Category: Foods & Culinary

cooking methods

Cooking for a Crowd: How Much is Enough?

Whether you’re cooking for 10 guests or 50, cooking for a crowd can be confusing. How much food is too much? Too little? Will I have enough to feed my guests, or will I be stuck with tons of leftovers? Stop these questions once and for all with this handy guide that explains exactly how much...

christmas cookies

Christmas Cookie Recipes To Tweak Your Sweet Tooth

An American neurologist, Dr. Alan Hirsch, who specializes in the treatment of people who lose their sense of smell or taste, conducted research into the immediate recall of childhood memories by a particular smell, what he calls “olfactory-evoked recall.”  Dr. Hirsch and his staff questioned 1,000 people in Chicago about what types of smells brought back...

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Chocolate Treats in Time for the Holidays

What goes better with the holidays than chocolate treats? There is just something about chocolate that makes everything taste better. Here are a few recipes and tips to satisfy any sweet tooth. Make some to share and some to keep for your own personal stash. Heavenly Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies 2 1/4 cups all purpose...

Zucchini

Unique Zucchini Recipes

It’s that time of year again! My zucchini plants are yielding those long green vegetables, and as always, the first ones always taste so wonderful. I cook them in one of my two favorite ways: Cut the zucchini up in bite-sized chunks, cover with water, and boil until tender. Add butter, salt, and pepper to taste....

sauce

The Secret’s in the Sauce

The “Sunday Sauce,” usually a recipe handed down for generations, is as heavily guarded as the most priceless of possessions. There are as many different versions of a sauce recipe as there are Italian families; but one thing’s for sure, if you get hold of a good one, you’ve got the foundation for many a memorable...

hot dog

Amazing Hot Dog Recipes You Should Try Today

We all love delicious food. Good food is savored and crazed for all over the world. One of such memorable meals that keep you coming back for more is hot dog. A sausage of pork or say minced meat nicely dished on a bread roll for you, hot dog is nearly irresistible. Hot dog presents an...

pasta moist

The Most Effective Way of How to Keep Pasta Warm

Pasta has always been a great choice for a quick serving and small gather up. We used to think cooking pasta is all about boiling the water. However, the perk of this plate being annoyed is it sticks together if you don’t know how to keep pasta warm. Sticky spaghetti diminishes its taste. When you have...

tapas

Tapas Recipes to Whip Up in a Flash

If you’re looking to add a new twist to your cocktail party, why not try serving tapas? These are appetizers that originate from Spain, and they encompass everything from a bowl of oil-cured olives to small roasted chops served with a dipping sauce. The premise behind serving tapas is that this is “small” food, meaning guests...