Onions, Caramelization and You

If you’ve never made caramelized onions before then you’ve been missing out. It has to be the best way to have onions. …If you don’t count deep frying them. I can understand if you were intimidated and didn’t want to venture into the deep, dark, scary road that is caramelizing onions. But at the same time, I don’t understand at all! Like all things that are worth making in the kitchen, the secret behind caramelizing …

The Garlic of the Gods

I’ve been in this garlicy, bready kind of mood lately, have you noticed? Nah, I bet you didn’t. But if you did, you’re probably wondering what I have up my sleeve next. Go ahead, guess.. (If you guessed bread, I’ll give you another chance to guess garlic….) Yes! Garlic! Good guess. There has to be hundreds of things you can do with garlic, but today I’m just focusing on roasting it. If you’ve never roasted …

Pie Hard: With a Vengeance

                   Mmmm… Pie Pants…                                      ~Homer J . Simpson Nothing is homier than a freshly baked pie. Many believe that the Ancient Greeks originated pie pastry… This has me wondering… They are also believed to be the discoverers of the mathematical constant π, or Pi, which coincidentally is 3.14. Why …

So Easy to Whip Up, You Can’t Beat It

Whipped cream isn’t whipped cream at all unless it’s been whipped with whips. Everybody knows that.                                         ~Willy Wonka Let me guess… You buy whipped cream in an aerosol can. No? Ok, then you buy it in a tub in the freezer section. Yeah, I knew it; I could smell your kind from across the internet. I …