a bunch of cilantro

How To Chop Cilantro

Many recipes call for "chopped cilantro".  Cilantro is a great addition in salads, salsas, sauces and some main dishes like…
personal seedless small mini watermelon

Small Seedless Personal Mini Watermelon

My favorite kind of watermelon is the small seedless mini watermelon - also called "personal watermelon".  What I like about…
cleaning a panini press with a paper towel

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.…

Salad Recipe With Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Onions and Cilantro

This salad recipe is full of healthy ingredients.  It's very summery and crunchy, and goes perfectly with meat and seafood…
whole peeled onion ready for cutting

How To Chop An Onion

Chopped onion is a necessary ingredient in many recipes.  In fact, it's one of the most popular cooking ingredients.  We…
whole onion, I'm about to start peeling it

How To Peel An Onion

Peeling an onion seems like an trivial task, but if you've never peeled an onion before, it can be quite intimidating. …
marinated sweet red bell peppers on a sandwich

Grilled Turkey And Cheese Sandwich With Roasted Marinated Red Peppers

There are many thing you can do with roasted marinated sweet red peppers.  You can eat them plain and also add them to salads,…
a bowl of salad with tomatoes, avocado and onion

Salad With Tomatoes, Avocado and Onion

Here's a quick refreshing salad you can make that uses just 3 ingredients: tomatoes, avocado and onion.  For a portion…
a package of frozen chicken legs

Is It Safe To Defrost Meat On The Counter?

We've all heard that it's best to defrost meat in refrigerator overnight.  However, many times when you move frozen…
fried onions in a bowl

How To Make Fried Onions In A Rice Cooker

Fried onions are an important ingredient in many recipes.  Stir-fries, pasta sauces and ground meat recipes often start…