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01 – One-minute Cooking Tips

How do you rest meat after cooking? When cooking meats, the heat from the cooking process penetrates the meat and makes the juices in the center swirl around. After retrieving the meat from the said cooking process it is far better to let the meat “rest”, this will allow the juices to settle and stop Click here to continue reading…

Making a homemade non stick pan

In the hotel industry many of the old style hotels would never purchase non stick pans, one reason was in the “old days” they did not exist and another was that for heavy usage they would never last long. They would get scratched, dented, burnt, broken, smashed and even stolen, so to avoid this they Click here to continue reading…

Simple points to cooking vegetables

When cooking vegetables most people would believe it to be the most simple of tasks, but if done correctly, you can retain all the vitamins, minerals and the wonderful natural colours. Let’s take a simple vegetable such as long beans and go through the steps taking into consideration that most vegetables can be cooked the Click here to continue reading…

Easy Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

I came up with this recipe on a whim one night when I was running out of ideas for breakfast. I hardly ever make recipes I find online because I always feel that I can come up with something better, so I rarely measure ingredients. That said, here’s my version of beakfasr hashbrown casserole. This Click here to continue reading…

Crispy Oven-roasted Asparagus

Oven roasted asparagus, who would have thought? I know in the past I’ve always cooked mine in the oven with a bunch of olive oil and kosher salt. But I wanted to try something new, so one day I decided to roast them. That’s when Crispy Oven Roasted Asparagus was born! If you want to Click here to continue reading…

Super Moist Banana Bread

I love banana bread. It is moist and simple to make. You can easily make it in a blender or food processor to save time. I always have bananas for over-ripe and my freezer. I usually stick it in my freezer so that I would not forget about them until they get old and mushy. Click here to continue reading…

Easy Meatloaf

Hi, I love meatloaf, but it always seems to be a pain in the butt to cook and make. After many years of cooking this stuff up, having it fall apart on me, spending hours trying to get through the recipe…I decided that it was time for something different. So I came up with this Click here to continue reading…

Sausage and Sauerkraut Soup

While adjusting to life together at home as a new duo with my first-born, Ms. Sweet Potato, I watched a lot of Food Network shows. Being a first-time mom, I was adjusting to the major life transition and in many ways probably felt like I needed some major mothering myself. The women in the shows Click here to continue reading…