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A Few Words About Bacon

A Few Words About Bacon

A Few Words About Bacon Bacon is salted, dried, cured or smoked meat from the back or sides of a pig.  The term is derived from the Germanic bache/backe “back meat,” though at first the word referred to any part of a pig.  Flitch (or slab bacon) designates a whole chunk of bacon before it […]

Know Your Chiles

Know Your Chiles

To keep your Mexican dishes authentically delicious, here are some pointers about chiles. If you were asked to identify one characteristic that would singularly describe Mexican dishes, the “chile” would be the answer, namely chile peppers.

Pre-Baked Pie Crust: Five Steps For A Perfect Pie Crust

Pre-Baked Pie Crust: Five Steps For A Perfect Pie Crust

A pre-baked pie crust (sometimes called a blind baked pastry case) is one that has been partially baked without a filling so it can still cook and crisp thoroughly if the filling needs a shorter time to bake than the pastry. Pre-baking a pie crust also stops the pastry from getting soggy by a moist filling.

Healthy & Whole Foods

Healthy & Whole Foods

Many Americans have been struggling with weight issues for years. People may lose a few pounds by trying various diets, but only to gain a few extra pounds when resuming old eating patterns.

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints - Elastic Thread

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints – Elastic Thread

If you are tired of sewing your buttons back onto your shirts and pants constantly then I have the solution for you.

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints - Doors That Squeak & Stick

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints – Doors That Squeak & Stick

If you have a door that squeaks then read on.

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints - Caring For Your Silver

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints – Caring For Your Silver

A simple way to clean your silver is to put it into an aluminum pan with sour milk.

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints - Caring For Your Waffle Iron

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints – Caring For Your Waffle Iron

Never wash your waffle iron or griddle!

Tiny New York Kitchen - Keep Glass From Cracking

Tiny New York Kitchen – Keep Glass From Cracking

Have you ever cracked a glass or a jar by pouring hot liquid into it?

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints - Clogged Salt Shakers

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints – Clogged Salt Shakers

Tiny New York Kitchen Household Hints Yesterday I was asked how to keep salt shakers unclogged.  For Clogged Salt Shakers: Heat a teaspoonful of rice and mix with the salt.  You could also use a pinch of ground arrowroot added to the salt.  Both methods will prevent the salt for clogging the shaker.  To keep […]