Daily Dinner Table

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With a little help from my freezer

Does this look like a frozen pizza? Well, it is, and it isn’t! I like to keep a frozen pizza in the freezer for a quick “emergency” situation. If I … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

Great garlic tip!

I have done this forever, but recently realized that this tip might not be as well known as I thought. (I always figure if I know it, everyone must!) But … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Popeye Vegetable Soup

This is actually ┬ámore of a Tip than a recipe. If you want to really ┬ákick up the nutrition and filling power of a ready-made or convenience food, without adding … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Got smelly hands? This tip will help!

If you’ve been chopping onions, garlic, or even messing with something fishy, it can be really difficult to get those… ahem… lovely smells off of your hands. You’ve tried, soaking … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Something fishy

A tip for adding some extra great shrimp/seafood flavor to soups, stews, fish broth, vegetable broth, actually pretty much any kind of cooking is in the shells. Yup, save those … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tip for pounding chicken

If you need to pound your chicken breast to make them thinner, it can be a mess! I like to put a sheet of plastic wrap on a cutting board … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

I just learned a great tip for bread baking!

This tip is for all of you bread bakers out there. You may very well already know this, but I just read it in Saveur Magazine’s latest issue and I’m … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment