Hot Dog Recipes With Interesting Toppings

July 2nd, 2013

There are many delicious summer foods, but few are more popular than hot dogs. When you think of hot dogs, there are probably many things that come to mind that have to do with not just the summer, but America as a whole. Not only are hot dogs a staple of Fourth of July and Memorial Day barbecues, they can also be found in most major league baseball parks.While a traditional...


Oven Fried Chicken Recipe

July 1st, 2013

When people think of classic comfort food and southern cuisine, one of the first things that probably comes to mind is fried chicken. Chances are either you or someone in your family loves fried chicken, and you can't have a barbecue without it.  Luckily, you can make fast and tasty fried chicken in an oven that will taste just as good as the kind you may be used to from your...


How to Make German Potato Salad in 5 Easy Steps

June 28th, 2013

If you're used to seeing the same old potato salad at every picnic and barbecue you attend, you might want to mix it up a bit with a different variety at your next gathering. Even if you aren't much of a cook, German potato salad is a simple dish you can whip up for your friends and family in a matter of minutes. German potato salad is known for being composed of...


How to Make Corn Dogs

June 24th, 2013

Corn dogs are a staple of any country fair, and with the right recipe you can make your own! These fried treats also make for great snacks for a Fourth of July party or couch-gate. What you'll need Make sure to gather these ingredients beforehand: 1 cup of cornmeal, 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of baking powder,...


Tips for Roasting Marshmallows

June 21st, 2013

Believe it or not, there's actually a National Marshmallow Toasting Day. On Aug. 30, you're supposed to be honoring this delicious treat, which has been a staple of camping trips for decades. Although there's still plenty of time before this holiday, you should form a plan now for how you want to celebrate it by looking into all the fun and interesting...


How to Cook Catfish 2 Different Ways

June 19th, 2013

Want to cook your family something they may have never had before? Why not try cooking up some catfish? This interesting fish can be a delicious alternative to the cod and salmon that your family's used to, and the best part is that you can cook it in a variety of ways.For example, if you or your loved ones are trying to shed some pounds, you can easily make a healthy...


Tips for Parents Teaching Their Kids Kitchen Skills

June 17th, 2013

Teaching children how to cook gives them valuable life skills, but it can also be a fun activity for family members to share. Starting with easy recipes can lead kids to develop a wide range of tastes in foods and prepare them for experimenting with healthy recipes in their own kitchens one day.Safety first From cleanliness to using knives carefully, children should learn...


How To Keep Your Grill In Good Condition

June 12th, 2013

In your household, your grill is likely an irreplaceable tool when it comes to cooking meals. It's the hub of your backyard bashes and a great way to get some fresh air as you make food. In order to keep that grill in tip-top shape, you need to practice proper maintenance and cleaning techniques. Here are three that you should keep in mind. Grate One of the most important...


Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth: How to Make Peppermint Patties From Scratch

June 11th, 2013

Peppermint patties: They're not just in candy stores anymore (and they're not just for pining after Charlie Brown, either). If you're interested in making your own candy from scratch, you might be pleasantly surprised. It's not too difficult, as even a novice chef can master the art using little more than the equipment and ingredients found in a typical...


How to Make Chinese Spring Rolls with Pork

June 11th, 2013

Spring rolls are among the tastiest at-home treats that you can make yourself, and with Chinese New Year coming fast, cooking them with family could be a fun holiday activity. Below is a recipe for Chinese spring rolls with pork (minimum of 50 rolls). Wrapper According to Steamy Kitchen,Wei-Chuan is the best wrapper brand for spring rolls. Some people try to use pasta...