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.

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”

How I Make Chicken Pot Pie

Everyone prefers his or her chicken pot pie prepared differently. Some like puff pastries while others favor traditional pie crust. I am part of the latter community.

The Best Asian Cuisines I have Made

You know, you don’t have to only rely on restaurants for Asian food, whether it would be Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, and so on. Some people might, though, and that’s okay. However, some folks like to cook their own Asian cuisines. I’m a little bit of both, but more toward the commercially-made food. ButContinue reading “The Best Asian Cuisines I have Made”

My Favorite Muffins to Make

Intro I have been baking since I was 12. One of the earliest treats I used to make included muffins. I don’t recall which flavors they were, as it was too long ago. However, I do have a good number of muffin types that I have baked in recent years. Below is the list. IContinue reading “My Favorite Muffins to Make”

My Attempt to Make Cafeteria-Style Rice

Intro  Regardless of its quality, I always found cafeteria rice to taste good. By cafeteria, I mean those in schools and museums. What I found odd is that I couldn’t find a recipe for it anywhere on the Internet. I could not even find a copycat one. The most relevant result I received was aContinue reading “My Attempt to Make Cafeteria-Style Rice”

Homemade Chocolate Truffles and the Process of Making Them

Valentine’s Day might have triggered the idea of me making chocolate truffles. After all, they are part of the tradition. Many of us, including myself, love chocolate-covered strawberries. Yum!

The Top Cakes I Have Made in Recent Years

While I do understand why a lot of people, including myself, prefer commercially-made cakes for occasions, I often bake mine from scratch.

I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie

Do you like pina coladas? How about pie? What about combining the 2? That is what I did recently. I took some to a friend’s house. Everyone there, including my friend, himself, enjoyed it. Now I will tell you the process. Recipe (which I don’t own, but am sharing them in my own words) YouContinue reading “I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie”

Oreo, Oreo, Oh, Oreo… Pops!

It’s like eating cookie dough… except that there are no raw eggs or flour. You just crush them and blend them with cream cheese. You could do this by hand, although I would recommend using a food processor… not just to save time, but also for better quality. I would have also included my ownContinue reading “Oreo, Oreo, Oh, Oreo… Pops!”