For a while now I’ve been trying to incorporate more beans into our diet as a main protein for one meal each week and have been so happy with this navy bean soup recipe, there was no way I could resist sharing it with you.
I have adapted this recipe to suit our tastes and we [...]
Why didn’t I think of this (or read it somewhere online) before now?
Last week, I was preparing chicken enchiladas for dinner and had a flash of brilliance (or that’s what I’d like to think!). I had the cooked, shredded chicken ready to go and as I was assembling the other ingredients for the filling, decided [...]
Ever wondered how to serve sauces, dips or syrups to small children without creating a huge mess all over them and the table?
I have a solution for you!
I found these small, 3 ounce dishes at Walmart a couple of years ago. I think I spent about $2 for 6 of them and they have been [...]
Last year, after many years of use and moving house my 3qt stainless saucepan/pot somehow managed to get warped on the bottom. We tried to fix it. I heated it with water in it and then Michael hammered away at the bottom of it, trying to smooth out the warping, but to no avail. Normally, [...]
One of the easiest ways for me to make a mess in a hurry in my kitchen is to try to drizzle frosting, melted chocolate or try to “pipe” some sort of filling into something.
Thankfully, a few years ago, I learned the trick of scooping whatever the medium is into a plastic zip top bag. [...]
In an effort to make the most of the kitchen gadgets and appliances I already have, I tend to put off purchasing something I really want and would use frequently for a long time (like a year or more). It has been no different in figuring out if I would really get enough use [...]
For years, when cooking/baking something that required being greased or oiled (skillets, cake pans, etc) I would pour a bit of oil in the bottom of the pot/pan, fold up a paper towel and then wipe the oil around with the towel to coat the bottom and sides.
However, a few years ago a friend turned [...]