cooking

  • Cool Recipes

    What is That?

    A few days ago, my daughter started coming home with a bright red popsicle that smelled like it was spicy?  I asked, “what and where did you get that?” She explained the flavor was sweet and...
    April 28, 2016 516 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Color Me Happy

    Everyone, young and aged, can agree, coloring eggs for Easter is so much fun.  How about coloring them naturally, with fruit and veggies?  Sounds cool right?  First, we need to have the perfect egg to color. ...
    March 24, 2016 597 0
  • Cool Recipes

    I’ve Gotta Ham it to Ya

    Well, it’s Easter time and you know what that means, it’s ham time.  I absolutely love ham and so does my family.  This year, I wanted to create something a little different from the the glazed...
    March 24, 2016 683 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Holy moly, Chicharones

    Living in Southern California, chicharones are a staple in our diet.  Chicharones are fried pork rinds.  Now, that may sound awful, but don’t knock til your try as they say.  Down here we like to have...
    March 2, 2016 616 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Halloween is Corny

    Candy corn has to be one of the most recognized candies during the Halloween season.  Some hate it, some love, but we all have eaten it. The yellow, orange, and white triangles will forever be a...
    October 23, 2015 499 0
  • Impress Me

    A Watched Pot Never… Stirs Itself?

    Actually, it does. The Self-Stirring Pot is “an electric cooking appliance that includes both the actual pot and the heating mechanism,” as demonstrated at http://www.coolthings.com/self-stirring-pot/.   The cool gadget site of http://www.hammacher.com/81243 gives us this description:...
    September 18, 2015 516 0
  • Impress Me

    Should It Go or Should It Stay?

    At one time or another, just about everyone on planet Earth has eaten something that should have never been consumed. We, on a dare, ate ants with no ill effects. Wish we could say the same...
    September 18, 2015 462 0
  • Lets Go Out

    Hey, Good Lookin’! Whatcha Got Cookin’?

    They tell us it’s “wildly popular,” and we think they’re on to something. Date night culinary classes are, um, food for, um um um, thought. So here’s how it works: You sign up for these small...
    July 30, 2015 566 0
  • Appetizers

    Veggie of the Month – Green Beans

    Say hey, kids! Wanna know the Veggie of the Month? It’s none other than one of our faves! If you want to go all techie on the subject, avocadoes, string or green beans, squash, eggplant, green...
    June 26, 2015 544 0
  • Highlight

    Innovation For Absent-Minded Cooks

    The Ceramic Pot Minder is a must-have. Like, now! The Pot Minder is for like-(absent)minded cooks who put a pot of pasta on the stove and then – oopsie – totally get sidetracked and fugget about it....
    June 14, 2015 731 0
  • Keeping It Real

    Time to EAT CLEAN

    Well, yes, we do advise that you wash your hands before preparing dinner and after chopping/dicing/whatever-ing your food prior to your meal. Wash up again after you’re finished prepping. Then, for good measure, wash again before...
    May 15, 2015 535 0
  • Highlight

    So a Little Blood with That?

    Well, as Damon said to Elena, “You’re lucky you’re adorable because your eternal optimism is super annoying.”  This is to all of you who are following the blood trail in cooking. We’re right behind you. Kinda. ...
    May 7, 2015 509 0
  • Highlight

    A Spicy Meataball!

    This is from Jamie Oliver, and it’s not just because he’s flippin’ adorable that we’re telling you about it. We think it’s a great idea, plus it puts a “U” in flavor. So the Shaker is...
    March 31, 2015 767 0