Entries by Melanie Mendelson

How To Make Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Roasted asparagus is a very elegant and flavorful asparagus recipe.  When you roast the asparagus in the oven, it comes out with the appetizing roasted appearance.  Roasted asparagus makes a perfect accompaniment to a main dish – it goes well with all kinds of meat and fish. Ingredients For The Roasted Asparagus Recipe: 1 bunch […]

Kabanos Sausage

Kabanos sausage is a Polish sausage.  Kabanos sausage is NOT the same as cabanossi sausage – even though the names sound similar, kabanos and cabanossi are completely different kinds of sausage. Kabanos sausages are long and skinny as you can see on this picture of me holding a bunch of kabanos sausages in my hand. […]

How To Store Beets

Raw beets can stay fresh for a long time if you store them properly.  So how do you store beets?  Do you keep beets in the refrigerator?  Do you store beets in a pantry closet?  Do you keep beets in the plastic bag, paper bag or without a bag? I found out the hard way […]

Spatula And Raw Meat – Food Safety

When people think of spatulas, food safety issues don’t usually come to mind.  Even those who are generally paranoid about food safety often forget the hazards of not handling the spatula properly when cooking raw meat.  The truth is that if you don’t take necessary precautions, the spatula can transmit toxic bacteria from raw meat […]

How To Make Baked Turkey Legs

Baked turkey legs is a great alternative to roasting the whole turkey!  Turkey legs are meaty, juicy and succulent – everyone loves turkey leg meat! Have you seen those giant turkey legs sold in the meat section of the grocery store?  Do you always pass on them because you don’t know how to cook turkey […]

Don’t Like Tofu?

If you don’t like tofu, you are not alone.  Tofu is disliked by almost everybody I know, including yours truly 🙂 Are you a tofu-hater?  Do you absolutely not like tofu?  So do I!  I am a very adventurous eater, and I like virtually all kinds of food as long as they are prepared in […]

Simple Salad With Lettuce Leaves And Tomatoes

Can you say “Summer”? Can you say “Healthy”? Can you say “Crisp”? Can you say “Colorful”? Can you say “Bright”? Can you say “Refreshing”? This is what this simple salad with lettuce leaves and tomatoes is.  So simple, and so yummy! A salad doesn’t need to be fancy to taste great.  This super simple salad […]