All About Measuring Cups

Let’s face it, we all take measuring cups for granted.  You probably have a bunch of them in different drawers, most home kitchens do.  Maybe they were gifts, maybe you found them on sale at the local shopping mall.  The problem is, measuring cups are really important when …

Some Fun Dessert Cookbooks

Dessert cookbooks can be some of the more fun and interesting cookbooks in a collection.  Some may specialize in certain types of desserts, such as pies or chocolate treats.  Others may be designed for smaller desserts or fruit desserts.  While you may have quite a few cookbooks in …

Our Favorite Angel Food Cake Recipe

Who knew that making an angel food cake was so easy?  I certainly didn’t, although I am not sure why I thought it was so difficult.  My grandmother made the best angel cake.  It was moist, so soft and it was perfectly browned on the top and sides.  …

What Kind Of Coffee Maker Do You Have?

What do you think of when you hear the phrase “coffee maker”?  Maybe this is a generational thing, different ideas for different generations.  My grandmother made coffee most of her life with a stove top percolator.  While I never really understood how this coffee pot worked, she seemed …

Choosing The Right Kitchen Utensils

Kitchen Utensils Explained-Sorta Look around your kitchen and what do you see?  Sure, you look at the small appliances first. They take up space and probably cost you quite a bit of money.  I would bet money that you looked past a container of kitchen utensils.  You take …

Shopping For Pots And Pans

Every home kitchen needs good pots and pans. Some individuals like to buy cookware that comes in matched sets, their emphasis is often more on how things look than on how things work.  While it’s fine to have matching appliances and tools in your kitchen, it is important …

The World’s Best Chocolate Cake

Lots of people will get weak in the knees at the thought of a moist, delicious slice of chocolate cake.  The thought of rich chocolate cake, layered and topped with a fabulous chocolate frosting can bring tears to the eyes of the most cynical of eaters.  Far too …

Choosing The Right Kitchen Appliances

Do you have the right kitchen appliances?  Every experienced cook or baker will tell you that a good kitchen appliance can be one of the most important tools that you will use.  So the question is, do you have the right items and tools in your kitchen? Most …

Cookbooks

Cookbooks Everywhere! Admit it, you like cookbooks.  In this day of e-books, online recipes and other non-dead tree options, you still like to look at a cookbook when you need a recipe.  Having a picture of what you are trying to make can really help, and a list …

The Under Appreciated Electric Griddle

Electric griddles are an affordable, at-home alternative to the classic flat-top cooking surface used by fast-food diner chefs. With just the flick of a button, you can easily prepare light meals in the kitchen at home without having to wait for the first batch of batter to rise. …

Fun With A Crock Pot

A crock pot, also sometimes referred to as a slow cooker, is an ingenious modern-day kitchen appliance used widely to cook on a low temperature than other methods, including boiling, roasting, and frying. It can be used in a variety of ways but primarily because of its unique …

Finding The Best Food Processor

Food processors are amazing kitchen appliances.  They can chop and dice, they can mix bread dough.  A good food processor can grind sugars into a powder or mix a delicate sauce.  Soups can be blended easily and pesto can be made, all in one bowl.  A good food …

Time To Bake A Pie!

Does the thought of baking a pie by yourself send shivers down your spine?  For many new bakers, a pie seems like an impossible challenge.  Just the idea of making pie crust can stop people from even attempting to bake a pie, and that’s a shame.  There is …