Tasty pork ribs

April 10, 2016

These techniques have been shared with me by my two American roommates here on the East Coast. I’ve always thought pork ribs are great for making a tasty soup-based meal with vegetables including pepper, tomatoes, onions, and bok choy (Chinese cabbage) but my roommates thought otherwise. They have taught me another method. In our shared […]

Succulent smoked prime rib

April 9, 2016

Smoking prime rib follows the same principles as those for roasting a prime rib, with only a few modifications. Most of the same basic rules apply however: choosing a great cut from the start, checking for internal temperatures, and allowing for the resting period being the most important things to keep in mind no matter […]

How to grill thin pork chops

April 8, 2016

Today’s pork is so devoid of fat it has become super tough. Oh to have a thick juicy pork chop like the ones of the past; but unless things change today’s chefs are stuck to eating pork that is chemically treated to be tender or eating untreated pork that is so lean you must cook […]

Cooking chicken with leftovers in mind

April 8, 2016

If you are considering cooking a chicken for dinner, one of the things you may want to consider is how to use the leftovers. Using leftovers can be complicated if you stuff a chicken, so, if you are considering how to use them, here are some simple tips and tricks for cooking a perfect chicken. […]

How to Choose the Perfect Melon

April 7, 2016

Supermarket fruit stands always have exciting displays of produce, enticing customers with their vivid, and vibrant, colors. But all too often the colors are enhanced by discreet lighting, and the fruits themselves fail to live up to expectations once purchased and brought home?  Melons seem to be an exception. More often than not they do deliver their […]

How to Choose a Melon

April 6, 2016

Melons are, without a doubt, amongst the most popular of summer fruits, particularly the three most common varieties, namely the watermelon, cantaloupe (also often called the rock melon) and the honeydew melon.  There are a number of other types of melon as well but most of them are rather obscure and many of us would […]

Cooking a Fried Turkey

April 6, 2016

The traditional way to prepare a holiday turkey is roasting, but there is another method that’s gained popularity in recent years: Deep frying. If you’re looking for a change of pace this year, check out these tips for using a deep fryer. The fried turkey is a relatively easy dish to prepare. Here are the […]

How do you Eat with Chopsticks

April 5, 2016

Most people who have eaten out at Chinese or Japanese restaurants will probably have attempted to eat with chopsticks, with varying levels of success. Although at first the sight of chopsticks on the table is very intimidating, once the technique of using them is mastered they are actually very easy to use – so long […]

Product Reviews Jack Lalannes Power Juicer

April 4, 2016

We have all been told as children by our mothers – you better eat your vegetables. Vegetables provide nutrients and vitamins that help the average person live a happy and healthy life but if you are the 89% of Americans that doesn’t eat the recommended two cups of vegetables a day then the Jack LaLanne […]

Tips for using Chopsticks at an Official Chinese Function

April 3, 2016

Chopsticks are pairs of narrow sticks which are used to eat solid food in China. Chinese chopsticks are squared-off and blunt at the end. At most official Chinese functions, they will probably be made from porcelain. Before you start Most Chinese formal entertainment will be in public places. It is a very great honor for […]