HomeHome CookingPantry Basics

Pantry Basics

List of Kitchen Essentials: How to Stock Your First Kitchen!

In our home the Kitchen is the "heartbeat" of our home. It is the room in the house that is most used and loved....

Wood Fired Cooking – How to Use Different Temperatures to Prepare Your Food

Wood fired cooking is becoming more popular as chefs and home cooks are increasingly using this ancient method of cooking to add some spices...

Homemade Salsa Recipes

How to Prepare and What Dishes to Pair it With Generally, salsa has been a staple in any occasion such as dinner parties and family...

Time Saver: Coffee Stash

I love my coffee, especially first thing in the morning to get my day started, but sometimes I am short on time so just...

How to Enjoy Turmeric without Cooking

It’s safe to say that turmeric is the new kale. In the past few years, the brightly colored spice has become extremely popular and...

Healthy After School Snacks

Here is a list of healthy snacks ideas that will satisfy the appetite until dinner time. 1. Ants on a Log: Celery with peanut butter and...

The Surprisingly Spicy History of Salt

Referred to as “white gold” in the Middle Ages due to its high trading value, salt has enjoyed a colourful world history. Here in...

Food Facts & Tips

♦ An herb is from the leaf of a plant. A spice is from the seed, bark, root, berry, or bulb. (source: 1) ♦ There...

Forks – The Interesting History – Why Did They Take So Long To Appear?

It comes as a shock to most people when they hear that the last of the dinner utensil trio to be introduced to the...

Ever Wonder Why Salt and Pepper Are on Almost Every Table? Maybe Not – But it is a Good Story

Have you ever wondered why we have salt and pepper on almost every table -- from the crystal shakers on the tables of the...

Drink The Coffee, Use The Grounds

I enjoy coffee. I generally put the grounds into my composter where they will add nutrients to the compost, or I dig them directly into my garden soil for the same purpose. However, there are numerous other ways to use your spent coffee grounds.

12 Amazing Uses for Pepper You Didn’t Know About

Various forms of pepper have long been used to satisfy our culinary experience but as it turns out, there is a lot more to...

Most Read