Evaporated Milk vs. Sweetened Condensed Milk

Questions and Answers – Evaporated Milk vs. Sweetened Condensed Milk   Question: Could you tell me the difference between condensed milk and sweetened condensed milk?  Alta Dena has a yogurt … Continued

Exercise Is The Real Fountain Of Youth

  Want to age gracefully? Keep moving.  Regular exercise can reduce the risk of chronic disease such as heart trouble, diabetes, even cancer – and keep you feeling and looking younger … Continued

Fambe – How To Flambe Safely

  The term flamb [flahm-BAY] is a French word meaning “flaming” or “flamed.”  Flambe means to ignite foods that have liquor or liqueur added.  This is done for a dramatic … Continued

Family Reunion

Family Reunion Meals

    Organizing Family Reunion Meals As sure as the fact that summer brings heat – it also brings family reunions:   With the kids being out-of-school, summer is the … Continued

Farmer's Market

Farmers’ Markets

    Making the Most of Your Farmers’ Market   Farmers’ markets are a public food market at which local food growers sell fresh fruit and vegetables directly to consumers. … Continued

Faux Balsamic Vinegar

Faux Aged Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

      If you have never had a truly aged balsamic vinegar drizzled over ice cream or fruit (especially fresh strawberries with balsamic vinegar), you are missing out on … Continued

Flageolet Beans

Flageolet Beans

Questions and Answers – What are Flageolet Beans?   Question: I recently came upon a recipe that calls for flageolet beans but couldn’t find them in my local supermarket – … Continued

Flat Iron Steak

Flat Iron Steak with Red Wine and Rosemary Recipe

  Flat Iron Steak Recipe … What’s All The Buzz About? This Flat Iron Steak article, recipe, and photos were shared with me by Eric Turner.     Just when you … Continued

Types of Flour

Flour Types – Different Types of Flours

Different Types of Flours Flour A-Z – Everything you need to know about flour from all-purpose to Whole Wheat and every flour type in-between. Learn to choose the right flour for your … Continued

Fondant Icing

Fondant Icing – Decorating with Fondant Icing Questions and Answers     Also check out:  Decorating Wedding Cakes Adding color to fondant icing: QUESTION: How to get icing a true … Continued

Fondant Icing Questions and Recipes

  Fondant Marshmallow Icing  – Questions and Recipes By Peggy Weaver   QUESTION: I love your web pages.  I wonder if you could leave in the refrigerator a rolled fondant … Continued

Food Molds

Food Molds – Are Molds Dangerous

What Are Food Molds – Are Molds Dangerous?   Some of the following information is from the United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).  Photo courtesy … Continued

Food Nutrition Chart

  This Food Nutrition Chart is a “work in progress,” and I’m always adding new food items.  If you have some food items that should be added to this list, please … Continued

Forward thinking for kitchen updating

Forward Thinking For Kitchen Updating

  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

Foxglove Flower Alert

Foxgloves – Beautiful, but Deadly!     The roots, sap, flowers, seeds, pollen, and leaves of foxglove are all poisonous – even when dried.  I know because I was poisoned when … Continued