Archives for April 2011

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Diners Drive-Ins And Dives Chicago List

"Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" Chicago list can really make anyone's mouth drool. Chicago is a great town for some of the best restaurants in the country. However, "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" explores the underground movement of mom and pops restaurants sprouting up between the cracks of the pavement in the windy city. Smoque. "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" …

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Chicken Drumstick Recipes

Chicken drumstick recipes are great for a variety of meals from snacks to formal dinners. When fried, chicken drumsticks can be a portable and easy on the go meal for a sack lunch or picnic. Almost everyone enjoys chicken as a main course, so add these chicken drumstick recipes to your collection for family dinners or unexpected guests. To make fried chicken drumsticks, you will need: …

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Caprese Salad Recipe

Do you have some beautiful heirloom tomatoes on hand and need a simple Caprese salad recipe? If you love fresh tomatoes and mozzarella, then this delicious classic Italian salad is for you. Keep reading to learn a Caprese salad recipe that is simple to make, requires basic ingredients, and is ready to serve in less than five minutes. To make Caprese salad you’ll need the following ingred …

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Substitute For Evaporated Milk

Say you're cooking dinner and you need to find a substitute for evaporated milk. What do you do? It's not always possible or practical to run to the grocery store every time you need an ingredient for a recipie you're cooking, and evaporated milk is one of those things we often forget to have on hand. Well, fear not. Here is how you can make a substitute for evaporated milk. Evaporated …

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Tequila Sunrise Recipe

Enjoy an icy cold tall fruity drink with all the majesty of a summer sunset by trying this tequila sunrise recipe. This classic beverage is the perfect combination of fresh squeezed orange juice, grenadine syrup, and quality tequila. A well made tequila sunrise has gradations of color starting with a dark orange layer in the bottom of the glass and brightening to light yellow at the top of the gla …

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3 Major Crops In Pennsylvania

The 3 major food crops in Pennsylvania play the role of providing food for Americans and revenue for the hardworking farmers of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is located in the Northeastern and mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The entire state receives a considerable amount of precipitation throughout the year, which is why it has a bountiful agriculture industry. The three major crops in Pen …

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Tom Collins Recipe

In classic American tradition, create this sparkling hard lemonade by following a simple Tom Collins recipe. This dazzling cocktail dates back 1876 when the famous American bartender and father of mixology, Jerry Thomas published the recipe in a Bartender’s Guide. A perfect blend of lemon juice, sugar, club soda and gin creates a traditional effervescent lemony cocktail that even has its own …

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Hard Rock Cafe Locations

If you want to eat at a rock 'n' roll themed restaurant, there are Hard Rock Café locations all across the United States. The restaurants are known for their memorabilia, good music and occasional star sightings. The list below provides the locations of every Hard Rock Café in the country by region, so you'll be sure to find a restaurant near your area. The West C …

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How To Cut An Onion

Cutting onions is one of the things you will do over and over again in the kitchen, making it essential to know how to cut an onion. Onions have two ends, the root end and the blossom end. The root end is never cut off the onion because it is the one thing that holds an onion together while it is being cut and the onion odor and eye irritant is reduced with the root in tact. When you learn the cor …

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How To Cut Pineapple

A fresh pineapple may look intimidating at first glance, but when you learn how to cut a pineapple properly, it opens the door to endless sweet and fruity desserts and enticing meals. A fresh pineapple is covered by a sharp thorny foreboding skin that protects the sweet fruit inside. There is a simple technique for removing the skin and retrieving the sweet meat of a fresh pineapple. To cut a …

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What Is Couscous

What is couscous? While the side dish has an odd sounding name, it is a simple dietary staple in many parts of the world. Common in countries of Northern Africa, the dish has grown in popularity and is served in many fine restaurants worldwide. What are some facts that you should know about couscous?  Couscous is a pasta, not a rice. Because of the texture and pellet-like shape of couscou …

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Substitute For Baking Soda

There are a couple of things you can substitute for baking soda. The importance of baking soda is its leavening quality. In other words, it is what makes a cake rise. The question becomes what do you want the baking soda to do? Items needed: Baking powder Baking soda Beer Eggs Applesauce Yeast Depending on how much rise you need for your recipe, …

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Frog Eye Salad Recipe

This frog eye salad recipe is the perfect salad to make if you are in the mood for something sweet. Most recipes make a big batch so it is a good salad to make when you need to feed a crowd. It uses a very small round pasta to give it the texture that is expected from frog eye salad. There are different ways to make it, some like to use whipped cream for a sweeter version, or you can try this reci …

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Chicken Kabob Recipes

Whether you own a gas grill, charcoal burner or hunker down miserably in an overpriced studio with a tiny oven created for elves, you should have a few chicken kabob recipes in your arsenal. Use any vegetable that stays on a skewer. Tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, zucchini and mushrooms make good choices. Chicken kabobs should be cooked over a high heat regardless of your method. Like if using a s …

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French Silk Pie Recipe

If you are in the mood for a light and fluffy chocolate delight, try this easy to make French silk pie recipe. French silk pie filling, made with egg substitute, makes this a healthy, low cholesterol dessert. Pie is an American favorite and so is a fresh homemade French silk pie. French Silk Pie Pastry To make French silk pie, you will need: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspo …

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Salsa Recipes With Fresh Tomatoes

When the right season is upon us, it is nice to know a few salsa recipes with fresh tomatoes. Fresh tomatoes have a distinctly better taste than any salsa poured from a jar that was created by a soulless corporation. Plus, they are simple to customize to your tastes. Here are three simple salsa recipes with fresh tomatoes that you can easily tweak to make them your own. To make a very simple s …

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How To Broil A Steak

At one time or another, gas grills will run out of gas in the middle of grilling a steak making it important to know how to broil a steak. To properly broil a steak, it should be placed on a preheated cast iron skillet in the oven to sear the steak to perfection. A steak broiled to excellence is tender, juicy, and heavily seared on both sides. To broil a steak, you will need: Cast iron …

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Hoisin Sauce Recipe

In the middle of making a Chinese inspired meal and need a Hoisin sauce recipe? Hoisin sauce is frequently required in a number of Chinese recipes, but if you don’t use a lot of Hoisin sauce, it doesn’t make sense to keep a huge bottle on hand. Luckily, Hoisin sauce is easy to make at home and even more delicious when you make it fresh. Below you’ll find a quick and easy recipe f …

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Types Of Cookies

There are many different types of cookies out there that can be baked with a number of different types of ingredients. It all depends on how sweet you want your cookies or what types of textures and additions you are going to put in them. When deciding on what types of cookies to make, think about the occasion these cookies will be served and who will be eating them. If there will be a number of k …

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How To Smoke Ribs

Learn how to smoke ribs to enjoy tender spiced baby back ribs at home. Baby back ribs are the tenderest of ribs making them perfect for smoking. The ribs are marinated for hours and rubbed with the perfect blend of seasoning and spices before being smoked slowly in a smoker. The result is tender smoked ribs that melt in your mouth. To smoke ribs, you will need: 3 slabs Baby Back ribs …

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White Wine Sangria Recipe

Impress girls and guys alike with your worldly cocktail repertoire at your next gathering with a crisp white wine sangria inspired in the flavorful Spanish original. Made with citrus slices, vodka, lemon soda, and dry white wine, white wine sangria is a refreshing summer alternative to heavier red-wine sangria. Once you've mastered this basic recipe, feel free to get creative with different fr …

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Dry White Wine For Cooking

Dry white wine for cooking is an excellent way to add a little spark to any meal. The flavor of dry white wine adds extra layers to dishes. Usually because of the flavor of the white wine, it will decipher the types of dishes you use to cook with. Typically, white wine is light and is used in light dishes, such as chicken and pork. Noilly Pratt Dry Vermouth. This dry white wine is infamous …

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Recipes For Ground Beef

If you are searching for some great recipes for ground beef, you have come to the right place. There are literally thousands of ground beef recipes available and some are healthy and some are not. These recipes are both healthy and easy to make. In order to make ground beef recipes healthy, use top quality sirloin meat and healthy olive oils. In order to make recipes with ground beef, you will …

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Cooking Bacon In The Oven

Many people know how to cook bacon on a frying pan, but on the other hand, many people don’t know exactly how to cook bacon in the oven. There are many advantages available when you decide to cook bacon in the oven including the fact that it’s less of a mess, easy to clean up, and very easy. If you’ve got a few common household items and some bacon, you’re ready to bake you …

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Chicken Thigh Recipes

Having some friends over for dinner and need a few chicken thigh recipes to please the crowd? With these tasty chicken thigh recipes, even the most picky eaters will want to come back to your house for dinner again and again. Keep reading to learn two yummy chicken thigh recipes that are quick and easy to make. Salt and Vinegar Chicken Thighs To make salt and vinegar chicken thighs you&rsq …

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Sam The Cooking Guy Recipes

Get gourmet eats without breaking your bank account  with these Sam the Cooking Guy recipes. These Sam the Cooking Guy recipes are simple delicious dishes that anyone with a grill, an oven and the ability to boil water can master. 1. Steak Salad with Blue Cheese Crumbles. Give in to your craving for a thick juicy steak without the guilt of a heavy meal with this Sam the Cooking Guy r …

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What Is Mutton

The question of what is mutton is actually somewhat less straightforward than many people may assume. Most people consider mutton to be the meat of any sheep over two years old. But other people have slightly different definitions. There is also the issue of what makes mutton different than other lamb meat. When people eat lamb, they’re eating the meat of a sheep that’s under two y …

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Sweet And Sour Sauce Recipe

A sweet and sour sauce recipe is easy to make and requires just a few ingredients that are likely in your pantry already. Sweet and sour sauce is the perfect blend of sweet from pineapple juice and sour from vinegar that can be used as a dipping sauce for snacks or to add flavor to a main dish of chicken, beef, pork, or even fish. Sweet and sour sauce can be used as dressing on a crisp chilled Chi …

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Alfredo Sauce Recipe With Milk

Craving some Alfredo and need an Alfredo sauce recipe with milk? If you’ve got a hankering for Alfredo, but don’t have any heavy cream on hand, don’t worry. Keep reading for a delicious Alfredo sauce recipe you can make with milk. To make Alfredo sauce with milk, you’ll need the following ingredients: 1 cup of milk (whole milk or 2 percent work best) 1-1/2 …

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In And Out Burger Locations

In and Out Burger locations are very specific to a few states in the United States, as this elite fast food burger company has only set up their burger joints in places that they believe won't adversely effect their brand. An In and Out burger is a delicious and relatively inexpensive burger known as one of the best burgers made, in general. These In and Out Burger locations can be searched ou …