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How to make a red, white and blue fruit salad

Red, white and blue fruit salad This recipe is always a real big hit on July 4th. It is very patriotic and quite delicious. It is a layered desert like salad with summertime flavors. Even someone who can't cook can easily make this festive holiday salad. Be sure to take along the recipe though,... More

How to make marshmallow creme fudge

Fudge made easy. Marshmallow creme fudge is not "real" fudge, but it is a rich, delicious treat. This recipe is easy to follow and will make a nice, big batch of chocolate fudge. [donate]Instructions Step 1 Lightly grease the 9 by 13 baking pan. You can either grease the pan by rubbing it... More

How to make wilted leaf salad

Making a green salad people will adore Wilted leaf salad may not sound appetizing, but it is a favorite of many people, and it is easy to make. This is a green salad that compliments most meals, and it takes little time. It is so good, though, that it seldoms lasts very long. If you have never... More

How to cook lentils

Perfectly cooked lentils everytime Lentils are a simple to prepare bean that are a staple in French, Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. Varieties include red, green, orange, brown, white, black and French green lentils. They have a nutty flavor which combines well with other seasonings. Lentils... More

How to buy and store Yukon Gold potatoes

When standing in the produce aisle of your favorite grocery store or farmers market and with mounds of bright shining freshly dug potatoes staring at you with all those eyes, what is a great potato to eat? Which variety do you choose? And then, where and how do you store them? Let's examine the... More

How to decorate a 4th of July flag cake

Nothing says summer (here in America) more than a tribute to "Old Glory" using a flag cake. You will be center stage when you show up at any patriotic celebration with this glorious red, white, and blue creation. Let your delicious pre-baked cake be the palate upon which you lavish creamy white... More

How to make simple chicken pot pie

Super simple chicken pie Chicken pot pie is a perfect meal for cold weather. Not only is this a hearty main dish, but cooking in the oven warms up the entire home! There are several ways to make chicken pot pie, from the "old fashioned" way of creating a pie crust and spending time rolling the... More

How to cook green beans

Fresh green beans are a summer favorite If you have your own vegetable garden, you know how easy it is to grow green beans. A few plants yield many servings during the summer. If you are a city dweller with no place for a garden, you go to the farmer's market or the super market to buy those... More

How to roast a Chicken

Roasting your chicken Roasting a chicken is one of the most delicious and easiest ways to serve a whole bird. There are several schools of thought on the best method and temperature for roasting but the most important thing is to end up with a moist, succulent bird that is good to the last... More