Archives: Handy Hints

Tips on Freezing Soups

October 29, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Handy Hints, Soup/Stew.

Tips on Freezing Soups -from The Foster’s Market Cookbook by Sara Foster with Sarah Belk King  Since soup usually is made in large quantities, some, or all, of it is likely to be frozen for later use. Here are some tips for freezing soup: Before putting soup into the freezer, let the mixture cool to room • Read More »

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Glass vs. Metal Baking Pans

April 13, 2011 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Cookware & Cooking Gadgets, Handy Hints.

I’m always interested in learning more about what makes baking work. Sure, there’s the chemistry behind a recipe that can render a moist cake or one that is as dry as toast. But there are other things besides ingredients that can make a big difference in your baking. I found some handy baking information in one • Read More »

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Grilling Tip: Barbecue Tools

August 11, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Grilling Tip: Barbecue Tools | Filed in: Handy Hints.

When grilling or barbecuing, always use tongs or a spatula to turn meats. Using a fork pierces the flesh and allows juices to escape, which will cause the meat to lose flavor and may cause the fire to flare up. -from Secrets From A Caterer’s Kitchen by Nicole Aloni

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