The Joy of Cooking – IPTVRecipes.com is way beyond Julia’s kitchen

IPTVRecipes.com blows the doors off Ms. Child – no offense intended. Everyday more food enthusiasts, professional chefs and home cooks are uploading their videos to their 1 GB of free space (per recipe) to highlight their food selection, prep work and recipe completion for their favorite (or, new-found) dish. Once you register, you’re not limited to the number of free recipes you can upload; and, 1 GB equates to 35 minutes to one (1) hour of you on the ‘net – depending upon the resolution. Become the star of your own kitchen with MyKitchen, interact and exchange recipes and favorite kitchen tools and techniques, post to the IPTVRecipes.com Forum and utilize all that’s available, with 100 % user-generator content, for …

Quick And Easy Everyday Desserts.

Creamy yogurt dip can be a terrific accompaniment to all sorts of fresh-cut fruit, cookies and cake. For many people, dessert is the best part of any meal. But even in these health-conscious times, it’s still possible to satisfy a sweet tooth with quick and easy confections. All it takes is some yogurt and fresh-cut fruit. Yogurt is a terrific way to get vitamins, calcium and other nutrients in a smooth, creamy treat. It’s also an excellent accompaniment to fruit, complementing the natural sugars of pineapple or orange with a touch of tartness. One yogurt product that’s perfect with fruit is Litehouse Yogurt Fruit Dip. It comes in three popular flavors: Vanilla (with all-natural flavor), Chocolate (made with real Hershey’s …

Preparing Food Safely

Most conscientious cooks use common sense when preparing or storing food. But common sense in food preparation doesn’t just happen -it is learned. This learning happens and when we forget where we learned it, we call it common sense. Here are just a few pointers to refresh and reinforce your common sense as you are preparing your current meal or storing it for future use. – Food safety actually starts with your excursion to the supermarket. Pick up the packaged or canned foods. Do the cans have dents? Don’t buy them. Is the jar cracked? Leave it. Does the lid seem loose or bulging? Pick up another. Look for any expiration dates on the labels -they are there for a …

PREPARE AND COOK MACARONI.

Macaroni is a product of wheat prepared from a hard, clean, glutenous grain. The grain is ground into a meal called semolina, from which the bran is excluded. This is made into a tasty dough by mixing with hot water in the proportion of two thirds semolina to one third water. The dough after being thoroughly mixed is put into a shallow vat and kneaded and rolled by machinery. When well rolled, it is made to assume varying shapes by being forced by a powerful plunger through the perforated head of strong steel or iron cylinders arranged above a fire, so that the dough is partially baked as it issues from the holes. It is afterwards hung over rods or …

Slow Cooker Recipes

I have been on the hunt for good slow cooker recipes for a long time, and I can’t seem to find anything that I like. I guess it is because I am very picky about what I like to eat, and many of the recipes that I come upon have something in them that I just can’t stomach. I am still searching though, and I hope to come up with at least ten of them that are really good and really easy to throw together. There are just days when I know I have a lot of work to do and I would rather spend my free time with my little girl than by cooking a meal. Slow cooker recipes …

Slow cooking using a crockpot.

Many of your favorite recipes can be successfully adapted to the crockpot or slow cooker if you follow a few simple rules. You’ll find a basic time/temperature guide for converting recipes, some do’s and don’ts for specific ingredients and a few tips for making your slow cooker dishes more flavorful. Liquids Generally, liquids may be decreased in slow cooking – a general rule of thumb is about half the recommended amount. Unless the dish contains rice or pasta, one cup of liquid is usually enough. Pasta and Rice When recipes call for cooked pasta to be added, cook it until just slightly tender before adding to the pot. Add 1/4 extra liquid per 1/4 cup uncooked rice, and use long …

Sleepyheads Love Cookie Pancakes.

Delicious cookie pancakes are even more fun topped with jam or whipped cream. Here’s the newest way to serve up some fun at breakfast. Turn everybody’s favorite fluffy pancakes into scrumptious Cookie Pancakes. Think of the happy possibilities–Chocolate Chip Cookie Pancakes, Snickerdoodle Pancakes, Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes, with aromas guaranteed to get your sleepyheads out of bed and racing to the breakfast table. All you do is add a few fresh ingredients to pancake mix and then get creative. The best news? These cookie pancakes are so delicious, your family can either dress them up with jam or whipped cream, or keep it simple on busy mornings and just grab some to go. Breakfast has never been more fun! Chocolate Chip …

Skills you need to develop to improve your cooking

If you think cooking involves opening the refrigerator and putting the frozen diner inside the microwave, you are wrong. It involves far more than you think and if you want to improve your cooking, you will take this to heart. It requires a lot of preparation, testing, cutting and tasting. And in some cases, even the washing after you are done with making the perfect dish. In short, cooking is not easy. Ask any chef or you mom; or better yet why not try yourself? You will soon find out that making a dish is not some simple task that involves a swish of the magic wand. It is hard work that involves precision, readiness and timing, perfect timing. If …

Simple Scratch Cooking For Healthier Families.

Homemade meals and desserts can be easier to make than you think, and good for your family. There’s a quick and easy way to help your kids become happier and healthier-try planning and preparing a meal together. Cooking as a family activity is fun and can be surprisingly quick. In fact, preparing a satisfying meal or dessert from scratch can take less time than dining out. The time it takes to decide where to eat, get everyone ready, drive there and be seated, order and finally eat, takes much longer than you think. The time could be better spent with your loved ones with everyone helping to get the food on the table. Another benefit of scratch cooking is that …

The Best Way To Cook Your Freshly Caught Fish

A freshly caught fish can be cooked in a thousand and one ways. Any fisherman worth his salt has his own unique way of cooking a freshly caught trout, salmon or whatever fish he caught. So fisherman all across the country has been handed down methods of cooking fish. Here are some tips to get the best out of your fish. 1.Frying Breading and frying a freshly caught fish is as good as it gets. The smell of butter emanating from the frying pan and the flair a fisherman puts in flipping his catch is worth its weight in gold, almost. For the novice fisherman, make sure that the butter is extra hot but not yet burning. Also, make sure …

Fresh Caught Fish Cooking Preparation

To maintain the delicate flavor of a newly caught freshwater or saltwater fish, this must be handled properly to avoid spoilage. Not to mention preserving the fish with pleasing odor. There are ways to properly prepare and maintain the quality just after the catch of the fish into a sumptuous fishmeal. Check out the tips below: 1) As soon as the fish lands avoid any contact with hard surfaces to prevent bruising. It should be washed immediately by hosing or bucket rinsing in order to remove the slime and possible bacteria that cause spoilage. Never use water from close proximity marinas, municipal or industrial discharges. To make sure, always use potable water instead. 2) Simply chill the fish to prevent …

Serve Eggs Anytime

The popularity of breakfast foods is a good reason to keep dependable starters, such as eggs, bread and other staples, on hand. But why reserve them only for morning meals? Planning breakfast for dinner is a good way to serve up simple, satisfying evening meals without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. A strata is one easy-to-prepare dish that can go from breakfast to dinner with ease. The word strata means layers and the layers of Tomato Strata Florentine are simply cubed bread, torn spinach and seasoned chopped tomatoes. An egg-milk custard poured over the top binds the bright-colored layers together and causes the bread to puff up during baking. For single diners or families whose members eat …

Sensational Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

This is an absolutely spectacular recipe for chocolate oatmeal cookies. Though oatmeal cookies are not considered a cool, modern dessert by many, there is a reason that traditional recipes survive over the decades. And this recipe proves it — sometimes traditions are best! Even the kids will want to get involved to make a treat that’s quick to make and healthy, too. Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies Prep: 10 min, Cook: 10 min. * 3/4 lb. semisweet chocolate chips * 1/2 cup soft unsalted butter * 1 egg * 1/2 cup sugar * 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract * 3/4 cup all purpose flour * 1/4 tsp. baking soda * 1 tsp. baking powder * 3/4 cup quick or old fashioned oats, uncooked …

Secret To Cooking Vegetables

Vegetables are essential to the human diet. We get a great deal of our daily vitamin content from vegetables. We need to make sure that how we cook them does not drain vitamin contents and benefits of consumption. Cooking vegetables can be tricky. Over cooking can make vegetables bland and soggy. My belief is that vegetables should not be boiled. Boling not only rob us of vitamin content, it is the main culprit in turning vegetables to a lifeless, tasteless form. If we cannot boil, how do we proceed? First option, steaming vegetables is always a good choice. This will leave vegetables full of life. They will be crisp and colorful. It will also not deplete the vegetables of their …

Savor The Flavor

My fondest memories of the seasons involve food. What could be better than a thick slice of a vine-ripe tomato, sprinkled with fresh basil and drizzled with olive oil? Or a crunchy apple fresh from the orchard? Eating is so enjoyable when we get in touch with the flavor of food. Here’s an easy way to savor the flavor-taste every bite. Each type of food has its own unique flavor. For example, foods made with whole grain such as Whole Grain Total® cereal have a nut-like, rich taste not found in refined grains. “You can ease your taste buds into the flavor of whole grain by gradually trying new foods. Set a goal of trying one new food made with …

Saving Money On Kitchenware: How To Buy Pre-owned Cookware And Not Get Ripped Off In The Process

In the 21st century, the typical family finds itself living on a pretty tight and restricted budget. People simply do not have a great deal of money to spend — even when it comes to making the purchase of cookware, kitchenware, and appliances for the home kitchen. Perhaps you are the head of a family that works very hard to make ends meet. In that regard, you likely have found yourself searching for ways in which you can save money on the basic necessities that you need for your home — including such items as cookware and kitchenware. One way in which you can end up saving some money on cookware and kitchenware is through the purchase of pre-owned products …