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How to use up leftover chili

Don't throw away your left over chili! There are plenty of ways to use your leftovers. Typically people make a large batch of chili and aren't sure what to do with the leftovers. Most people actually cool it down incorrectly before storing. Even still, they tend to warm it up incorrectly as... More

How to make homemade doughnuts

Make your own donuts Making homemade donuts is much easier than most people might imagine. It doesn't require any special equipment and most of the ingredients are things that everyone already has in the pantry. Impress your family and friends and make a snack that is natural and tasty. They are... More

How to make strawberry preserves

Strawberry preserves are one of the finest things a home cook can produce. What could be better than rows of bright red, sparkling jars filled with the delicious berries of summer? Nothing much! Not to be confused with their close cousin "jam" made from crushed and pureed strawberries, strawberry... More

How to make turkey gravy from scratch

Turkey: Thanksgiving or anytime While traditionally many people may only serve turkey during the Thanksgiving season, this healthful meat can be a great addition to a diet. Once a turkey is cooked, there are generally several ounces of pan drippings that can be turned into a delicious... More

How to make crock-pot split pea soup

Quick, nourishing and hearty Winter and fall weather often mean we are searching for more cost effective meals that are nourishing as well as hearty. Split pea soup is one option when you are searching for an easy meal for your family. Split pea soup can be served by itself with salad or may be... More

How to make bacon, egg, and cheese biscuits

You know the sandwich; it's fresh, soft, salty and so comforting in the morning. But if you buy a Bacon, Egg and Cheese Biscuit Sandwich everyday -- it means big bucks out of your check! So, make them at home, saving your hard earned money, and all the time spent sitting in the drive-thru... More

How to make sourdough biscuits

If you love sourdough breads, and sourdough pancakes but have never attempted baking sourdough biscuits, then this guide is just for you. Even if you are not an old hand at baking using a sourdough starter, take a crack at making these quick and easy sourdough biscuits! Imagine fresh, tangy, and... More

How to make Spanish Rice

An easy choice for a meal - Spanish rice Spanish rice is one of the easiest dishes to make when you are pressed for time in the evening and want a healthy meal for your family. It is also one that you can prepare ahead of time and freeze so that you only have to take out the container in the... More

How to make yogurt at home

Homemade yogurt Yogurt is a wildly popular "health-food" sold in every grocery store chain, in health food stores, drugstores, and spas. Yogurt can even be found in convenience stores and ordered in restaurants. It is a great addition to ones healthy lifestyle. Making yogurt at home is probably... More

How to make Homemade Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Mashed Potato Homemade mashed potatoes can be delicious, good value and almost provide a meal on their own if, for example, you add a few sausages, you will have created Bangers and Mash. This traditional British dish usually only needs the addition of an onion gravy to complete... More