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Updated on September 19, 2014

Find Some Great Cooking and Recipe Ideas

Do you love cooking and discovering new recipes and cooking tips? I have tried to put together some of my favorites here and will try to add more as I discover them.This is a great place to find some great cooking tips and ideas.

And there is lots of delicious recipes from main dishes to desserts and everything inbetween. Some of these are my favorite recipes and some I have collected from friends and family over the years. I hope that you find a recipe that you like and try it with your family.

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Simple Spoon Bread

This is a great recipe to serve as a side dish with any meal.

Spoon bread is a baked cornmeal mixture the consistency of porridge. Spoon bread, a popular dish in the South, is served warm topped with butter in place of rice or potatoes with the main course.

Ingredients:

1 cup cornmeal

3 cups milk

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

2 tablespoons salad oil

3 well beaten egg yolks

3 stiffly beaten egg whites

Cook the cornmeal and 2 cups of the milk until the consistency of mush. Remove this mixture from the heat. Add the salt, the baking powder, the oil, and the remaining milk. Add the well beaten egg yolks and fold in the stiffly beaten egg whites. Bake this mixture in a greased casserole dish at 325 degrees for about one hour.

Pyrex Bakeware 2-Quart Casserole Dish with Lid

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Dicing Onions

Learn perfect dicing techniques for this everyday ingredient.

Onions are used in the kitchen in one dish or another nearly every week. The most common complaint about cooking with onions is the "crying" sensation that occurs when they are sliced, diced, or cut into in any way. The best way to avoid crying when dicing an onion is to use a very sharp knife and to move as quickly as safety permits. This technique can also be used on another member of the onion family, the shallot.

Norpro Nonstick Linking Popover Pan

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Making Great Popovers

Secrets for making popovers "pop"Beat with rotary beater, electric mixer, or blender just until the mixture is smooth. Longer beating is not necessary.Use straight sided muffin pans, popover pans, or glass custard cups for baking. The pans should be lightly greased so that the popovers will be easy to remove after baking.

Cups that are too heavily greased will hinder popovers from raising properly.Fill pans or cups only half full.Bake 15 minutes in a very hot - 475 degrees - oven, then reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake for an additional 25 to 30 minutes.Do not peek in at the popovers during baking. Opening the oven door lets in cool air, which will condense the steam inside the popovers and cause them to collapse.

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