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 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 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 to Barbecue Outdoor Barbecue Grilling Steak Outdoor Grilling Tips

Summer get-togethers wouldn’t be complete without some good old-fashioned outdoor grilling. It provides people the opportunity to catch up with friends and family over a few cold beverages and great food. Just the thought of a juicy piece… Read More

How Baking Relates to Maths

It seems unusual to see mathematics in the same sentence as baking doesn’t it?  While baking and mathematics seen together sounds unusual, it’s a fact that baking relates to math. What does a cook need to make a… Read More

How to bake the perfect cookies

Baking may seem like a different world and language to someone who is “cooking challenged”, but once you get all the proper tools, there will be no one who will be able to trump your cookie baking powers…. Read More

How to Cook Steel Cut Oats

Steel cut oats is a whole grain cereal with an appearance of brown rice. This cereal in its natural form has beneficial endosperm and germ which the instant oatmeal version doesn’t possess as these properties were removed. Steel oats… Read More

How to Bake Pork Chops

Pork chops are one of the great delicacies in life; they can be fried, deep fried, cooked on the grill, barbecued and last but not least, cooked in the oven. There are good reasons for baking pork chops… Read More

How to Cook Pigeon Breasts

Pigeon is not quite as popular as it once was, but that has nothing to do with how flavorful and healthy the meat is. The reason for the decline of this type of game meat is that most… Read More