Cooking Basics

How to make your own barbecue sauce

As the summer season rolls around once again, many barbeque aficionados will be dusting off their grills to host the perfect cookout. If you're looking to add a little extra flouri...

How to make your own peanut butter

What could possibly be better than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? How about one made with your own homemade peanut butter. You might be surprised at how simple it is to make y...

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Tips on perfecting homemade pizza dough

Making your own pizza dough is relatively easy but takes a little time to perfect. (You might not toss and twirl your dough around like chefs on TV during your first pizza-making a...

How to carve a leg of lamb

Every Easter, millions of people sit down to a delicious lamb dinner, but don't don't know how to properly carving lamb. Here's a few tips how to make the most of your roast.

How to cook an egg-cellent hard-boiled egg

Whether you want to dye them for Easter or devour them in egg salad, hard boiled eggs are a culinary and cultural staple. But getting a hard-boiled egg just right can be tricky.

Simple recipe for mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is a delicious condiment — essentially the emulsion of oil with egg yolks. However, store-bought mayonnaise can contain additives and all types of ingredients you won’t ...

How to caramelize onions

Caramelizing is essentially the act of giving an onion a delicious makeover. Here is a guide to cooking the perfect caramelized onions: