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Making Fudge

Fixing Fudge That Didn't SetSometimes fudge just doesn't set. Short of using it for a syrup or spread, you may want to try to fix it and successfully get it to set. This is a page about fixing fudge that didn't set.

 

Peanut butter fudge made with cake frosting and peanut butter.

Cake Frosting Fudge RecipesThis page contains cake frosting fudge recipes. A quick and easy way to make fudge begins with a tub of cake frosting.

 

Lamb Chops on Plate

Recipes for Lamb ChopsThis page contains recipes for lamb chops. If you have shied away from trying lamb, you are missing a delicious alternative to beef and other red meats.

 

Cocoa Latte Drink

Recipes for a Cocoa Latte Machine?This page is about recipes for a cocoa latte machine. Being able to froth your milk with a machine can make delicious, creamy hot chocolate.

 

A perfectly cooked beef roast on a cutting board.

How to Cook a Frozen RoastEven less expensive cuts of meat can come out moist and tender when cooked properly. You can save time by cooking the roast right out of the freezer.

 

Moldy loaf of bread.

Preventing Mold on BreadIt isn't any fun to be making a sandwich and discover that your bread is moldy. There are a number of ways to prevent your bread from molding. This is a page about preventing mold on bread.

 

A bowl of well cooked chicken noodle soup.

Foods I Can Eat After Having My Teeth PulledAfter having your teeth pulled, you may have a very restricted diet until your gums heal. This is a page about foods I can eat after having my teeth pulled.

 

Leftover Mashed Potato Soup

Leftover Mashed Potato SoupTry making this delicious soup using those leftover mashed potatoes. It is a certain family pleaser. This is a page about leftover mashed potato soup.

 

Recipes Using Canned Pork

Recipes Using Canned Pork?This is a page about recipes using canned pork. Finding a recipe to use for canned meat can sometimes be difficult.

 

Chocolate fudge with nuts on a white plate on red plaid tablecloth.

Preventing Grainy FudgeThis is a page about preventing grainy fudge. Homemade fudge is a delicious treat. However, on occasion rather that the smooth creamy texture you were hoping for it turns out grainy.

 

A container of moldy cheddar cheese.

Preventing Mold on CheeseIf it is not a variation of blue cheese you probably would prefer it not be moldy. This is a page about preventing mold on cheese.

 

chicken broth

Substituting Bouillon Cubes with Bouillon Granules?This is a page about substituting bouillon cubes with bouillon granules. Bouillon granules can easily be substituted for the cubes in a recipe, you just need to have the conversion information.

 

Softening Granulated Sugar

Softening Granulated SugarWhen sugar gets hard, there are ways to make it useful. This page is about softening granulated sugar.

 

Easy Chicken Egg Rolls on a plate.

Making Chicken Egg RollsThese easy to make, delicious egg rolls are baked rather than fried. They are a great accompaniment to stir fry or any other dish. This page contains a recipe and instructions for making chicken egg rolls.

 

Uncooked Macaroni

Converting Dry Macaroni Measurements?Some recipes call for a certain number of ounces of pasta, instead of the number of cups. It is important to be able to convert back and forth from ounces to cups properly, so that the recipe is made correctly. This is a page about how to convert dry macaroni measurements.

 

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Restoring Crystallized Honey

Restoring Crystallized HoneyHoney has a tendency to crystallize when stored for a period of time. This is a page about restoring crystallized honey.

 

Spinach Quiche

Side Dishes That Go With Quiche?Finding the best complements to your main dish will make for a great meal. This page is about side dishes that go with quiche.

 

Pieces fudge with nuts

How to Fix Grainy FudgeThis is a page about fixing grainy fudge. Grainy fudge is a common issue. Some recipes are more finicky, while others are more fool proof. Here are some suggestions if your fudge has turned out grainy.

 

Frozen Brussels Sprouts

Freezing Brussels SproutsThis is a page bout freezing Brussels sprouts. Freezing Brussels sprouts is a great way to preserve their freshness.

 

Marshmallows

Substituting Marshmallows and...This is a page about substituting marshmallows and marshmallow creme. Finding the right amount of this cream to use in place of marshmallows, or vice versa, may be easier than you think.

 

opening microwave

Cooking Canned Biscuits in the...Baking refrigerated biscuit dough in a microwave may not give you the results that you are looking for. This is a page about cooking canned biscuits in the microwave.

 

A sheet cake in the pan with frosting.

Making Canned Frosting Taste More Homemade?While canned frosting may be convenient to use it does not always pass the taste test. This is a page about making canned frosting taste more homemade.

 

A bowl of homemade chili.

Fixing Chili With Too Much Salt?Fixing chili made with too much salt may be done. There are a number of ways cooks can counter the excess salt in a dish. This is a page about how to fix chili with too much salt.

 

Chocolate and Peanut Clusters

Peanut Cluster RecipesPeanut clusters are an easy to make candy treat. This page contains peanut cluster recipes.

 

Vinaigrette salad dressing in a bowl

East Side Mario's Garden Salad...This is a page about East Side Mario's garden salad dressing recipe (copycat). With some trial and error you can often make a good copy of your favorite restaurant salad dressing.

 

jar of Roka Blue in cupboard

Kraft Roka Blue Spread SubstituteThis page contains recipes for Kraft Roka Blue spread substitute. Roka Blue devotees often have problems finding this cheese spread. Making a copycat version is easy.

 

A casserole dish containing baked cod.

Copycat Eat'n Park's Nantucket Cod?Many people want to recreate this delicious stuffed cod dish after they visit Eat'n Park, a popular restaurant chain that started in Pennsylvania. The restaurant describes it as "oven-baked cod stuffed with our homemade blend of crabmeat, shrimp, spinach, onions, cheddar cheese, and cracker crumbs." This page has advice for making copycat Eat'n Park's Nantucket cod.

 

Close up image of red pasta sauce cooking in pan

Fixing Burnt Flavor in Spaghetti SauceThis is a page about fixing a burnt flavor in spaghetti sauce. Spaghetti sauce is notorious for burning if not well tended to. Removing the burnt taste can save your sauce.

 

A rotisserie chicken, ready for carving.

Copycat Kenny Rogers Rotisserie Chicken Recipe?Kenny Roger's chicken restaurants are almost completely gone from the United States. So if you want to enjoy this flavorful rotisserie chicken, you will need to copy the recipe at home. This page contains Kenny Roger's rotisserie chicken.

 

Stick of Butter

How Many Tablespoons in a Stick of Butter?There are 8 tablespoons in a standard stick of butter. Check the cube wrapper for lines which you can use to cut the butter into as many tablespoons as you need.

 

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Gloved Hand Holding Mug of Hot Chocolate

Making Hot Chocolate for a Large Group Inexpensively?This is a page about making hot chocolate for a large group inexpensively. Hot chocolate is an easy drink to prepare for a large group of people. Here are some tips for keeping the cost down.

 

Yellow cake with chocolate frosting.

Homemade Yellow Cake RecipesThis page contains homemade yellow cake recipes. Many people like yellow cake. You don't have to buy it in a box, you can easily make yellow cake from scratch.

 

Two different types of yeast on a cutting board.

How Much Yeast is in a Packet?If you have a recipe that calls for 1 package of yeast and you only have bulk dry yeast, this page will tell you how many teaspoons of yeast is in a packet.

 

Cake Box Mix Pound Cake

Boxed Cake Mix Pound Cake RecipesPound cake can be made very easily if you use a cake box mix to start with. This page contains cake box mix pound cake recipes.

 

Making Cherry Cobbler Using Dried Cherries

Making Cherry Cobbler Using Dried Cherries?You don't have to have fresh cherries to make a delicious cobbler. This is a page about making cherry cobbler using dried cherries.

 

Substituting Half and Half for Milk in Recipes

Substituting Half and Half for Milk in RecipesThis is a page about substituting half and half for milk in recipes. If you are out of milk or just want a creamier flavor, try substituting half and half for the milk in a recipe.

 

Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookie Recipe

Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookie...The addition of cream cheese to the batter makes these thumbprint cookies even better. This page contain a cream cheese thumbprint cookie recipe.

 

Roast Chicken

Cooking a Turkey in an Electric Roaster OvenThis is a page about cooking a turkey in an electric roaster oven. Rather than using your oven to roast the turkey you can prepare the perfect bird in an electric roasting pan.

 

Almond Bark

Storing Almond Bark?This is a page about storing almond bark. Almond bark is a vegetable oil based candy coating. With proper storage the bark can be kept for while.

 

Three pieces of peanut butter fudge against a white background

Making Peanut Butter Fudge Using Vanilla...This is a page about making peanut butter fudge using vanilla frosting. A new twist on fudge making starts with packaged cake frosting.

 

Large Tray of Cheese and Crackers

Cheese and Crackers for a Large Group?Having a party or event with a large group of people and wondering how to serve cheese and crackers? This is a page about cheese and crackers for a large group.

 

Someone pouring chocolate syrup in a small glass bowl.

How Many Ounces in a Can of Hershey's Chocolate Syrup?Sometimes a recipe will list an ingredient as a can or box of this or than. If you purchase the ingredient in larger size containers you may not know how to measure correctly. This is a page about, "How many ounces in a can of Hershey's chocolate syrup?".

 

Ensure Substitute

Homemade Ensure Substitute Recipes?This page is about homemade Ensure substitute recipes. When making a nutritional shake, you want to make sure it contains the essential nutrients.

 

Liver and Onions

Liver and Onions Using a Slow CookerA nutritious, hearty meal that is well suited for crockpot cooking. Check out the tips for making your own liver and onions right in the slow cooker.

 

Keeping Cookies Soft

Keeping Cookies SoftThis is a page about keeping cookies soft. Now that you have made a batch of soft chewy cookies, you will want to keep them that way.

 

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A browned spiral sliced ham in a baking dish.

Heating a Fully Cooked Ham?The ham you purchase at the market is typically fully cooked. It can be served cold or easily heated up in your oven, following the instructions for temperature and time. This is a page about heating a fully cooked ham.

 

A bowl of imitation crab meat.

Shelf Life of Imitation Crab Meat?The shelf life of imitation crab varies depending on packaging and storage. Unopened vacuum sealed packages are typically good in the fridge for two months or the "use by" date. Once opened, use within 3 days. If frozen, use within 6 months is recommended. This is a page about the shelf life of imitation crab meat.

 

Frozen french fries.

Freezing PotatoesCooked potatoes work best for freezing. Fresh potatoes can be frozen but the texture is often altered. Potatoes are often frozen in the form of french fries, shredded potatoes and diced potatoes. This is a page about freezing potatoes.

 

Chicken Noodle Soup

Freezing Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup?Chicken noodle soup is best frozen without the noodles. When reheating the soup, simply cook the noodles seperatly then add them to the soup. This page has tips on freezing homemade chicken noodle soup.

 

Freezing Chayote

Freezing ChayoteThis is a page about freezing chayote. Chayote squash can easily be frozen by following a few simple preparatory steps.

 

Cake Mix in Bowl With Wisk

Improving Boxed Cake MixesThis is a page about improving boxed cake mixes. Bake an almost from scratch dessert by starting with a boxed cake mix and adding your own flavors and extra ingredients.

 

McCormick's Copycat Spices

McCormick's Copycat Recipes?This is a page about McCormick's copycat recipes. McCormick's makes a variety of popular spice and food mixes. If you have run out of your favorite spice mix, you might be able to recreate it from spices you have on hand.

 

Opened can of condensed milk.

Substituting Condensed Milk for Whole Milk?Condensed milk can be substituted for whole milk in some recipes. Since condensed milk contains a lot of added sugar it may not always be the best choice. Evaporated milk and water are another option. This is a page about substituting condensed milk for whole milk.

 

Perfect Banana Bread Loaf

Keeping Banana Bread from Splitting on Top?Banana bread typically splits while baking there is no problem with this occurring, but sometimes the split may be minimized. This is a page about keeping banana bread from splitting on top.

 

party food

Keeping Food Warm at PartiesThis is a page about keeping food warm at parties. You don't need expensive warming trays and steam tables to keep food warm at your next party.

 

Spaghetti on a Fork

Spaghetti Sauce Seasoning Mix RecipesMany of us grew up eating and cooking with Spatini or other spaghetti sauce seasoning mixes. This page contains spaghetti sauce seasoning mix recipes.

 

Roast Chicken on a white background

Make Roast Chicken Into Multiple MealsWhether you roast one yourself or buy one on sale, a roast chicken can be divided up and used for several meals. Using small portions of the meat is economical and works well for casseroles, main dish salads, and more.

 

Stove Top Stuffing

Recipes Using Stove Top StuffingIf you are tired of just having boxed stuffing as a side then try some new recipes using boxed stuffing mix. This page contains recipes using Stove Top stuffing.

 

Softening Hard Powder Drink Mix

Softening Hard Powdered Drink Mix?This is a page about softening hard powdered drink mix. Breaking up hardened drink mix powder makes it easier to measure and prepare drinks.

 

Chuck Roast

Chuck Roast RecipesThis page contains chuck roast recipes. An inexpensive cut of beef that can make a delicious meal.

 

Spiced Tea

Spiced Tea Mix Recipe Using TangCombine Tang, cinnamon, cloves, and other spices with black tea for making a delicious hot or cold drink. This is a page about spiced tea recipe using Tang.

 

Hand placing basil leaves in pan of spaghettis sauce on stove

Making Spaghetti Sauce Less SweetThis is a page about making spaghetti sauce less sweet. Sometimes homemade spaghetti sauce can turn out too sweet.

 

Lentil and Ham Soup

Lentil and Ham SoupHam and lentils go very well together in this classic soup. This page contains lentil and ham soup.

 

box of Lipton Onion Soup mix

Recipes Using Lipton Onion Soup MixThis page contains recipes using Lipton onion soup mix. Many different main dishes and sauces can be quickly and easily enhanced, marinated or seasoned with onion soup mix.

 

Melted Fudge

Fudge is Too SoftIf you have made fudge that is not setting up, you may be able to fix it. Making fudge that is too soft can be frustrating but there are some options to improve your fudge.

 

Canned Venison in Stew pot

Recipes Using Canned Venison?Canned venison can be used for a variety of dishes, especially stews. This page contains recipes using canned venison.

 

Slice of orange cake on a white plate (topped with an orange slice)

Making Orange Cake from a Yellow Cake MixThis is a page about making orange cake from a yellow cake mix. Yellow cake mix can be a good start to creating your own orange flavored cake.

 

Sandwich toaster with toasted sandwich

Recipes for a Sandwich MakerThis useful kitchen appliance is known by many names including the sandwich toaster or pie iron. No matter what you call it, the sandwich maker is more versatile than you may know. This is a page about recipes for a sandwich maker.

 

Corned beef with potato on plate

Corned Beef with Potato RecipeTurn a can of corned beef into a full breakfast meal with the addition of onion, potato, and eggs. This page contains a corned beef with potato recipe.

 

Easy Bake Oven Recipes

Easy Bake Oven RecipesThose little packages of mix for the Easy Bake oven can be pricey. This page contains Easy Bake Oven recipes.

 

A woman tasting her homemade soup.

Remedies For Burnt SoupIt's easy to lose track of your soup and return to find it stuck to bottom of the pot. But don't despair, check out this page with remedies for burnt soup.

 

Close up photo of homemade fudge.

Problems Making FudgeChefs will tell you that cooking is an art and a science. The science can come into play when making fudge. Not only do proper measurements play a role in the success of your batch of fudge, but so does the cookware used and believe it or not the weather. This is a page about problems making fudge.

 

Homemade Potato Salad

How Long Will Homemade Potato Salad Keep in the Refrigerator?If stored in a fridge with a consistently cold temperature and kept well covered, many people find that homemade potato salad can last from 5 - 10 days. This is a page about, "How long will homemade potato salad keep in the refrigerator?".

 

Cream Cheese Sweetheart Cake - Finished Cake

Cream Cheese Sweetheart Cake RecipeA sweetheart cake is more like a brownie or cookie in texture. This particular recipe includes the addition of a delicious cream cheese based glaze. This page contains a cream cheese sweetheart cake recipe.

 

Buttermilk Coconut Pie

Buttermilk Pie RecipesThese creamy buttermilk pies are easy to make and are sure to be well received.

 

Tin of canned chicken on a granite countertop

Recipes Using Canned ChickenAlthough the texture of canned chicken differs greatly from fresh cooked, there are still many recipes in which you can used canned chicken. This page contains recipes using canned chicken.

 

Canned Soup in a Jar

Canning Leftover SoupThis is a page about canning your leftover soup. It is very important to properly can soup to avoid getting sick. A water bath is not sufficient for killing all of the bacteria that might be present. The safest way to can soups is with a pressure cooker.

 

Sweet Potatoes on a cutting board.

Peeling and Cutting Sweet Potatoes and Yams?Partially cooking your sweet potatoes or yams can help help make peeling them easier. A potato peeler is another easy way to remove the peels, prior to cutting them up. This is a page about easy peeling and cutting of sweet potatoes and yams.

 

Tomato Relish

Tomato Relish Using Wild's Ezy-SauceWild's Ezy-Sauce is a popular ingredient to use when making tomato relish. This page has information about how to make tomato relish using Wild's Ezy-Sauce.

 

Bread Machine

Recipes Using All Purpose Flour in Bread Machine?You can successfully substitute all purpose flour for bread flour in you bread machine. This is a page about recipes using all purpose flour in bread machine.

 

Various cheeses on a table.

How to Freeze CheeseWhether you bought cheese in bulk or have some left over, freezing it will keep it from molding and allow you to use it later. This is a page about freezing cheese.

 

bread loaf in a bread machine pan

Keeping Bread From Sticking in a Bread Machine?This is a page about keeping bread from sticking in a bread machine. It is frustrating to have your loaf of bread stick to the interior of the bread machine.

 

salmon on plate

Canned Salmon Over RiceCanned salmon is a frugal alternative to fresh fish and is available any season. Just add rice to make a quick and nourishing main dish. This is a page about serving canned salmon over rice.

 

Turkey dinner on a plate.

Keeping Turkey Hot and Juicy After Cooking?Some foods, such as turkey, tend to dry out if not served quickly. This is a page about keeping turkey hot and juicy after cooking.

 

Meatloaf with several slices ready to be served

Substitution for Eggs in MeatloafEggs are typically used as a binder in meatloaf. If you are eliminating eggs from your diet, there are ingredients you can substitute. This is a page about substitutes for egg in meatloaf.

 

Pumpkin Rolls

Freezing Pumpkin Rolls?This is a page about freezing pumpkin rolls. These delicious jelly roll style pumpkin cakes with a cream cheese filling are sure to be a holiday hit.

 

Very Easy Poached Egg

Making Easy Poached Eggs in the MicrowaveThere are several ways to make poached eggs, using the microwave is one option. This is a page about making easy poached eggs in the microwave.

 

Christmas fruit tray

Christmas Fruit Tray IdeasThis is a page about Christmas fruit tray ideas. Festive holiday appetizers can be created using fresh fruits in fun and colorful ways.

 

Canned Corned Beef

Recipes Using Canned Corned BeefThis page contains recipes using canned corned beef. When making corned beef and cabbage, corned beef hash, or a ruben sandwich, it may be as easy as opening a can.

 

A girl holding a healthy meal in one hand and an unhealthy meal in the other.

Weight Watchers Diet Exchange PlansThis page is about weight watcher's diet exchange plans. Knowing the amount of different foods you can substitute to maintain your diet plan is important.

 

Tray of Lasagna

Making Lasagna for Large GroupsThis is a page about making lasagna for large groups. Trying to calculate the ingredients and serving size for a large group can be confusing.

 

Frozen prices of beef.

How to Cook Freezer Burned MeatFreezer burned meat can be safely eaten, as long as it was properly frozen and defrosted. If possible, trimming off the burned portions will help prevent the taste that develops in freezer burned meats. This is a page about how to cook freezer burned meat.

 

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Mini Slow Cooker Recipes?This page contains mini slow cooker recipes. If you have a small sized or mini slow cooker, you can use recipes designed for that capacity pot or adjust those written for a larger cooker.

 

A stick of margarine on a white dish.

How Much Margarine is a Stick?Most sticks of margarine are the same size. Typically they are equal to 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup. This is a page about How much margarine is a stick?.

 

A tray of traditional Swedish saffron buns.

Traditional St. Lucia's Day RecipesThis ancient Christian feast holiday signals the start of advent and the Christmas holiday. This is a page about traditional St. Lucia's Day recipes.

 

Potato Soup

Freezing Potato Soup?Save your leftover potato soup for another day by freezing it. This is a page about freezing potato soup.

 

Cookie Dough

How Can I Fix Cookie Dough That is Too Gooey?To fix cookie dough that is too sticky, you can add a little more flour, chill it or add powdered milk. It is best practice to bake a test cookie, then adjust the dough accordingly before baking the whole batch.

 

Keeping Soda Pop Fresh

Keeping Soda Pop FreshThis page is about keeping soda fresh. Once you have opened that can or bottle keeping it carbonated can be a challenge.

 

A bowl of chili with corn bread.

Making Chili for a Large GroupThis page is about making chili for a large group. Feeding a large group takes some calculating to make the right amount of food.

 

Using a hand mixer to whip store bought frosting.

Whip Store Bought FrostingWhipping store bought frosting with your mixer will increase its volume and give you more frosting for the money. This is a page about whip store bought frosting.

 

Preventing Mold On Berries, Moldy Strawberry

Preventing Mold On Fresh BerriesThis is a page about preventing mold on fresh berries. It is so disappointing to buy fresh berries only to have them mold before you can use them all.

 

Substitute Marshmallow Cream in Rice Krispy Treats

Substitute Marshmallow Cream in Rice Krispy Treats?If you are craving Rice Krispy treats but don't have any marshmallows, you can substitute marshmallow cream if you have some on the shelf. This is a page about substitute marshmallow cream in Rice Krispy treats.

 

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