Posts Tagged ‘Kitchen Mishaps’

Microwave Rice: Quick Tip

Heather says: Last night all four of my burners were full. There was gumbo and etouffee, collard greens and oil to fry beignets, but I forgot the plain rice. My stepfather commented something along the lines of just microwave it. I must have given him a funny look in between turning beignets. I figured what…

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Freezer How To

Dear Home-Ec 101, I’m completely lost when it comes to freezing food. I know this is a great way to have meals on hand, but once it’s in the freezer I don’t know what to do with it. Just last night I made too much enchilada filling. So I made an extra pan, covered it in foil…

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Substitution 101

Brian says: I’m talking to all the guys in the room for this one. I know there have been -and still are- times when you decide to go all out and make yourself something relatively good to eat. You break out the dusty knife set your parents bought for your new apartment and tie on…

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Site Admin: Odds and Ends

Heather says: So, tonight’s peppermint bark was a failure on a couple of accounts. Mostly due to inattention and impatience. In the first case, I left the bag of crushed candy too close to the edge of the counter and an errant child wreaked havoc upon my kitchen. In the second, I was in a…

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Sunday Confessional 8/16

Heather says: We all see those lists of amazing household tips that circulate via e-mail. Usually they are full of decent, useful household advice, but a few suspect bits get thrown in for good measure. I comb the Internets looking for bad advice, mostly through my own misadventure. So, here’s this week public service announcement.…

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