I’m a bit of a freak when it comes to food safety and have a tendency to toss items the second they hit the expiration date. (Even though they are most likely still perfectly good and safe.) I also wear gloves when handling chicken and am super aware of cross-contamination. So I thought I knew all the […]
I could eat fried pickles until I burst, if they are GOOD fried pickles that is, cause I’ve had some bad ones that are greasy, soggy and/or not properly seasoned. But I really don’t like frying food in my kitchen because the odor bothers me and plus, well, we all know frying isn’t that healthy, though […]
Over 100 million people will be watching the Super Bowl this year. I’m not a football watching person myself but I do love Super Bowl Sunday because of the commercials and all the food served at get-togethers. I personally try to make party foods that can be prepared ahead of time or that can cook in a […]
Brined Crispy Juicy Chicken Prep Time: 5 minutes Brine Time: 4-8 hours Cook Time: 1-1 1/2 hours Serves: 4 Cost: approx. $6.00 Brining the chicken makes it juicy. There are several ways to brine, and I do it the easiest way: with cold water and salt. The skin of the chicken blackens as the syrup/butter […]
This pot roast has a lot of flavor without a lot of fat. You know, I usually cook my roast with potatoes but I am trying to incorporate more of a variety of vegetables in our diet this year so I’m using turnips instead. If you mix some familiar with unfamiliar (veggies), your family might be more inclined to try something new.