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How to Grind Meat: Blender, Food Processor & Grinder Methods

There are several ways you could grind meat, depending on what kind of equipment you have. I’ll show you a few methods for how to grind meat at home, using a food processor, a blender, or grinder. How to Grind Meat with a Grinder Probably the easiest way to grind your meat to make ground …

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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 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 Reheat Seafood Safely & to Retain Flavour

This volatile food is prone to attracting bacteria of all kinds. If you’re not careful with how you handle it, you could experience nausea, vomiting, or an upset stomach. Probably just about everybody has a seafood sickness story where they talk about that time they ate bad shrimp or some clams that disagreed with them. …

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How to Cook Frozen Shrimp Without Making it Rubbery

You might think that you would do better to buy fresh shrimp rather than frozen, but that’s not usually the case. Shrimp are a very fragile meat in that they need to be kept carefully frozen or used soon after they are caught. Otherwise, they can go bad and cause food poisoning. It doesn’t take …

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How to Cook Cooked Shrimp Safely & to Retain Flavour

When you purchase shrimp that is already pre-cooked, it doesn’t take very long to cook it up at home. It will cook quickly and make for a really simple addition to your meal. A lot of the shrimp you buy in the grocery store will be precooked, so it’s good to know how to cook …

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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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Where Should You Store Raw Fish in the Refrigerator?

If you’re storing raw fish in the refrigerator, you want to be careful about where and how it’s stored. Poor placement of your raw fish can cause cross contamination or just create a mess in the fridge. Putting it in the wrong place can also make the fish go bad, spoiling it before you have …

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How to Wet Aged Beef at Home – Your Ultimate Guide

When it comes to cooking meat, the steaks have been raised! A juicy steak that’s tender and moist is a delicacy guaranteed to make you the star of your next barbecue. Do I hear you asking how? The answer is ageing the meat. There are two techniques for meat ageing. These are dry-ageing and wet-ageing. …

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How to Use a Knife Sharpener – The Ultimate Guide

It is very important to have an incredibly sharp knife to work with in the kitchen. Well sharpened knives are more effective and easier to work with than dull ones. They are also safer to use, since sharp knives make your cuts slip less. If your knife is dull, it might slip as you try …

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How to Get Capsaicin off your Hands After Cooking

Why is it the spicy foods that tend to stick to your fingers? After cooking with chilli powder to slicing hot peppers, I can feel and see the residue on my fingers afterwards. As much as I love cooking with hot and spicy stuff, I don’t like having to struggle to get my fingers clean. …

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Best Way to Reheat Rice Without Affecting Taste Or Texture

You have to be careful how you reheat rice. Most people will just use the microwave, but is that the best way to reheat rice? If you reheat the rice improperly or wait too long to reheat it, you could experience food poisoning. There is a bacteria called Bacillus cereus that latches onto rice and …

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How To Use A Sous Vide To Temper Chocolate At Home

When it comes to tempering chocolate, there are many ways to get the job done. You can try the classic stovetop or microwave method, but if you want extra precision from the comfort of your own kitchen, then the sous vide cooker method should be right up your alley. In this article, we’re sharing a …

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How to Soften Stale Bread To Prevent Waste

Freshly baked bread has a distinctive aroma, texture, and taste to it. When it comes out of the oven piping hot and welcomes a little spread of butter- there is just nothing quite like it. I remember many mornings that I lingered in the kitchen just to be around the freshly baked bread. Bread doesn’t …

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How to Tell If Corned Beef Is Cooked & 2 Cooking Methods

Corned beef is a flavourful brisket that is used in dishes as culturally important as corned beef and cabbage and as warm and comforting as corned beef and hash browns. It’s a versatile meat that’s takes longer to cook than other beef types. What makes it different from typical beef or most any kind of …

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How to Peel Sweet Potatoes Easily, Safely & Without Waste

Sweet potatoes are probably the most seasonal of vegetables. It seems like no one really appreciates them until the holidays come around near the end of the year. Then, everyone starts thinking about sweet potatoes. We are big fans of sweet potato pie and sweet potato soup, but we also enjoy the occasional dish of …

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How to Store Brussel Sprouts to Keep Them Fresh & Flavoursome

Brussel sprouts can add some flavour and colour to your meal, and depending on how you prepare them, they can be crispy or soft. They can bring a different texture that really spruces up your meal and gives it some variety. There are plenty of people who can’t stand the smell of cooking Brussel sprouts, …

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How to Freeze Fresh Blueberries Without Ruining the Taste

Fresh blueberries make for a great pie filling and can be eaten plain as part of your breakfast or as a delicious, healthy snack. Did you know that blueberries are a good source of antioxidants as well? So, they’re not just tasty but also good for you. We love using blueberries as a garnish for …

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How Do You Know If Almond Milk Is Bad? 3 Senses Test

Almond milk is considered the tasty, vegan alternative to dairy milk. It’s one of the more commonly used plant-based milks, right up there with soy milk. We often use it as a creamer for coffee instead of cow milk because of the sweet taste. It’s also less fattening and of course lactose free, so it …

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How Long Does Chilli Last Once Cooked?

With its impeccable belly-warming qualities, the chilli con carne (or chilli for short) is my favourite Mexican dish. Best of all, you don’t have to prepare small portions every day. You can cook a large pot, store it in the fridge, and enjoy that heavenly dish in the following days! But the question begs itself, …

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How To Reheat Fried Chicken Safely At Home

There’s nothing like biting into a piece of fried chicken. Something about tasting that juicy, tender meat underneath a satisfying crispy breading is simply unforgettable. But what if the leftovers from last night’s dinner are calling your name? Is munching down on a cold drumstick the only way to answer the invite? Absolutely not. Sure, …

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How Long Does Cooked Chicken Last In The Fridge?

Are you worried about that leftover chicken casserole in the fridge? Well, you should be! Cooked chicken can only stay good for a limited time in the fridge. After that, it’ll taste as good as car tires. There’s also the fact that it may get spoiled, which serves as an unnecessary health risk. So, how …

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What Foods Can Be Eaten Raw and Still Taste Good?

Some foods taste wonderful when they’re cooked, but unfortunately, they lose much of their healthy nutrients in the process. While other foods contain indigestible substances when they’re raw, and as they’re cooked, they get rid of these toxins. You might be wondering now, which foods to cook? and which ones to incorporate in salads? To …

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How to Tell if Pickles Are Bad: 6 Signs to Look For

Pickles are healthy foods that help prevent an increase in calories, avoid blood pressure, and prevent the risk of spleen cancer. Additionally, pickles help to preserve food longer by the use of vegetables, spices, and fruits. Pickles help ease your digestion since they have very helpful bacteria that help speed up the digestion process. They …

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How to Save Pumpkin Seeds for Planting & Best Seeds

We can all agree that pumpkins are good for a range of things, be it turning them into pies, carvings, and other sorts of snacks, right? Well, they are also good for painting. If you ask most of us, their seeds are the main attraction. Whether you want to coat them with your favourite spices …

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How to Deep Fry Safely at Home

Cooking is an essential process in meal preparation intended to make food easy to digest and also to improve its taste. There are several ways of cooking including baking, boiling, grilling and many more. Another common cooking process is deep frying – and that’s what we’ll cover extensively in this article. What is Deep Frying? …

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How to Clean Eggs with Vinegar and How to Prevent Eggs Getting Dirty

Vinegar has many uses, but have you heard about cleaning eggs with vinegar?  How do you clean the eggs you collect from your poultry house? If you rear chicken you frequently come across dirty eggs soiled in mud, chicken droppings, nesting material, and potentially invisible bacteria among other things. Cleaning eggs is not just for the …

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