Whenever you prepare for parties and family gatherings, you just can’t imagine how it would feel when you run out of food! I can feel you! Everyone doesn’t like to run out of food in the middle of the party! But sometimes (or always!), you tend to overestimate the food you serve!
Or maybe, you just love chicken salad so much, but you don’t have the time to make it every day. You suddenly got this brilliant idea to make a huge, huge, batch and have it easily available whenever you want to have some! But can you freeze chicken salad?
If you freeze chicken salad, how long will it last? How do I freeze chicken salad? Will I still get a good consistency after thawing it? How do you thaw chicken salad? I believe these are some of the few questions playing in your mind. So, let’s see what we can do with that huge pile of chicken salad!Continue reading
Come to think of it; coconut is not a nut! It is a stone fruit (or a drupe in some fancy botany term)! Coconut is an amazing fruit that has a lot of use! In the tropics, it’s called many names about the number of uses it has! In the tropics, it’s sometimes referred to as the “tree of a thousand uses” or the “tree of life.”
I will not disagree with them! From the palm to the roots, people have found uses for the coconut! In the kitchen, the fruit itself is of high value! Guess what! Coconut extract comes from the coconut! In case you don’t have it, what coconut extract substitute can you use?Continue reading
What does Bison taste like? You can hear this question permeating in the beef aisle of your favorite market now and then. The reason could only boil down to one single reason — not much has been heard about this alternative as almost everyone is going after the perennial beef. But what does it taste like and how does it compare to beef regarding its health benefits?
This article is dedicated to those who have just started to jump in the bison bandwagon. Along the way, we’ll also disclose some of the ways you can cook your bison and how it differs from the rest of the other red meats out there.Continue reading
Do you ever wonder what does sushi taste like? If you don’t know any better, you’ll assume that it tastes like fish. But given the many variations of sushi, the taste can be more than just fishy.
I asked a lot of people around, but all of them have given me different answers. I need to know the concrete answer before I can give sushi a try. So after arduous experiments and research, I have finally found the best answer.Continue reading
Biscuits are best enjoyed when they’re hot straight from the oven. But what if they’re already cold and stale? You can still revive them back to their best quality by choosing any of the options that I’ll present below on how to reheat biscuits effectively.
I had the same dilemma about biscuit leftovers once. Since I don’t want to let them go to waste, I made some research and experiments. If you’re ready to start, keep on reading.Continue reading
Have you ever heard of taro? What does taro taste like? If you’re concern with these questions, then you come in the right place.
I never heard of taro until my friend introduced it to me one day. Since I found the root crop a bit foreign, I’m kind of hesitant to try its taste. If you’re in the same boat as I am, check what I discovered about this root crop below.Continue reading
Baked Beans are a necessity at my house. I cook them at least once a week, and then for any family events we attend or host. Baked Beans are a highly requested item in my household. Whether we’re grilling, baking, or slow-cooking we’ll have baked beans as a side dish. My family loves baked beans, and even I think that is an understatement!
I wanted to know if I could freeze baked beans for weeknight meals and future events, to cut back on time. I always make my baked beans, so the process takes a little longer than just heating up canned beans.
What I did come to find out was that I could freeze baked beans, and they suggest that you use fresh baked beans, rather than canned ones. I was in luck, so I’m going to show my process in just five easy steps!Continue reading
Kimchi is a great dish. Though not all people may agree with the taste. But most people who like spicy food and veggie are in for a treat! Kimchi is a staple food in Korea. Kimchi making, according to history, dates back to the 3rd century! Imagine how well they have preserved this traditional recipe!
They have been making kimchi for the thousands of years, so they have become experts on this stuff! Many variations and adaptations have been made but the most popular, still, is the Nappa cabbage kimchi.
Other vegetables can be preserved too! To deepen your knowledge about kimchi, let’s try to answer some questions in your mind. Is kimchi tasty? Are there health benefits in consuming kimchi? How long does kimchi last? How do I store kimchi? What do I do with old kimchi? What’s good to eat with kimchi?Continue reading
Coriander, also called cilantro, is a popular herb used for garnishes, salads, dips, and much more. If you don’t have it at the moment, you could use some coriander substitute in your dishes to copy, if not improve, its taste!
Coriander is a lemony leafy herb that is popular in Mexican cuisine. They are usually chopped and mixed with dips and salads. It has a lemony scent and a refreshing aroma. But some people find it tasting like soap and would prefer it removed from their dish.
Removing an ingredient from a recipe can drastically change the taste of your meal. Why not replace them instead with other herbs with similar taste and hints of coriander? This way, you still get to enjoy the full, yet, a little different flavor of your dish.Continue reading
If you are like me, which you probably are, you love shrimp! So, when I make shrimp, it’s no surprise that I always have leftovers. I stick the shrimp in a Tupperware container and stick it in the fridge for later.
Why is my shrimp is always rubbery after I reheat it? How do I reheat shrimp properly? Is there some magic that makes shrimp reheat well?
That’s a common problem to have, and there are a few things you can do to make sure you’re reheating properly, and there’s no magic involved. I promise. I will help you learn how to reheat shrimp, and you’ll never have to worry about rubber shrimp or correct temperatures again.Continue reading