What Is a Pure Cooking Oil?

Posted by Tom Aikins on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In : Cooking 

In this modern day and age there are a variety of cooking oils out there. There are so many different types such as sunflower oil, palm oil, olive oil and much more. But when it comes to sunflower oil, do you really get a pure cooking oil? Or rather how can you identify one?

Sunflower oil is a very commonly known type of oil because it has many uses. However, many people don't really know how to choose a good quality cooking oil and sometimes just take anything that they see on ...


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Planning a Meal From Tin Cans or a Cardboard Box Is Not the Healthiest Way to Feed Your Family

Posted by Tom Aikins on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In : Cooking 

Many people have large families today. They need to save as much money as possible to get the most out of their hard-earned money when they go grocery shopping. It may be easy to prepare meals out of a box or out of a tin can, but it's not the best, nor is it the healthiest way to prepare dinner all the time. Eating these types of foods are not very good for our bodies.The longterm effect of eating foods lacking in our daily nutrients can cause severe damage to our health in th...


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How to Prepare Homemade BBQ Links

Posted by Tom Aikins on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In : Cooking 

Smoky miniature hot dogs bathed in a tangy but sweet barbecue sauce vanish in no time when served to family and friends. Serve the homemade BBQ links hot as an entrée with baked beans, coleslaw and buns or room temperature as an appetizer. BBQ links travel well for a pot luck or picnics especially if heated in a crock pot and toted to the party in that crock pot.

What You'll Need
Ground meat such as pork, chicken or beef
Liquid smoke
Seasonings
Food processor
Sausage stuffer
Lin...


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Breakfast Burritos for On-The-Go Mornings

Posted by Tom Aikins on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In : Cooking 

Breakfast burritos are one of the fast food industry's best sellers in the morning. It's flavorful, high protein, and convenient for walking/driving and eating. Unfortunately like most things from fast-food restaurants, they are usually full of other not so great things. The obvious solution is to make them yourself. Its a very easy process that produces excellent, highly portable results.

To start, you need to spend about 30 minutes of your time making a batch of burritos. To ...


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The Essential Facts of Cooking with Tomatoes

Posted by Tom Aikins on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 In : Cooking 

Tomatoes Release Water

When heated, tomatoes release water, which means that whatever dish you're adding them to is going to see an increase in how much liquid it has. Even if you chop up tomatoes nice and small and throw them in with some scrambled eggs, they will release water. You can just cook the dish a little longer and let the excess liquid boil over. If you're making a Panini or grilled cheese sandwich, you are out of luck, however. Sliced tomatoes in a heated up sandwi...


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Tips for Cooking Chicken Parmesan

Posted by Tom Aikins on Friday, March 4, 2016 In : Cooking 

Chicken parmesan is breaded chicken with an Italian-American twist: there is Parmesan cheese either in the breading and/or sprinkled on top. The chicken is typically covered in tomato sauce and more melted cheese, but as with many other dishes, there are variations. Making breaded chicken is not difficult, but it can be messy. Here are some tips to make the preparation easier.

The Basics

For the simplest chicken parmesan, the ingredients are chicken breasts, beaten egg, breadcru...


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A Breakfast Pizza for a Perfect Saturday Morning

Posted by Tom Aikins on Friday, March 4, 2016 In : Cooking 

A lot of times we focus on how we are going to get breakfast done quickly. This is great during the week and it allows you to start your day in a positive way. But on the weekends, I challenge you to slow it down and make something special. Feel the accomplishment of a week of great eating and working hard. It's also a great time to help your family feel cared for and special. It may seem weird, but food can do all of that for you!

A breakfast pizza is an awesome way to put som...


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Why You Should Never Use Vegetable Oils

Posted by Tom Aikins on Friday, March 4, 2016 In : Cooking 

I was doing a short pantry cleanse over the weekend and noticed my graveyard of cooking oils gathering cobwebs. I had a standard bottle of vegetable oil, canola oil, and corn oil sitting in the corner. I hadn't touched them in over a year. They went right in the trash. Why, you ask? Because they are chock full of GMO's (genetically modified products) and while marketed as 'heart healthy', are actually pretty harmful to your health.

I know, we have all been duped by the low fat,...


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10 Healthy Cooking Tips to Help You Cook Your Own Healthy Food

Posted by Tom Aikins on Friday, March 4, 2016 In : Cooking 

Cooking your food has turned into an incredible alternative nowadays when you need to stay healthy and fit. Particularly in these times that quick foods and restaurants are blasting all over, it might be enticing to simply snatch those moment dinners, however obviously, it is dependably vital to stay healthy and administer a healthy weight too.

Has it ever been in your brain that home-cooked suppers are cheaper and a healthier alternative? What's more you know its safe in light...


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Fish-Suppliers and Fish-Fillet

Posted by Tom Aikins on Friday, March 4, 2016 In : Cooking 

A cleaned and bone-free cut or slice of the fish meat is a fish fillet. It's easy to eat even for kids since the fillet is boneless and you don't have to put effort in separating bones from the fish meat while eating. Furthermore, it's a rich source of protein.

Fillets have a lot of demand in many countries across the world. There are numerous ways to prepare delicious fillet recipes all around the places. Fishes of the family of Yellow Fin Tuna are good for fillets. Here are t...


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