TIP OF THE DAY: Yes, It Is Safe To Refreeze Thawed Foods (Mythbuster)

[1] Frozen steak (photo courtesy Mart2Go.com). Frozen chicken breasts (photo courtesy The Spruce). [3] Frozen salmon (photo courtesy Frozen Tuna Fish). Frozen shrimp (photo courtesy Chef Julie Yoon).   Going through a pile of articles we tore out to read “later,” we found one that was well worth sharing. It’s about refreezing thawed foods. What…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Top 10 Turkey Cooking Tips

Have you been blasted with turkey tips this season? If not, these tips, adapted from Whole Foods Market, will help you out: 1. PLAN FOR THAWING If you purchase a frozen bird, plan ahead! Depending on its size, the turkey could take half a day to defrost for small for small birds, or multiple days…
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RECIPE: Slow Cooked Pork Tacos

Celebrate National taco Day, October 4th, with this recipe from Melissa’s The Great Pepper Cookbook. Prep time is 30 minutes, total time is 3 hours, 50 minutes. The recipe is made in a Dutch oven, but you can easily make it in a slow cooker. RECIPE: SLOW-COOKED PORK TACOS Ingredients For 12 One-Cup Servings 3…
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RECIPE: For Taco Tuesdays, A Taco Ring

[1] Make a taco ring for Taco Tuesdays (photo courtesy Pampered Chef). [2] Buy Tex-Mex or taco seasoning, or make your own (recipe below—photo courtesy Pampered Chef.   October 4th is National Taco Day, but here’s some added fun for any Taco Tuesday: a taco ring, developed by Pampered Chef. You can save time with…
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RECIPE: Buttermilk Roast Chicken

We have roasted chicken on our mind. It’s close to Rosh Hashanah (September 23rd this year), and we’re thinking back to Nana’s roasted chicken. Post-Nana, our roast chicken was never as good, even if we followed the same steps. Nana must have had an understanding with chickens. Until we tried the recipe below, soaking the…
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