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Raising a Young Chef

Children love to cook and serve meals for their family and friends. Many kids are fascinated with the idea of helping their parents or wanting to ‘do it themselves’ when it comes to preparing food. Don’t panic, but rather take advantage of this opportunity to educate your child. A child’s …

Ways to Use Mustard in Cooking

Mustard is an everyday ingredient in both recipes and in basic preparations such as sandwiches and salad dressings. Dry mustard and prepared mustard are both used in cooking and they are often a staple in pantries. Dry mustard is stored at room temperature and prepared mustard is kept in the …

Tips for Cooking in a Cast Iron Skillet

There are two Southern traditions that go hand in hand, that is frying food and cooking in a cast iron skillet. Cast iron skillets along with recipes to cook in them are handed down from generation to generation. I have assorted sizes of cast iron skillets, most of which are …

9 Great Tips from Cooking Shows

Cooking shows can be inspiring, informative and entertaining. People watch cooking shows to learn about new kinds of foods and recipes, but I watch them for a different reason altogether. While sharing their amazing recipes and knowledge on various kinds of foods, the food experts also share some of their …

Accidental Perfect Cornbread

The best discoveries are often made by accident. This is especially true when it concerns cooking recipes. Following many years of making cornbread, I accidentally discovered how to make truly delightful cornbread. Whether making cornbread or corn muffins, I always follow the recipe on the box, bag, or one of …

Cooking with Mushrooms 101

Mushrooms, as we all know, are a fungus. They grow in many shapes, sizes, and colors and each one has its own flavor. They can be purchased either fresh, dried, jarred, or canned. They have their own texture and can add so much to a dish. Beech Mushrooms: These are …

Ideas for Hosting a Cooking Party

Cooking parties are fun and a great way to spend time with your friends. At the same time, you can learn cooking tips from others. In order to make everything to run smoothly, you need to organize the party very well. The main condition for nice, relaxing cooking parties is …