Perfect Picnics

Unfortunately, if we are not careful when we plan, transport and function that picnic, our excursion may not end up happily. Here are some tips to remember when planning an outdoor meal: 1. Keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold. Bacteria multiply quickly at temperatures between 40 and 140…

Cooking Filet Mignon

Filet mignon is French, of course, with filet meaning “thick slice” and mignon meaning “dainty.” Filet mignon comes from the small end of the tenderloin (called the short loin) which is found on the back rib cage of the animal. This area of the animal isn’t weight-bearing, thus the connective…

Fruit Cake

The fruit cake has tantalized the world for centuries. When you choose a lip smacking bite, you may have the flavor of civilization and valued traditions. The fruit cake that I would like to provide you’ll be an ideal one, with a high content of nuts and fruits in proportion…

Vegetarian Cooking – Three Basics

For any of the numerous reasons people decide to eat vegetarian food – religion, politics, finances, or health one thing in common is that everyone prefers food that tastes delicious and provides good nutrition. There are a few basic techniques to vegetarian cooking which will accomplish that. There’s a range…

Barbecue Success With The Rule Of Thirds

Ever been to a barbecue party where the ‘chef’ placed as much food as he could possibly fit onto the barbecue grill, every so often stabbing the food with a fork and juggling it around so that it cooks evenly? Ever noticed how, within a couple of minutes, the flames…