With the increased interest in home canning, the use of glass or ceramic top stoves in the process is in question. The areas of concern are the heat required for proper canning, the diameter of the pot, and weight. The best advice is to check the manual, or contact the manufacturer. Some of these stoves […]

Upon the shelves of a shop that sells alcohol, you wouldn’t be alone in wondering which bottle contains the prized and subtle aniseed based drink that the French know and celebrate as Pastis. It’s a drink that is served almost daily within the homes of France as a welcome, and although there are pretenders to […]

A very quick and easy camping meal is chili mac. In addition, this very inexpensive meal does a great job of filling a person up. It even tastes great when it is cold, so leftovers are seldom a problem. This camp dinner is especially fantastic if you suddenly realize that it is getting late and […]

Buyer’s guide to cake mixes Buying cake mixes in general is fun these days. With so many brands and types out there choosing one makes it fun. But there are a few tips to buying the right one that you like and want. Before buying just any cake mix, think of what your making the […]

Dulcecita Summertime Coconut Cake 12 tbsp unsalted butter2 cups sugar 5 large eggs cup sour cream tsp Cointreau1 tsp grated orange zest tsp pure vanilla2 cups all-purpose flour cup cornstarch tsp salt 1 tsp baking sodaFor the frosting for cake:2 cups heavy cream, cold 2 tbs sugar teaspoon Cointreau 1 shredded sweetened coconut Preheat the […]

Burger King is the second largest fast food chain in the world, following behind the mighty McDonalds. Burger King was founded in a Miami, Florida, suburb in 1954 by James McLamore and David Edgerton, following a visit to the original McDonalds in San Bernadino, California. Sensing that Dick and Mac McDonald were on to something […]

It is no secret that I am a fan of chocolate. To say the least, I love chocolate. My love for chocolate is unsurpassed by any of my peers. I love anything and all things chocolate. Although I have never tried a chocolate covered insect, if one must eat a bug this is certainly the […]