Food & Recipes Category

best panini press

Best Panini Press Maker Reviews (As of 2017)

February 11, 2017 No Comments

The mere thought of gooey filling inside of crusty, buttery grilled bread with just the right grill marks on the outside of the bread gets your taste buds ready for a party in your mouth. Panini presses are quickly taking center stage as a staple in small appliances for the home cook.

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belgium waffle maker

Best Belgian Waffle Maker Reviews (In 2017)

February 9, 2017 No Comments

It’s becoming increasing popular to have breakfast for dinner and waffles are a great-tasting choice to eat any time of day. If you’re going to have a waffle, why not go all out and have a thick, crispy Belgian waffle? Small appliance manufacturers have designed waffle makers to bring a little pizzazz to your table without creating any extra work.

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best bread maker machine

The 7 Best Bread Maker Machine Reviews In 2017

February 8, 2017 No Comments

There are probably few people who remember their mothers baking bread by hand rather than buying it at the store. When small bread machines became available for home use, they ignited our senses for the taste of bread that is fresh-baked and warm.

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best espresso machine

Best Home Espresso Machine Under $200 (2017 Reviews)

February 8, 2017 No Comments

It used to be that you could only get a good cup of espresso in Europe or in a fancy coffee shop. Now you can get a good espresso machine for your very own home. There is a wide range of brands and an even wider range of prices. You can buy an inexpensive model that does a pretty good job of making the espresso, but it may be somewhat lackluster in making the foaming crema. If you’re really just wanting the taste of the espresso, you can skip the cost of a barista quality machine and get a good quality non-pump espresso machine.

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best toaster oven

The 6 Best Toaster Oven Reviews (As Of 2017)

January 23, 2017 No Comments

A toaster oven is a toaster and a mini oven in one smart, shiny casing.  They’re handy if you don’t like to heat up the oven or if you’re only cooking for one or two people. Toaster ovens have more versatility than a four slice toaster. There are hundreds of ways to use your toaster oven. Here’s a short list:

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healthiest fast food options

Top 10 Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant Options In 2017

May 3, 2016 No Comments

Everybody’s busy these days and the price often paid is high calorie, high fat meals from a fast food restaurant.  Let’s face it. Fast food is convenient and easy on the budget. But is cheap and easy a price too high when it comes to your health? Think about the calories, sodium, fats, carbohydrates and sugar you consume in one fast food meal. For example, grabbing a supersized burger, fries and a drink can mean inhaling 1000 to 2000 calories. Depending on what and where you eat, you could consume a whole day of calories in just one meal.

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best induction cookware

Best Induction Cookware Set Reviews (In 2017)

October 21, 2015 No Comments

At least twice a month, ads for portable induction hotplates show up on late night television and when the holidays start creeping closer, these ads will turn into infomercials only to show you the magic of induction cooking:  you can place your hand directly on the burner and not get burned.

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low calorie alcohol drinks

Five Amazing Low Calorie Alcoholic Drinks

October 14, 2013 No Comments

Watching your calories doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have a good time with your friends, and not every good time needs to be fueled by high-calorie beers and cocktails. Here are five amazing, low-calorie alcoholic drinks you can enjoy without worrying about the effects on your waistline. You’re probably familiar with at least a few of these, but why not give them new consideration now that you can see them in this context?

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chicken recipes

Three Incredibly Healthy Chicken Breast Recipes

April 4, 2013 No Comments

Cooking for yourself is one of the easiest, most fun, cost-efficient ways of improving
your health and your life. Learning to cook simple, healthful dishes is a big step toward
reclaiming control over your body, your wallet, and your life.

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pork chops

Three Delicious and Healthful Pork Chop Recipes

April 4, 2013 No Comments

Pork is one of those wonderfully delicious, versatile, and inexpensive meats that lends itself to all kinds of new and interesting flavors. Pork dinners go beyond the cracker-crusted loins and soggy barbecue sandwiches. Here are three delicious and health-promoting pork recipes that you might not have seen before.

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