Kitchen Helpers

Kitchen Helpers

Food In The News
Get the lastest recalls and up-to-date news about food.

Dictionary of Cooking Terms
Describes ingredients and explains terms used for common cooking and baking procedures found in recipes.

Herb & Spice Chart
Frequently used herbs and spices and how they´re used.

Emergency Substitutions
When you´re out of an ingredient you need for a recipe, you might have other ingredients on hand that you can use as a substitute. Here's many examples!

Weights & Measures for Recipes
Things like the number of teaspoons in a cup, cups of flour in a pound...measuring dry ingredients, measuring liquid ingredients, standard can sizes and more.

Metric English Conversions
For those of you who need to convert from Metric to English, (or the other way around) here´s a page of charts and an interactive fahrenheit to celsius temperature converter.

How Much? How Many?
How many crackers in the crust? How many bananas in the cake? Will one box of brown sugar be enough? Check this page for answers to questions like these.

Successful Home Canning
An easy to follow guide with the basics you need to know for successful home cannning.

Grilling Times
How much time on the grill for chicken, pork and beef.

About the Turkey
A guide to buying, thawing and roasting a turkey

60 Uses For Baking Soda

Vegetable Freezing Chart
Most fresh vegetables must be "blanched" before they are frozen. Blanching is a two-step process. Step one is immersing the vegetables in boiling water for a time determined by the kind and size of vegetable. In step two, the boiled vegetables are cooled as quickly as possible by immersing them in cold water, usually for about the same amount of time as boiling.

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The Home Cooking Recipe Index and Site Map
The Home Cooking Cookbook Corner

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