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Turkey Roasting Times Chart - Home Cooking
Turkey Roasting Times Chart. This chart will help you determine how long to cook stuffed and unstuffed turkeys.
Herb Substitution Chart - Home Cooking
How to choose herb substitutions or similar herbs for home cooking.
A Jazzy Eggnog Recipe with Brandy, Bourbon, or...
For safety's sake, the eggs in this eggnog version are gently cooked. Alcohol added before serving makes this a holiday favorites for adults.
Afraid of Raw Eggs in Eggnog? Try This Method.
A gentle cooking process takes the fear of raw eggs out of this eggnog equation. Since there is no alcohol, the kids can enjoy it as well.
Spice Substitution Chart - Home Cooking
How to choose spice substitutions or similar spices for home cooking.
Figgy Pudding Recipe
Figgy pudding is the British version of fruitcake. It is lighter in texture, more like a souffle, and is filled with figs and nuts.
Helpful Sour Cream Substitutions and Equivalents
Find out what you can substitute for sour cream when you run out.
Crockpot Conversion Information - Home Cooking
Crockpot Conversion. Information on converting oven recipes to the crockpot.
Hanukkah Foods - Traditional Symbolic Foods for...
Honey puffs and latkes have symbolic Hanukkah beginnings. Learn more about traditional Hanukkah foods.
A Step-By-Step Guide to Cooking Spaghetti Squash
Learn how to cook spaghetti squash. Step by step recipe instructions with photos show how to cut, bake, and shred the squash. This is step 2. Page 2.
Alcohol Cooking Substitutions - Alcohol...
Alcohol substitutions for recipes. How to substitute for alcohol in cooking.
Recipe Secrets to Make Your Own KFC Original...
The secret recipe for KFC fried chicken has never been revealed, but this is a good copy.
How to Make Yummy, No Fuss Carnation Fudge
This is a very simple fudge recipe using evaporated milk, marshmallows, and chocolate chips that brings raves.
What are capers?
What are capers? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
A Basic Recipe for Toasting Flavor-Packed Almonds
How to toast almonds at home for a variety of recipes.
Know the Difference: Evaporated and Sweetened...
What is the difference between evaporated and sweetened condensed milk? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Classic Tandoori Chicken (Tandoori Murghi)
Tandoori Chicken (Tandoori Murghi) Recipe. Classic tandoori chicken from India is marinated in yogurt, lemon juice, and plenty of spices, then grilled or broiled.
The Best Dough For Your Cookie Press
Try this cream cheese dough in your cookie press for fabulous cookies for the holidays or any special occasion.
The Best Roasted Chestnuts Done Simply
Better than the roasted chestnuts from a street vendor, try roasting your own at home for fresher, more flavorful results.
Make a Flavorful Menudo as Authentic as the...
A classic Mexican dish, menudo is a spicy tripe and hominy soup known as a cure for hangovers.
Is Paraffin Wax Safe for Consumption?
What is paraffin wax? Is it edible? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
How to Eat Pomegranate Seeds or Not
Should I eat the hard pomegranate seeds? Are pomegranate seeds edible? The answers are provided within this FAQ.
12 Tips For Making The Yummiest Soups
Tips and hints for making the best soups and stews, including how to reduce the fat content and more.
Most-Requested Toffee Bark Should Be Illegal,...
Chocolate graham toffee bark is deemed crack by its fans because you can't stop eating it. It's the perfect go-to recipe for last minute kitchen gifts.
16 Steps to the Perfect Turducken
Step by step recipe instructions with photos show how to make turducken, which is a chicken stuffed inside a duck stuffed inside a turkey.
The Best Method for Oven Roasting Peanuts at Home
Learn how to roast peanuts in the oven.
Amazing Spicy Buffalo Chicken Dip
If you love Buffalo wings, you will love this dip. All the flavors from one of America's favorite appetizers come together in a no-muss hot dip.
12 Need-To-Know Tips For Building A Gingerbread...
For a successful gingerbread house building session, check out these helpful tips before you begin.
What's the Difference Between Sweet Potatoes...
Sweet potatoes are different than yams. True yams are unrelated. Learn about the difference between sweet potatoes and yams.
Pecan Pie Cookies Recipe
These scrumptious little cookies are like bite-sized pecan pies. The method is simple and easy. Do plan ahead for chilling time.
The Proper Method for Beating Egg Whites
Learn how to make the fluffiest whipped egg whites to enhance your recipes.
A Short Guide to Cooking Raw Chestnuts
Learn how to roast, boil, and grill chestnuts, plus other chestnut cooking tips.
How to Make the Perfect Roast Turkey -- Stuffed...
Step-by-step instructions on how to roast a stuffed or unstuffed turkey for Thanksgiving or any occasion.
A Fast Method for Blanching Almonds
Learn how to blanch almonds for recipes.
Comparing Lamb and Mutton: A Tale of Two Sheep
What is the difference between lamb and mutton? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Choosing the Best Potatoes For Mashed Potatoes
The potato variety makes a difference in mashed potatoes. Learn how to select the right potato and whether you should peel or not.
Will Your Cookies Arrive In One Piece? These...
6 Best Cookie Recipes for Mailing. Make sure your cookies reach their destination in one piece by first choosing a cookie recipe that will hold up to rough handling.
How to Tell Your Liquor from Your Liqueur
What is the difference between a liquor and a liqueur? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Prime Rib Recipes - How to cook prime rib
Prime Rib Recipes. How to cook prime rib. Prime rib roast makes an impressive dish for any occasion, and it is especially popular for Christmas and other major holidays.
The Easiest Baked Spareribs Recipe Ever
Easy Baked Spareribs Recipe. Ribs are topped with a quick balsamic barbecue sauce and baked to tender perfection in the oven.
Kids Go Nuts for This Crazy-Easy Dump Cake
Dump Cake Recipe. It's so incredibly easy that it's perfect for kids to make. No mixing involved.
How to Debone a Turkey - Step by Step Recipe
Learn how to debone a turkey. Step by step recipe instructions with photos show how to remove the main bones to make a semi-boneless turkey suitable for stuffing. This is step 2.
9 Handy Tips On Convection Oven Usage
What is a convection oven? Find out how to use your convection oven and how to convert your recipes.
7 Quick Glazes and Rubs for Your Cornish Hen
Rock cornish game hens make great single servings. These recipes help you fix quick and tasty cornish hens, with 7 different sauces in under 10 minutes each.
Edible Flowers Chart - Home Cooking
This chart includes a list of edible flowers along with important info and taste comparisons.
Rum Cooking Tips and Substitutions - Cooking...
Get tips on cooking with rum, along with substitutions and equivalents.
The Basics of Making a Smooth Roux Gravy...
Making gravy using a roux or flour mixture is the most common method. Find out the proper ratio of flour, fat, and liquid.
What Do You Get When You Cook A Chicken In A...
Each slice of turducken contains portions of chicken, duck, and turkey with stuffing in between the layers.
Top 20 Herbs and Spices for Home Cooking
Peggy's Top 20 Herbs and Spices for Home Cooking.: spice comments dill weed herbs and spices soups and stews savory dish
Making Your Own Imitation Crab Salad: The...
Imitation Crab Seafood Salad Recipe. Serve imitation crab salad as a salad topper, sandwich spread, chunky dip, or appetizer cracker topper.
Hanukkah Recipes
Hanukkah Recipes. Traditional and favorite recipes for the Hanukkah Festival of Lights celebration.
How to Make Hearty Oxtail Soup
Oxtails are beef, and they make the most delicious soup. Here it is made with onions, carrots, celery, thyme, and wine.
Let The Kids Help Make A Homemade Gingerbread...
Making your own gingerbread house is not as difficult as you might think. The dough may also be used for cookies.
5 Substitutes for Sour Cream
If you're out of sour cream and don't want to run to the store, there are plenty of sour cream substitutes in your fridge. Here are five easy sour cream substitutes for cooking and baking.
Brownie Crackle-Top Cookies Pack an Amazing...
Cook up a batch of these rich, brownie-like cookies for your next bake sale or as a gift from the kitchen. Best cookies for chocolate-lovers.
3 Methods To Safely Thaw A Frozen Turkey
Thawing your frozen turkey safely can be a tricky business. Try these methods for thawing that turkey without endangering your guests with foodborne illness.
Alcohol Burn-off Chart
Alcohol burn-off chart. Find out how much of the alcoholic content burns off when using alcohol in your recipes.
How to Correctly Substitute for Buttermilk in...
Get information on how to substitute for buttermilk, along with equivalent measures.
The Right Way to Prepare Hard-Boiled Eggs
Learn how to make hard-boiled eggs in the shell whether you need hard-cooked or soft-cooked eggs. Remember, hard-boiled eggs is a misnomer as they should not be boiled.
All About Calamari: A Brief Guide
What is calamari? Is it squid? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Top 4 Thermometers for Candy-Jelly Making, and...
Guide Picks - Top 4 Candy, Jelly and Deep-Fat Fry Thermometers for Home Cooking.
Opposed To Animal-Based Gelatins? Check Out The...
Not all gelatins are made from animals. Learn about the alternatives that may work for you.
Old-Fashioned Fruitcakes Recipe
Old-fashioned fruitcake contains 9 different fruits, spices, and nuts, plus brandy for a moist and delicious cake.
What Are Scallions?
What are scallions? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Ham Varieties and Terminology - Home Cooking
Ham varieties, terminology, and information.: smoked hams peasant bread back bacon gelatin mixture raw slices
Evaporated and Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipes
Evaporated and Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipes. Canned milk is handy to have in your cabinet and lends a richness to both sweet and savory recipes.
How to Make Authentic Jamaican Jerk Sauce Full...
If you love spicy foods, Jamaican jerk sauce is for you. This authentic sauce comes together in a matter of minutes, lasts a long time in the refrigerator, and may be used on chicken, pork, beef, or seafood.
Make Beautiful Spritz Cookies For Holidays And...
Spritz cookies are popular for holidays and special occasions. The cookie press makes fast work of these almond-flavored shaped and decorated cookies.
9 Simple Tips for Cooking Amazing Bacon
Bacon Cooking Tips and Hints. Learn how to cook bacon on the stove, in the oven, and microwave.
Can Sizes and Equivalents
Can Sizes and Equivalents: various can sizes to help with home cooking measurements.
How to Cook Fork Tender Oxtail Tips
Oxtails require long and slow braising to release their fabulous rich flavor. Get cooking tips for oxtaials.
Fall-Off-the-Bone Crock-Pot Lamb Shanks
Create the tenderest lamb shanks ever by slow-cooking in the crockpot. Tips are included on how to reduce the fat content.
Hanukkah Bimuelos or Loukoumades (Fried Honey...
Fried honey puffs are a traditional Hanukkah food for Sephardic Jews but they are so good, you will want to make them year-round.
How to Make Sourdough Bread Using Potato Flakes...
Potato flakes make an easy starter for sourdough bread.This is a variation of friendship starter for breads.
Molasses Substitutions, Measures, Tips and Hints
Molasses can make baked beans take longer to cook. Get substitutions, tips and hints on cooking with molasses.
Useful Tips for a Mouthwatering Meatloaf
Ground chuck is the best beef product to use in meatloaf. Get tips and hints on making the best meatloaf.
What Are Haricot Verts?
What are haricot vert? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Understanding Beef Brisket: A Comprehensive Guide
What is beef brisket? Learn about beef brisket and what cut has more flavor.
What is Allspice?
Allspice is a popular spice in Caribbean and Latin savory dishes as well as in desserts. Learn all about allspice and how to cook with allspice.
The Pros and Cons of Owning a T-Fal ActiFry
T-Fal ActiFry Review. Pros and cons of Actifry appliance.
Cute Edible Mice For Halloween And Children's...
Cute little mice are made of chocolate-dipped cherries and almonds. It's a great project for kids and a big hit at bake sales.
The Secret to a Juicy,Tasty Beer Can Chicken in...
Beercan chicken is a popular outdoor grill recipe, but it is not feasible for everyone at any time of the year. The solution is this easy beercan chicken made in the oven. It is incredibly moist, tender, and flavorful.
All About Mace - A Nutmeg Offspring
What is mace? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Easy Pot Roast with Vegetables Recipe
Easy Pot Roast with Vegetables Recipe. The slow braising method results in a remarkably tender and flavorful meal with natural pan gravy. Potatoes, carrots, mushrooms, garlic, and onions cook with the roast for a built-in side dish.
Saffron Copycats and Substitutes
There are substitutes for saffron, but avoid the poisonous one. Learn more about saffron.
This Chicken Pot Pie Makes Its Own Impossibly...
Chicken pot pie in a casserole form is very simple to make. The method is similar to the popular impossible pies.
Home Cooking Glossary of Cooking and Food...
Home Cooking Glossary of Cooking and Food Recipes from A to Z : an alphabetical glossary of cooking and food articles
The Perfect Sugar Cookie To Decorate For The...
Let your imagination run free decorating these scrumptious buttery sugar cookies for the holidays or any day of the year.
Make Authentic Pepperoni That Tastes Just Like...
Pepperoni sausage is made with pork and beef. It needs to hang to cure at least six weeks, so plan ahead.
How to Make a Prime Quality Teriyaki Beef Jerky
A teriyaki, soy sauce, orange juice, and honey marinade flavors beef jerky made from London broil. Plan ahead for marination time.
Chile Pepper Heat Scoville Scale - Home Cooking
Chile Pepper Heat Scoville Scale. This chart will help you judge the heat level of chile peppers.
Best Cornish Hen Recipes
Cornish hens are as versatile as chicken. Try one of these delicious recipes for cornish hens.
How to Make Authentic Beef Jerky in the Oven
You do not need a dehydrator to make this flavorful beef jerky at home. Make it in the oven.
Mushroom Varieties for Home Cooking
Mushroom Varieties: an informational guide to mushrooms for cooking with pictures.
The History and Production of Balsamic Vinegar
What is balsamic vinegar? It is not a wine vinegar. Learn about the history and making of balsamic vinegar
How to Make Puff Pastry from Scratch
Plan on three days to make this puff pastry as the first and last steps require overnight refrigeration.
Make a Finger Lickin' Good Red Eye Gravy...
Ham and coffee are the basis for red eye gravy, a Southern favorite.
How to Best Use Evaporated and Condensed Milk...
Evaporated and Condensed Milk Cooking Tips. Learn how to cook with canned milk.
How to Make a Classic Béarnaise Sauce...
Classic Béarnaise Sauce Recipe. This classic French sauce is made from a reduction of butter, vinegar, and wine mixed with tarragon and thickened with egg yolks. It is served with meat, fish, eggs, and vegetables.
The Key Ingredients of Worcestershire Sauce...
Exotic tamarind is one secret ingredient. Learn more about Worcestershire sauce and what is in it.
Quick and Easy Homemade Mayonnaise - Basic...
Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe. You'll be amazed at the bright flavor of homemade mayonnaise. It's really very simple and fast to make with a blender or processor.
What Makes White Asparagus White?
What is the difference between white asparagus and green asparagus? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
Classic chicken noodle soup is a comfort food suitable for any time of the year, but especially during cold winter months and when you are ill.
Simple Steps for Making Classic Prime Rib Roast
Classic prime rib roast is easy to make with this simple recipe using few ingredients.
Creole Seasoning (Emeril) Recipe
Creole Seasoning (Emeril) Recipe. It's easy to make your own Creole spice mix at home. This is Emeril's version.
How to Best Select and Handle Ground Beef Safely
Is grayish-purple ground beef spoiled or old? Learn safe handling and cooking methods for hamburger.
Shallots Are Not Onions: Understanding the...
What are shallots? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Dark Fruitcake Recipe for Your Next Christmas
This fruitcake recipe is over 100 years old. It takes 2 days to make, and 3 weeks to ripen, but well worth the time.
A Guide to Allspice's Use, Measurements and...
Learn how to cook with allspice, including how to measure and substitute for ground allspice and whole allspice berries.
Replace Expensive Maple Syrup with This...
If you find yourself out of maple syrup, try this easy substitute made with granulated and brown sugars.
The Pros and Cons of Owning a Ninja Kitchen...
Test results of the Ninja Kitchen System 1200. Get the pros and cons of this blender/processor combination in my review.
Quick and Vibrant Microwave Asparagus for the...
Microwave Fresh Asparagus Recipe. The microwave makes fast and easy work of cooking asparagus. A bit of onion, garlic, lemon juice, and butter enhance the natural flavor of asparagus.
Cake Recipes - Home Cooking
Cake Recipes. Recipes for layer cakes, tortes, pound cakes, cheesecakes, frostings, and more.
A Quick Guide to Yogurt Preparation and...
What is yogurt? What is yogurt made from? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
A Simple Guide to Cooking Cornish Hen for an...
These little birds come in the perfect single serving size. Get helpful tips and hints for cooking rock cornish game hens.
How to Make Your Own Juicy Hot Dogs
Hot dogs or frankfurters are nothing more than ground meat with seasonings. They are easy to make at home.
How to Measure Dried Lentils for Recipes
How many lentils do you need? Find out lentil measurements, equivalents, and substitutions.
Does Buttermilk Contain Butter?
What is buttermilk? Does buttermilk contain butter? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Jerusalem Artichoke Recipes - Sunchokes Recipes
Jerusalem Artichoke (Sunchoke) Recipes. Jerusalem artichokes are also known as sunchokes. They are very nutritious and tasty. Try one of these recipes.
Easy 3-Ingredient Lemon Marmalade
Simple lemon marmalade uses only 3 ingredients. The recipe is simple, but will take some time.
The Pros and Cons of the Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking...
Review and test results of the Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System appliance, including pros and cons. Find out how it really works.
How to Spatchcock a Chicken Step-by-Step
Learn how to spatchcock a chicken with step-by-step photos and instructions.
How to Bake a Whole Trout
Rainbow trout is baked whole in the oven. It is flavored primarily with dill and lemon. Once done, the fish releases easily from the bones.
Fruitcake Recipes - Home Cooking
Fruitcake Recipes - Home Cooking. Make these fruitcakes for holiday gifts or any occasion.
A List of Conversions and Substitutions for...
How many apples do you need for your recipe and what can you substitute? Find out here.
8 Helpful Black Bean Measurements and...
How many black beans do you need? Find out, including cooked, dried, cans, weights, measures, and substitutions.
Easy Steps for Cutting a Mango and Getting...
Learn how to dice mangos with proper slicing. Step by step instructions with photos show you how to cut cubes from the mango pulp.
An Overview of the Many Varieties of Olives
There are many varieties of olives. Learn about the most popular olive varieties.
Best Practices for Handling and Cooking Beets
Cooking in the skin helps beets retain nutrients. Get more cooking tips and hints for beetroot, including measurement equivalents.
Useful Tips for Preparing and Cooking an Acorn...
Find out basic cooking instructions for acorn squash in the microwave or oven, plus more cooking tips.
How to Prepare Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Sun-Dried Tomatoes Cooking Tips and Hints. Learn how to cook with sun-dried tomatoes.
When Is the Best Time for You to Buy Oysters?
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Cookie Press Recipes - Home Cooking
Cookie Press Recipes. Use the cookie press machine to make dozens of cookies quickly and efficiently.
How To Preserve Your Gingerbread House Work Of...
How to store and preserve a gingerbread house, plus great tips on decorative candies.
How Long Will That Fruitcake Last?
Liquor helps preserve fruitcakes. Learn how to store your fruitcake.
Incredibly Delicious Roasted Pork Shoulder...
Pork shoulder roast is marinated in a dry spice rub, then slow-roasted in the oven.
The Best Ways to Store and Use Tarragon
Too much tarragon can overpower your recipe. Learn how to cook with tarragon, plus measures and substitutions.
How to Prepare Clams-From Fresh to the Plate
Overcooking clams turns them into shoe leather. Get cooking tips on how to prepare clams.
Oxtail Recipes - Home Cooking
Oxtail Recipes. Oxtails are actually the tail of the cow and make wonderful soups and stews.
Chili Flavors In A Pasta Dish The Family Will...
This is a great way to stretch a pound of ground beef to feed a big family. The bright Mexican flavors in this Chili Mac are infinitely better than any box mix.
Simple Tips and Recipes for Cooking for a Crowd
Cooking for a crowd, with large quantity recipes to feed many guests for parties, potluck dinners, banquets, and more.
Apple Mulling Spice Mix Recipe
Along with instructions, this spice mix makes a nice gift to mull apple cider or red wine.
Beef Brisket Recipes - Home Cooking
Beef Brisket / Corned Beef Recipes. Beef brisket is a less tender cut, but with the right recipe, it becomes a hearty meal.
All About Cream Cheese - A Beloved American...
What is cream cheese? The answer is provided within this FAQ.
Basic Instructions for Preparing and Cooking Ham
Ham Preparation - How to cook ham.
Plum Pudding for Your Next Christmas Dinner
Julia Child shares this classic holiday pudding recipe, served flaming with a zabaione sauce.
Cauliflower Latkes Recipe
Here's an interesting twist on potato latkes. Use steamed cauliflower instead of potatoes and spice them up with seasoned bread crumbs and herbs, then sweeten with carmelized onions.
Take the Headache Out of Exact Measurements for...
How many bananas do you need for your recipe? Find out how to measure bananas and their equivalents.
How You Should Store Your Gravy
Can gravy be frozen? Find out the answer and the best ways to store your gravy.
How To Substitute And Measure Pecans
Find out how many pecans you need for your recipes along with cooking tips such as how to toast pecans and more.
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