Drinking coffee once you own a Keurig or another pod coffee maker is easy. All it takes is popping a pod into the brewer, pressing a button or two, and then you’re on your way to a fresh up in less than two minutes!
But you might not even think to check on one important detail: how fresh your coffee is.That’s right! Coffee freshness is still an important factor when drinking from K cups. Do K cups expire? Find out in my analysis today!Continue reading
The other day, I was ordering a sandwich at a make-your-own sandwich bar. I said “I’ll have pepperoncini,” to which the staff replied, “You mean the banana peppers?” After agreeing, I couldn’t help but think to myself that I really can’t tell the difference between the two.
After all, I like how they both taste - are they even different? Or are they just two names for the same sweet and tangy pepper?
The simple answer is yes; they are actually different! While they often serve similar purposes, these two peppers each have some unique characteristics. Let’s take a closer look at what separates these two peppers.Continue reading
For me, balsamic vinegar isn’t an ingredient I use every week. Sometimes, I want to make a balsamic based dressing or marinade, so I’ll reach into the back of my cupboard to find my stash, only to wonder how long it has been since I used it.
Does balsamic vinegar go bad?
This is an answer those who don’t use their stock of balsamic vinegar up very quickly might be wondering, and thankfully, it’s not hard to answer. Let’s dive into what you need to know about this expiration period and how to keep it fresh for as long as possible.Continue reading
Taro is a unique and delicious food, but many people have never heard of it before! If you’re just hearing of taro for the first time, you’re probably wondering: What does it look like? What does taro taste like?
And lucky for you, I’ve got the answers! I happen to be a huge fan of taro in all forms, so I can let you know what to expect when enjoying taro for the first time. Let’s get to it!Continue reading
If you’re checking out this article, you might have a burning question that you’ve been embarrassed to ask. Don’t worry: I was wondering the same thing just a few weeks ago!
How many ribs in a rack? How many ribs in half a rack? Is it always the same?
These things might seem trivial if you’ve never prepared a rack of ribs at home, but it’s good to know what to expect when you are ordering or cooking ribs. After all, no one wants to get ripped off when they make their purchases!
I’ve found out what we need to know about ribs and how many to expect in a rack. Keep reading to find out!Continue reading
Green tea is a super food, but many people don’t realize that when you drink it could matter just as much as if you drink it at all! In fact, drinking green tea before bed gives your body a boost that you can’t get anywhere else.
Let me break down six great reasons that you should give drinking green tea before bed a try. You won’t regret it!Continue reading
Lemon juice is often used to brighten up marinades, sauces, and other dishes. But rarely do you need more than a few tablespoons of lemon juice for any recipe.
But does lemon juice go bad? Or can you keep it in your refrigerator indefinitely once you make it?I never knew the answers to this question, and I was always frustrated by how much extra lemon juice I felt like I was wasting while cooking. Thankfully, I’ve gathered up the answers for you. Learn all you need to know about lemon juice today!Continue reading
Dishwashers are meant to make part of your day a little bit easier. Simply load up your dishes, press start, and you’re on your way to clean dishes without the work of scrubbing and drying.
But what happens when your dishwasher is not completely draining when you use it? Sure, you can wash everything by hand, but eventually, you will want your dishwasher to work properly again.
Dishwashers usually clog whenever food remnants or grease build up in the drainage hoses. This is something that you can fix yourself. Here’s a simple tutorial of how to unclog a dishwasher at home, without hiring an expensive technician!Continue reading
Pulled pork is the kind of dish that is often made in large batches to serve large groups of people. But what do you do when people don’t eat enough, they won’t take leftovers home, and you have a bunch of leftovers that you have to refrigerate?
What is the best way to reheat pulled pork so that it still tastes good?
I’ve had this dilemma before. After being stuck eating goopy, pulled pork leftovers for two whole weeks, I told myself that I would never do it again. After all, there are better ways to reheat pulled pork that does not leave you with dry pulled pork!
I’ve put together the best how-to and tips for reheating pulled pork. Don’t worry - it’s simple, and with ideas from the experts, you’ll find that extra pulled pork becomes a blessing, rather than a curse. Let’s get to it!Continue reading
In recent years, the natural beauty of flowers has been taking the dessert, wedding, and cake industries by storm. There’s no better way to replicate the beauty of nature than by putting real, edible flowers on your cakes.
But most people, like myself, don’t normally eat flowers, so it can be difficult to decide what kind of flowers are okay to use on your cake. Can you simply go into your backyard, cut any flowers that you think are pretty, and be on your way?
The answer is no, but that doesn’t mean you’re out of options. I’ve discovered 9 beautiful edible flowers for cakes that you can use in your decorations. Let’s learn more about them now!Continue reading