Entries by Melanie Mendelson

Garlic Beef With Green Peppers Recipe

This garlic beef tastes just like garlic beef from a Chinese restaurant.  Who need the takeout when you can make authentic tasting garlic beef at home 🙂  Beef slices are marinated in teriyaki sauce, then stir-fried with onions and green peppers – delicious! This garlic beef recipe is very quick and easy to make – perfect […]

How To Zest A Lemon

Lemon zest is a wonderful addition to baked goods.  If you are making cakes, cookies, bars, pies or muffins and want them to have lemon scent and taste, add lemon zest! Do you love intense lemon flavor? Mild lemon flavor comes from lemon juice. BIG lemon flavor comes from lemon zest!  Have you not been […]

Lemon Bundt Cake Recipe

Are you craving something baked and lemony?  The best part about the lemon cake is putting your nose real close to the lemon cake and smelling it!  When you smell the lemon cake, you can already taste it in your mind.  This lemon cake is delicious for breakfast.  Citrus is awakening, and a lemon breakfast […]

How To Cut A Cantaloupe

It’s very easy to cut a cantaloupe into chunks.  Don’t waste money on pre-cut cantaloupe in plastic fruit trays or fruit cups – not only they are expensive, but also not as fresh, as they’ve been sitting on the store shelves for a while. When you cut a cantaloupe yourself, you will enjoy tasty cantaloupe […]

Blueberry Pie Recipe

This blueberry pie can be made with fresh or frozen blueberries, and it tastes amazing served either warm or cold! Ingredients: For Pie Crust: 2 1/2 cups of flour 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 sticks of butter, cut into pieces 1/2 cup of cold water For Blueberry Filling: 6 cups of blueberries 1/2 […]

Korean Barbeque BBQ Beef (Bulgogi) Recipe

This recipe for Bulgogi (Korean Barbequed Beef) has an authentic taste, and is really easy to make! Ingredients: 2 lb beef, thinly sliced 1/2 cup soy sauce 3 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp sesame oil 1/4 tsp pepper 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 large red onion, sliced 1 tbsp vegetable oil Directions: Make the sauce for […]

How To Peel An Avocado

Peeling an avocado is really easy.  All you need to peel an avocado is a knife and spoon. Let’s peel an avocado and reveal the beautiful smooth tasting light-green avocado flesh inside! Before you peel an avocado, make sure it is ripe – nobody wants to eat tough avocado that is not yet ready 🙂  […]

Salad With Lettuce And Cherry Tomatoes Recipe

This is a very simple salad that can be put together in less then 5 minutes, especially if you are using packaged lettuce leaves.  You can make this salad with any kind of lettuce – the picture above shows romaine lettuce. Cherry tomatoes are a great addition to simple salads like this.  Cherry tomatoes are […]