Category Archives: How To

Catch of the Day

Fish can be a great food. It has a delicious taste, and several health benefits. It has taken me quite some time to appreciate fresh fish. The main reason may have been that I had a tendency to overcook it, which  is not good for the flavor or texture. Fish cooks very quickly. As a general guide for how long to cook fish, measure it at its thickest point, then cook 8 to 10 minutes per inch of thickness for fresh fish
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Slow Cooker Q & A’s

Last month, in Ode to the Slow Cooker, I invited readers to submit questions on using a slow cooker.  Here are some of the questions and answers.

    I love my slow cooker, but clean up can sometimes be a challenge.  What can I do?" Cleaning will be a lot easier if you spray the inside of the crock with non-stick cooking spray.  You can also use a plastic liner specifically made for slow cookers.  For those individuals who are planning to purchase
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What Do You Do When the Tradition Lasts Longer than the Holidays?

The holidays bring many traditions to our house. The first present opened is a new pair of flannel pajamas, the honey glazed ham on the dinner table, the mistletoe cookies, and the eggnog. Now don’t get me wrong I like traditions but eggnog is not my favorite. What I always forget about is that I don’t like the mouth feel of eggnog as I am drinking it. So what do you do when you have more drink then people wanting
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