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How to make a rice crust for a quiche

  A quiche is a complete meal in one dish. A pastry crust, eggs, milk, cheese, and meat and/or vegetables are the ingredients in a typical quiche. For a change of pace, the crust can be fashioned out of cooked rice. Individuals on a wheat-free diet can enjoy a quiche... More

How to fry an egg

How to fry an egg   Determining how to fry an egg to best effect requires that one follow certain rules and guidelines. These rules apply every bit as much before the egg is so much as cracked as they do to when it hits the frying-pan. The procedures are extremely simple... More

How to make caramel popcorn

Making caramel popcorn is easy. There are--at least!-- as many ways to make caramel popcorn as there are people who make it. This zone will tell you how to make my maple/peanut butter caramel popcorn as well as provide you with a host of other ideas. Making caramel popcorn is not an exact... More

How to make Mom’s Valentine sugar cookies

Spreading the Valentine's Day love one cookie at a time It's Valentine's Day and you want to make something special for the one you love or maybe some treats for school for the kids. Mom's old-fashioned cut out Valentine's Day Cookies are perfect for this lovely holiday. Decorating is limited... More

How to cater for unexpected guests

Days when unexpected guests call Most people know that holidays are a time when the unexpected happens. People have free time on their hands, and may just visit. Not all are prepared, and not being prepared can make you look like a bad host. With a few precautions, and by knowing what to keep in... More

How to cook bacon in the oven

Cook bacon like they do in restaurants Cooking bacon in the oven is a quick and easy method for cooking this sometimes finicky meat. Oven fried bacon rewards you with sandwich fillings or breakfast sides, and it can be crumbled into scrambled eggs. It offers a multitude of other uses. Bacon is... More

How to quick soak beans

Forgot to soak the beans overnight? Most bean recipes advise soaking the beans overnight, which helps reduce the required cooking time. Soaking beans before cooking them also helps remove indigestible compounds from the outer portion of the bean. If you want to cook beans today, you can do a... More

How to make frosting or icing without powdered or confectioner’ s sugar

Substitutes for powdered sugar in frosting recipes Whether you need to frost a cake and have no powdered sugar in the house, or are looking for a powdered sugar-free recipe for health reasons, you can mix up an easy, tasty frosting without confectioner's sugar. Follow the steps below to prepare... More

How to make an ice cream cake

An easy recipe for ice cream cake You will receive all kinds of compliments on your culinary skills when you serve this version of ice cream cake at your next gathering. It is simple to make and there are so many different ways you can vary the recipe that you have a different cake for every... More

How to smoke salmon

Homemade smoked salmon If you have ever had smoked salmon from a deli and loved it but the price of this choice meat kept you out of the store, then this is of great interest to you. Here we will be discussing the techniques for smoking fresh salmon fillets using a home B-B-Q grill and a couple... More