Understanding Cooking Principles

4 Tips To Enhance The Flavor Of Wine

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Wine is a complex beverage with a long and illustrious history. You don’t have to be a sommelier to enjoy wine. Here are four tips that can enhance your experience the next time you open a bottle of wine, whether it is a bordeaux blend or any other favorite: 1. Serve wine at the proper temperature. The temperature of wine can affect its taste. Red wine should be served slightly cooler than room temperature for the best experience. Read More»

4 Delicious Regional Pizza Styles

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Pizza styles differ depending on where you are. If you walk into a pizza restaurant in New Haven, you will get a much different slice of pizza than you would in New York City. That said, here are 4 famous regional styles to familiar yourself with. New Haven Style In New Haven, pizza is made with only oregano, tomato sauce and some grated hard cheese (such as pecorino romano.) Unlike a NYC or Chicago style, mozzarella is considered a topping, so you have to order it like you would pepperoni or mushrooms. Read More»

Spouse Love Caramel? 2 Delicious Things You Can Make For Them At Home

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You can find caramel in many different forms, such as candies, melted caramel over ice cream, and in pies and cakes. If your spouse loves caramel, there are many things you can make for them at home that they will love. Below are two recipes to help you get started. Easy Peasy Caramel Pie You will be shocked at how easy this caramel pie is to make. The only ingredients you need for this pie is: Read More»

A Project For Gardeners Who Love K-Cups

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Keurig K-Cups have revolutionized the consumer coffee industry, but until recently, the K-Cups weren’t recyclable. Fortunately, Keurig has recently announced that it’s developed new coffee pods that you can recycle. The Keurig pods that have been on the market for the past decade were made from plastic #7; the new ones will be made from polypropylene. Keurig expects to have their recyclable K-Cups on the market by the end of 2016. Read More»

Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Wedding Caterer

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The wedding catering at your reception can be the subject of discussions among your family and friends for years to come. Unfortunately, with the wrong decisions, the catering can be a discussion for the wrong reasons. To help you avoid infamy, here are some common mistakes made and what you can do to avoid them.  Forgetting the Budget You and your soon-to-be should have a firm budget in place for your wedding reception food. Read More»