Butter vs Shortening

Butter vs Shortening

Butter and shortening are two very important kinds of fat in baking. It’s one of the most important ingredients in cooking. Fat makes or breaks food. Fat creates great texture, adds delicious flavor and produces aroma. Fat in food is simply splendid. Fat typically has...
Bleached vs Unbleached Flour

Bleached vs Unbleached Flour

We all know what flour is and most of us have been using all-purpose flour all our lives. It’s the easiest and most readily available kind of flour in any market. We use it to make desserts, bread, pancakes, waffles and we even use it to make roux. So you’re walking...
Chicken Gizzard Nutrition Facts

Chicken Gizzard Nutrition Facts

Chicken gizzard is fun to eat. Let me tell you that. It is delicious and has a surprising texture to eat that is quite enjoyable to eat most especially as a snack. Chicken gizzard isn’t too much of a popular protein to cook because it’s part of the chicken’s innards....
Best way to clean and prepare Chicken Gizzards

Best way to clean and prepare Chicken Gizzards

Chicken gizzard isn’t a common thing to eat in some countries in the west. In the east though, chicken gizzard is a delicacy that is pretty typical to serve in restaurants, households and the streets. Gizzard is essentially the stomach of the chicken. Since chickens...
How To Season Cast Iron Grates on a Gas Stove

How To Season Cast Iron Grates on a Gas Stove

One Christmas, my mom got my dad a cast iron pan for cooking steak. Cast iron cooking equipment exists for a reason. They actually make our food taste better. The cooking process using cast iron equipment allows for the intended flavors to come out. One time, my mom...
13 Great Substitutes for Agave Syrup

13 Great Substitutes for Agave Syrup

Veganism became very popular again in the last 20 years. With the rise of the World Wide Web, Facebook and Instagram, veganism became cooler and cooler. Believe it or not, it wasn’t until 10 years ago that I didn’t know honey wasn’t vegan. How silly of me. Honey is a...