Month: March 2016

How Long does it take to Defrost a Chicken

Freezing whole, uncooked chicken is a very common practise but it is amazing how little information is available, particularly online, as to how long it takes to defrost the chicken before we can cook it. That is what… Read More

How to Cook Chestnuts

Nothing can compare with hot roasted chestnuts on a cold winter’s day. Peeling the hot shells from the deliciously tender meaty nuts, careless of burnt fingers in the desire to get to the nut inside and dip it… Read More

How Eating Horseradish can be a Danger to Health

The raw grated root of the the Horseradish plant (Armoracia rusticana) is a condiment that is added to food to give it a pungent flavor. Horseradish is a perennial herb that has been used in food preparation for at least… Read More

How to Cook Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a fairly easy type of vegetable to prepare and cook. Cauliflower can be cooked in many different ways to suit many different meals. This article will cover the most basic preparation for cauliflower and give instructions… Read More

How do you get the Slit in the Hot Dog Bun

Speculation abounds as to how hot dog buns are manufactured. What is the truth? Have you ever opened a package of hot dog buns and wondered how the side slit was cut while the hot dogs remained fused… Read More

How to Clean Small Squid

Whenever we look at a small squid such as a calamari squid, if we do not know what we are doing, we may think to ourselves, “How am I supposed to go about cleaning this?” The reality is… Read More

How do they Process Rolled Oats

Oats, also known by their scientific name of Avena Sativa, are a grain used in many cereals.  They are quite hardy and can handle even the poorest soil conditions where other crops may not survive.  Much of their… Read More

How to Clean Baby Squid Calamari

Baby squid takes time and patience to clean, but the effort is worth it. With these easy-to-follow instructions, you will be able to clean squid without wasting much of it. First, gather all of the necessary tools that… Read More

How to Decorate a Coffee Shop for Halloween

Halloween is one of the most anticipated days of the year. All the ghosts and goblins are out and about and even the zombies make their presence known. Speaking of zombies, is it a coincidence that the zombies… Read More

How can you reduce your restaurant bill

You planned a relaxing lunch at your favorite restaurant with your family. The grandparents are enjoying themselves. Your children’s’ chatter is rewarding. This is a perfect watershed moment for the memory box in your heart. Then the bill… Read More