Every home cook would like to save money on supermarket bills and still be able to serve delicious food. Here are some ways to create filling and yummy food at a very reasonable cost.
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Herb-infused olive oils can be used as a base for salad dressings or pasta sauces, or served alongside chunks of bread for a quick but hearty snack. They are also wonderful gifts for friends during the holidays—they look impressive (especially in a long, thin glass bottle)—but are very cheap to make. Here are some basic [...]
If you have a vegetable garden, or if a fruit is in season and you can buy it really cheap, then why not try to make a chutney? Chutneys make great sidings for grilled meats, and can even be bottled and given away as presents. Here are some tips for making them at home.
What is Stevia? Stevia is one of the world’s most popular natural sweeteners. It’s 300 times sweeter than sugar but is also much healthier, since it has none of the carbohydrates and does not affect blood glucose levels. It’s also very easy to use. Here are 7 ways to use Stevia in place of sugar.
Late night snacking is something that almost everyone does at some point. It could be stress eating, real hunger or just hankering for something to much, late night snacking is just inevitable. Snacking late at night may be inevitable, but if you do try to avoid these kinds of foods, which is the worst type [...]
Do you find yourself asking “Is it done yet?” every time you grill? Here are some six tried and tested tips for meat and fish that are perfectly grilled, each and every time. Take out the guesswork and avoids undercooking or overcooking food!
Indian dishes are known for their intense flavors and exotic blend of spices. Many of these spices are not frequently used in everyday Western cuisine, which is why many of us are afraid to experiment (or end up buying the “instant” flavor packets in the supermarket). But if you’ve ever tasted authentic curry you know [...]
I love my slow cooker. It’s so convenient. I just have to put a few ingredients in it, then leave it for hours—going to work, cleaning the house. Then, several hours later, the food is ready—the flavors melding, the meat falling off the bone. And with these simple tips I am able to convert my [...]
Why order chinese take out when it’s so easy to cook at home? Even if you’ve never cooked anything more complicated than French toast, this beginner’s guide to cooking chinese food can get you started in no time.