The Best Black Friday Deals in 2022 1

The Best Black Friday Deals in 2022

Here, I describe the best Black Friday deals I have found. I use various services to hunt for them, including Slickdeals and Amazon’s Idea Hub. Black Friday Deals Deal 1: Zojirushi Breadmaker – 42% OFF This is a great device if you’re looking to make your own bread (multigrain, whole … Read more

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Air Fryer Conversion Calculator

Using our air fryer conversion calculator makes it very easy to adjust cooking temperature and time for any regular oven recipe for an air fryer (or air fryer and toaster oven combo). I have been using online calculators to do that, but every calculator I’ve seen has some kind of … Read more

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Superman Ice Cream

For those of you who’re not from the Midwest, here’s an introduction to Superman ice cream, how it tastes like (is it three tastes or one), where to find it, and where it comes from. What is the Superman Ice Cream? We all know the DC Comics hero. Superman Ice … Read more

Is Wingstop Any Good?

Is Wingstop any Good?

If you never had Wingstop wings, I urge you to try them. It’s a newish chain, but it’s very good. It is my personal favorite wing chain, and it beats Buffalo Wild Wings any day every day, and twice on Monday/Tuesday, cause it’s a 60c/wing day. Pros Wings are not … Read more

Best Oven Repair Service

Best Oven Repair Service

If you’re in DC, MD, or VA area, you can use US Appliance Repair if your oven is broken or malfunctioning. They cover toaster oven-, as well as gas- and electric oven repairs, and they carry spare parts for a lot of models of major brands: GE Appliances Bosch Fagor … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With G

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter G. See the whole food dictionary! Galettes French-style single-crust cake, most commonly filled with fruits. This is a flat free-form dessert made of puff pastry with the edges slightly folded around the filling, which can be … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With N

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter N. See the whole food dictionary! Naan Traditional Indian flatbread. It is made from white flour and baked in a hot clay oven called tandoor. Naan can be found in the cuisines of  Western and South … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With M

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter M. See the whole food dictionary! Macadamia nuts Round, white nut with a very hard shell, native to Australia. It is a group of fruit family Proteaceae, which are also known as Queensland nuts, Hawaii nuts, or … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With O

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter O. See the whole food dictionary! Oat Cereal grain is known as the species Avena sativa of the family Poaceae. It is grown for its seeds, used for making oatmeal flour and oat milk. Being rich … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With L

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter L. See the whole food dictionary! Lablab Lablab (Lablab purpureus) is a legume of the bean family, grown in tropical climates. It is known for its purple flowers and green or light purple pods. Each pod … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With K

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter K. See the whole food dictionary! Kabob Kabob is an Iranian, Afghan, Middle Eastern, Eastern Mediterranean, and South Asian dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit originating … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With J

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter J. See the whole food dictionary! Jabuticaba Fruit of the Brazilian grape tree. This is a tropical and subtropical fruit that grows directly on the trunk. With its round shape and thin purple-black skin, it is … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With I

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter I. See the whole food dictionary! Icaco The Chrysobalanus icaco species, also known as icaco, paradise plum, or cocoplum, is grown in two varieties with edible fruit and seeds. This is a tropical fruit, cultivated in … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With H

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter H. See the whole food dictionary! Habanero Pepper Small lantern-shaped chili pepper, native to the Caribbean and Yucatan. Named after Cuba’s capital, Havana, (the name habanero means “from Habana”), this pepper is considered one of the … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With Z

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter Z. See the whole food dictionary! Za’atar Middle Eastern herb mixture made of sesame seeds, thyme, salt, and sumac. It is used as a condiment in meat, bread, or vegetables. It is often mixed with olive … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With Y

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter Y. See the whole food dictionary! Yabby A freshwater crustacean of the family  Parastacidae, native to Australia. Yabbies have a subtle, delicate flavor and a soft consistency. They can be eaten boiled, grilled, or roasted, simply … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With X

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter X. See the whole food dictionary! Xacuti An aromatic Indian curry. This curry is cooked with lamb, chicken, or beef. The meat is flavored with coconut, red chili peppers, and white poppy seeds. The coconut is … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With W

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter W. See the whole food dictionary! Wafer A thin, crisp biscuit is usually sweet-flavored. Wafers can be round or square and usually have a very dry texture. A large number of candy bars and cookies is … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With V

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter V. See the whole food dictionary! Vacherin Soft, rich-flavored cheese made from cow’s milk. The name vacherin refers to French and Swiss types of soft and creamy cheeses. They can vary in flavor and consistency based … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With U

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter U. See the whole food dictionary! Ube Ube is a purple yam native to the tropical areas of Asia. This is a light purple or violet-colored tuber, also known as the water yam. Ube has a … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With T

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter T. See the whole food dictionary! Tahini Sesame seed paste, most commonly used in Middle Eastern specialties. It has a creamy consistency and a light, nutty flavor. It can be served as a dip or used … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With S

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter S. See the whole food dictionary! Salmon An oily fish found in the family Salmonidae, that lives in the sea but returns to the freshwater to reproduce. It is native to the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. As … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With R

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter R. See the whole food dictionary! Raclette du Valais Swiss semi-hard cheese, made from unpasteurized Alpine cow’s milk. It has a strong, pungent flavor and it is used usually grated or melted. Raclette originated in the … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With Q

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter Q. See the whole food dictionary! Qatayef Small-size pastry filled with sweet cream or nuts. This is an Arabic specialty, made from flour, water, yeast, and baking powder. The batter is cooked in a skillet on … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With P

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter P. See the whole food dictionary! Paella Traditional Spanish dishes made of rice as the main ingredient. It originated in Valencia (paella means “frying pan” in the Valencian language). This famous dish has many varieties, but usually contains … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With F

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter F. See the whole food dictionary! Fajitas Strips of meat marinated in lime juice, oil, garlic, and spices and grilled or cooked with sliced peppers and onions. This Texan-Mexican American dish is traditionally served in a … Read more

Ounces (Oz) to Quarts (Qt) Conversion

How many Ounces in a Quart?

I often need to look up conversion rates for fluid ounces (oz) to quarts (qt) and back, so I made a small calculator and a cheat sheet. Oz to Qt Calculator OZ QRT Or here’s a cheat sheet you can print out: Fluid ounces (oz) Quarts (qt) 1 0.03125 4 … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With E

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter D. See the whole food dictionary! Éclair A decadent French dessert that consists of a pastry filled with a cream or custard and covered with icing. It was invented by French Chef Antonin Carême who named … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With D

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter D. See the whole food dictionary! Daikon A white root vegetable with green leaves, a type of winter radish. It is native to East Asia and a popular ingredient in Japanese and Chinese cuisine. It has … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With C

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter C. See the whole food dictionary! Cabbage Large, round-shaped, green or red cruciferous vegetable. It consists of a firm stalk with smooth leaves around it. Cabbages are a rich source of vitamins B, C and K, … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With B

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter B. See the whole food dictionary! Baba Ghanoush Middle Eastern specialty made of broiled or roasted eggplant combined with tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt with additional seasoning based on the origin of the recipe. … Read more

Food Dictionary

Foods That Start With A

In this post, I list various kinds of food that begin with the letter A. See the whole food dictionary! Abalone Abalone is a sea snail, a member of the molluscan class Gastropoda. It has an oval-shaped shell that contains a rich, salty, and buttery flavored meat that can be … Read more

Food Dictionary

Food Dictionary

This is a project that I have started for people who love word games. Many of these types of food can be prepared with a toaster oven, and I especially recommend Oprah’s favorite Cuisinart Air Fryer/Toaster Oven combo or one of the Breville’s toaster ovens. For some of those foods, … Read more

Substitutes for Mushrooms

Substitutes for Mushrooms

Edible mushrooms are a staple cooking ingredient all over the world. They’re used to add texture, bulk, and savoriness to dishes. Different types of mushrooms also have different individual tastes and have been used in particular recipes for hundreds or even thousands of years. Mushrooms are a pretty unique ingredient … Read more

Side Dished for Chicken

Side Dishes for Chicken: Ideas

If you’re looking for a side dish for chicken then you’re in the right place. In this article, I make a heap of suggestions for things that will work with chicken and also some recipes for how to make them as well. Chicken is one of the most universal meats … Read more

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Sesame Oil Substitutes

Sesame oil is a fairly common oil that’s known for its golden brown color and rich nutty taste. It’s often used in Asian cooking but is also found in a lot of other recipes. If you’ve run out of it or you just don’t like it, then you’ll be looking … Read more

Cream Cheese Substitutes

Cream Cheese Substitutes

If you’ve run out of cream cheese, you don’t like it or you want a dairy-free alternative then you’ll be looking for a replacement. This article will have you covered. What you want as a replacement will largely depend on what type of cooking you are doing. This article will … Read more

Best Wingstop Flavors and Sauces

Best Wingstop Flavors and Sauces

Wingstop restaurants are a great place to go if you love simple food and an even better place to go if you love old, classic chicken wings. Wingstop has been serving up wings since 1994 and now a lot of people think they’re the experts. Since 1994, Wingstop has been … Read more

Dijon Mustard Substitutes

Dijon Mustard Substitutes

Dijon is a classic French Mustard that’s used as an ingredient to cook within a lot of recipes. It’s also used for salad dressings, marinades, rubs, and by itself as a condiment. It’s known for its tangy, sharp, spicy, and strong flavor. If you’ve run out of Dijon mustard when … Read more

Taco Toppings

Taco Toppings

If it’s taco time in your house, you might be wondering what are some good toppings to go with your tacos. This article will tell you about all of the classic toppings and give you some fresh and unusual ideas as well. Tacos are a classic Mexican recipe, which was … Read more

Food Processor vs Blender

Food Processor vs Blender

If you are looking for a kitchen appliance to do the chopping, mixing, and blending tasks then you will probably have considered buying either a food processor or a blender. Working out which one of these appliances is best for your needs can be confusing. This article will help you … Read more

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Can You Freeze Chicken Salad?

If you’ve made a big batch of chicken salad and you’ve got some left over you might be wondering whether or not you can freeze it. The short answer is yes. You can freeze chicken salad but it’s a bad idea. It won’t do you any harm, but salad and … Read more

Oyster Sauce Substitutes

Substitutes for Oyster Sauce

Oyster sauce, as the name suggests, is a sauce made using oysters. It is used to add depth of flavor, savoriness (umami), and a mixture of sweetness and saltiness to a number of dishes. It is widely used in Cantonese and other Asian cuisines. If you’re looking for an oyster … Read more

Cornmeal Substitutes

What Are Good Cornmeal Substitutes?

Cornmeal is a common staple food ingredient used in a huge variety of recipes. If you’re cooking something that needs cornmeal but you don’t have any then don’t worry too much as there are alternatives. What is cornmeal? Cornmeal is a coarse flour (referred to as a meal) that is … Read more

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Biodegradable vs Compostable Trash Bags: The Catch

If you want to do your bit to help the environment then you may have looked into biodegradable trash bags and compostable trash bags. Single-use plastic is one of the most harmful things for the environment. Biodegradable and compostable bags make good alternatives to single-use plastic. The problem is knowing … Read more

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How to Tell if Bacon is Bad

Nobody likes to eat food that has gone bad and bad bacon can be harmful. It’s always wise to know when it’s too late for your bacon and what you can do to stop it from going bad in the first place. Here I will tell you everything you need … Read more

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Can you use Aluminium Foil in an Oven?

Perhaps you’ve heard that aluminum leaches at high heat and so using it to cook in an oven would hurt your health or even induce Alzheimer’s disease. Or, you’ve tried using tin foil to cook and it melted onto your oven floor. Now, you’re asking yourself: should you even wrap … Read more

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Can You Use Aluminum Foil in a Microwave?

Can you use tin foil in a microwave? The short answer is yes, but carefully (or else this happens). Read on to know why. How Microwaves Work Microwaves work by generating radio waves that make the water molecules in food spin and heat up because of friction. The conductive properties … Read more

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Can you Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich in a Toaster?

You might have heard of bachelor’s grilled cheese prepared in a toaster. Or perhaps you’ve read a “life hack” about turning your toaster on the side to make a quick grilled cheese sandwich at work. I’ll get this right out of the way: please don’t. There’s a good chance you … Read more