How To Thicken Gravy In A Crockpot

Gravy is a superstar addition that ties together hearty meals from roasted chicken to fluffy mashed potatoes.  Its depth of flavor has the power to elevate any dish it graces quite easily. However, preparing gravy in a slow cooker can sometimes leave you with an overly watery consistency, turning this star sauce into a runny … Read more

Minestrone Soup Vs Pasta Fagioli

Often mistaken for one another, minestrone soup and pasta fagioli are two Italian soup staples that stand as culinary symbols in their own right.  Still, the untrained eye (or palate) might struggle to distinguish these two comforting bowls. In this article, we will stack the two soups side by side to help you understand just … Read more

Do You Add Anything to Prepared Masa?

Prepared masa is an already seasoned variation of plain masa, typically meant for tamale-making.  The beauty of prepared masa lies in its convenience – it’s all set and ready for use.  But here’s where it gets interesting: Can one tweak this pre-prepared mix further?  Can you add more ingredients to zest up the flavor or … Read more

Western Omelette Vs Denver Omelette

The Denver omelet and the Western omelet are perhaps two of the most recognized names when it comes to breakfast in America.  Born from the same trifecta of hearty ham, crispy onions and green bell peppers, one can’t help but wonder – is there more than a name that separates these two dishes? In this … Read more

Do People Put Ice In Orange Juice?

I know, right? Sounds surprising that people could even think of putting ice in their orange juice!  To what benefit? To what goal?  But the thing is, a huge population of the world actually do it. Let’s discuss! Do People Put Ice In Orange Juice? Ice in orange juice?  This often provokes divided answers, some … Read more