Turkey Tips for Beginners
November 12, 2011
So you've worked out you're going to cook a turkey and you have a recipe. But often that's where the information ends.
Turkey Stuffing - Everything you need to know
November 11, 2011
Everything you need to know about Turkey Stuffing.
Homemade Turkey Gravy and Turkey Stuffing
November 3, 2011
The turkey is certainly the main attraction when it comes to Thanksgiving but it?s nothing without the extras on the side...
Cooking: with Wine
September 24, 2010
Have you ever wondered what wine to cook with? Here's a tip for selecting wine to cook with.
June 16, 2010
Do you make your own bread? Are you put off by the hassle of kneading and proofing the dough. We share our secret to making homemade bread.
December 27, 2009
Have you ever wondered about pomegranates? Perhaps you've seen Pomegranate Juice in your supermarket and wondered what it was like.
Cooking: with Herbs and Spices
October 15, 2009
Spices and herbs can take an ordinary dish and make it a wow dish. Here are some tips to make sure that you get the most out of your dried herbs and spices.
Sweet Chili Sauce
August 12, 2009
Often overlooked, Sweet Chili Sauce is a very versatile sauce that can be used for a wide range of things.
Greasing versus Greasing and Flouring
July 30, 2009
Have you ever come across a recipe that says "Grease* a pan" and then another that says "Grease and flour a pan"?
Cooking: with Garlic
July 23, 2009
Garlic is so common and available, you probably don't think much about using it, but here are some helpful tips and information about Garlic.
June 10, 2009
Compound Butter is simply flavored butter that can be used for a wide variety of things. Check out some of our flavoring suggestions.
Guide to Salt
May 28, 2009
Go into any supermarket and you'll find all sorts of different salts available, so many it's hard to decide which to buy. But what salt should you buy?
What is Challah?
April 25, 2009
Have you ever wondered what Challah bread is and what it can be used for?
How to tell if meat is cooked
April 15, 2009
Sick of guessing whether a piece of meat is cooked to the right temperature? Here's a chart to help you the next time you are wondering whether that piece of meat is cooked or not.
Easy Romantic Chocolate Dessert
February 9, 2009
Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day or just want to make a very easy romantic dessert, this recipe takes a regular store bought chocolate brownies and turns it into a delicious and decadent chocolate dessert.
Cooking with Cream - what are the differences between the different cream types
January 13, 2009
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Heavy Cream, Heavy Whipping cream, Light Cream, and Light Whipping Cream?
Preserving Summer Produce
September 17, 2008
While the romance of preserving is near to my heart and invokes memories of my mother's kitchen with bubbling cauldrons of different jams, I've never had the patience or the inclination to make preserves myself.
Authentic Greek Roasted Potatoes
September 6, 2008
Recently we received a question about Authentic Greek Roasted Potatoes...
What is a Mortar and Pestle?
February 10, 2008
Find out what a Mortar and Pestle are and whether they would be useful in your kitchen.
How to Supreme Citrus
September 10, 2007
Ever wonder what "supreming" citrus meant? Here are step by step instructions for supreming any citrus fruit
Rubs, marinades, bastes and glazes - what's the difference?
June 25, 2007
Have you ever wondered what the difference was between a rub, a marinade, a baste, or a glazes - here's a brief explanation.
Potatoes - Everything you need to know
October 20, 2006
Have you ever wondered why some of your potato dishes have turned into a pasty mess or have just not turned out quite right? Chances are you've used the wrong type of potato for the recipe.
Cooking and Baking Ingredient Substitutes
July 23, 2006
Missing a key ingredient when preparing a recipe? Here is a list of ingredient substitutes.
Zest - What is it and how do I prepare it?
July 4, 2006
What are the different tools for removing the zest from citrus? This posting describes the different tools and which is applicable for different preparations.