There are so many things today that we take for granted as just being much easier to buy than make ourselves, but the truth is many of these things are easy to make, do not take long at all, taste much better when made at home and cost a lot less to make yourself than to buy. Here are a few items put together by NYT Cooking of items you should be making at home yourself instead of buying. Give a few a try and see how easy it is and how much better things taste when you make it yourself. Check it out!
Monthly Archives: August 2015
It seems like only yesterday summer was getting started and now it is almost over. Kids are going back to school, the temperatures are getting cooler and the days are getting shorter already, but we do not have to give up on summer just yet! Bon Appetit has put together 28 recipes that are perfect for making the most of summer and are recipes you still have time to make with great summer fruits and vegetables. Check it out!
There is nothing quite like cooking in a cast iron skillet. I have three cast iron pans now (4 if I count my grill pan) and use them for literally everything that I can from searing, sauteing, frying, deep frying, roasting, baking, broiling and more. Southern Living has 26 great cast iron skillet recipes for you for everything from breakfast to dinner, appetizers to dessert, so you can see how to cook just about anything you want in your cast iron. Check it out!
Whether you are a seasoned veteran of the kitchen or just trying your hand out on your own with cooking, you can always use some hints, tips, tricks and techniques that can help you be a little bit better and do things better. Real Simple has put together 16 kitchen skills for every home chef to help you hone your kitchen skills so you can do nearly anything in your kitchen at home. Check it out!