Whether it is cooked as my mother’s prized polenta or your uncle’s ideal breakfast cereal to pump up his iron intake, the real deal about farina hasn’t been that known even up to this day. From the basic query “what is farina?” to the often confounding “how does it differ from “Cream of Wheat?” this bland-tasting form of milled wheat, made from cereal grains, can go more versatile such as the Blueberry Almond Farina Muffins and the Farina Bread.
Before you go over the numerous recipes and dishes in which farina is significantly a part of, it is essential that we cover first what farina is and what its uses are. We’ll also differentiate farina from terms that are commonly associated to it like semolina. We’ll also touch on the health benefits of farina which will surprise most of you as to how potent these ground whole-wheat kernels are.Continue Reading
Ever since Hershey’s Skor bar was released back in 1981, the comparison between the milk chocolate toffee bar and its more enduring counterpart Heath bar has been one of the most debated topics in the chocolate world. And so, in this “Heath vs. Skor” debacle, we will cover once again the real score (no pun on Skor!) between the two Hershey bars.
Nevertheless, I need you to put on your best Willy Wonka face as we are about take a trip down the memory lane in discussing their brief history and similarities of the two chocolate toffee bars. And later on, allow me to indulge in to my personal liking as to which of them reigns supreme right from their wrappers, to consistency all the way to their flavors.Continue Reading
Did this happen to you - while cooking for your favorite recipe, you realized too late that you ran out of celery. If you’re nodding, then you know how terrible that is. To prevent this from happening again, I’ll be listing seven vegetables that you can use as a substitute for celery.Continue Reading
Have you ever been curious how an ostrich egg tastes? Well, you’re not alone. Just like you, I’m eager to know what the giant egg will taste like, whether it’s tasty as chicken eggs, or better.
My fascination with ostrich eggs began when a relative of mine brought me several of the eggs as a gift. Before I give a crack on these eggs, I need to know more about them, particularly what they taste like. And so I did extensive research online, and what I’m going to share are the results of my hard work.Continue Reading
Curry paste is a great ingredient that is often used in Asian cuisines. If you want to add depth and earthy flavors to your meals, adding a bit of curry paste will surely do the trick. But what would you do when you run out of curry paste and there’s no stock left at your local supermarket?
Since curry paste has a very distinct flavor, finding a substitute for it can be quite a struggle. But don’t lose hope just yet. You can easily make your own curry paste substitute at home with a couple of ingredients that’s frequently available in supermarkets.
Want to know how to make a curry paste substitute? Just keep on reading because I will be sharing a simple recipe that you can easily make at home using easy to find ingredients. You might even end up preferring this homemade curry paste over store bought ones!
No food mill? Don’t worry because you might have some kitchen equipment that can be a good food mill substitute for straining and pureeing foods. The problem with food mills is that they are bulky and they take up a big space in your kitchen.
I experienced quite an ordeal when my food mill got broken at the time I needed to make mashed potatoes. After searching online for some possible food mill alternatives, my dinner was saved. If you’re curious to know what you can substitute food mill with, keep reading.
Do you have a lot of stuffed mushroom leftovers from dinner? Do you want to make a large batch of ahead of time? If you said yes, then this article is right for you because I'll try to answer the question that might have been troubling you - “Can you freeze stuffed mushrooms?”.
I got concerned with this question after dealing with a lot of leftovers from a previous dinner with my family. To make no stuffed mushroom goes to waste, I conducted a series of research online. Want to know what I found out so far? Keep reading.
Egg salad has got to be one of the easiest fillings to create for sandwiches. The most basic egg salad recipes don’t even have many ingredients. A couple of hard-boiled eggs, salt, pepper, and mayonnaise will do. Perhaps the only problem I experience when it comes to making egg salad is making too much!
If you too happen to make too much egg salad, I’m sure you're wondering how you can properly store leftovers. You might have even asked, "Can you freeze egg salad?". Well, if you want to know how to store egg salad correctly, read on.Continue Reading
Are you planning to make some French onion soup for dinner but don't know what to pair with it? If yes, then you're in for a treat as I try to answer the common question asked by many, "What goes with French onion soup?".
French onion soup is already a hearty meal in itself, but if paired with the right food and beverage, the soup's taste becomes more memorable.
Do you love stuffed peppers? If yes, then you’re in a treat as I try to answer the question that might be bothering you for a long time, “What to serve with stuffed peppers?”. Stuffed peppers are rich in flavor already, but pairing them with the right food and beverage makes them even more delicious.
Since I like to make stuffed peppers at home, I try to deal with this question more seriously. To give an accurate answer, I searched all possible food and beverage accompaniments online. If you’re interested to know, keep reading.Continue Reading