Whether they’re part of your dietary routine for fat loss or simply your workout regimen to beef up your protein intake, chicken breasts are next to essential if not synonymous with it. And if you’re dealing with them almost on a daily basis, you may encounter one of the perennially contested questions that are known to exist in the world of chicken - how many chicken breasts are there in a cup?
I know. The question itself sounds a little easier to answer but that the truth is, there is more to it than that. And while there is no accurate response to this as it should depend on how big your chicken is or even so, the cup that is being used, we will still try to answer that as essential as we could. Later on, I will also delve into the basics of chicken breasts and its health benefits.Continue Reading
Are you always one step behind in getting the last stock of Cherry Heering from your local liquor stores? That must be devastating for you especially if you’re making dessert or cocktail recipes that call for this sweet liqueur. So you don't totally eliminate cherry hearing from your recipes, you can use a cherry heering substitute.
Cherry Heering is a full-bodied liqueur that has a natural cherry taste. This sweet, ruby-red liqueur has been manufactured in Denmark since 1818.
The next time you run out of Cherry Heering, you can use any of these substitutes.Continue Reading
Does this always happen to you- each time you want to make curries or stews, you always run out of lemongrass in the kitchen? It’s a real bummer, right? Whenever this happens, you can actually use a lemongrass substitute instead.
If you’re familiar with Asian food, then you must have an idea on the aroma and flavor of lemongrass. Although it will be difficult to be replicate the lemony, sweet, and unique aroma of lemongrass, you can use some other great substitutes. If you want to know each of them, check them out in the list below.Continue Reading
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.