Fun fact: In the UK they called baked potatoes a jacket potato. So whether you call it a baked potato or a jacket potato, you can indeed cook it in the microwave.
What is a prickly pear? Here’s a nifty guide to tell you everything you need to know about this fruit-producing cactus, its flavor profile and culinary uses.
Ever wondered what is anise and what it’s used for? Learn everything about this ancient spice, from its humble beginning to its best storage method!
Has your bacon been sitting around for a while? Does bacon go bad? Here’s a guide to storing uncooked bacon for longest lasting freshness.
Yes, flour can go bad but you can extend the life of your flour with proper storage. Follow our simple steps to find out if it is bad. Also, learn how to store flour.
Only extract from two types of vanilla, V. planifolia and V. × tahitensis, can be sold as “vanilla extract” under the Code of Federal Regulations (Code of Federal Regulations Title 21 CFR169.175 and CFR169.3). The regulation dictates the solvent for vanilla extract to be not less than 35% ethyl alcohol by volume with 13.35 ounces of vanilla beans at 25% …
Whether you are a huge fan of muenster but never had it, or you want ways to use and store it, check out our BEST FAQ on this fabulous cheese!
Are you here to find out what does coconut water taste like? We have answered your questions about what coconut water tastes like, where it comes from, and how it’s different from coconut milk.
1 teaspoon of garlic powder 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups full of pepitas Preheat your oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Wash your pepitas in a mesh strainer. Let them dry out before adding a little bit of olive oil, salt, pepper, and garlic powder to them …
What is Asiago cheese? From its curious origins, taste, and substitutes, here’s what CookingChew has to say about Alpine Italy’s best kept secret!
Lemons don’t last forever, but with a few of these tips from CookingChew, you can keep whole lemons for weeks and cut lemons for days in beeswax wrap.
Have you wondered what makes nutmeg so unique? Learn the recipe secrets of nutmeg here.
Ensure that pumpkins have plenty of suitable space between them so that they can breathe. If it rains or it’s cold outside, it’s recommended that you look for space indoors where curing can resume. Ensure that you get yourself first a pair of gloves on. Prepare a soak of one teaspoon of bleach in a …
Avoid storing sweet potatoes in the fridge. This often produces a hard center, plus that truly unpleasant taste. You can store sweet potatoes in cool, dry, and well-ventilated containers instead. For best results, keep them in a basement or a root cellar, as they will keep your sweet potatoes away from strong heat sources. Though …
Wondering what tamari is and its culinary uses? This CookingChew guide unlocks everything you need to know about this Japanese-style soy sauce.
🌱 🌿 Fresh mint is so refreshing and aromatic but it doesn’t stay good for long. Here are three smart ways to dry your mint at home and store it for weeks! #cooking #kitchentips #herbs 🌿 🌱
If stored properly corn syrup does not go bad. There are a few important ways to know if your corn syrup has gone bad though. We share exactly what you need to know.
How long oranges last depends on how fresh they were when you bought them AND how you store them. Learn how to properly store oranges in the fridge and freezer.