11 More Uses for Mineral Oil

In addition to the various uses for mineral oil around the home that we just got through talking about, there are several uses for mineral oil for your own use also. So a bottle of mineral oil is well worth the investment. Let’s take a closer look at some of the uses for yourself..   Continue reading “11 More Uses for Mineral Oil”

Seasoning and Maintaining Your New Wood Cutting Board

Before using a new wood cutting board, you should take the time to properly season your cutting board. In fact, you should oil your boards about once a month in order to keep wood cutting boards in good condition.     Seasoning your wood cutting board regularly will help prevent staining, warping, and cracking.   WhenContinue reading “Seasoning and Maintaining Your New Wood Cutting Board”

On the Chopping Block

The first step in sauteeing your food is to cut whatever you’re going to saute into uniform, bite-size pieces… And unless you totally want to ruin both your countertops and your knives, it is very important to invest in a decent cutting board. As you are shopping for your new cutting board, it is importantContinue reading “On the Chopping Block”

Flat Bottomed Girls

Let’s start our look at the different cooking methods by first looking at sautéing, the method used to brown or sear food, especially vegetables such as bok choy. Sautéing, unlike other cooking methods, involves quickly cooking food—such as onions and  green peppers—at relatively high temperatures in only a small amount of fat. This allows youContinue reading “Flat Bottomed Girls”

Why Being Organized in the Kitchen Matters

As with any goal, you can spend way too much time… analyzing every tool offered online dreaming that the job was already done talking to others thinking about what would be the best way to get started reading every article and book in sight about your goal wishing that someone else could or would doContinue reading “Why Being Organized in the Kitchen Matters”

Essential Oil of the Month—March 2018—Bergamot

When I first heard of bergamot essential oil and found out that it was a citrus fruit, my initial reaction was, “Gee, I’ve never heard of that before. Let’s go to Sprouts and go buy some bergamot oranges.” But nestled among all the other citrus fruits, there was no sign of the bergamot orange. PerhapsContinue reading “Essential Oil of the Month—March 2018—Bergamot”