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Make Pesto Easy

Ice Cube Tray Time Saving Re-purposing

Those old ice cube trays now sitting in storage can be used for so many new ideas… You can make up a batch of pesto, fill with your cold unused brewed coffee, use your food processor to finely mince fresh garlic, squeeze fresh lemon juice, etc., etc. The list can be as long as your […]

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Spice and Herb Substitutions

Spice and Herb Substitutions

Sometimes you can find yourself ready to cook a recipe, but you’re missing a key spice or herb. Here’s a quick spice and herb substitutions chart to help you out. Some of these spices are exotic and hard to come by and you’re not sure you’ll use them enough to warrant purchasing them. This substitution […]

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Easy Peel Eggs

Easy Peel Eggs

Eggs are always hard to peel without damaging the cooked egg white. To make the egg’s shell easier to peel off, add 3/4 teaspoon of baking soda to the water when making hard boiled eggs. Please like & share:

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Herbed Butter | Don’t Cry Over Extra Cream!

Herbed Butter | Don’t Cry Over Extra Cream!

I always seem to have left over heavy cream for a recipe. Instead of leaving it the refrigerator forgotten, make an herb or flavored butter. Pour the cream into your food processor and pulse until it firms up and holds a shape. Then throw in the herbs and pulse a few more times. You can […]

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Slicing Mozzarella Tip Portside Cuisine

Easy Slice Mozzarella

Slicing a fresh ball of mozzarella thinly and evenly can be a real pain and impossible to do. I freeze my ball of mozzarella about 45 minutes before I need to cut. Use a serrated knife and work quickly. You’ll find it a lot easier and your slices will be uniform. Please like & share:

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