Cooking

Desserts

Dessert Description: What Is Gelato?

If you are a dedicated dessert lover, you might have noticed gelato shops popping up around town. But what is gelato, and what does it...(more)

What Is Figgy Pudding? A Culinary Overview

Inevitably, if you turn on the radio during the Christmas season, you are bound to hear "We Wish You a Merry Christmas." This Christmas classic...(more)

The Best Types of Alcohol for Making Eggnog

It is known as a holiday season tradition, but eggnog is a delicious drink year-round, especially when you make your own. Eggnog is traditionally prepared...(more)

Breakfast

Food Storage Tips: Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is a popular food used in a variety of foods and dishes. Simply put, the finished product is the boiled sap of the maple tree and is three times as sweet as regular sucrose or table sugar. If you have purchased maple syrup and want to store the food indefinitely, there are a number of storage tips to which to adhere....(more)

Family Favorites: Popular Comfort Foods

Comfort foods are for what you reach when you want a meal that fills you up and makes you feel warm inside. Comfort foods are different for everyone, but these are some of the classics to which people turn when they want a meal that makes them feel good....(more)

Easy Ideas for Make-Ahead Breakfasts

For hurried mornings, make-ahead breakfasts are a lifesaver. By taking a little time ahead to prepare some easy breakfasts you can get your day started right and not forgo quality for your lack of time....(more)

Meats

What Is the Nutritional Value of Mutton Meat?

Mutton, the meat from a sheep older than a year of age, is a flavorful red meat with a similar nutritional profile to lamb. Like all red meats, mutton provides protein and iron. Mutton also contains saturated fat like many foods of animal origin....(more)

Boiled Beer and Bratwurst With Sauerkraut

A staple of tailgate parties, beer bratwurst with sauerkraut is a delicious year-round dish that is great for any occasion. It is a breeze to make and it is also extremely filling. Serve up your bratwurst with potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw, corn on the cob and baked beans. Top off your meal with your favorite ale or lager....(more)

Low-fat Sausage and Cheese Balls

Add something new to your next party with these low-fat sausage and cheese balls. A side of barbecue sauce adds even more flavor. Hot sauce and ranch dressing are also great dipping ideas. A side of french fries complements the snack and turns it into a filling meal....(more)