Entries by Melanie Mendelson

Tzatziki Yogurt Sauce And Dip From Costco

When I was shopping at Costco, they were giving out samples of the Tzatziki yogurt sauce.  Since I really like Tzatziki, I decided to try the sample… and it was really good!  This Tzatziki yogurt sauce tasted as good as the Tzatziki sauce in a restaurant. I’m always skeptical of the packaged stuff, but this […]

Starbucks House Blend Coffee

House Blend is a very popular Starbucks coffee.  House Blend is sold as whole been coffee and ground coffee.  I often buy the Starbucks House Blend whole been coffee to make my good morning coffee. Starbucks House Blend was created when Starbucks first opened.  According to the package, “When we opened our first store in […]

Roasted Potato Halves Recipe

Roasted potato halves is a great tasting side dish.  It is very easy to make oven roasted potato halves.  All you need is the potatoes, oil and the oven to roast the potatoes in! Ingredients For The Roasted Potato Halves Recipe: 6 medium potatoes 1 tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper to taste You can […]

How To Store Brown Sugar

Have you had brown sugar turn rock-hard on you?  Did you use it just once, then closed the re-sealable bag that the brown sugar came in… and when you wanted to use it again a month later, the brown sugar was hard as a rock?  Did you try to be smart and store the brown […]

How To Make Salmon Teriyaki

Salmon Teriyaki is a very tasty salmon recipe.  Salmon fillet is marinated in teriyaki sauce, and then cooked in the frying pan.  Even if you are not a huge fan of salmon, try the salmon teriyaki – it’s the tastiest way of making salmon, in my opinion, and you might become a salmon fan after […]

How To Chop Cilantro

Many recipes call for “chopped cilantro”.  Cilantro is a great addition in salads, salsas, sauces and some main dishes like enchiladas. So, what is the correct way to chop cilantro? Cilantro is sold in bunches.  Once you bring a bunch of cilantro home, figure out how much cilantro do you need for your recipe.  Do […]

How To Clean A Panini Press

Panini press is a very useful kitchen gadget.  I use my panini maker several times a week to make grilled hot sandwiches. Many kitchen gadgets are easy to use, but hard to clean.  Is panini press one of them? Should you stay away from panini press because you don’t know how to clean it? Not […]