Unique Side Dish Ideas For Thanksgiving

Whether you read this in November (or October if you’re from Canada) or any other time of the year, it can still help you decide on side dishes for Thanksgiving. Of course, there’s the traditional turkey, whether you bake or deep fry it. Then there is the stuffing, cranberry sauce, and gravy. While the sideContinue reading “Unique Side Dish Ideas For Thanksgiving”

My Experience with Making Meringue Cookies

Traditionally, meringue cookies are shaped like Hershey’s kisses, except with a lined texture. I had attempted to shape them that way. In fact, I went to Michael’s Arts and Crafts to buy a tip that would create the standard shape for meringue cookies. I had planned to make these as a birthday gift for oneContinue reading “My Experience with Making Meringue Cookies”

Mug Cake Recipe Review from “Pumpkin n’ Spice” Website

Have you ever tried chocolate lava mug cake? Do you enjoy it? I certainly do. In fact, you don’t have to go to a restaurant to have it. You can make it yourself at home. You will find various recipes on the internet or in a cookbook, if that is what you prefer. I particularlyContinue reading “Mug Cake Recipe Review from “Pumpkin n’ Spice” Website”

Lessons I Learned From Cooking for Parties

Cooking for parties happens a lot, like if the event is a barbeque, dinner party, or holiday party. I have also cooked numerous times throughout my birthday parties in recent years due to a few guests having dietary restrictions, including a peanut allergy. However, moving forward, I will keep these lessons I have learned inContinue reading “Lessons I Learned From Cooking for Parties”

“Cold Stone Creamery” At Home

Since many Cold Stone Creamery locations have closed, and few, if any, remain, I’ve tried to use their techniques at home.  Below is a picture of vanilla ice cream with crushed brownies mixed in. What I did was crumpled the brownies with my hands into the bowl. Then I scooped some ice cream and mixedContinue reading ““Cold Stone Creamery” At Home”

How to Flavor Your Favorite Beverages

While many beverages already come with flavors or no flavors at all, that doesn’t mean you have to consume them that way. In fact, you can get creative when it comes to flavoring your drinks.

When I Made Japanese Squid Cakes

From chopping squid in a food processor to covering them with flour and egg to frying them like potato pancakes, this produced the squid cakes in the picture above. However, my intention differed. Here was how it began.

Homemade Meals vs. Commercially-Made Food

When it comes to cooking in today’s world, you either have homemade or commercially-made. While everyone knows the definition of homemade, commercially-made means more than just prepared in a restaurant. Precooked frozen meals, cake mixes, and others like those are considered commercially-made.

How I Cured My Four-Year-Long Tomato Allergy

For 4 years, between the summer of 2017 – summer of 2021, I had been allergic to tomatoes. Thankfully, those days have ended. And I will share with you what I’ve learned, have done, and the process behind it.

Quick Meals to Prepare or Cook When You Are Lazy or Tired

You might be tempted to order takeout, curbside pickup, delivery, or go through a drive-thru, when you feel tired or just too lazy to cook. That is okay once in a while.  However, doing it too much not only costs more money, it can also affect your health, both physical and even mental, in aContinue reading “Quick Meals to Prepare or Cook When You Are Lazy or Tired”