Will you get the most from your holiday hot dog?

I've always sliced open hot dogs when heating them but often get questions if someone else is there. This is a great explanation. https://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/butterfly-your-hot-dogs-article You Should Absolutely Be Butterflying Your Hot Dogs By Kendra Vaculin June 25, 2020 Photo by Joseph De Leo, Food Styling by Micah Marie Morton Recently I came across a tweet … Continue reading Will you get the most from your holiday hot dog?

15 different ways to add peanut butter to your foods

Some of these are familiar, but certainly not all. If the recipe links don't show, just click thru to the underlying article. https://www.mashed.com/25629/15-interesting-ways-never-thought-use-peanut-butter/ 15 interesting ways you never thought to use peanut butterBy Jennifer En/Sept. 24, 2016 5:27 pm EDT/Updated: March 16, 2017 10:28 am EDT If it's wrong to wake up with peanut butter … Continue reading 15 different ways to add peanut butter to your foods

Unexpected items that chefs freeze

https://www.foodandwine.com/lifestyle/unexpected-items-chefs-freeze 16 Unexpected Items Chefs Always Freeze From Doritos to butter.  By Clarissa Buch Updated December 16, 2019 Advertisement Save FB Tweet You probably never thought to freeze avocados or a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos. But these chefs say you should. Here’s why. Mitshu/Getty Images Cool Ranch Doritos "Fishing in South Texas as a … Continue reading Unexpected items that chefs freeze

A way to get at the last of the peanut butter (maybe)

I love peanut butter -- Jif only, please -- so saw this article with a smile. Unfortunately, I can only get it to work if the jar is rather warm. Will you have better luck? https://www.mashed.com/219474/the-peanut-butter-jar-hack-you-never-knew-you-needed/ The peanut butter jar hack you never knew you neededBy Megan Scott/June 19, 2020 12:51 pm EDT/Updated: June 19, … Continue reading A way to get at the last of the peanut butter (maybe)

As a public service, Jimmy Kimmel’s Pasta Tina — video and recipe

You may or may not have been fortunate enough to catch the video of Jimmy Kimmel preparing a pasta/bean dish for his children. It suddenly appeared on my screen (who knows how I got there) and I was intrigued. First, it used an immersible blender INSIDE THE CAN of beans. Second, because he blended the … Continue reading As a public service, Jimmy Kimmel’s Pasta Tina — video and recipe

Fresh way to store ginger

This is totally new to me. https://www.allrecipes.com/article/best-way-to-store-fresh-ginger/? Try This Unexpected Way to Store Fresh Ginger in the Fridge Try this unexpected way to keep ginger fresh and ready to use for weeks. Bonus: ginger-laced cocktails.By Vanessa Greaves If you're like me, you love fresh ginger in everything from simple stir-fried greens to curry to teriyaki sauce. So I hate when I go to … Continue reading Fresh way to store ginger

What eating peanut butter will do for you

https://www.eatthis.com/eating-a-lot-of-peanut-butter/ There is such a thing as "too much of a good thing," and eating PB in excess can come with some risks. By Brooke Sager June 5, 2020 In a time when we're staying at home more and avoiding excess trips to the grocery store, many of our favorite pantry staples—like creamy, melt-in-your-mouth peanut … Continue reading What eating peanut butter will do for you

Restaurants must be creative to reopen

Do click thru to see the photos. They're worth it. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/06/03/world-restaurants-coronavirus-adaptation/ Robots, lampshades and mannequins: How restaurants around the world are adapting to the coronavirus A man and a woman dine under plastic shields in Paris on May 27. (Thibault Camus/AP) By Miriam Berger June 3, 2020 at 10:53 a.m. EDT Masks. Gloves. Partitions. Socially distanced … Continue reading Restaurants must be creative to reopen

Alton Brown is a national treasure if just for these 12 recipes

https://www.southernliving.com/recipes/alton-brown-recipes 12 Alton Brown Recipes That We Can't Stop Making We’ve been counting on him for “Good Eats” for more than two decades. By Southern Living Editors Alton Brown Recipes That We Can't Stop Making We’ve been counting on him for “Good Eats” for more than two decades. Alton Brown has been teaching us the … Continue reading Alton Brown is a national treasure if just for these 12 recipes

Don’t throw away those citrus peels

I'll admit to often using Realemon because lemons on the internet come two or three for a price and one of the them always rots. But, should I use lemon more freely, this is full of great ideas. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/kitchen-notes/all-the-ways-to-not-waste-your-citrus-peels All the Ways to Not Waste Your Citrus Peels By Tamar Adler May 30, 2020 It’s … Continue reading Don’t throw away those citrus peels

Can you freeze eggs? Here’s how

https://www.allrecipes.com/article/can-you-freeze-eggs/? Can You Freeze Eggs? Yep, and it's easier than you think. Here's how to freeze eggs for all your cooking and baking needs.By Melanie FincherEach product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission.PinFBSharePauseMuteLoaded: 100.00%Remaining Time -0:33ShareFullscreen× It seems like … Continue reading Can you freeze eggs? Here’s how

Ignored essential workers — those who work in the grocery business

I did not know that the stores are not even required to report the number of grocery workers who become infected much less the many other details. These people deserve far more recognition. https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2020/05/24/grocery-workers-coronavirus-risks/? On the front lines of the pandemic, grocery workers are in the dark about risks Elaine Eklund holds her son as … Continue reading Ignored essential workers — those who work in the grocery business