How to Roast a Chicken

This is not your grandmother’s recipe for roasted chicken, unless of course, your grandmother is French. This is a classic bistro roasted chicken recipe, which has been altered from its original, because revising recipes is what passionate cooks do. Easy and relatively quick, it delivers such a satisfying, tasty roasted chicken that you’ll find yourself […]

How to Make Beer

How to Make Beer For thousands of years, one beverage has proven to have longer staying power than any other. It has provided nourishment and hydration, as well as many good times. This beverage of course is beer. As historic and long lasting as it is though, anyone can make beer at home using the […]

Difference between Kosher Salt and Sea Salt

For the good cook, the main difference between types of salt is texture. Sea salt and kosher salt have, essentially, the same texture. There is little difference chemically between types of culinary salt; they are at least 97-½ per cent sodium chloride. But, the differences in handling, presentation, and enjoyment are almost countless and wonderful […]

Dessert Recipes Fudge Brownies

Sumptous is the best way to describe these sweet treats. Bittersweet brownies topped with a rich French frosting. Ingredients: 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate1/2 cup unsalted butter2 large eggs1 cup sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract3/4 cup all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup chopped walnuts7 ounces semisweet chocolate1/2 cup heavy cream 1. Preheat the oven to […]

Homemade Key Lime Pie

Key lime pie is a very delicious dessert that is sure to please on a warm spring or summer day. It is the perfect blend of being sweet and tart, making it the perfect tropical dessert. Making one of these pies is a very simple and can be done in even the most basic kitchens. […]

Frozen Cocktail Recipes

Frozen cocktails and summer go hand in hand, whether it be with a Sunday barbeque, a pool party or a nice quiet book in the sun with a glass in your hand. All you need is the liquor, ice, glasses and a blender and you can be whipping up some delicious concoctions in no time. […]

Meat

After preparing many turkeys over many years, I could stuff a turkey in my sleep, unlike the first time I made Thanksgiving dinner myself. The outside was slightly cooked, the inside raw and the stuffing falling out everywhere. There is one rule to making stuffing. NEVER make the stuffing the night before. Always put it […]

Cilantro

All parts of “cilantro,” as known to America, are edible. Cilantro is also known as Chinese parsley or coriander. It is a herb that is a native to Europe. The leaves and seeds of cilantro is used in cooking. This herb is very common in the Middle East, Central Asia, United States, Mediterranean, India, China, […]