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
Have you heard of masa harina? If you’re searching for advice about how to find a substitute for it, the chances are that you have. Masa harina, which means dough flour in Spanish, is a substance similar to flour that is used in many Latin American recipes. It’s made from a corn base, and it is the key thickening agent in many recipes in addition to being great for making tortillas.
Not everyone is able to find masa harina in their local store, or you might simply be out of it. While nothing can perfectly replicate masa harina, there are many great options that will still help you make a great final result.Continue reading
You’re working on a recipe, but when you go to reach for the next ingredient, you suddenly realize that you’re out of it. So what do you do?
This happened to me recently. Somehow, I had run out of butter but did not realize this until I was halfway through making a batch of cookies. Rather than run to the store, I decided to use margarine instead!
Yes, it’s possible to substitute margarine for butter, but you need to understand what you are replacing and when it is okay to make this substitution.Continue reading
Goat cheese is a unique ingredient that not everyone enjoys or keeps on hand in their kitchen. While its flavor is unique and can add a special touch to many recipes, some people would rather use a substitute.
But what makes for a good goat cheese substitute? Can you just simply use another type of cheese, or do you need to look for something else?
I’ve wondered these same things before...after all, I love goat cheese so much that I tend to eat it all before I get to make any new recipes!Here’s some of the best information that I’ve gathered about how to successfully substitute for goat cheese.Continue reading
There are some kitchen ingredients that have very similar names. Two of them that used to confuse me were corn flour vs cornstarch. Anytime one of these two ingredients would turn up in a recipe, I’d have to search to figure out which one I owned and which one I needed.
Have you ever wondered what the difference between these two corn-based products is? Thankfully for you, I’ve already done the research!
Let’s take a look at what corn flour and cornstarch really are so you can understand when to use which of these useful ingredients!Continue reading
Have you ever been to huge weddings or birthday parties? If yes, then you have probably noticed cakes with elegant designs and decorations. Some are too big and fancy that it will make you wonder if it is even edible.
Cakes for special occasions are usually covered with fondant instead of just cream frosting because they are heavy, packed, and layered.
The question is, can you eat fondant or not? Some says that it’s just for design while others rave about how it taste.Well, let’s all find out!Continue reading