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.
Preparing & Cooking Food
Cooking bacon in the oven? I discovered a secret! I finally found a way to eliminate 100% of the mess when baking bacon, how long to bake bacon, and the best temp to bake bacon in the oven.
Here are 6 reasons I try to eat a banana every day. A list of banana health benefits… for your body and your wellbeing! Plus, my favorite overripe banana recipes – including homemade banana bread and strawberry banana smoothies.
After I’d heard nothing but great reviews about the meal delivery service called Dinnerly from my mother and sister-in-law, it peaked my interest as a chance to switch up our family meal menus. So I signed up and gave Dinnerly a try. Here’s what makes Dinnerly different, how it compares to other meal subscription boxes, what’s included & what’s not, what I like best about Dinnerly, and a word of warning before trying it.
Want an easy banana pudding recipe? I’ve got the quickest & easiest one ever! I make it ALL the time because it’s so simple. See my homemade banana pudding recipe, plus a fun variation: individual banana pudding cups!
Campfire Cones are the perfect sweet treat for kids of all ages — a great alternative to traditional Campfire Smores. Here’s my favorite Campfire Cones recipe and tasty Smores ideas that work well inside waffle cones. These can be made at home in the oven, on the grill, or on a campfire!
Shark fin cupcakes are an easy addition for a shark-themed party or to celebrate Shark Week. I recently made some for a party — so I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learned and show you how to make shark fin cupcakes yourself.
It’s time to trade in your old analog cookware for new digital cookware! These 4 hi-tech kitchen gadgets will completely transform your Thanksgiving dinner. Now it’s faster & easier to prepare food at home for the holidays!
What I’ve learned about turkey brining: Brining works best for roasting / grilling a turkey. You need to thaw the turkey completely first. Soak the turkey 8 to 24 hours in the brine marinade. Finally, dry off the turkey and cook it.
5 simple Halloween treat recipes that kids love. You can hand them out to trick-or-treaters instead of candy bars. Or serve them at your Halloween party!
One of my favorite dessert recipes is Marshmallow Fluff Never Fail Fudge. Here’s how to make this classic fudge recipe + My personal tips for the best results
Wish your George Foreman grill wasn’t such a chore to clean? Here are 3 tricks to make cleaning George Foreman grills super easy. The foil idea is the best!
Thinking of making bread at home yourself? We recently invested in a Zojirushi bread maker and have found the best bread slicers and bread knives too!
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!
The next time you’re hosting a party or preparing to feed a big group, don’t panic. Just keep it simple and try some of these quick & each recipes that will keep yourself unstressed and your guests’ stomachs satisfied.
I’m diabetic. I also like spaghetti. Here are my best tips for turning whole wheat pasta into a diabetic friendly meal.
A super handy reference guide for anyone who spends time in the kitchen cooking and preparing food. I refer to these kitchen shortcuts ALL the time!
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!
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!
I would never have thought you could do much with one deli chicken, but the mom in this video proved me wrong! These are all the ways you can use a single deli chicken (you know, the whole roasted chicken that you can buy already seasoned and cooked at most grocery stores) to save time and money.
15 different frugal recipes that taste great! They were all created with the intention to save you money!
Where do you peel your potatoes and what do you do with all the potato skins? Do you toss them down the drain?… STOP! Here’s why, plus lots of fun uses for all of those potato skins, and even unique ways to use whole potatoes.
Here are 2 mouth-watering ice cream recipes that can be prepared in just 30 minutes, plus videos and tips for making homemade ice cream yourself WITHOUT an ice cream maker!