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How to make a perfect cup of tea

The art of tea making is lost to many, though it isn't as hard as one thinks. Even with the introduction of tea bags, making tea is still an art. This "How to" is based on traditional methods which are time-proven to produce a good cup of tea though with the use of tea bags as opposed to tea... More

How to make white chocolate covered pretzels

A sweet and salty, easy-to-make treat! White chocolate covered pretzels are the perfect marriage between sweet and salty. A tasty treat, these pretzels are quick and easy to make and only call for two ingredients. A batch of white chocolate pretzels can be dressed up for the holidays by... More

How to choose a breadmaker

Filling the home with the aroma of fresh bread There are so many breadmakers on the market that it is difficult to decide which will be good value for money, or which suits our own particular needs. After much research, the criteria for choosing a breadmaker is covered in this... More

How to broil steak without having it smoke

How to use the broiler without causing smoke in the kitchen Cooking under the intense heat generated from a broiler helps steak retains its full flavor and tenderness. Lets examine an amazing method of broiling a steak that helps achieve a juicy flavorful steak plus leaves your kitchen and home... More

How to make New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder New England Clam Chowder is a classic soup that is sure to please the entire family. It is a wonderful cream based chowder that is very easy to make. The first written recipe for New England clam chowder did not appear untl the 1800's. Although... More

How to cook a ham

How to bake the perfect ham Cooking a ham requires that you first boil it in a large pot of water. This process takes about four hours in order to make sure that the ham is cooked all the way through. When you can insert a fork through the meat, you can then remove it from the stove. Although you... More

How to make patriotic layered Jell-O dessert

Layers of patriotic goodness Jell-O gelatin is a great way to serve at a July 4th celebration. This red, white and blue dessert has three layers of red and blue jello and is topped with a creamy white whipped topping. The layers are so attractive that everyone will want to know how you made this... More

How to roast fresh beets

Roasting fresh beets In this How-To-Guide we consider the humble root vegetable, the Beet. Beets are usually dark red or purple in color but do also have varieties that are orange, deep golden, or even white. Beets are a wonderful source of fiber, potassium, vitamin C, folate, iron, manganese,... More

How to make patriotic Jell-O poke cake

This red, white and blue dessert takes the cake Patriotic Jell-O Poke cake is a quick and easy recipe to make a dessert that everyone will love for the July 4th holiday, Memorial Day or a military coming home party. The use of red and blue Jell-O gives the dessert its patriotic colors and the... More

How to make cherry crepes (blintzes)

Cherry crepes to die for Step 3 Cooking crepes 1- After pouring batter onto the hot griddle, either spread the batter with the back of a soup ladle, or lift the griddle and gently tilt it in a circular motion, allowing batter shaping the crepe, to form a nicely rounded product. You don't want... More