How to Travel with Food


Do you travel to family reunions or covered-dish events several times a year? If so, knowing how to travel with food is a must. It's not as easy as you might think. You have to decide whether the hot or cold travel method is best based on travel time and dish type. To help you make the decision, keep these basic concepts in mind. Hot air rises, while cold air falls. … [Read more...]

Keep Cool in a Summer Kitchen


As the temperature outside increases, your desire to cook decreases. This isn’t due to lack of wanting to cook, but instead, the need to keep the home cool. If you've ever gone through a sizzling Georgia summer, you know just what I'm talking about. Why, even turning the lights on can make your kitchen feel like an oven! If you need some help to keep cool in a summer … [Read more...]

Best Woodchips for Cooking Meat on the BBQ Grill

mesquite wood chips

Wood chips can add distinct flavors to your foods. Although you can use almost any type of wood chip with the meat you grill, some chips will work better with a particular meat. The best wood chips for cooking meat on the BBQ grill are listed below. When beef is your meat of choice, you may want to use either mesquite, oak or cherry wood chips to give it a unique flavor … [Read more...]

How to Grill Moist Meats


Cooking outdoors on a grill is a great option, especially when it’s just too hot to cook in the kitchen. However, meat that's been grilled can be very dry, if precautions are not taken. To find out how to grill moist meat, just check out the following tips. First, purchase the right meat. Beef should be firm to the touch, not soft. Fish should be glossy intact steaks or … [Read more...]

What to Look for When Buying a Toaster Oven


Do you know what to look for when buying a toaster oven? You may be surprised by how much or how little you know. To help you get the best buy for your money, we've put together a few things you'll want to consider before making your purchase. Toaster ovens are becoming more popular than ever because of their versatility. They come in a variety of sizes and with many … [Read more...]

Easter Holiday Cooking With Kids


Are you celebrating Easter with the kids? You know that the Easter egg hunts and other events are a great way to spend some time together. However, you can add more fun by sharing the Easter holiday cooking with kids. They'll feel so grown and you won't have to do it all alone! Here are a few Easter cooking activities you may want to assign to the kids this … [Read more...]

Guide To Buying The Perfect Crock Pot


Years ago, there were only a few models of crock pots to choose from. Over the years, improvements have been made, new brands have come to the market, and the slow cooker is available with a huge variety of options. When it comes to selecting a crock pot, you need to know what to look for, what your crock pot needs to do, and your bottom line. This short guide to buying … [Read more...]