Easy Peel Garlic Hack

Posted on December 2, 2016

A couple of ways to get that skin off the garlic without too much fussing. #1. Hit the top of the garlic bulb to break it apart first. You need a jar with a lid, put the garlic in the jar, shake it around and the peel will start to come off. #2. Once the […]

Slow down tomato and banana rotting

Posted on December 2, 2016

Tomato Rotting Store tomatoes stem end down to keep them from spoiling as quickly. This prevents air from entering and moisture from exiting the scar where the tomato once attached to the vine. Storing them at room temperature rather than in the fridge also makes them last longer. Keep Bananas Yellow Longer Keep bananas fresher, […]

Sriracha Sauce

Posted on November 21, 2016

Some of us like it hot! and for those of us who do, if you haven’t tried Sriracha sauce, its a must have for any kitchen that likes a kick to their food. Personally it is the best hot sauce I have tried, it has chili, garlic and a few other ingredients. If you haven’t […]


Using Roux Variation for Peppercorn Sauce

Posted on November 20, 2016

This morning, I am thinking about a roux “roo”, and something I have not had for ages for dinner, a peppercorn sauce. ┬áThis handy culinary technique noted back in France for hundreds of years, serves us well and is a foundation to build upon. A simple mix of butter and flour. Heated, blended and smoothed […]