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What Are Capers and How Do You Use Them In Cooking?

Capers are essential in several different dishes, and this Mediterranean food is often sold in jars next to the pickles and olives in the grocery store. But what are capers? What’s sold in the grocery store comes from a prickly plant called the caparis spinosa. The green flower buds from that plant are taken un-ripened …

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How Long To Cook Turkey: A Festive Guide

A turkey is a celebration staple at every dinner table. You can’t spell Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any celebratory holiday without a turkey. As the centerpiece of the feast, there’s a lot of pressure that comes with cooking turkey as this big bird is prone to overcooking or undercooking with the wrong temperature and cooking time. …

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How to Make Coleslaw from Scratch

The term “cole slaw” refers to shredded raw cabbage. It is typically served with a vinaigrette or mayonnaise, which extends its shelf-life. Alternatively, it can be prepared without dressing. This article will explain how to shred cabbage for coleslaw, make the dressing and how to make it without mayonaisse. Hopefully, it will inspire you to …

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How To Make Vegan Ranch – Sauce, Dressing & Seasoning

Are you in the mood for a tangy, creamy ranch? I consider a ranch a must-have for all my burger, pizza, chicken wing, and even french fry cravings. That’s why I always keep some of it in my fridge. And if you’re a vegan looking for a recipe to satisfy your cravings without worrying about …

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How Long To Cook Meatloaf and Recipes

You’ve probably heard of meatloaf– ground meat made into the shape of a loaf, either baked or smoked. Meatloaf is a relatively easy dish to prepare and easy to mess up when undercooked and overcooked. Meatloaf traces its origins back to Ancient Rome, where chopped meat is combined with spices, bread soaked in wine, and …

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How to Cook Red Snapper

Red snapper gets its name from its snapping teeth, and it’s a fish with a sweet, subtle flavor that’s typically found in Caribbean waters. When buying snapper, don’t be fooled by other red fish marketed as red snappers. Some food manufacturers will classify some fish that aren’t truly red snappers, like rockfish, as red snappers. …

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What Is Baking Chocolate and How Is Baking Chocolate Different?

Have you ever baking chocolate and thought it was kind of bitter? That’s because it’s actual chocolate or cocoa that has not been sweetened. The chocolate we’re used to eating, like chocolate bars, chocolate cookies, and other sweets, are all sweetened forms of cocoa. Baking chocolate is a more natural form of chocolate that doesn’t …

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How to Cook Crab Leg – A Seafood Delicacy

Crab legs are a sweet seafood delicacy that’s often served with rolls and mashed potatoes or with other seafood as part of a larger platter. They are often served with a set of nutcrackers or crab crackers to open up the legs. The legs are usually cooked whole, and then served in such a way …

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What Is Jackfruit and How Do You Cook Jackfruit?

This may be a fruit that most people are not familiar with, but jackfruit is a nutrient rich, large tree fruit with a lot of health benefits and culinary potential. What Is Jackfruit? Jackfruit can be found in tropical climates and is native to southern India. It is the largest tree fruit in the world, …

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What Is Burrata? What Should You Make with Burrata?

I like to experiment with different cheeses and see what kind of dishes I can come up with. I love trying recipes that people swear by using cheeses I hardly ever use. I know there’s probably all sorts of unexpected uses for some of those lesser known cheeses, and I want to share one of …

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How to Cook Chicken for Curry – Indian, Thai & Japanese

Curried chicken is a common delicacy throughout all of India and many Caribbean countries. It’s a dish that a lot of people in the Western world aren’t familiar with, but it goes so well with rice and an Indian flatbread known as roti. Once you learn how to cook chicken for curry, you’ll see why …

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How to Make Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Delicious, comforting buttermilk fried chicken is the reason a lot of people look forward to dinner. I like to pair mine with green peas, mashed potatoes, and cornbread for a Southern-style comfort meal, and when buttermilk fried chicken is made well, there’s hardly anything better. How to make fried chicken with buttermilk? I have a …

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How to Make Hummus – Recipe & 3 Cooking Methods

The Mediterranean dip hummus is meant to be very creamy, fluffy, and light. It has a slightly tangy or nutty taste, and that’s because of the tahini that’s included. The bright citrus of lemon and fragrant garlic flavors give it a complex taste profile. Hummus is usually served as a dip with chips or pita …

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How to Cook Butternut Squash: Stove, Oven & Microwave Methods

Butternut squash is an autumn favorite, often cooked alongside turkey, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, and other foods you might have during the holiday season. What I love when I cook butternut squash is that it’s already so flavorful that very little seasoning is necessary. If you’ve not learned how to cook butternut squash before, you …

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How to Prepare Raw Salmon for Sushi

Salmon is an all-time favourite because it’s tender, delicately flavoured, and surprisingly easy to make. The only downside is that it’s quite expensive! This is why it’s imperative to know how to prepare raw salmon for cooking, so what arrives at the dinner table is worth the spend. In this article, you’ll find everything you …

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Berry Hacks and How to Wash Blackberries the Right Way 

Summer comes with a whole lot of berries – that’s a fact. And so does the berry stress that includes how to wash blackberries the right way and storing them as well. Of course, there is no better way to quench summer thirst than grabbing the inviting berries you see in the market. They are …

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How to Make A Latte – The Ultimate Home Guide

There are lots of coffee-based drinks, and lattes are among the most popular ones. Typically, a latte is made of a mixture of steamed milk and an espresso shot, and you can prepare it with or without an espresso machine. But there are several versions and versatile additions that you can add to make a …

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What Food Should You Take to a Christmas Party?

You’ve been invited to a Christmas party at someone’s house or at the office and now you’re wondering what to bring. What kind of food is appropriate for a guest to bring to a Christmas party? Sometimes, there will be a few rules as to what should be brought to what should not. You definitely …

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