Being a pro in the kitchen like ‘Gordon Ramsey’ or any other popular chefs all begins with the basics. And what is more basic than having sharp knives in the kitchen? It is quite obvious enough that a sharp knife is not only better for slicing food, but it is also safer. But what else is there? Sharp knives make food prep a lot easier and safer. There are times when we think that food prep can be taxing and tiring. Simply imagine how hard it would be if you...

If you don’t feel at warm and cuddly with the idea of popping goodness of warm cheesy garlic bread, then it’s all of it is going to change when you taste the awesomeness of this wonderfully flavorful bread. It has all the makings of greatness with its tiny garlic bits that just melts in your mouth and all those gooey cheese. The secret to this delightful bread is to use only real mayonnaise and none of those imitation mayonnaise whips or those fat-free varieties. You are going to need the...

There’s this one hole in the wall store that I ate at back when I was in college that served Zucchini circles on the burger sides instead of your usual fries. At first, I was put off with the idea since in my book it was blasphemy not to serve fries with your burger. However, it was love at first bite! The Zucchini circles were delicious. It was so delicious that it made me think for a moment that I can go vegetarian and live on it alone. But then...

I’ve never particularly loved bread pudding when I was younger. Probably because of a diner disaster that offed my taste for them. However, I remember a gathering where my aunt brought bread pudding for us to share on. And it totally blew my mind, right then and there. It was not the bread pudding I remembered disliking. It was soft and heavenly. Every bit seems to exude a burst of milk and all its goodness. So, being a nut job that I was. I hounded my aunt the entire night...

Halloween is just around the corner. Any day now we can see houses with pumpkin and other Halloween decors. Perhaps some already put up their own Halloween decors. Pumpkin decors have always been a staple during Halloween. This is also an opportunity to make use of all those unused pumpkin flesh for pumpkin pies and tarts. Still, you don’t need to limit yourself with those. Try donuts for example. Who doesn’t love donuts? It’s one of the tastiest snacks that anyone can appreciate. Now imagine a donut packed with delicious...

Recycling is nothing new. In fact, it is a process being used by Mother Nature since the beginning of time and that is through composting. The glory with composting is that we can take waste and get something out of it and in this case, we will get a nutrient-rich soil that will make a wonderful supplement to your garden or potting soil. Some people have misconceptions about composting, but mainly they are worried about the smell and the possibility of bug infestation. But truth be told, you actually need...

Summer can seem endless with the taste of the freshly made lemon blueberry cake. When made right, it offers a burst of sunlight with every bite. If you are craving for some floral and sunshine, to beat the early coolness of fall or the chill of winter, then this is your best bet. After all, nothing tastes as summery than lemon and blueberry.  Whenever making a lemon cake, make sure that you use fresh lemon and none of those lemon extract nor those bottled lemon juice. When choosing lemons at...

Nothing beats having a freshly baked bread than topping it with creamy garlicky butter spread. It works well on any type of bread but works best on Italian or French bread. Now, you don’t need to wait for a special occasion or a dinner out in town to enjoy savory garlic bread.  You can have one any day and any night. Though use it sparingly because even though garlic is good for your health, it also contains butter! The trick I have when making garlic spread is that I blend...

Well, why lemons? Basically, they are packed with nutrients like a Christmas gift on steroids. It includes vitamin c, calcium, fiber, b-complex vitamins, magnesium, iron, and potassium. In fact, did you know that lemons contain more potassium that apples or grapes? How to Make Lemon Water? Continuously eating lemon by itself is not good for you because it can be damaging on your teeth’s enamel. This is why it’s important to dilute it with water. For those who are 150 lbs. and below, squeeze the juice of a half lemon...

Since were are already in a roll of turning leftovers into a new glorious dish. How about kicking it a few notch and combining a comfort dish that will surely make your dinner meal not only easy to make but packed with flavor?Chicken Alfredo is one of the most amazing comfort dishes to date. But why not take it further by using gnocchi instead of fettuccine or any other pasta? If you have mashed potatoes and grilled chicken from yesterday’s dinner lying around waiting to be used, then this dish...