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How To Make Your Own Tomato Sauce

October 17th, 2012

Tomato sauce is extremely versatile, especially if you cook a lot of Italian food. Of course, buying it from the store can become expensive, which is why you may want to consider making your own! It's a fairly simple recipe and can be customized as you see fit. Plus, once you find a sauce that works for you, you can make it in bulk, which can save you a lot of money in the...

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Personalize Your Pie - Interesting Pizza Toppings

October 17th, 2012

Most people enjoy the standard cheese pizza, but when you're crafting your own pie there's no reason why you have to stick to the basics. Cater to your taste buds with delicious out-of-the-ordinary toppings. Here are a few great ones to consider. Taco Give your pizza a south-of-the-border flavor by adding taco fixins. Sprinkle on taco seasoning, along with sour cream and...

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What To Do With All Those Apples You've Picked

October 15th, 2012

There are a lot of reasons to be excited about the fall season - Halloween and Thanksgiving are two of our most beloved holidays, and that doesn't take into account all of the delectable seasonal foods! Pumpkin pie is nearly universally beloved, and who doesn't enjoy a quiet weekend afternoon in the middle of an apple orchard? You'd be amazed by how many apples you end up with...

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How to Become Faster In the Kitchen

October 15th, 2012

Do you love to cook but are somehow unable to do so without taking a long time in the kitchen? It may seem like you can't prepare a meal in a short period of time, leaving you and your family's stomachs to growl while you wait. However, speeding up in the kitchen isn't a difficult process at all! It just takes a little bit of foresight and intuition. If you've been looking for...

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Easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 15th, 2012

There are few things better than a batch of classic chocolate chip cookies, but that doesn't mean you can't add a little something to the mix. If you've been looking to change up your usual confectionery offering, it may be time to get a little bit nutty. Peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are just as scrumptious as their toll house counterparts. Here's a simple recipe that...

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How to Make Shrimp Scampi

October 12th, 2012

Ah, shrimp scampi, the perfect marriage of seafood and pasta. If you've recently purchased some fresh, delicious crustaceans, this is a great way to take advantage of their unique flavor. According to the New York Times, shrimp scampi is one of the quintessential Italian American dishes that you can find at almost any restaurant that serves pasta. Scampi are technically a...

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Scallops 101

October 12th, 2012

Love 'em or hate 'em, you can't think of seafood without having scallops come to mind fairly quickly. With a unique texture and distinct ocean flavor in every bite, scallops are one of the most popular seafoods out there. According to Livestrong.com, they're low in calories while packing a nutritional one-two punch of omega-3 fatty acids and protein. They also contain a fair...

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Making The Perfect Fried Egg

October 10th, 2012

Frying an egg for breakfast can be accomplished quickly and easily if you're on the go, but if you have a little extra time before work or on the weekend, you may want to hone those griddle skills and turn an ordinary breakfast food into an extraordinary mid-morning delectable delight. You can follow these few tips for a much-improved egg experience! Take your time Due to...

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Fun Homemade Apple Drink Recipes

September 25th, 2012

Apple juice This delicious drink will go perfectly in your thermos. According to Mother Earth News, first you'll need to cut up your apples (as many as you want turned into juice!) in small pieces using a knife or a pie cutter. Don't worry about peeling the apples. Put your apples into a large pot and add about 2 inches of water. Put a cover on the pot and let them simmer on...

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Two Delectable Cheeseburger Recipes That Are Sure to Be Hits

September 18th, 2012

Next time you're having a barbecue, you may want to grill up something extra special. Here are a couple of great cheeseburger recipes that your guests are sure to remember. All-American Bacon Cheeseburgers This recipe from Taste of Home Magazine is perfect for sun-filled patriotic holidays. First combine 2 tablespoons of finely chopped onions, 2 tablespoons of ketchup, 1...

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