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Restore Your Cast Iron Pans

Restore Your Cast Iron Pans

Restore Your Cast Iron Pans   My cast iron pans are my go-to pans for just about everything. They are great for making delicious Dutch Babies to frying bacon or even grilling salmon. I’ve had my cast iron pans for many, many years; in fact, one of them is a hand-me-down from grandma and . . . → Continue reading Restore Your Cast Iron Pans

How to Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives

Keep Your Knives Sharp

  Keep Your Knives Sharp   There’s no substitute for a good set of kitchen knives, especially when you want to be sure that your knife skills are at their best. Of course, no matter how great your knives are, if you don’t take care of them, you may as well just use a . . . → Continue reading How to Sharpen Your Kitchen Knives

Common Kitchen Conversions

Common Kitchen Conversions

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Make Your Own Colored Decorating Sugar

Decorating Sugar

       

Give Your Baked Goods the Perfect Look!

  Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, Christmas, the Fourth of July or some other special occasion, coloring your own sugar will give you the perfect decorating sugar to match the holiday. Of course, you can customize your sugar to coordinate with the . . . → Continue reading Make Your Own Colored Decorating Sugar

How to Truss a Chicken

How to Truss a Chicken

  How to Truss a Chicken  Truss a Chicken Like a Professional Chef   Knowing how to property truss a chicken or turkey is an important culinary skill to master, especially if you want to learn how to roast a chicken in the oven or over a grill. Many cooks do not understand this . . . → Continue reading How to Truss a Chicken

How Long to Bake Chicken

How Long to Bake Chicken

How Long to Bake Chicken   The amount of time needed for baked chicken will depend on a few different factors. For example, the amount of chicken you are cooking at one time, the individual sizes of the pieces being cooked, the oven temperature and even if the chicken is being baked with other . . . → Continue reading How Long to Bake Chicken

How to Substitute Honey for Sugar

Honey

     

How to Substitute Honey for Sugar

  The flavor, color, and aroma of honey will vary depending on the type of flowers the bees used when gathering nectar. This nectar is then used in making honey. The fructose provides the sweet flavor in honey, while the nectar adds its . . . → Continue reading How to Substitute Honey for Sugar

How to Make Clarified Butter

How to make clarified butter

  How to make clarified butter     

Clarified Butter: 

    Clarified butter is also known as drawn butter. Regular butter contains water and milk solids in addition to the butterfat. Clarified butter is obtained by removing the water and milk solids leaving only a golden and translucent butter fat behind. One of . . . → Continue reading How to Make Clarified Butter

How to Substitute for Buttermilk

Substitute Buttermilk

       

How to Substitute for Buttermilk

    Have you ever needed a little buttermilk for a recipe and either didn’t have it on hand, or didn’t want to buy a quart only to waste most of it? The solution is easy, just make this quick buttermilk substitution and . . . → Continue reading Substitute for Buttermilk