The Easiest Way to Peel Garlic

Garlic, garlic and more garlic... I love the flavor of garlic and of course, everyone's read about all of the great health benefits that garlic has.What a great thing to be able to add something that tastes great and is great for you to your everyday meals!But the peels - now that's another thing. ...Read The Full Post

6 Super Tips for Cilantro

For years, whenever I made salsa, or any other dish calling for cilantro, I never added it.  I kept telling my husband (who simply loves the stuff) that it tasted like soap.  Ick.Well, I was at a church gathering once where an amazing homemade salsa was served that was pretty heavy on the cilantro--And I was hooked :-).I came home wanting to add it to my next batch of salsa, but I just ...Read The Full Post

How to Save Time and Money Cooking Pasta

One of my favorite kitchen memories as a child was my mother's spaghetti and meatballs.My mother worked full-time following my parents' unfortunate divorce, and so convenience foods and fast food were not entirely unknown around our dinner table.However, there were some classic home-cooked meals that my mom turned out for us -- one of them being her spaghetti.She would let the sauce ...Read The Full Post

Save Time in the Kitchen With Measuring Tools

Need to save time in the kitchen?  Who doesn't? If you are like me, you have too much to do everyday and not enough time to do it.And, if you are like me and trying to do the real foodie thing, then your kitchen can use all the time saving tips that you can find.So when I find a way to save time in the kitchen, I am all over it.I am even willing to spend extra money in order to save ...Read The Full Post

Reducing Pressure in the Kitchen with a Pressure Cooker

I'll bet that you have often wondered how to use a pressure cooker.I used to too.Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn't it?  Reducing pressure using a pressure cooker?  Well, it's true. ...Read The Full Post