#Kitchen Tricks Recipes


Grind Chicken & Save Money

By Francine Lizotte
Supermarkets overcharge us when it comes to ground poultry. This Grind Chicken & Save Money episode...

Measure Honey, Syrup or Molasses without Sticking

By Francine Lizotte
Cooking & baking can be frustrating at times especially when dealing with "sticky" ingredients. Here's a...

Buttermilk from Scratch

By Francine Lizotte
Why buy Buttermilk from the supermarket when you can easily make your own at home for...

PASSION FRUIT • HOW to PREP

By Francine Lizotte
This is such a delicious tropical fruit to enjoy in desserts, beverages, etc. In this video,...

Oven Baked Chicken

By Francine Lizotte
Grilling chicken breasts on the barbecue is great but if you don't own one or are...

Roasted Garlic

By Francine Lizotte
There are a few different ways to make Roasted Garlic in the oven or on the...

Ricotta Cheese • How to Drain

By Francine Lizotte
When making pasta, pizza or even desserts, there's a step you'll have to do before using...

Defrosting Meats Quickly

By Francine Lizotte
We've all done it, forgotten to take the meat out of the freezer and it's dinner...

Snap Peas • How to Freeze

By Francine Lizotte
This is a good way to save them for later use. The process includes "blanching" to...

Beets ~ Prep & 4 Ways to Cook

By Francine Lizotte
This is a detailed and informative "how to" video on this healthy, versatile and tasty vegetable.

Turnip vs Rutabaga

By Francine Lizotte
This is a great tutorial on these root vegetables regarding appearance, how to choose, prep, cook,...

How to Set a Table; from Casual to Formal

By Francine Lizotte
It's important to know How to Set a Table depending on the occasion and formality of...

Blanched Almonds • How to

By Francine Lizotte
A great trick to know for recipes like Romesco Sauce, Sole Almondine, Ajoblanco Sopa or grinding...

Bean Sprouts • How to Extend their Shelf Life

By Francine Lizotte
This is a great kitchen trick to keep them longer and fresher for up to a...

Berries • How to Keep Them Longer

By Francine Lizotte
With this trick, your berries will stay fresher longer by doing a couple of these steps...

Simple Syrup

By Francine Lizotte
Extremely versatile and easy to make, this is a great condiment recipe for drinks, baking, cooking...
18 Side Dish Recipe Ideas

18 Side Dish Recipe Ideas


Stumped what to make to complete tonight’s meal? Brainstorming dinner ideas is hard enough; however, we’re here to help. These side dishes are perfect to pair with your main dish. Asparagus, potatoes, corn, and more are prepared in a variety of ways that your family will love. Loaded with flavor and easy to make, these […]

10 Cocktails That Taste Like Fall

10 Cocktails That Taste Like Fall


Apple is the fruit of fall so why not infuse it into a cocktail?! Fall recipes are filled with warmth and spice and these cocktails are no different. We’ve rounded up 10 apple-inspired cocktails to try this fall. When you’re sitting on the porch with a cozy sweater, relaxing by the first fire of the […]

8 From-Scratch Tomato Sauce Recipes

8 From-Scratch Tomato Sauce Recipes


While we’re all for jarred Italian sauce, making tomato sauce from scratch is quite simple. Spending Sunday letting sauce simmer on the stove will turn a basic pasta dinner into a restaurant-quality meal. If you’re looking to up your next pasta night, give one of these 8 from-scratch tomato sauce recipes a try. Add a […]