Homemade salad dressing is where it's at. The simple combination of oil and vinegar is easy to manage and the resulting dressing is completely customizable from the ground up. Just add some herbs, garlic, and a little citrus, and suddenly you have a fresh, high-quality salad dressing that is tuned to your appetite. No matter how delicious your dressing may be, the final product still needs to find its way actually on to your greenery.
A difficult dishes to master is the Thanksgiving bird. Making a perfect roast turkey can be one of the more intimidating experiences of the holiday season; with so many bad memories of chewy turkey, the pressure to make a … Read more
Why in the world would you ever want to make yogurt cheese? I know I asked myself that question when I first heard about the stuff. It turns out, though, that yogurt cheese is a great low-fat substitute for practically everything: cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream and even whipping cream. It's not the easiest stuff to find at the local supermarket, though. It seems to show up in a few specialty food stores, but it's pricey. However, with the Cuisipro Yogurt Cheese Maker, making your own really is easy.
The method is simple: Put three cups of yogurt … Read more
Has anyone ever tried to create those ice-cream-parlor-style double scoops at home? Did they turn out like you had planned? Yeah, I thought so.
Maybe you could make a multiscoop tower of frozen goodness if you had a supply of gigantic waffle cones on hand, but if you're trying to fit that much ice cream in a normal-size cone, chances are that you'll run into problems. If you think about it, you wouldn't try to stack bouncy balls or baseballs, so why should you try to stack spherical balls of ice cream? And have you ever tried … Read more