Featured Tips

How2 Plump It Up... Raisins!

When using raisins in recipes you get the best results when you plump them up a bit. I use this technique for every recipe; the raisins are softer and tasty...

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How2 Get Your Swirl On!

Chocolate or vanilla? Peaches or strawberries? Can’t decide? Why not have the best of both worlds. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat...

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How2 Egg Obedience!

Scenario: You are making a recipe that calls for eggs. You’ve gotten almost all of the ingredients laid out on the counter...

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How2 Get Cracking!

Eggs aren’t always what they are cracked up to be! Eggs are super delicate and a bit temperamental at times...

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Featured Techniques

How2 Peel Plantains

Ripe or green plantains can sometimes be difficult to peel. There are two techniques you can use to make things easier...

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How2 Get Corny!

Here is a How2 tip for the safest and best way to get corn off the cob. Place a small bowl inside a larger bowl, upside down...

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How2 Salsa Verde

In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients together and toss to coat well. Spread onto a foil lined sheet pan. Bake for 30 minutes...

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How2 Make Empanadas!

It looks harder than it is! Besides my theory about cooking is it doesn’t have to look perfect, just taste great! It looks more homemade anyway...

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