Guides

There’s nothing quite as tasty as a homemade meat gravy. It’s so deliciously rich and homely.  The problem is the fat that comes with making a gravy out of meat drippings. While fat certainly gives your food flavor as it cooks, it’s too overwhelming and heavy for the final product. 

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I'm a recent convert to banana bread having somehow overlooked it for years until recently when a local independent coffee started baking it homemade every day and it was the delicious smell that lured me in!I clearly don't have to tell you how delicious it is by the fact you're

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Greek yogurt is, in our opinion, one of life’s simplest pleasures because it is so versatile as it can be used in cooking (adding it to a curry is one of our favorite uses), in a dip, as a breakfast food, or my favourite......as a dessert!And if you're looking to

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Chicken is definitely one of the best meats in my opinion but I'm kinda weird about having to debone a chicken because I freak out a little thinking that this is actually a cute little animals bones that I'm crushing (which I know is ridiculous considering I'm happy to eat meat

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Coconut oil is a great alternative to cook with, as it’s full of healthy fatty acids that can raise good cholesterol in your blood and could help you reduce your risk of heart disease.It's also great for adding natural moisture to your skin and hair. However, coconut oil melts at

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If you have microwaved chicken in the past, whether it was cooked, or raw, it likely dried out. This can be very frustrating as dried chicken tends to lose most of its flavor. Instead of being juicy and flavorsome, it becomes bland and chewy.Fortunately, this is something you can avoid

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Frozen french fries are a delicious, easy-to-make snack that hits all the right spots when you’re in the mood for something inexpensive with just the right amount of carby goodness, they also go great with a burger. The package will tell you to oven cook the french fries, but we’re

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Saturday morning - you’re in the kitchen debating what to eat. You’ve had fry up on the brain for a few days now, so it’s an easy choice. Eggs with Crispy bacon, yummy!You stick the pan on the heat, and crack an egg on the side to allow it to

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So what happens when you have a pineapple sitting on your kitchen counter, ripened and ready to be eaten, but no knife to cut into it?Or you've tried to cut into it with a knife and instead you've nearly taken your hand clean off...yep been there and done that!Or your

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Looking for a great way to have breakfast? Look no further than an egg cooker! With one of these handy devices you can save yourself a whole lot of time cooking with very minimal preparation.Of course, if you are used to standard ways of cooking your eggs such as in

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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

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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

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Can You Use Canola Oil instead of Vegetable oil? Of course you can use whatever you choose to HOWEVER there are pro's and con's of each and specific instances where you should use one over the other. A reminder... Vegetable oil has a lot of benefits: it’s cheap, predominantly colorless,

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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

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You're smart to ask"Can You Microwave Glass?" before popping a glass dish into the microwave only to find out later it was dangerous and there was a chance of it exploding which at best will ruin your food and at worst damage your microwave...or you!If you’re a lover of quick

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Can you microwave foil? Will my microwave explode? Will it taint my food? All good questions that don't have obvious answers.Here's the thing...Microwaves make life so much easier and seem so safe that we might sometimes think ANYTHING can go in there and it'll be fine.But you do have to

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So, can copper pans go in the oven? It depends as you need to be wary of a few things or you'll potentially end up with permanently burnt pans and pots.And that would be a shame as copper pans are the creme de la creme of the cookware world. You bought

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Air Fryers are incredibly versatile and can be used to cook a variety of different delicious meals from baking to grilling to roasting which is why they are so popular. At some point you might consider using aluminum foil in your air fryer but before you do that, you might want

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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

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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

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So you are wondering "How long can tomato sauce last in the fridge?"Good question and it depends on the following...There are many different types of tomato sauce available as you know ranging from pasta sauce, to pizza sauce, to a concentrated paste-like substance, to ketchup used to dip fries in.Which

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Technically yes, almond milk can be frozen. However...This does not mean that you should as almond milk, like most dairy substitutes, does not hold up particularly well to the freezing and thawing process. The color of the milk should remain the same even after it has been defrosted, unlike with dairy

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Let's explore whether the renowned cookware brands All-Clad range is safe to use in the oven making the distinction between their two main ranges of cookware - Stainless Steel and Non-Stick.We will explore each of these ranges to see if they are oven safe, and if so, to what maximum

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