Category Archives: Cooking & Baking Tips

Turkey Trauma! And ways to avoid it

Thanksgiving seems to be the most challenging day in the kitchen for many cooks.  Many might be more thankful if they weren’t so distressed by their culinary responsibilities.  Ovens that sit cold 364 days of the year are put to … Continue reading

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How to toast coconut—or nuts—easy trick in the MICROWAVE!

It has happened to me a hundred times. A dish is almost done— just needs one more tiny thing and it will be perfect!  I decide to add a few nuts or toasted coconut but want the best flavor so…I … Continue reading

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Healthy Habit for 2012- Coconut Oil!

It’s January, the beginning of a new year, and the time that most of us make resolutions. Many people will attempt to diet and lose weight, just like they have in the years before, but in a few months they’ll … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Kitchen for a Tropical Storm

It’s that time of year again and we find ourselves expecting a tropical storm.  Here are a few suggestions that may help you in case you lose electrical power during or after the storm. When it’s stormy outside, don’t grill … Continue reading

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Packing School Lunches

Summer vacation is coming to its end and many kids are both excited and disappointed as they return to school. As preparations are made, supplies purchased, and everything else is done to get ready for school, many parents struggle to … Continue reading

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