This week’s tip is all about getting that ‘made from scratch’ taste without the time and work.
So what makes the perfect baked potato? Whether it’s heated in a microwave, baked in the oven or in a bed of campfire coals, it’s an internal temperature of…
We’ve all done it. You know. That steak you were planning to cook for supper tonight? You’re already on your way to work and realize you forgot to transfer it from the freezer to refrigerator last night to thaw. Don’t worry. You can still prepare a great steak from a frozen chunk of beef.
Last week, I told you about that go-to cookbook in my kitchen – my mother’s. If you’re not fortunate to have one like that, try any one of the cookbooks listed below. They contain many outstanding recipes. Part of the fun of cooking is trying recipes and finding your favorites. The Pioneer Woman Cooks by […]
Mom’s cookbook. You know the one. That iconic red, three-ringed binder known universally as Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book. There’s a good chance your mother or grandmother had one, too. My mom is long gone. But when I want to get close to her – feel her presence – all that’s needed is to open […]
Don’t cheat and repeatedly peek under the lid when cooking rice. All of that moisture is needed to make it right.
Better bacon? What’s that about? I thought just adding bacon to any food makes that food better. So how can it be possible to make bacon better? By adding bacon to it?
“Flavor first.” That’s what Mom always said. “People feel full, because they’re satiated by flavor not volume,” she’d say.
Arkansas farmers are some the best in the world. Cattle, pork and poultry farmers provide a reliable, safe source of the very best meat for people not only in Arkansas, but around the world. One way to make a delicious meal is by marinating Arkansas-grown meat. Marinating is soaking meats or vegetables in a mixture […]
Fats and oils for cooking are a hot topic these days. There’re so many different types that it can be overwhelming to choose the right fat or oil for the job. Here’s a list of my favorites to point you in the right direction. Top Fats and Oils for the Job: Sautéing: My go-to oil […]