Month: October 2020
10 Delicious & Healthy Chocolate Desserts to Share with the Ones you Love
Middle-Age Wisdom Recipes…I decided to search the internet for delicious chocolate recipes, but that are still on the healthy side. Many of these are vegan and/or gluten free. I hope you enjoy!
How to tell if a pineapple is ripe…
Cooking tip of the day! Got a pineapple? Here’s a tip from Gordon Ramsey: “A great tip to check if a pineapple is ripe is to pull a leaf out from the top. If it comes away easily, it’s ripe and ready for slicing.” ~ Gordon Ramsey
How to rid hot chilli from your fingers…
The cooking tip of the day…”Rid hot chilli from your fingers! Grab a fresh lemon, cut it up and squeeze the fresh lemon juice on your fingers. They’ll cool down instantly!” ~ Gordon Ramsey
How to chop herbs…
“Place all the leaves on top of each other, with the largest leaf at the bottom and smallest inside. Place them down on the bench and roll them up together, then grab a sharp knife, tuck those fingers in and chop lightly up and down. Bunched herbs such as coriander? Bunch together and lightly chop…don’t…
Keep your vegetable scraps
Cooking tip of the day! Keep your vegetable scraps! Store them in a ziploc bag in your freezer! When you have a bunch, you can make veggie stock!
Cranberry Butter Rum Apples Baked in Cider
Yum! I’m giving this one a try! 😍 The New Vintage Kitchen It’s apple harvest time, and our county has some of the best in the world! We enjoy apples fresh from the tree, applesauce, apple muffins, apple cakes and bread. Baked apples are a special treat, and in our home they hold lots of…
Get a salt bowl!
Cooking tip of the day.. Get a salt bowl! All great cooks have a stash of salt, on hand, ready to toss into any dish. It’s a great first step to becoming an awesome seasoner!
Put a damp paper towel under your cutting board…
Cooking tip of the day… Put a damp paper towel under your cutting board, to prevent it from sliding around while you chop.
Keep parmesan rinds…
Cooking tip for today… Keep parmesan rinds! Freeze them to use later, to add flavor to broth, or soups.
Vintage Recipe Roundup: 1903 Pound cake (Only 5 ingredients!)
Have you ever wondered where the term “pound cake” originated? I can’t be 100% certain, but I have a feeling it’s due to the ingredients in the old, vintage version of the cake: 1 pound each of flour, butter and sugar. We had this discussion a few weeks ago in my house, after my better…