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The Basics of Brining

The secret to a moist, tasty bird is brining. It’s a extra step you should never skip because it makes all the difference when it comes to flavor. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. My husband […]

12 of the Best Reasons you should be cooking with cast iron

Modern day cookware doesn’t hold a candle to cast iron. Learn why you should be doing more cooking with cast iron pot and pans. While stainless steel and nonstick cookware has become the trend lately, they really don’t hold a candle to a trusty cast iron skillet. Hang on to […]

How to Season Cast Iron

How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet

Is your cast iron skillet looking a little dull? Don’t throw it out! Learn how to season a cast iron skillet and make it good as new. A few months ago, my sister-in-law and her husband came to visit us from Texas. One of top items on the agenda during […]

How to Can Diced Tomatoes

How to Can Diced Tomatoes [Tutorial]

Interested in preserving tomatoes, but don’t know where to start? My how-to guide will tell you everything you need to know about how to can diced tomatoes. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. The summer I […]

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream P

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Nothing compares to the flavor of homemade whipped cream. With only two ingredients, you can make homemade whipped cream yourself in minutes! Admit it, sometimes the best part of a dessert is the big pile of whipped cream on the top. Am I right? More than once I have been […]