vs. Juggling – You juggle the junk from the counter to the center island.  Then you … Continued

Cooking With Salt – The Spice of Life

    For every meal there is one thing people generally reach for before they even take a bite – the salt shaker. Cooking with salt is one of the … Continued


Cooking with Tomatillos

Tomatillos Tomatillos are also called “tomate verde” in Mexico (which means green tomato) and are considered a staple in Mexican cooking.  Tomatillo is a member of the nightshade family, related … Continued

Cool Cooking Tips for Hot Summer Days

    Try these dishes for keeping cool this summer   When you are looking for ways to cool off on hot days, I know you turn right to organizing. … Continued

Copha Substitutions

Questions and Answers – Copha Substitutions   Question: I have moved to America from Australia.  I have a recipe that asks for 250 grams of copha.  What can I get … Continued

Homemade Corn Tortillas

Corn Tortillas Recipe

How To Make Homemade Corn Tortillas By Cynthis Detterick-Pineda. or Andrews, TX.   My first experience with corn tortillas came years ago when I was still in high school.  I … Continued

Cracklin’ Bread

Questions and Answers – Cracklin Bread   Question: I have read about “cracklin’ bread” in books, have even found recipes.  However, they all call for “cracklins.”  What is it and … Continued