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Tips & Tricks

How To Cook An Omelette

What is more yummy than a freshly cooked omelette?! Not much, according to the fans of this humble but delicious food. Even better, omelettes are easy and quick to cook. Here’s how to cook an omelette: Alternatives to this “folded” omelette cooking method include the flat omelette. To make a flat omelette, beat eggs in…
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How to Use Fresh Ginger

I have people ask me all the time how I use fresh ginger. I remember being baffled by this weird root when I was younger. I would see it in the grocery store but didn’t know how to use it. I am here today to demystify how to use fresh ginger. It is so easy,…
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15 Clever Uses for Aluminum Foil!

Make a Funnel – Curl a section of foil into a cone shape, secure it with tape, and start pouring. Shine Silver – Line a glass pan with foil, add several spoonfuls of baking soda, fill the pan with boiling water, and drop in tarnished silverware for a quick cleaning. Keep matches dry – Wrap…
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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…
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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…
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Easy steps to cutting a mango

Cutting a mango correctly could not be easier if you have the right tools and the basic knowledge to do so. The first step is to cut a mango as you would normally cut it, if you make a mess of it please do not worry, all you want is the stone from inside as…
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How Do You Get Rid Of Earwigs In Your House?

Earwigs: pesky insects creatures invading your home in the hot summer months. It was once told that these insects will crawl into our ears and possibly eat our brains. Fortunately, this is not true. Earwigs are nocturnal insects that like dark damp areas. They can be somewhat useful in the garden area as they move…
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How Do You Make A Homemade Pesticide?

One of the first things I wanted to do when we acquired our house was to establish a HUGE garden. But I did not have to spray my food with pest spray which (allegedly) helps to keep the garden free from pests like spiders, beetles, buns, and mice. We also had a tiny spider problem…
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