How To Make Mango Salsa

May 22nd, 2012

With plenty of tasty ingredients and a cool, refreshing flavor, mango salsa works perfectly served with chips as an appetizer, but it can also accompany a meat like chicken, pork or salmon quite easily. If you've been looking for something unique to bring to the table, this could be just what you need. Mango salsa is easy to make and may very well become a family favorite....


How To Choose a Microwave Oven

May 15th, 2012

Although they're by no means required, microwave ovens can do a lot to make life more convenient for you and your family. No longer will you have to use and wash a pan just to heat up last night's meatloaf - simply toss it in the nuker, set the timer and enjoy dinner a few minutes later! If you've decided to purchase one, there are a few things you'll want to keep in mind when...


Healthy Substitutes for Butter

May 14th, 2012

If you're trying to eat healthier, or if you happen to be trying to cook a vegan-friendly meal, you may be all too aware of the fact that butter is a major ingredient in a number of recipes. It can be hard to imagine anything being a sufficient substitute for butter, but there are plenty of people out there who use little or none of it at all. One of the most common...


How To Make Thrilling Grilled Shrimp Tacos in Half an Hour

April 27th, 2012

Have you resolved to eat healthier? Just because you want to consume better food doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste! In fact, a few simple tweaks here and there are all it takes for a delicious and nutritious diet. Still skeptical? Instead of using ground beef for tacos the next time Mexican Night rolls around, why not try this tasty recipe for grilled shrimp, courtesy...


The Basics of Truffles

April 24th, 2012

Truffles are an interesting delicacy. They're mushrooms that have in the past cost upwards of $6,000 a pound! At high-end restaurants, you may be able to ask your server for a little sprinkling of truffles on top of your dish for an additional charge of about $50. According to the Mycological Society of San Francisco, although recent international economic woes have dropped...


How To Buy, Peel and De-Vein Shrimp

April 17th, 2012

It's especially important to pay close attention to what you're buying when shopping for shrimp. If you're not careful, you could find yourself feeling pretty sick in a matter of hours. Here's a quick primer on how to choose the best shrimp and how to safely peel and de-vein them. 1. Shopping. The Huffington Post recommends sticking with frozen shrimp. Why? Most shrimp marked...


How To Make Chocolate Fudge Cake

April 16th, 2012

If you have a child with a birthday coming up, or if you've got an insatiable sweet tooth, you know how difficult it can be to resist the perfect chocolate cake. If you've been looking for a recipe with chocolate-y goodness to tame even the most intense craving, this fudge cake could be just what you've been waiting for. It's rich, dense and full of the stuff you love. Best of...


How To Make Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

April 9th, 2012

There's something about strawberry rhubarb pie that may easily call to mind springtime. It's a light and refreshing dessert that holds a certain appeal to many. If you've been looking for something new to add to your repertoire, this could be just what you need. Bring this to your next big dinner party and it may very well be the hit of the evening! Best of all, making it is a...


How To Make Delicious and Dazzling Molten Chocolate Cupcakes

April 6th, 2012

Looking for something new to bring to the table at your next dinner party? Perhaps you've wondered in the past how restaurants are able to encase gooey, delicious chocolate in the middle of fluffy chocolate cake. Well, as it turns out, it's not that difficult at all. All you need to make molten chocolate cupcakes are the usual fixings for cake, a heaping helping of chocolate...


How To Make Potato Knishes

April 5th, 2012

Potato knishes are one of those dishes that every family has a special way of preparing. There is a seemingly endless number of ways to change them up, which is why you'll find so many different recipes if you ever decide to try making them for yourself. However, according to, one shop in Manhattan's Lower East Side is considered to have some of the best knishes in...