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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 […]

Casserole Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Casserole Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Everybody loves a good casserole recipe. No matter if it is breakfast, lunch, or dinner, a casserole is an easy, go-to option for feeding the family. Not only that, but casseroles also make for great leftovers! Full of flavor and quick to prepare, you’re going to love these casserole recipes.

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 […]