Guides

Enjoy these “how to” guides related to cooking, kitchen and food.

How Many Calories Are In Your Favourite McDonalds Meal?

Wondering how many calories are in your favourite McDonalds meal? It’s something I’ve always wondered too but never looked into until now. Before we get to counting McDonalds calories let me say this… I am slightly ashamed to admit this, because I consider myself a “foodie”, but I have a guilty pleasure for McDonalds and I’m guessing …

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How to Clean a Flat Top Grill Quickly And Easily In 7 Different Ways (#6 And #7 Are Weird!)

So you’re wondering how to clean a flat top grill, huh? I get asked this question all the time so obviously it’s not clear cut.Which is why I’ll share my top 7 methods that range from totally normal to slightly strange to downright weird…Because, whether you have a professional-grade flat top in a professional kitchen …

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Can You Use A Meat Thermometer for Candy? (Should You?!)

So, can you use a meat thermometer for candy? First lets cover what each is designed for… Meat thermometers are designed to check the internal temperature of a joint of meat, whereas candy thermometers are designed to be immersed in molten sugar. These appear to be similar purposes but in vastly different temperature ranges.TemperatureMeat does not tend to …

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Can Aluminum Foil Be Used in an Air Fryer? (Read This Before Trying It!)

An area of the market which is continually growing is the kitchen appliances sector. As human beings, we love anything that will make the cooking process easier, and one particularly popular appliance is the air fryer.These devices are incredibly versatile and can be used to cook a variety of different delicious meals. From baking to …

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How Long Can Cookie Dough Last in the Fridge? (You Didn’t Eat It All First Time Round?!? Whaaat!)

You ask “how long can cookie dough last in the fridge?” and my response is…”3 minutes at my house so how did you manage to resist it to the point you have leftovers?!”.Congrats my friend, you have willpower of steel. We both know it, cookie dough is by far one of the best sweet snacks around.That …

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How Long Can Cooked Bacon Stay in the Fridge? (You Managed Not To Eat It All First Time Round? Congrats!)

If you ask me, bacon is one of life’s greatest gifts. There is nothing better than a bacon sandwich with lots of butter on a Sunday morning, eating bacon cheese burgers, or sprucing up a meal like pasta with some crispy & salty bacon.  So how long can cooked bacon stay in the fridge? Let’s look …

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