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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 a glass of lemonade

“If life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. While this quote, attributed to Dale Carnegie, is referring to dealing with problems in your life, it is true that if you have even one lemon, you can make lemonade to drink. One half of a lemon mixed with just a few ingredients and served... 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

How to make a hot fudge brownie sundae

Yummy hot fudge brownie sundae Who doesn't love a hot fudge sundae? Add a fudge brownie to the dish and you have an easy, extra special dessert. This is great for parties, it is a perfect dessert for family dinners and is great for the kids to make too. You can use homemade brownies, or store... More

How to prepare dried beans for cooking

Preparing dried beans for cooking Beans are one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Indeed, they have been lauded as the dieter's dream. With high protein and high carbohydrates, beans are excellent for maintaining steady blood sugar levels. This slow release of energy means one feels fuller... More

How to cook tilapia fillets

This simple baked tilapia recipe is great for a quick fish supper Tilapia is a white fish, light in flavor and easy to make. Like chicken, tilapia picks up other flavors, giving you an opportunity to add different herbs and spices when you want to change it up a bit. Tilapia goes well with a... More

How to make fried apple pies

Fried apple pies Sweet & Tender Fried Apple Pies~ To make the best fried apple pies imaginable all it takes is a little knowledge, some good apples, sugar, spices, and the correct dough for frying. Not all pie dough's are "created equal" so what follows is an All-American favorite recipe and... More

How to make Amish friendship bread

Making Amish friendship bread Amish Friendship Bread is a tradition that many women have enjoyed over the years which enables them to share their enjoyment for baking. This sweet bread has traditionally been known as a chain letter like process passed between friends. Although some instruction... More

How to make marinara sauce

Marinara sauce that you will be proud to serve Marinara sauce is a spicy red Italian sauce that goes well with pasta or as a dipping sauce for finger foods. It adds zest to poultry and meat dishes, so you don't have to limit your use of this sauce to times when you have pasta with a meal. The... More