Buffet Basics

Planning is key to carefree entertaining, and planning a buffet table (where food is set out for people to grab a plate and serve themselves) can make entertaining even easier. Although a sit down family style dinner is often preferred, the ease of a buffet style dinner cannot be denied and […]

By | December 10th, 2019|Blog|

Kitchen Gifts 2019

Browse through these gift suggestions, and easily order them online if you see something that someone might like. Most cooks would enjoy a fun little tool to make things a little easier around the kitchen.

A sponge holder that’s kept high and dry, yet full […]

By | December 5th, 2019|Blog|

What to do with Leftover Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving is over, but the cranberry sauce may have lived on. Speaking just in shelf life terms, cranberry sauce will last at least twice as long as the leftover turkey. Where can leftover cranberry sauce be used to add a splash of flavor in the weeks following the big holiday? We have […]

By | November 29th, 2019|Blog|

Mondays Lunch – “Expired” Pesto Pizza

Whoops, forgot to make that large pasta dish we had planned last month. Here it is a month after the “use-by” date on this jar of pesto sauce. Generally, we urge people to use up products that have a “use-by” date within a week or less of these dates. If […]

By | November 26th, 2019|Blog|

How Long to Cook a Turkey?


How long to cook a 12 pound turkey?
How long to cook a 16 pound turkey? How long to cook an 18 pound turkey?
How long to cook a 22 pound turkey?


Since all turkeys are unique by weight, there is a chart provided below with cooking times for turkeys. Remember […]

By | November 21st, 2019|Blog|

Is it Safe to Stuff a Turkey?


Is it Safe to Stuff a Turkey?
Should you stuff a turkey?


It is highly recommended to bake the stuffing in a separate pan from the turkey in order to avoid any potential safety issues (also discussed below).

It CAN be safe to cook a stuffed turkey, but only IF certain precautions […]

By | November 16th, 2019|Blog|

Proper Temperature to Store Red Wine

What is the Proper Temperature to Store Red Wine?
What is the best temperature for storing wine?
Do different wines store better at different temperatures?

Proper storage temperature for red wine is considered to be 55°F. Red wine is generally also served at this same storage temperature. Although proper wine […]

By | November 6th, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

Ways to Recycle Food Safe Plastic Bags

It’s estimated that each year Americans use 100 billion plastic bags. That’s enough plastic to circle the earth more than 770 times! States are gradually eliminating the use of larger plastic bags and those landfills are benefiting. Let’s get the most use possible from the bags still out there.

By | November 1st, 2019|Blog|

How to Cook Beans

Dried Beans are a handy item to have in the pantry. They’re available all year long, are relatively cheap and are full of nutrition. A package of unopened dried beans can last for a few years when stored in a cool, dark and very dry place.

Here’s the scoop on […]

By | October 27th, 2019|Blog|

What is Blind-Baking?

What is blind baking?

It could be a test of how baking proficiency… place on a blindfold and see if you can bake correctly! Just kidding, blind baking is an actual term in the world of pie making. It is basically baking the crust before the actual pie is assembled to prevent […]

By | October 21st, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

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