Everyday Cooking

Marry Me Toffee
Seeking a truly unique Christmas gift? 'I have made several hundred batches of this mouthwatering toffee for people all over the country, and almost everyone agrees that it is one of the most delicious and addictive candies they have ever tasted. This buttery, chocolate-topped candy is... More »
What NOT to Get Your Foodie Friends & Relatives as a Christmas Gift
Susan Sampson shares her Kitchen Tool Hall of Shame from,  '20 Silly Kitchen Tools to Avoid,' from 12,167 Kitchen and Cooking Secrets: 1.            Electric pot stirrer 2.          ... More »
Gift Buying for a Foodie?
Picture this: you’re in the middle of whipping up your famous biscuits for a special occasion, when you realize you’re fresh out of buttermilk. Or, maybe it’s another recipe, and you can’t find the required pan. What do you do? Shut down your kitchen and run to the store? Or, get by with a... More »
Seeking Unique Christmas Gift Ideas?
The toaster oven has come a long way from being a glorified toaster that simply toasts bagels and open-face cheese sandwiches to an appliance that cooks everything from a roast chicken to muffins and casseroles — dishes that have traditionally been prepared only in a standard-sized oven. Many... More »
Relaxing Bath Oil Blend
 Relaxing Bath Oil Blend   Here’s a euphoric blend to help you wind down after a long day (it's perfect for giftgiving)...        1 tsp (5 mL)  grapeseed or sweet almond oil        2 drops Roman chamomile essential oil  ... More »
Advantages of a Toaster Oven
The toaster oven has come a long way from being a glorified toaster that simply toasts bagels and open-face cheese sandwiches to an appliance that cooks everything from a roast chicken to muffins and casseroles—dishes that have traditionally been prepared only in a standard-sized oven. Author of... More »
Top 7 Kitchen Tools Beginning with the Letter 'S'
Top 7 Kitchen Tools Beginning with the Letter 'S' (why? because we can...)Plus, these make perfect Christmas gifts!1. SCISSORS: Are two blades better than one? For a lot of chores, scissors are faster and easier than knives. More, much more, on this later. [Guess, you'd better buy the book for more... More »
Ginger Snaps
Author Donna Washburn traditionally serves these cookies at Christmas, but we say enjoy them anytime! They're perfect for cookie exchanges. More »
Snowflake Cookies
These pretty snowflake-shaped cookies are perfect to bake on a cold, blustery or snowy winter day. They are gorgeous - and perfect for your next 'cookie swap'! More »
Gingerbread People
Don't just limit these to the festive season. With different cookie-cutter shapes and decorations, you can make them a year-round treat! Have the kids decorate their own. More »
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