How To Cut A Watermelon

How to cut a watermelon

When it comes to the hot summer season, there is nothing better than having some slices of cold watermelon, straight out of the refrigerator. Watermelons are naturally hydrating and contain a lot of water, making them perfect for keeping up the energy during hot weather, plus, they are sweet and delicious. Perfect for dessert or …

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How To Dice A Tomato

How to Dice a Tomato

If you’ve ever come across a recipe that wants you to dice a tomato, you may have immediately thought about a messy situation. Seeds and juice oozing from the tomato to leave your kitchen top, and surrounding areas, in a red mess. Although many of us have experienced an explosive tomato when cutting into one, …

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How to Cut a Peach

As the summer approaches, many of us enjoy snacking on ripe, juicy peaches. Though they are delicious raw, they can also be added to baked recipes and savory dishes. If you do intend to use them for cooking purposes, first you will need to peel and slice them. There are many health benefits associated with …

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How To Melt Chocolate Chips

How to melt chocolate chips

Typically chocolate chips are used in baked goods such as chocolate chip cookies and muffins. In these baked goods, the chips remain solid and do not need to be melted.  However, this is not the sole purpose of chocolate chips. Chocolate chips, thanks to their small size, are very useful for melting down when you …

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How to Thicken Soup Without Grainy Cornstarch

There are many reasons to thicken a soup. A thick soup is creamier, more filling, and the texture is more enjoyable. While eating a thin soup, you often end up slurping it up like water. A thick soup feels more like a meal. It sits in your stomach with a satisfactory heaviness that all soups should aim for. While there are a lot of reasons to thicken soup, there are even more ways to do it. How to thicken soup is the challenge.

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Cooking Bacon in the Oven

Want to know a secret? Restaurants cook bacon in the oven. It’s certainly the most efficient way of cooking lots of bacon, but that’s not the only reason they do it.

Even though I’m not cooking for dozens of people each morning, it often feels like I am. And oven bacon is the choice in my household. We’ll get into why oven bacon is better than stovetop or microwave bacon, and how to cook bacon in the oven, below.

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