Pecan Crusted Fish

Pecan Crusted Fish

Fried fish can be flakey and delicious-especially when served to pipe hot with dipping sauce. But frying fish means dealing with tons of grease, both while cooking and in your food. For a lighter, easier to prepare an alternative, try this pecan crusted fish recipe. I like to use swai, but any white fish can […]

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Toaster Oven Buyers Guide

You may remember them fondly from your student days, but toaster ovens are a popular addition to even the most well-equipped of modern kitchens. Far from providing a quick way to heat up ready meals and toast bread, today’s toaster ovens are versatile, stylish and can give even a proper oven a run for its […]

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Rice Cooker vs. Slow Cooker

Rice Cooker vs. Slow Cooker

You must have come across a number of infomercials promoting a staggering number of kitchen appliances. I can assure you that many of those items will not make a great difference to your cooking experience. The slow cooker and the rice cooker, however, can safely count as exceptions. Each of these appliances is quite versatile […]

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Best Convection Toaster Ovens

If you decided that it’s time you upgrade or get your hands on a convection toaster oven so you can take advantage of the better baking benefits and all the heating pros that come along with this kitchen appliance, then you’re probably wondering where to begin. There are so many products on the market that […]

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Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso

Taking the top honor of best gluten-free bread maker is the Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker. This stand-alone machine soars to new heights with precision craftsmanship, a menu feature that deftly navigates the complicated steps involved when preparing gluten-free recipes, and a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use, set of controls. Zojirushi produces top of the line […]

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Quick and Easy Daily Bread

Quick and Easy Daily Bread

I call this recipe the “daily bread” because it’s so quick and easy to make that I make some at least once per week. This is your go-to bread; nothing fancy, nothing tough, just a tasty crumb when you need one. This recipe is also extremely forgiving and is really hard to mess up. While […]

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7 Slow Cooker Tips and Tricks

Slow cookers are pretty much every working person’s best friend when it comes to hot, delicious, low-effort meals. Just by throwing in a handful of ingredients, and maybe the occasional stir, a tasty, nutritious, home-cooked meal is right at your fingertips! However, there are a few things I’ve found quite helpful when taking my first […]

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Blueberry Spice Jam

Blueberry Spice Jam

United States Department of Agriculture, Extension Service Blueberry-Spice Jam 2-1/2 pints ripe blueberries 1 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg or cinnamon 5-1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup water 1 box (1-3/4 oz) powdered pectin Yield: About 5 half-pints Procedure: Wash and thoroughly crush blueberries, one layer at a time, in a saucepan. Add lemon […]

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