Photography · Useful

Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

I will give you a shortlist of some of the tricks I find most useful in the kitchen. I'm sure that you guys all have some great tips too, so please leave them in the comments so we can all benefit from your knowledge. Use rubbing alcohol to clean stainless steel.Peel the ginger with a spoon.… Continue reading Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips

Appetizer · Maine dish · Photography

Stuffed eggplant with quinoa

I love stuffed red peppers. When I don’t have red peppers I use eggplant. You can find at the market small eggplant perfect to be stuffed. This is a simple vegan weeknight dinner, side dish, or entrée. The recipe is plant-based, meat-free, low carb, and easy to make. Stuffed eggplant with quinoa Eggplants/aubergines are awesome. You… Continue reading Stuffed eggplant with quinoa

Appetizer · Maine dish · Photography · Salad

Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing

I love salad, carrots and celery, any king of celery. I love to make a salad with carrot, apple, and celery for something refreshing. I don’t use mayo for the salad. I use a spicy yogurt that I love. Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing Did you know that there are 3 types of celery?… Continue reading Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing

Photography · Uncategorized

Cooking at Home vs. Eating Out. What do you prefer?

I save money and time when I stay home and cook. Also, I eat healthier. But, what do you do when you can’t cook or your cooking is not good? You keep trying and learn but sometimes are better and healthier eating out. Cooking at home is a great way to spend with your kids.… Continue reading Cooking at Home vs. Eating Out. What do you prefer?

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Festivities in honor of a New Year’s arrival

The earliest recorded festivities date back some 4,000 years to ancient Babylon. For the Babylonians, the start of a new year was heralded by the first new moon following the vernal equinox—the day in late March with an equal amount of sunlight and darkness. They marked the occasion with Akitu which was a massive religious… Continue reading Festivities in honor of a New Year’s arrival

Appetizer · Desserts · Maine dish · Photography

Menu ideas for Christmas

Christmas cooking can be daunting. The pressure to make it good, make it tasty, and just make it work is big. Planning ahead is the key. It always starts with choosing the right menu. Sorting out what you’re going to cook and when, and then prepping the dishes, is the secret to Christmas Day success. Think… Continue reading Menu ideas for Christmas

Desserts · Photography

November 28th 2021 – USA National French Toast Day

The French call this toast “pain perdu” (lost bread), because you can use stale bread to make it. Most experts agree that French toast dates back to ancient Rome. Food historians believe the term “French” does not even mean France; instead, it refers to the verb “to French” which means “to slice” in Old Irish.  Irish… Continue reading November 28th 2021 – USA National French Toast Day