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How to Make Old Fashioned Rice Pudding

These days you can buy ready made rice pudding that, the maker's claim, is as good as traditional, home made rice pudding. Well tinned, frozen or chilled, store bought, rice pudding is quick to prepare, easy to cook, sometimes cheap and usually convenient but it is no match for the real... More

How to make blueberry cheesecake

An easy recipe for blueberry cheesecake Blueberry cheesecake is the perfect dessert to serve at any time of the year. This recipe is simple because it calls for a can of blueberry pie filling, but you can use fresh blueberries of you wish. Cream cheese, eggs and sugar are the main ingredients... More

How to boil water in the microwave

It's fast and energy efficient!   How many times have you wanted a quick cup of tea or hot chocolate but didn't have the time to boil a kettle of water on the stove? With a microwave oven, the appropriate heating container and proper safety precautions, one can have that... More

How to proof yeast

Proofing yeast ensures your bread will rise Yeast is the leavening agent used in baking, most commonly for breads. A single-celled fungus, the species of yeast used for baking and brewing is the Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast makes the dough rise by converting the sugars in the dough to carbon... More

How to make a puppy face cookie with a heart cookie cutter

Making a puppy face cookie is easy. The puppy face "cookie" shown here is actually a peanut butter dog treat. You can make a puppy face cookie from any type of cookie dough that will hold its shape when baked. Any recipe that can be used for cut-out cookies will... More

How to make an easy turkey casserole

Turkey is both nutritious and delicious and can go a long way to feed your family and friends.You can enjoy your turkey left overs in many different and creative ways. One way is making a turkey casserole. Both nutritional and budget wise this casserole can look like a brand new meal on your... More

How to make a cheesecake crust

How to make the perfect crust for your cheesecake The crust of a cheesecake should match the type of filling you intend to use. Although some recipes call for vanilla wafers, the best crust for a cheesecake calls for graham wafer crumbs. You can buy these crumbs at the supermarket,... More

How to poach eggs

A fresh way to poach city eggs We've all seen those directions for poaching eggs: a shallow pan with vinegar, make a swirl to bind the white around the yolk, and drop the egg into the swirl. It never works, does it? The traditional way of poaching eggs in a shallow pan of water only works if you... More

How to make cream cheese frosting

A good frosting for your favorite cake This is a great frosting for that favorite carrot cake. Some people like cream cheese frosting on all their cakes. This is easy to make and is delicious. Once you make this frosting, it may be the only one you will use for any cake you make. It has a better... More

How to make sausage gravy

Sausage gravy Homemade sausage gravy over homemade biscuits, what a wonderful country breakfast. Sausage gravy is an old southern classic. It is a stick to your ribs kinda meal that originated in the South and has been enjoyed down thru the years. It makes a great buffet food and most people love... More