A Guide To Roasting Times For Various Types Of Meat

roasted chicken meat and vegetables on a wooden plate

Cooking meat can be a mystery to many people. Those new to cooking, of course, are to forgiven easily for not realizing exactly what kind of time must be given for roasting a chicken or broiling a steak. There are also those who are quite proficient and adept at knowing just the exact moment to retrieve …

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The Difference Between Cajun Cooking and Creole Cuisine

Shrimp Gumbo on a green background

They’re the Same, Right? Cajun and Creole sound similar, and they both come from Louisiana and are both well known variations of southern cooking. It is no surprise that many people confuse the two, but for those who are aware of the vast differences, the claims that Cajun and Creole are the same is like …

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Spice Up Your BBQs With a Variety of Kabobs

Meat and vegetable kabobs on the grill

Had your fill of barbeque sauce this summer? Need a change? Try Kabobs – these quick and easy meat and veggie sticks will put smiles on your family’s faces while providing them with a very nutritional meal that is low in fat and high in vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients. Even better, they won’t have to know that these kabobs are healthy as they taste yummy! Try all of different recipe suggestions and get a different taste every time.

The Natural Cleaning Power of Lemon

Lemon as a cleanser | Foodal.com

Household cleaners of one variety or another always seem to find their way onto the weekly grocery list. Unfortunately, they are expensive and sometime have unnecessary chemicals. Not long ago, I came across a shop in Chicago that specialized in natural cleansing products for the home, and after perusing the shelves found an all-purpose citrus …

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Introducing Your Children to the Art of Cooking

Teaching Your Children to Cook

Cooking together helps to produce a long-term positive attitude towards food, cooking, and eating as well as bringing the family closer together. This would definitely be one of those activities considered quality family time.

Kitchen Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning in the Kitchen | Foodal.com

Spring is here, and you know what that means – plenty of thorough cleaning! Don’t know where to start with cleaning your kitchen? Want to make sure you get to everything, from top to bottom, inside and out? Foodal’s helpful tips will help you to get started. Read more now.

Tips to Minimize Dish Cleaning During the Holidays

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Dinner is over, and your guests leave the table with smiles on their faces. But who’s going to deal with the dishes after they leave? Check out our tips for cutting down on the mountains of plates, silverware, and cookware that pile up during the holidays, and share dish duty to cut your time spent scrubbing in half.

What is Einkorn Flour and How Do You Use It?

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The idea of einkorn flour is nothing new around here, not when we’ve brought you einkorn pizza crust, einkorn apple tartlets, and einkorn overnight pancakes. But, ask any wife of a fantasy-football-lover, even familiar ideas can be confusing (am I right?). We’ve received so many questions about this ingredient—Why are we using it? What is it? …

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Soaked Whole Grain Bread: Soft, Sweet, and Pure Comfort

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A dark and golden whole grain bread that’s tasty and easy to digest thanks to the grains being soaked before baking which helps break down starches and neutralize the phytic acid. Get more nutrition and better gut health by soaking your grains with this easy recipe.

The Great Pumpkin Pie Failure

A slice of pumpkin and whole pie and fresh pumpkins in the background | Foodal

Cooking is not just therapeutic or delicious; it is learning. And no learning happens without a few mistakes, even if that means a bad recipe or two.

On Bedtime Snacks

Jam on toast with green apple slices | Foodal

Grandmothers and snacks. Let’s reminiscence about our childhood and remember the good times, good things, all connected to food. Journey back with Shanna now.