It’s easy to slip with the salt shaker while cooking, but not so easy to remedy an oversalted dish. Read on for five handy tips to rescue a meal that’s saltier than you had intended. From diluting to complementing with mild foods and beverages, you may find one or more options to make your overseasoned dish palatable.
Baking powder is a leavening agent made of baking soda and an acid. It reacts with batter and dough, causing baked goods to rise to a light, airy consistency. Read on for everything you need to know about baking powder, its role in the science of baking, and appropriate substitutions for when yours expires or runs out.
Are you stressed out about the Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner you’re hosting? Worried that everything won’t go according to plan? Foodal has advice from a food industry expert who has heard every holiday worry. Discover seven recommendations for surviving, and maybe even enjoying, the holiday season now.
Hosting a successful turkey day meal takes a lot of energy and effort, plus organization and plenty of prep work. To ensure everything comes together at the right time in the right way, and with extra time for you to enjoy your guests and delicious meal, plan ahead and read 19 of the best thanksgiving dinner hacks.
With patience, planning, and time, you can let the kids help you in the kitchen and enjoy it, too. Children love to help, and learning how to organize and prepare meals is an essential life skill. Read on for seven tips for including your kids in preparing holiday meals this year. Give each a job and let the fun begin.
You likely know the old axiom about the best-laid plans and how they’ll probably change. Keep that in mind, and don’t panic when your Thanksgiving guest list suddenly doubles. Instead, read on for nine creative ways to accommodate additional diners, stretch dishes underway, and augment the menu with delicious options.
The season is winding down and your team is in the playoffs. And that’s an excellent excuse to get together with friends and family to cheer on your side while sharing tasty eats and a beverage or two. Win or lose, you can enjoy good food, good company, and good times with our easy tips on how to host a game day party.
Are you always stumped on how to prepare and cook fish? Do you tend to avoid the seafood section of your grocery store? Ditch your typical pork loin or chicken breasts for dinner tonight, and learn seven different and simple ways to cook perfect fish every time. We share our advice and recipe suggestions now.
What do you do when you already have ingredients in the mixing bowl, reach for the oil, and find the bottle empty? You look for a substitution. Read on to find creative alternatives for cooking oil in baked goods. From fruits and vegetables to butter and shortening, you will likely have a perfect option on hand.
A beautiful and iconic symbol of fall, pumpkins have a sweetly nutty taste. The sugar varieties make a flavorful addition to a myriad of savory and sweet dishes, snacks, and hot or cold beverages, and the carving types are outstanding for autumn decorations. Read more now for 11 fun ways to use pumpkins.
Do you want to eat more seasonally and source your food locally? If so, go to the farmers markets around your city and neighborhood. Save all of Foodal’s tips to help you have a successful visit, and to ensure that you are actually getting the locally grown and organic products that you want. Read more now.
Stop! Don’t toss all those kitchen scraps in the trash. Coffee grounds, citrus peels, banana peels, pumpkin seeds, and more have some pretty nifty uses if you give them a chance. To get you started, explore these 11 creative ideas for reusing and reducing your food waste in the kitchen. Read more now.