Handy Food Tips

HOW TO TEST BAKING SODA AND BAKING POWDER FOR FRESHNESS

HOW TO TEST BAKING SODA AND BAKING POWDER FOR FRESHNESS

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Posted: December 31, 2016

  These simple procedures will let you test baking soda and baking powder for freshness and is worth your time if you have these products around for very long.  I do a lot of baking […]

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HOW TO MAKE DUMPLINGS

HOW TO MAKE DUMPLINGS

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Posted: September 3, 2016

There are lots of recipes for dumplings.  You can make flat dumplings or drop dumplings but they all taste pretty much alike.  How you make them is just a matter of preference.  True Southern dumplings […]

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HOW TO MAKE SOUTHERN CANDIED PECANS

HOW TO MAKE SOUTHERN CANDIED PECANS

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Posted: August 20, 2016

This is an easy, delicious recipe for candied pecans.  We love these pecans as a snack and they make great gifts for friends or relatives when you want to show someone you are thinking of […]

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MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA CRUST

MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA CRUST

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Posted: July 23, 2016

This is an easy recipe for pizza crust.  This makes 2 twelve inch crusts or you could make 3 eight inch pan sized pizzas.  You can make this in a square on a baking sheet […]

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MAKE YOUR OWN SALSA

MAKE YOUR OWN SALSA

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Posted: July 16, 2016

Salsa is wonderful anytime.  It is great in summer because you can use fresh garden vegetables.  Serve it at a barbecue, for game day, at picnics or anytime you want a great appetizer or dip […]

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PARSLEY, IT’S NOT JUST A GARNISH!

PARSLEY, IT’S NOT JUST A GARNISH!

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Posted: April 23, 2016

Today, parsley is used in many recipes and not only as a garnish to enhance the looks of a dish.  I love using it both ways.  I remember being in a restaurant with a friend […]

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