Entries by Melanie Mendelson

How To Tell When A Mango Is Ripe

Mango is a delicious tropical fruit.  Mangoes are very sweet, juicy and super yummy!  However, mangoes are only sweet and juicy when they are ripe.  If you ever tried a mango that was not sweet and not juicy, you have eaten an unripe mango!  Mangoes that are not ripe taste like cardboard – they are […]

How To Make Cheese Panini Sandwich With Challah Bread

What’s better than a warm crispy grilled cheese panini sandwich?  A cheese panini made with challah bread! Challah is such a yummy bread, and the sandwiches made with challah are simply delicious.  You can make any sandwich with challah, including the paninis.  The trick to making sandwiches with challah is cutting challah in diagonal slices.  […]

Campari Tomatoes

What are campari tomatoes?  Campari is a variety of tomato.  As you can see on the label on the box of campari tomatoes on the picture above, campari tomato is described as “The Tomato Lover’s Tomato”.  This slogan is certainly true!  Campari tomatoes taste sweeter than regular tomatoes, they are very juicy and they have […]

How To Make A Chicken Salad Sandwich

Chicken salad sandwich makes a great lunch!  Chicken salad sandwich is never dry – the chicken salad inside makes it super-yummy and easy to eat! To make a chicken salad sandwich, you need 2 things: (1) bread and (2) chicken salad! First, make sure you have bread, and second, make a chicken salad by using […]

Can You Reheat French Toast?

Do you love french toast for breakfast?  Are you NOT a morning person?  Don’t have the energy to cook french toast in the morning?  When you just wake up, you don’t feel like slicing the bread, mixing eggs and milk, getting out the frying pan, heating the frying pan, dipping the bread in eggs and […]

How To Store Cucumbers To Keep Them Fresh Longer

Cucumber is a popular vegetable that is widely available in the supermarkets.  Cucumbers are great in salads and sandwiches.  Most adults either like cucumbers or are simply indifferent to them.  Very few people dislike cucumbers – unlike, let’s say, broccoli :) Cucumbers are crispy, mild-tasting, nutritious and don’t need to be cooked – what a […]

Waffles With Jam For Breakfast

I often have waffles for breakfast – the store-bought frozen kind that you pop in a toaster.  I have 2 breakfast staples that involve waffles: Waffles With Nutella and Waffles With Jam.  If I’m having waffles for breakfast, I’ll spread them with either Nutella or jam.  There’ve been a few times where I’ve spread half […]