How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

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Once you know how to cook bacon in the oven you may never go back to cooking it on the stove again! Not only does the oven minimize shrinkage and stops those painful splatters, it also produces crispy bacon in bulk so you can make an entire package at a time. That last bit, as […]

How To Poach An Egg In The Microwave

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If I’d known how easy it is to poach an egg in the microwave, I’d have eaten a lot better in college. For that matter, I’d have been eating a lot better the last couple of weeks. Instead, I’ve been surviving on what we’ll call “grief food” — creamy soups, snack-filled gift baskets, and cheesy […]

10 Stocking Stuffers For The Busy Home Cook

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Growing up, my favorite part of opening gifts on Christmas was finding out what Santa had tucked into my stocking. My mom was great about filling mine with little treasures: small glass figurines, tiny pots of scented lip gloss, miniature books, beautifully wrapped European chocolates, and many other special treats. You can imagine my surprise […]

How To Cook With Stainless Steel

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It took one meal to make it obvious that I had no idea how to cook with stainless steel. One horribly burned, disappointing meal made (naturally) when we had company coming for dinner. Needless to say, we all had a good laugh. Then we went out to eat. Fortunately, I’ve since figured out how to […]