How to Make Gluten-Free Gravy

If gluten-free gravy is needed this year, here are some tips to make it possible and satisfy everyone.

Gravy is most often thickened with a roux, which is some type of fat thickened with a little flour. Without this step, a gravy would be too thin and not […]

By | November 7th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Pie Crust Tips

Making a great tasting pie crust can be super easy, especially if our simple pie crust recipe is used. But, a true made from scratch pie baker will probably insist on making a dough and then using a rolling pin to carefully produce a uniformly flat and beautiful pie crust.

If […]

By | October 27th, 2020|Blog|

Does Pecan Pie Need to be Refrigerated?


Does Pecan Pie Need to be Refrigerated?


Pecan pie does not need refrigeration for short term storage, but it should be placed into the refrigerator or freezer for longer term storage.

Pecan pie does not need to be refrigerated, but refrigeration will extend […]

By | October 20th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

How Long to Boil Potatoes

Find out how long do you need to boil potatoes to make mashed potatoes or to just have potatoes that are edible.

By | October 11th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Does Storage Matter?

Does storage matter? You know it does!
Yet, even though storage matters, sometimes you can’t help but wonder if it is really worth the extra effort and/or cost to store foods in the best possible fashion. After all, everyone feels lazy at times.

When unpacking groceries it is best to have an […]

By | September 30th, 2020|Blog|

Is Your Hand Sanitizer Still Effective?

Does hand sanitizer expire? An excellent question during this pandemic, and moving forward, is whether hand sanitizer expires. This product does carry an expiration date.

We have all heard the rules: cover your mouth & nose, stay home when sick and six feet apart when not, and wash those hands thoroughly all the time. […]

By | September 16th, 2020|Blog|

6 Pasta Salad Secrets

Pasta does not always mean a big hot plate of spaghetti and meatballs. Cold pasta salads are handy, not only for picnics and packing in a cooler, but can come in handy most any time of day or night if kept stashed in the fridge. Although pasta salad can come […]

By | September 9th, 2020|Blog|

8 Foods You Should be Grilling

Here are some foods that aren’t commonly associated with a grill, but really should be considered for a smokey partnership that elevates the foods to another level.

Consider the following fare before the end of summer arrives.

Keep the kitchen as cool as possible while enjoying the […]

By | August 26th, 2020|Blog|

How Long to Boil Shrimp


How Long to Boil Shrimp?


Shrimp cooks very quickly. The exact time depends on the size of the shrimp. See the table below for the exact time to boil shrimp.

Overcooked shrimp becomes chewy and sometimes even grainy in texture, not the intended experience. Perfectly boiled shrimp becomes soft and […]

By | August 8th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Can you Bake Potatoes on the Grill?

Can you Bake Potatoes on the Grill?

Yes, for sure!

Why heat the oven (and therefore the kitchen) during the summer when you can do everything outdoors? Potatoes can easily be baked on the grill. They don’t take up that much space as they can even be placed around the edges […]

By | July 23rd, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

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