Category: Tips

Easy, Good for You, Healthy, LCHF, Tips

Skinny Noodles Tips and Alfredo Recipe

skinny noodles shirataki glass

Skinny noodles, also known as “glass” or “shirataki” noodles are popular right now with the low carb, ketogenic crowd. Made of konjac, a type of gourd, the noodles are packed with fiber and in the purest form (read the label—some companies add oats or other ingredients) virtually net carb-free. They’re also quick to prepare and …

Food Science, Technique, Tips

Cooking Tips: The Art of Freezing Food

Man's hand taking food from freezer

Here are some tips on how to freeze food. Always cool food off completely before freezing. Double wrap baked goods before freezing. Wrap items airtight in plastic wrap, and then wrap them a second time in aluminum foil. To thaw: thaw at room temperature while still double-wrapped. Mark foods you’ve wrapped for freezing, to indicate …

Food Science, Tips

Cooking Tips: The Art of Cooling Food Right

Lemon Muffins left to cool on cake rack

Here are some handy tips on cooling food: Always cool hot food as quickly as possible before storing in the refrigerator or freezer. This prevents the growth of harmful organisms in your food, God forbid. Cooling hot items off the right way also protects the quality and texture of the items you cook and bake. …

Desserts, Tips

Tip: Icing Cakes Smooth Upside Down

Justin Chappel Ices Cake smooth Upside Down

A brilliant video tutorial from Food and Wine has me itching to make a birthday cake. They ice the cake upside down. “How on earth do they do that?” you may have wondered. Or at least, I did. So intrigued was I that I watched the clip from start to finish. Yes, you absolutely CAN …