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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 Make Hard Bread Softer & Prevent It From Hardening

The aroma of homemade bread filling the kitchen is a comforting one. For some people, that’s the smell of their childhood, as they remember their mother or grandmother making homemade bread for them after school or on the weekends. The soft, pillowy bread is best when it first comes out of the oven. You can …

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What Are Dried Mushrooms & 10 Dried Mushroom Recipes

Dried mushrooms have a strong flavor to them and a meaty, chewy texture. This makes them ideal for adding to vegetarian dishes, as they can be substituted for meat in a variety of dishes. You can use mushrooms on your sandwiches, salads, pizza, pasta and more as a healthy vegan alternative to processed foods, meats …

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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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Does Soy Sauce Have to Be Refrigerated to Stay Fresh?

Soy sauce adds some zing and some zip to your Asian dishes. You need it to give a bowl of noodles its best flavour, and it is a key ingredients in the sauce for Japanese pancakes. Soy sauce can be added to marinades and dipping sauces for some extra flavour as well. It’s one of …

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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 to Preserve Zucchini Easily At Home

If you come home from the market with an armload of zucchini, thinking of all the delicious dishes you’ll make from it, you don’t want that zucchini to go bad before you can use it. This summer squash is so versatile that it can be used to make noodles, bread, fritters, pasta, vegetarian meat, and …

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How to Reconstitute Dried Mushrooms At Home

Mushrooms are like meat for vegetarians, thanks to their chewy texture and earthy tones. Mushrooms can give any dish a unique flavour that is instantly recognisable but not overpowering, and their texture makes for a delightful pairing with softer foods, like cheese or soup. Mushrooms are also at home in salads, with their texture standing …

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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 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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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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