Boiled peanuts are a tasty, salty treat that is popular in the Southern US and around the world, and they’re super easy to make as a treat for yourself or a treat to share.
But what do you do with your extras? Can they be refrigerated and kept, or do you need to eat them all? These boiled peanuts have a lot of moisture in them, so it can be difficult to decide if they are something that can be kept or should be eaten as soon as they are prepared.
The first time I made boiled peanuts, I had these questions, so I did some research to find out how to store boiled peanuts so that they wouldn’t go bad. Let’s learn how!Continue reading
Risotto is one of those delicious meals that taste oh-so-good when they’re first prepared, but can be difficult to refrigerate and reheat at a later time. Something just seems off if you aren’t careful about how you reheat risotto.
Let’s break down what you need, how to reheat the risotto, and some tips to help you get the job done efficiently! It’s not that difficult; I promise! Any home cook can handle it.Continue reading
I seriously love chili. It’s the first recipe that I learned to make on my own after moving out, and I remember calling my grandma every time I made chili to ask her for her recipe, tips, and more.
One of the questions I often found myself asking her was how to thicken chili. Sometimes, my chili would come out too runny, or I would want an especially chunky bowl to warm me up on a cold day.
There are a lot of different ways to thicken chili, and some tips you should know for cooking chili that will help you get a thicker result without much extra effort! Let’s got through 9 of my favorite tips.Continue reading
Whether you made a big batch of tamales and had some extra or you brought leftovers home after a delicious meal out, you might be at a loss for how to reheat them.
I know I was the first time I unwrapped some cold tamales from the refrigerator and realized that I had no idea how to bring them back to life! With some research and experimentation, however, I was able to enjoy them as much as I did on day one.
The best way to reheat tamales so that they stay moist and delicious is the same way that they are cooked!
But there’s more than one way to do this, so I’ll break down the equipment you’ll need to make your tamales as delicious as they were when they were freshly made. While some people like to reheat in the oven or microwave, I firmly believe that the best way to reheat tamales is using steam.
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There’s nothing like a good piece of crispy, warm fried chicken. Whether you make it yourself or pick it up on the way home from a long day, fried chicken has a tasty crunch unlike anything else.
The problem comes in whenever you want to reheat any fried chicken leftovers. Impossible to make them taste good, right?
Wrong! Reheating fried chicken is easy once you know how to bring your fried chicken leftovers back to life. I’ll teach you how to reheat fried chicken in a way that you won’t even remember that it’s not fresh.Continue reading