All posts in "Kitchen Helps"

How To Make The Best Grilled Chicken

Do you love grilled chicken breasts? Find out how to cook chicken breasts on a charcoal grill. Use the chicken in salads, wraps, and burritos. One of the best things about summer aside from the warm weather and sunshine is getting out the charcoal grill and making something tasty for dinner. But often you find […]


Mini Donut Maker Review – Make Mini-Donuts at Home

A fun mini donut maker to make homemade mini donuts for your family. Serve them for breakfast, brunch or a special treat. To think you can have little mini donuts whenever you want them! Yummy! This is just the best thing for wonderful homemade treats for a movie or family game night. What a fun […]


Types of Chocolate For Baking And Desserts

Ever wonder about the different types of chocolate used in baking and desserts? Find out what makes them special and how to use chocolate in recipes. Below are brief descriptions and information on dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, milk chocolate, white chocolate, sweet chocolate and more. Types Of Chocolate For Baking And Desserts Milk Chocolate This […]


How to Reheat Leftover Waffles

Did your favorite waffle recipe make more waffles than your family could eat? Find tips for freezing and reheating those delicious waffles so you can enjoy them later. You can find some of my favorite homemade waffle recipes here. One of the interesting things about making waffles is when they are hot off the griddle, […]


Baking Weights and Measures

Find baking weights and measures for help in your cooking and baking recipes. This page also includes metric measures and common cooking abbreviations and conversions. If it has been a while since you have done any baking, you will be back on track in no time after a brief review of the basics. You might […]


Fresh Fruit Serving Ideas

With these fresh fruit serving ideas, learn how easy it can be to pair fruits together for great taste, color and flavor. Certain fruits seem to taste better together than others but there are other factors to consider. Along with taste, you need to consider color, texture, and seasonality. You can also check out some […]


Food Equivalents and Substitutions

This page gives you an easy reference chart of many common food equivalents, quantities and yields. You will find answers to food measurement questions such as: how many cups in a pound of flour?, how many chopped apples make a cup?, how many or how much should I buy for my recipe?, and many more. […]


How to Reheat Quiche

Learn how to reheat quiche and also how to freeze quiche successfully using these methods and tips. This is essential if you are making them for a brunch party. (You can find the recipe for the quiche pictured here.) One of my readers, Pauline, wrote in with the following question: “I need to make several […]


Spring cleaning your home? Don’t forget to clean out your pantry!

Spring cleaning your home? Don’t forget to clean out your pantry! If you want to feel like cooking and baking again find tips for cleaning and organizing your kitchen cupboards and pantry. It can be hard to get excited about cooking and baking when you cannot find anything in your kitchen and you question the […]

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