Food Articles

Informational articles on food and cooking.

Check out these holiday hotlines and resources for answers to your cooking questions for this beautiful Thanksgiving meal.
Food Articles

Holiday Cooking Hotlines – FAQs Answered

 

Need help with your holiday cooking and baking? Check out these cooking hotlines and web resources for answers to your questions. Many of these toll-free hotlines are active year-round.

Graham crackers, graham cracker crumbs, and graham flour for baking and eating pleasure.
Food Articles

Graham Crackers FAQ, Tips, and Substitutes

 

Graham crackers and graham flour history. Learn all about graham flour, how to store it, substitutions, and how to make your own graham cracker crumbs.

Homemade peanut butter is easy to make and has a brighter flavor. Enjoy the health benefits.
Food Articles, Peanut Butter Recipes

Peanut Butter History and how to select and store it

 

Peanut Butter history dates back to 1890, and is credited to a physician whose name is better known for cereal. Learn more about the origins peanut butter and how to select and store it.

Different cuts of raw salmon. Proper salmon storage and worms in salmon are concerns.
Food Articles

Salmon Storage and Cooking Tips

 

Salmon is prized for its flavor, color, and firm, yet tender flesh. It is essential to know the details of proper salmon storage to protect your investment.

Different cuts of raw salmon. Proper salmon storage and worms in salmon are concerns.
Food Articles

Worms in Salmon and Other Salmon Trivia

 

Are there worms in salmon? Why is salmon pink? Get the answers and learn about the legends and superstitions surrounding salmon.

The wicked hot Scotch bonnet chile pepper is ranked a 9 on the Scoville Chile Heat Chart.
Food Articles

Scoville Chile Heat Chart: Selecting Chile Peppers

 

How hot are your chile peppers? As you have probably figured out, the heat level depends up the variety of the chile. Scotch bonnet chiles (pictured above) rate a 9 on the Scoville scale, which is pretty hot for most folks. The Scotch bonnet is a must in most Caribbean dishes. With the wide variety of chile peppers available in most markets these days, it is essential to know how hot each one is in order to select the right chile for your recipe.

Comparison of pork loin and pork tenderloin.
Food Articles, Pork Recipes

Pork Loin vs Pork Tenderloin Differences

 

 The Difference Between Pork Loin and Pork Tenderloin Your recipe calls for a pork tenderloin, but when you get to the market, you find both pork tenderloin and pork loin. Which one do you need? The size difference is obviously extreme. In short, the large pork loin is normally prepared […]

Use a rubber mallet from the hardware store as a meat tenderizer.
Food Articles

Best Meat Tenderizer You’ve Never Heard Of

 

 A Meat Tenderizer From The Hardware Store? Who Knew? Some meats are just too lean and tough for anything but long braising or roasting. Enter the meat tenderizer to the rescue. However, my favorite meat tenderizer doesn’t come from that fancy kitchen store. It comes from the hard ware store. […]