All About Avocado Oil

      ****************** Nutrition Calories: 124 Protein: 0 grams Fat: 14 grams Carbohydrates: 0 grams Fiber: 0 grams Sugar: 0 grams Avocado oil is a good source of: HDL Cholesterol Lutein…a type of vitamin found as the yellow, orange, and red pigments in certain plants which gives these fruits and vegetables their colors… OleicContinue reading “All About Avocado Oil”

Eggplant…The How

Eggplant has slightly bitter flavor and spongy texture that many people say that they don’t care for, but how many of these people have had eggplant dishes that have been prepared so that the eggplant becomes tender when cooked and develops a rich, complex flavor…so that the eggplant absorbs cooking fats and sauces to enhance itsContinue reading “Eggplant…The How”

Making the Perfect Elote…(Mexican Street Corn)

Elote is a variation of standard corn on the cob..corn on the cob that’s been kicked up a notch with the perfect amounts of crema sauce, salty cotija cheese, spices—such as chili powder, salt, other seasonings, fresh lime juice and cilantro. Elote…also referred to as Mexican street corn or “crazy corn” is especially popular in MexicoContinue reading “Making the Perfect Elote…(Mexican Street Corn)”

Making the Perfect Corn on the Cob

All of us have probably grown up eatingj corn on the cob…probably straight from the freezer and either boiled or microwaved…most of us as often as we have eating macaroni and cheese…(by the way, if you haven ‘t tried Chick-Fil-A’s new macaroni and cheese, make a special trip to get some today…it’s awesome)… Anyway, cotrnContinue reading “Making the Perfect Corn on the Cob”

Corn…The How

One of my goals in researching and writing this blog has been to get more acquainted with different cooking methods…including what foods work best for which technique…and how to use each method in creating not only meals that are healthier, but also more delicious. One of the most common ways to cook corn is toContinue reading “Corn…The How”

Making Perfectly A-Peelin’ Boiled Eggs

I play piano for church quite a bit…and have worked with severaql differeent singers and other instrumen talists… And the one thing I have learned is that the songs that everyone knows and everyone and their brother requests that you sing—such as Amazing Grace and How Great Thou Aft…those songs that you’ve sung or playedContinue reading “Making Perfectly A-Peelin’ Boiled Eggs”

A Watched Pot Never Boils

Yeah, I know…I said that we would crawl our way up the Raw Foods Pyramid one food at a time…one tier at a time… But… My family will never be content to eat nutritional yeast and raw sweet potatoes for the rest of their lives. So instead I have been getting acquainted with all theContinue reading “A Watched Pot Never Boils”

I Don’t Even Know How to Boil Water

Yeah, I know…I said that we would crawl our way up the Raw Foods Pyramid one food at a time…one tier at a time… But… My family will never be content to eat nutritional yeast and raw sweet potatoes for the rest of their lives. So instead I have been getting acquainted with all theContinue reading “I Don’t Even Know How to Boil Water”

Let’s All Get Boiling Mad Together

Yeah, I know…I said that we would crawl our way up the Raw Foods Pyramid one food at a time…one tier at a time… But… My family will never be content to eat nutritional yeast and raw sweet potatoes for the rest of their lives. So instead I have been getting acquainted with all theContinue reading “Let’s All Get Boiling Mad Together”

Facts to Never Forget about Frying Foods

For years I have honestly been afraid to deep fry. Seemed liike every single time I tried to fry something, I end up getting splashed with hot grease and my hysband ends up finishing the job. I laugh and say that he cookes on top of the stove, and I cook in the oven. ButContinue reading “Facts to Never Forget about Frying Foods”