Exploding glass makes great headlines, doesn’t it? But what’s really going on here? The truth is, there’s more behind the Anchor Hocking and Pyrex exploding bakeware phenomenon than most people realize. Here are the facts.
I figured there had to be a healthier way to enjoy crunchy chicken… without frying it. The fried chicken recipe that I came up with leaves the deep fryer in the cupboard. It also eliminates most of the fat by removing the skin from the chicken pieces. Here’s my crispy — but not fried — chicken recipe that you’re going to love!
I’m diabetic. I also like spaghetti. Here are my best tips for turning whole wheat pasta into a diabetic friendly meal.
Here’s how to start a container garden to grow vegetables at home — without a yard — and get FREE seeds for your garden!
Good News: It really doesn’t take much more effort to make layer cakes. A layer cakes shows that you think the recipient is just a little bit more special and deserves more than just your average birthday cake. The trick to assembling layer cakes is to use a revolving cake stand so you can spin it as you decorate. More tips here.
There is one type of flour that passes the gluten free test: buckwheat flour! Here are some gluten-free buckwheat pancake recipes, along with tips for making the best buckwheat pancakes. Plus, lots more gluten free buckwheat recipes — because there’s more to make from buckwheat than just pancakes!
Whether you’re looking for a party appetizer or a quick and easy meal, these Potato Skins are super simple and really quick to make. This potato recipe will be one that you refer to often!
Different cultures around the world – even right here in the U.S.A. – have acquired a taste for some really bizarre foods. Here’s an interesting look at weird food on TV, strange foods from other countries, weird food at McDonalds, and the 2 latest crazes: deep fried food and food on a stick!
Recently I was asked, “What is the one kitchen gadget that you can’t live without?” Generally speaking, I just don’t do gadgets. After long thought, however, there is one item that I really like. I get more use out of a simple egg slicer than just about any other item in my kitchen!
It’s cheaper to buy potatoes in bulk, like in 20lb bags or larger sacks of potatoes. This sampler of fun potato recipes shows that no matter what meal you’re preparing, there is a way to include potatoes and make it unique!
On a cold, blustery day, there’s nothing better than a hot bowl of hearty soup to warm the soul! If you’re looking for a thick, creamy chowder that will stick to your ribs and satisfy a big appetite, this recipe for New England Clam Chowder fits the bill.
When it comes to the best mashed potatoes, my wife likes plain and simple whipped potatoes. I prefer hearty flavored smashed potatoes. See how we settled the whipped vs smashed potatoes debate once and for all.
Whether you’re a diabetic trying to keep your blood glucose numbers low, or you’re just trying to eat healthier these days… following are lots of great tips & videos for making healthy pizza using tortilla shells.
These are the best food choppers on the planet. Just check out the reviews! One or more of these kitchen choppers may be just what you need to put that professional touch to your next gourmet dinner.
Why risk using large ultra-sharp knives when a good pair of kitchen shears are better, easier, faster, cleaner, and safer?! What’s YOUR favorite way to use kitchen shears?
Many restaurants offer a secret dining menu for popular items or substitutions not listed on their main menu. For example, this video decodes In-N-Out Burger’s secret menu, plus tips for ordering other items not on the menu.
With these tips, quick healthy meals can be served up at home — even when you have no time at all! Plus, there’s a video that demonstrates some products that can make it even easier.
As seen in this video, it’s a proven fact that bottled drinking water is no better than tap water. Here are all the reasons you need to stop wasting money on bottled water.
Condiments taste so much better when you make them at home without a lot of preservatives. Try these condiments recipes to add some zing your meals!
Fermenting fruits, fruit juices, and similar sweet things attract fruit flies to your kitchen. To get rid of fruit flies, you need to eliminate their food source: moist garbage combined with fruity foods. Try these homemade fruit fly traps!
See how restaurants use fancy techniques to trick you into ordering what they want you to order — the highest-priced, highest-profit items on the menu. Here’s how to turn the tables on the restaurants by understanding the basics of restaurant menu design before you order!
It’s hard to trust nutrition labels when they hide bad facts with confusing numbers. Serving sizes can be ridiculously small just to make it look good in the percentages. Making your own nutritional labels for food that you prepare at home is the best way to get a handle on what you’re eating and the foods’ nutritional values.
Whether you pick a small spot in the backyard for a vegetable garden or you try container gardening, here are some tips for getting a successful harvest from your very first organic vegetable garden.
A collection of the best fried chicken recipes that you can make at home: pan fried chicken, oven fried chicken, deep fried chicken, and more!
Is sugar really that bad for us? Aren’t sugar substitutes better? We explore these questions, while touching on the most popular artificial sweeteners used today. Here are 20 things I bet you didn’t know about sugar and sugar substitutes!
When you need your daily fix of fresh warm donuts, you can find all you care to eat on virtually every corner, thanks to numerous franchise donut shops in the U.S. Want to make some extra money? As a doughnut lover, you might even think about opening your own donut concession stand!
Chocolate dipped bugs — including chocolate covered crickets and chocolate covered grasshoppers — are the latest food sensation that everyone’s buzzing about. Here’s where to buy them, and ways to make some unusual chocolate dipped foods yourself.
Chocoholics rejoice! There are 3 new reasons that dark chocolate benefits health enough to raise it to superfood status. Finally, the chocolate bar with almonds is recognized for all of its health benefits.
Do you know where the food you ate today originally came from? Chances are most of the food you eat comes from factory farms. Here are some reasons to consider buying organic food, or growing your own. It’s healthier, among other things!
Your favorite sit-down restaurant may offer frozen versions of the same meal. Find out from this video how well restaurants’ frozen dinners measure up when compared to the same meals served inside the restaurants.
There’s a kitchen gadget for everything these days. However, there are a few that actually deserve a place in your kitchen. This video demonstrates the kitchen gadgets that will help you bring professional results to the dinner table.
This top 10 list of foods, can bring foodborne illness to your dinner table real quick. Food poisoning often starts where the product originated, or along the journey, all the way to your dinner table. If you don’t clean and cook the product properly you’re also responsible.
Oil in moderation is an important part of your diet. Choosing from these 6 healthy cooking oils, you can actually improve your health. This video shows how to pan fry fish to perfection with just a little bit of healthy canola oil.
See the latest food industry trends. Plus, all the best links to stay on top of the most recent food and restaurant trends.
Canned goods stacking competitions are the latest rage. Using canned goods to Create works of art is a tool often used by engineering and art schools alike. Break out your supply of tuna and give it a try, you might find a new career from your effort.
If you’re tired of Ramen Noodles or Hamburger Helper, try Whole Chicken In A Can. Laugh if you like, but whole canned chicken makes a great soup or stew! It’s fully cooked, just reheat and add some fresh veggies for a wonderful meal.
This video shows how fast you can burn microwave popcorn. The terrible smell will linger for ever and will be tough to clean. Here’s the best way to get burnt popcorn smell cleaned out of your microwave.
Breakfast is one of the 10 most delicious foods to eat when you’re drunk. There are 9 others. What’s your favorite drunk food when you’re eating late?
The same additive that makes white paint is used to make many foods whiter and more appealing to the eye. What’s appalling is Titanium Dioxide doesn’t get listed on the ingredient label even though it’s classified as a possible carcinogen!
When Mother Nature strikes, emergency food and water is YOUR responsibility. Do you have a 3-month supply of food right now? You should. Better yet, this video shows how to start a family survival plan, with up to 1 year’s worth of food & supplies!
Pyrex bakeware can fly apart sending glass everywhere. Non-stick and Teflon coated pans pump poisons chemicals into the air when heated. Watch this video and you’ll be convinced that ceramic cookware is the only safe option!
Don’t throw out food just because it’s past the date on the package. Most dry goods will last for years when stored properly.
Satisfy your desire for chocolate with a 3-minute recipe: microwave chocolate cake in a cup! I bet everything you need to make it is right in your pantry.
Crock pot apple butter is easy to make, tastes great on toast, and makes the whole kitchen smell delicious. Plus a few other recipe ideas for fall apples.
Eating out doesn’t have to be expensive. And being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to eat from a drive-up window. It’s sometimes even cheaper if you don’t!
Both a pressure cooker and a crockpot can make your meat super tender and delicious. One takes more time but can be left unattended while cooking. The other needs vigilant supervision throughout the cooking process.
Homemade bread using whole grains and healthy seed is a real treat. Here are some recipes and tips for using whole grains.
Want to be the grill master at home? Here are some of the best tips for getting the most from your grilling experience. Lots of little-known secrets from the pros!
A collection of tips to help you get the most out of your next shopping trip at the local Farmer’s Market.
The $2-$3 you pay for a bag of processed hash brown potatoes can be replaced with this more satisfying, better tasting, homemade potato dish. It only costs pennies to make — especially when you buy your potatoes in bulk 20-lb bags! Here’s how we make our own breakfast potatoes from scratch.