Wish your George Foreman grill wasn’t such a chore to clean? Want to see how to clean a George Foreman grill with very little effort? Here are 3 tricks that make cleaning George Foreman grills super easy. (The aluminum foil idea is the best!)
Preparing & Cooking Food
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!
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.
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.
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
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!
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!
The George Foreman name is synonymous with nutritious meals, and the George Foreman rotisseries are no exception. Here are the top 5 reasons to own a George Foreman rotisserie oven.
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.
A list of food scraps that cannot be put down the garbage disposal, plus tips for getting the most of that handy disposer in your kitchen sink.
Here are some cool things you can do with a microwave that you might not have have heard before.
If you’re torn between getting a bamboo cutting board or not, here are the pros and cons of using bamboo cutting boards…
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?
Learning to cook healthy is just a matter of making a few small adjustments to how you prepare your meals. Here are 10 tips for healthy cooking, plus videos showing how to keep all the nutrients in your vegetables by steaming them in the microwave.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Considering the season, and the games I’m watching, I thought I’d write about my favorite way to cook brats at a tailgate. I use a brat bath since it helps with a couple of tailgate challenges.
Stocking up on in-season produce is only smart if you don’t let it go to waste.