Tag Archives: Misc

Lies Lies Lies!! Caramelized Onions, 5 vs 40 Minutes!

A fantastic article on caramelizing onions and how long it REALLY takes.  5 minutes (which all the recipes say) and the 40 minutes it ACTUALLY takes!   Layers of Deceit Why do recipe writers lie and lie and lie about how long … Continue reading

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Wowsa 251,306 visits to this blog. Not bad at all. I should write more ;)  

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TIP: Clarified Butter (Ghee)

I like to use butter when I sauté or fry in some recipes.  Nothing tastes better than mushrooms sautéed in butter, and when making Chicken Picatta, the chicken must be cooked in butter – thats part of the wonderful flavor.  But unless you are … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tools: Calphalon Everyday Pan

I am one of those people who don’t believe in buying a “set” of pots and pans, unless it is a really good set, with the essentials. I don’t really think you need a 1 cup pot, or a 20 … Continue reading

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Frugal Recipes – Great Depression Cooking

I recently saw a link, via reddit.com, which pointed to a YouTube video for “Indulge in Frugality:  Great Depression cooking with Clara“”. Clara is a 94 year old woman, who shows how to create some frugal recipes, dating back to … Continue reading

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Conversions, Charts, and Cooking Tables

I have several posts  here on TFT that I know a lot find by searching.  I thought I would post a few links here, so everyone knows where to find what they are looking for. Measurement Conversion Table, which includes … Continue reading

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