A light, fluffy baked potato is a traditional accompaniment to steaks, lobster and many other foods, or it can make a satisfying light meal on its own. Its only limitation is the time required for preparation. Preparing a baked potato in your oven usually takes an hour or so, and microwaving them to
With literally hundreds of unique dining options throughout Austin, it's tough for some restaurants to establish themselves but not for Kerby Lane Cafe. This Austin staple has been pleasing patrons for almost 30 years.
A cool beer on a hot day is a refreshing treat, but a warm beer is so disappointing that most people would rather do without. The exact method you use to keep the beer cool depends on where the beer will be served and the facilities you have available, though a few simple principles should be kept i
Grilling season in here and that means that its time to get purchase a new grill. We have compiled the top three gas grills this season according to top user reviews. You may be surprised to see which grills actually made the cut!
With their playful embellishments and joyful colors, they hold the assurance of mouthwatering satisfy and stand for the best finishing to a springtime dish. Most importantly, with the dishes and cake-decorating guidance on the following ...
Drink coasters aren't the kind of items that you give a lot of thought to; until someone puts a sweaty glass down on your expensive coffee table. Then suddenly you have to leap into panic mode, flinging a coaster like a ninja star and hoping that it will somehow stand between the eminent water
Having problems cutting and chopping vegetables? Choose the right knife and right way to do it.
Alot of care needs to be taken when storing different foods as different foods have a vareity of storage requirements to prevent bacteria from cultivating and cross contamination. Below are a few tips to protect ...
We are taught at an early age the importance of eating healthy. So why do we let that habit slip the older we get and the more freedom we acquire? High-caloric, sugary foods are easy ...
Cool rooms are highly sought-after by the food industry. These storage spaces help a lot of food businesses and owners in keeping their ingredients fresh and fit for consumption.
Many people have opted for food vending and catering as an alternate or full time career choice. Is food vending right for you?
It is winter in Florida which means many things, one of which is Stone Crab season. Tonight we are very lucky to get a fresh batch of Stone Crabs from a local fisherman. So the question at hand is what wine to pair with them?
Like most other products available in the grocery store, there are many different brands of pasta to choose from. Most of us know enough about pasta to know that we like it and that it ...
Quartz is the most abundant mineral on earth. It can often be found anywhere with deposits of other rock types or other mineral deposits, as it appears in all types of rock environments. There are a number of varieties and colors of quartz rock. All quartz shares the same chemical compound and the s
Natural Gas (NG) and propane are very similar gases. While being similar, they are not identical. Natural gas is collected directly from the ground, hence being "natural." A drilling rig sinks a hole into an NG pocket, and the gas is piped up and stored. Natural gas is mostly methane, and refined t
I love this recipe, and I learned it while traveling to Key West one summer. This recipe is easy and very tasty with a little spicy kick. Trout is very healthy for you and I ...
Austria is the only country I know of where the wine is consistently better than the food. Desserts and breads aside, Austrian cooks seem to favor safety over creativity and everything you eat there will be very thoroughly cooked indeed. No danger of some little bug or worm surviving the cooking pro
Common in Asian and vegetarian cuisines, bean sprouts are wholesome vegetables, high in myriad vitamins and nutrients. They were introduced to the Western World in the 1800s, when British sailor Captain James Cook used the sprouts as an anti-scurvy medicine, according to Ann Wigmore's "The Sproutin
Stoneware pizza stones are an excellent way to make not only pizza, but any food with a dough-like crust. However, the pizza stone can not be cleaned like an ordinary pizza tray. It needs to be cleaned with special care in order to keep it seasoned and able to make delicious pizza dishes for years t
Brining uses salt to infuse chicken with moisture, resulting in a tender and flavorful bird. The salt softens the meat, allowing the moisture to penetrate. Salt also provides flavor. Adding sugar to the brining solution ensures the meat browns evenly and further complements the flavor of the chicken