How Do You Use Apples?

How do you use apples? Apples grow on trees in plenty. As a fruit, there are several varieties. As a cooking ingredient, they are versatile. Here are some suggestions for apple uses in recipes. The first and foremost way that most people enjoy apples is in a pie. Apple pie is as American as baseball….

Tips Tuesday: Heather’s No Salt Table Blend

Large numbers of my family do not cook with salt for one reason or another. As a result, I decided to come up with my own spice blend that I call Heather’s No Salt Table Blend. I typically give out as gifts or to the family when they run out. I also sell this to…

Fall is a Great Time for Pantry Organization

I’ll show you mine – if you show me yours… Oh get your mind out of the gutter – I’m talking about your pantry! Fall is a great time for pantry organization. I’m always curious what other people’s pantries look like. In the dream home of my future not only will I have a FULL…

All About Apples

All about apples. Everything you didn’t know you wanted to know. The Origin of the Apple We all love to eat apples in one form or another. Mostly it is the apple pie form that we are fond of, but snagging a fresh one off the tree is tasty, too. But, just where did the…

Hit it Out of the Park with Homemade Fajita Seasoning

You will certainly hit it out of the park with homemade fajita seasoning. Spurred on by my great taco seasoning challenge, a few years ago I decided to come up with my own Fajita Seasoning. If you’re feeling crafty you can print up labels and make these as gifts for the foodies in your life….

School Lunch Ideas… What’s for Lunch

School lunch ideas… I entered the ranks of a mom with a kid in school many years ago and there is one thing always on my mind – what’s for lunch. Not only do I need to figure out what to make for school lunch but aspire to: make it fun, have it be good…

Back to School: Essentials of the Sack Lunch

Back to School Essentials of the Sack Lunch – Gone are the days of the metal box covered with super heroes. In it’s place stands a modern, flashy model sporting insulation and a multitude of packaging options. This post contains external links to products found online – I am not receiving compensation for these links….

Favorite Kitchen Tool

Do you have a favorite kitchen tool? What is it? And why do you like it? My all time favorites – the ones I cannot live without, are blue painters tape & sharpie markers. Really? You’ve never heard me mention this before? I can see the gears turning. Blue painters tape & sharpie markers? In…

Easy Trick to Remove Spots on Stainless

Do you have spots on stainless pots? Use this easy trick to remove those pesky spots from every stainless pot & pan in your kitchen. You’ll kick yourself for not doing this sooner it’s that easy. Please follow and like us:

Quick Peach Dessert for Summer

Try this quick peach dessert any time you want that taste of summer goodness. And don’t forget – during summer, use fresh peaches! Please follow and like us:

Trick to Make Hard Fruit Soft

Do you ever find yourself buying hard fruit, but wish you could make that hard fruit soft? I know I sure do and when that happens I use this easy trick of placing hard fruit in a paper bag with an apple overnight to make fruit ripen faster. Try it yourself and let me know…

Handy Use for Ketchup

Ketchup is good for many things and on many things – burgers, fries, hotdogs… But did you know… Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my sloCooking archive site. Please follow and like us:

Buy Block Cheese on Sale

I can hear you wondering what I’m talking about. But really – buy block cheese on sale. Read my tip below. You can thank me later. Did you know my cookbook launched a few weeks ago? You can purchase it through my shop. If you like what you’re reading, be sure to check out my…

What Do You Do with Brown Sugar That is Too Hard?

Cooking Tips with sloCooking What Do You Do with Brown Sugar That is Too Hard? Microwave hardened brown sugar for 30 seconds to make it soft again. If you like what you see here – feel free to check out the sloCooking archive site. Please follow and like us: