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December 2012 / 5 posts found

Quick Cooking Tips – Making Crepes at Home

December 27, 2012 @ 7:26 am
by JMacaspac
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Making Crepes at Home Crepes are one of those sudden craving kinds of desserts. Most people don’t really think about eating crepes, but when they do think about it, suddenly all they can think about is getting their hands on a hot, freshly prepared crepe with their favorite filling. A lot of restaurants offer crepes as either a dessert (if the filling is sweet), or as a snack (if the filling is savory). These days, crepes are becoming so popular that there are even kiosks in the mall dedicated to cooking up crepes that you can enjoy and eat while [...]

Quick Cooking Tips – Making a Great Clam Chowder

December 20, 2012 @ 7:23 am
by JMacaspac
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Making a Great Clam Chowder When it comes to soups, there are very few true and traditional soups that are more loved and more filling than a traditional clam chowder. The delicious seafood flavors go very well with the creamy undertones of the soup, and the vegetables just give it an even heartier finish. Clam chowder is a great appetizer for most meals, and you can make your very own clam chowder at home, often times for a fraction of the cost that it would cost you to order a bowl in your favorite restaurant. What’s more, since the ingredients [...]

Quick Cooking Tips – How to Make Home Made Caramel

December 13, 2012 @ 7:11 am
by JMacaspac
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How to Make Home Made Caramel Caramel…perhaps one of the few things that you can add to pretty much any dessert to make a rich, sweet dish even richer and sweeter. There’s something about a thick, gooey ribbon of smoky, golden-brown caramel that really makes a dessert all the more decadent and sinful. Caramel is a dipping or topping sauce can also add another layer of flavor to any dish. While there are a lot of brands that offer a ready-made caramel, making your own caramel at home is quick and easy, and requires only a few ingredients. The first [...]

Scones – Glorious Scones!!

December 9, 2012 @ 8:01 am
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There is something special about a perfect scone.  Perhaps it is the just lightly crispy bottom, barely enough crispiness to give it a clean definition.  Or perhaps it is the perfect layering from the butter being cut in just right.  Or the whisper of sweetness that the pinch of sugar adds to them...  Or maybe it is all of this coming together on a Sunday mid-morning with a pot of hot tea, steam rising out of your mug, and the early winter day glistening just beyond the confines of the potted plants on the veranda... I don't know what it [...]

Quick Cooking Tips – How to Make Crispy Fried Chicken

December 6, 2012 @ 7:07 am
by JMacaspac
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How to Make Crispy Fried Chicken Fried chicken…almost no comfort food dinner would be complete without it. For a lot of people, there’s nothing more comforting and homey than biting into a freshly fried piece of fried chicken, skin all crispy and hot, the meat juicy and tender. While most fast food restaurants offer their own version of fried chicken, what you probably don’t know or care about these fried chicken recipes is that they are loaded with fat, sugar and salt to make them taste good. Making fried chicken at home will not only be cheaper (especially if you [...]