Cooking Tips & Advice

Whether your a novice in the kitchen or simply would like to learn more, we can help. Our extensive knowledge of kitchen tips and advice give step by step instructions on techniques and recipes.

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Beef Preparation Guide

Beef Preparation Guide

Browse through our extensive knowledge on beef preparation. From thawing beef to boning beef we have everything you need to know.
All About Lemons

All About Lemons

Besides adding flavor, lemons are used for plenty of other ways in preparing food. Brighten up your meal with a splash of citrus.


Find out the perfect way to boil your eggs. We'll guide you through every step of the process and even give you tips to use natural products to dye the eggs.
Beverages - Wine


The basic concept of pairing wine and food is to compliment and enhance the aroma and flavors of both the food and wine. Reds with heavier meals, whites for lighter meals, red wine with red meat, and white wine with white meat.

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All About Corned Beef and Cabbage
Many people associate corned beef and cabbage with St. Patrick's Day, as it has long been a popular dish to serve on that day. Surprisingly, it is not a traditional Irish recipe but an American one.
Luck of the Irish
Some St. Patrick’s Day customs, including popular Irish recipes, did not originate in Ireland. Some St. Patrick’s Day recipes are purely American creations that gradually gained in popularity.
Beef - Salted
Preserving beef with salt or with a brine solution lengthens the time that the beef products can be used. Cuts of beef are preserved with large amounts of salt or with the use of brining solutions.
Legendary Irish Spirits
Irish whiskey, dry stout, ale, wine geese, and Irish cream are popular Irish alcoholic beverages. Tea is the most popular non-alcoholic beverage in Ireland. Try some of these popular beverage recipes.
Beef Cooking Times
The proper beef cooking times and the correct beef cooking temperatures are extremely important. The optimum flavor and tenderness of various cuts of beef can be consistently achieved when care is taken to follow the recommended time and temperature guidelines for cooking beef.
Slow Cooker Meat Recipes
Learn how to use a slow cooker to prepare easy slow cooker recipes. Browse the site to find many slow cooker meat recipes along with many other free slow cooker recipes.
Slow-Cooker Conversion Chart

When cooking food using a slow-cooker, the cooking times must be increased in comparison to the cooking times required to cook the same food in a conventional oven.

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Quick Tips & Ideas
Overcooked garlic will turn bitter. If cooking with other ingredients, such as onions, start cooking the onions first. Add the garlic at the end of the cooking time to ensure that it does not get overcooked and become bitter tasting. view more.
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