Food and Cooking Tips…

Food Tip…Salads and Vinaigrettes

May 27, 2015
As a Vegan, salads are my life!  So, there are a few things about putting salads together and dressing them that you should know. First, when you have hardier and heavier greens like Romaine and Iceberg lettuce, toss those first before you add the lighter greens, otherwise, the heavier greens will take over the Salad

Food Tip…Making Jam

May 26, 2015
I make my own Jam all the time, my oldest daughter gave me a bread maker one year that makes Jam so, I use it all the time!  One thing that you need to remember when you are making your own jam is that some fruits “gel” better then others.  Fruits that are high in

Food Tip…Fresh is always better

May 26, 2015
Most Fruits and Vegetables should be used as soon as you pick them, otherwise they don’t just lose flavor, they start to protect themselves….Did you know that corn and peas lose up to 40% of their sugar’s within 6 hours after harvesting?  The sweetest corn and peas will be right from the garden.  Did you

Food Tip…Aromas and Flavors

May 26, 2015
To keep the mouthwatering smell of food intact…try braising or cooking in Parchment paper.  Instead of that delicious smell and flavor escaping into the air, you’ll trap it and make it seep back into the food…

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