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How to grill a steak

Fire up the barbie One of the joys of summer is being able to grill your food. One of the favorite foods to cook on the grill is steak. There is an art to grilling the perfect steak and it all begins with choosing the perfect cut of steak. Whether you prefer gas or charcoal,... More

How to make pumpkin chiffon pie

Pumpkin pie is a traditional dessert of Thanksgiving and a fall favorite. A chiffon pumpkin pie it is a lighter and fluffier version of the traditional pumpkin pie that most are accustomed to. Many people will make this even if pumpkin pie is already being served where they are because it can be... More

How to make buttermilk pancakes

Homemade buttermilk pancakes are a great way to begin a memorable day; even children can help in the preparation. Create family fun as the whole family gets in on the good time. Kids will want to add in their own ideas as the day begins with a delicious pancake... More

How to roast a whole turkey

How to cook a turkey in the oven The menu is set, the day of celebration is quickly approaching and it's your turn to bake the turkey! Do not fear, using this easy 3 step recipe with these tips and suggestions your turkey will be the best dressed bird ever! The best way to bake or roast any meat... More

How to make corned beef

You can make your own corned beef Corned beef is a cut of beef, usually brisket, that has been cured in seasoned brine. The corn in corned beef has nothing to do with corn; it is a form of curing. In the days before refrigeration the meat was dry-cured in coarse "corns" of salt, about the size of... More

How to make Mennonite pear platz with a bread maker

A Russian Mennonite specialty hit at any gathering Mennonites who immigrated from Russia have their own unique collection of recipes combining Mennonite cooking skills, and a homesteading lifestyle, with delightful Russian flavor. One favorite brought over from Russia in the 1920s is Pear... More

How to make a quick spider cake

Creepy and sweet   This creepy little spider cake is simple to make and is fun for parties. There is a lot of frosting and a few extras needed to create the cake. It is sure to be a hit at a Halloween party or perhaps a birthday party for a child who loves bugs. It... More

How to make cheesy mashed potatoes

How to transform plain mashed potatoes Plain mashed potatoes can get a bit boring. Are you looking for a way to spice up your favorite mashed potato or just make it more interesting? You could try adding cheese to your mashed potatoes, it is a perfect way to add some flavor, liven up the recipe,... More

How to broil steak without it smoking

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 cook quick grits Southern style

Served at every Southern breakfast year-round Step 4 Cook the grits For national brands of quick grits, it will take 7-15 minutes for the grits to cook. Stir the grits frequently while they are cooking. This will prevent them from sticking to the bottom of the sauce pan. Add water to the grits... More