Olive oil and vegetable oil are both cooking oils, but can you substitute olive oil for vegetable oil? Now that’s the question health-conscious people, including myself, want to know because we'd rather use a healthier oil when baking, frying, and cooking all sorts of food.
Aside from health reasons, this article is written so you’ll know what to do when your recipe calls for vegetable oil when what you have in your kitchen is olive oil.Continue Reading
If you’re new to cooking, you might have asked yourself this question, “Does flour go bad?” You need to know the answer to this simple question because it’s critical in baking. Using bad flour may affect the texture and structure of your finished product, especially for chewy cookies and bread.
I had dealt with this same problem before when I was planning to make bread and all I had was a one-year-old flour in my pantry. To help those with the same flour issue, let me share with you what I have learned so far.Continue Reading
If you’ve done a lot of recipes, you’ll know that some require for the juice of one lemon. But how much is one lemon anyway? You need to know this simple fact so you can decide how many lemons you need to buy for any given recipe or how much bottled lemon juice you need to substitute for one lemon.
I got hooked on this subject when I overheard a group of friends debating about it. If you’re curious to know the answer, keep reading below.Continue Reading
Boiling a crawfish is a bit tricky because you need to have the perfect timing when to add the freshwater crustaceans or else you’ll end up with mushy crawfish. But exactly how long to boil crawfish? That’s the question that I’ll try to answer for you.
I have done a lot of crawfish boil recipes before with no success. It’s either I ended up with very hard or very soft crawfish. After doing a research, I finally found the perfect duration to boil the crawfish properly, which I’m going to share below.Continue Reading
Is the recipe you are working on calling for several cups of powdered sugar, but you don't know how much pounds of sugar to buy? It's actually a very common question, so how many cups in a pound of powdered sugar?
In this article, we will determine the exact amount of cups in one pound of powdered sugar. If you are into baking, knowing the basic conversions is essential for a perfect result. The number of cups may vary depending on the type of powdered sugar you use: sifted or unsifted. Learn more about it below.Continue Reading