When you’re out all day, a slow-cooker is a great tool for making quick and easy meals. Who wouldn’t want a homemade dinner that’s ready the instant you walk in the door?! Unfortunately, trying to clean these clunky, heavy appliances can be quite the feat. Here, cleaning expert Anna Moseley, explains how to tackle the task:
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Spaghetti is one of my favorite weeknight meals. It’s filling, inexpensive, and delicious. The only problem? It’s tough to measure out and I frequently end up tossing the leftovers. Thanks to these handy tips, it’s easy to revive the leftovers (whether plain or mixed with sauce) up to three days after cooking.
Get a head start on weeknight dinners by roasting two chickens at once. Here’s how to adjust the cook time.
To keep your cookware in tip-top shape, David Burke, chef/owner of David Burke Townhouse, in New York City, recommends “baking” stainless pans at 400° F for two to three hours (be sure the handle is oven-safe).
Follow this two-step technique to grill or roast a chicken that has crispy skin and perfectly cooked meat.
If you’re growing tired of traditional summer fare (hotdogs, hamburgers, grilled corn), turn up the heat with these three tasty and unique options:
Need your daily dose of caffeine on a hot summer morning? If there’s no iced coffee on hand, no problem. With a cocktail shaker and a few ingredients, it’s easy to whip up a frothy, evenly blended beverage that tastes like it came straight from the coffee shop.
Just a spoonful of simple syrup is all you need to sweeten your favorite lemonade or tea. Rather than reaching for the sugar bowl, which can leave sandy granules at the bottom of the glass, add 1 1/2 teaspoons of simple syrup for every teaspoon of sugar you’d normally use.