Eating & Going Out 2022, December

Lines During Breastfeeding (with Pictures)

Lines During Breastfeeding (with Pictures)

After nine long months of pregnancy and weight gain, many new moms are quick to think about dieting in hopes of shedding those extra pounds. Breastfeeding mothers usually think about losing weight before the baby is ready to stop breastfeeding.

Find out if an egg has gone bad

Find out if an egg has gone bad

Do you know that? You're busy baking or cooking when you see that your eggs are past their sell-by date. Or maybe you have a container of eggs that doesn't have an expiration date on it and you're not sure if it's better to throw them away. Fortunately, you can easily spot a spoiled egg.

Making croissants

Making croissants

It takes quite a bit of time and effort to make these creamy and crunchy French breakfast treats, but they are irresistible. In fact, once you've done it and you take your first successful croissants out of the oven, you'll never want to go back to the factory stuff.

Prepare dried beans

Prepare dried beans

Beans are a good addition to a balanced diet. They are full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Once thought to be just a few carbs, they're now known to be packed with nutrients that have tons of health benefits. In addition, they are easy to prepare and versatile in all kinds of recipes, from side dish to main course.

Making sticky rice with regular rice

Making sticky rice with regular rice

Sticky rice has a unique texture and taste. It is used in many Japanese, Indonesian and Thai dishes. Unfortunately it is not always easy to find. There are ways to cook regular rice to make it a little stickier. This article will give you some tips on how to cook regular rice to make it stickier.

How to Make Zucchini Pasta (with Pictures)

How to Make Zucchini Pasta (with Pictures)

If you can't or don't want to eat regular pasta and are looking for a healthier alternative, without grains, try making pasta from zucchini. It is not difficult at all and the result is surprisingly tasty. With the ingredients below you can turn a simple zucchini into macaroni, spaghetti or even lasagna!

Making Spaghetti Sauce: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

Making Spaghetti Sauce: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

Ready-made spaghetti sauce can be quite tasty, but nothing beats a tasty homemade sauce. You can make it quickly and put it on the table quickly or you can let it simmer for a day, which fills the house with a wonderful scent. We'll show you both ways here, so sit down at the table!

Opening a coconut

Opening a coconut

A coconut is a delicious and versatile food that tastes especially good when fresh. However, you may not want to buy a whole coconut because you think you need a drill, a handsaw and other special tools to open the coconut. Fortunately, you can easily open a coconut with tools that you probably already have at home.

Canning Crispy Dill Pickles (with Pictures)

Canning Crispy Dill Pickles (with Pictures)

Pickled pickles are used as a garnish on toasted sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers and more. Fresh herbs such as dill, garlic and chili peppers are added to the pickles to give them a nice spicy taste. People who pickle their own pickles often find it difficult to get the pickles to get crunchy, such as store-bought pickled pickles.

Using a Pressure Cooker: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

Using a Pressure Cooker: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

A pressure cooker or pressure cooker is indispensable in the kitchen if you want to quickly put a healthy meal on the table. Cooking in a pressure cooker is really fast and the great thing is that virtually no vitamins and minerals are lost, while that is often the case with other preparation methods.

To make coffee

To make coffee

There are all kinds of ways to make coffee, but there are also a few tricks with which you can make a really nice cup of coffee. Don't worry if you don't have a coffee maker; you can still enjoy a nice cup of comfort by putting a filter on a mug, by using a cafetière or by making coffee with the help of a mug and a tea towel!

Using Licorice Root

Using Licorice Root

Licorice (or mulethi) is both a popular herbal supplement used to treat a variety of medical conditions and a long-standing ingredient in Asian and Middle Eastern cooking. Whether taken orally or applied topically, it has a variety of health benefits, some of which are traditional and some clinically proven, as long as it is taken in small doses for short periods of time.

Eating an artichoke: 11 steps

Eating an artichoke: 11 steps

If you've never eaten an artichoke, you may be wondering how you do it when you're about to prepare one. You can't just tear off the leaves and put them in your mouth, because then you get all the threads and sharp leaves in your mouth, and you can even damage your digestive system.

Serving Foie Gras: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

Serving Foie Gras: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

Foie gras is French for "fatty liver" and normally refers to the liver of a duck or goose. Serving this dish for the first time can seem like a chore, but it's actually quite simple. All you have to do is bring the foie gras to the right temperature and cut it into small slices.

How to Make French Fries in a Deep Fryer: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Make French Fries in a Deep Fryer: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

French fries or chips, as the Belgians call them, are delicious to eat, but most people get them from a restaurant or buy them sliced, frozen and often pre-cooked. However, you can also make them yourself. All you need is a deep fryer, a good knife and a cutting board.

Making fake vomit

Making fake vomit

Vomiting is an excellent way to stay home from school or get revenge. Why not make fake vomit yourself instead of making yourself sick on purpose so that you vomit? There are a lot of ways to make vomit with food from the kitchen. Vomit is simply a mixture of the food you ate at your last meal, so you can use just about anything.

Eating Cereal: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

Eating Cereal: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

Breakfast is often referred to as the 'most important meal of the day' and it really is. Your first meal of the day does exactly what the English word "breakfast" denotes, which is to "break" the night's "fast" while sleeping.

Adding Fruit to Gelatin (with Pictures)

Adding Fruit to Gelatin (with Pictures)

A dessert of gelatin with fruit is popular and easy to make. There are almost endless possible combinations of fruit and gelatin flavors. The most important thing when adding fruit to gelatin is to let the gelatin thicken first. After that, a variety of fruits can be stirred in without sinking to the bottom or floating to the top.

How to Make a Bean Bag: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Make a Bean Bag: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

Making a bean bag, just for playing with friends or as a super comfy bean bag, is an easy DIY project that anyone can do with the right materials The amount of fabric and beans you need to make your beanbag will depend on how big you want it, but you can use the same basic methods regardless of size.

Making Orange Food Coloring

Making Orange Food Coloring

Orange food coloring is great for making fall themed treats or frosting carrots for a carrot cake. However, most basic food coloring kits do not contain premixed orange colorants. The good news is that whatever you need it for, you can make it by mixing different colors together or using naturally colored ingredients.

How to Measure a Tablespoon: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Measure a Tablespoon: 8 Steps (with Pictures)

The easiest way to measure a tablespoon is to use a measuring spoon. If you don't have one, you can measure the same amount using a different unit of measure. If you don't have any measuring aids, use object comparisons as a reference to measure about the same amount as a tablespoon.

Making Palitaw: 6 Steps (with Pictures)

Making Palitaw: 6 Steps (with Pictures)

Palitaw is a hearty, sweet rice cake topped with sugar, coconut and sesame seeds. Palitaw is a Filipino dessert. It is often sold near primary schools but adults love it too. The preparation of this delicious snack is very easy, so keep reading to learn how to make palitaw.

Making Bisquick Mix Pancakes: 6 Steps (with Pictures)

Making Bisquick Mix Pancakes: 6 Steps (with Pictures)

What could be better than starting your day with some delicious pancakes? It doesn't matter how you want to eat them, with Bisquick you can prepare them in no time. Follow these simple steps. Ingredients 240 grams Original Bisquick® mix 240 ml milk 2 eggs Steps Step 1.

Avoiding Genetically Modified Foods: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

Avoiding Genetically Modified Foods: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

Foods are often genetically engineered to make them more resistant to disease, to improve nutritional value or to ensure optimum crop growth in different climates. The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved and oversees the use of genetically modified crops (GMOs).

Using an egg poacher

Using an egg poacher

Egg poachers come in a variety of styles, including gas stovetop, electric poachers, microwave poachers, and even silicone pods. Each species has its own instructions for poaching eggs. While it may seem tricky, using an egg poacher is much easier than you think.

Win an eating contest (with pictures)

Win an eating contest (with pictures)

Eating contests offer the opportunity to win prize money and enjoy a very hearty meal. These kinds of competitions come in many forms. The competition can focus on spiciness, speed, quantity or a combination of factors. To blow away the opposition and win matches you have to prepare yourself for months.

Preparing ginger for cooking or baking: 14 steps (with pictures)

Preparing ginger for cooking or baking: 14 steps (with pictures)

Although ginger mainly grows in (sub)tropical climates, it is available all over the world at the supermarket or greengrocer. It's a popular ingredient in many dishes, from Asian stir-fries to invigorating teas or tasty spicy pastries. You can use the ginger root in your dish by removing the skin and then cutting or grating it into slices or pieces.

Eating a Guava: 12 Steps (with Pictures)

Eating a Guava: 12 Steps (with Pictures)

The guava is a delicious fruit whose juice has sometimes been called "the nectar of the gods". Don't just drink the juice though -- the whole guava can be a sweet treat that will make you feel like you're in paradise even if you're just sitting at your desk at work.

Preparing bell peppers and peppers

Preparing bell peppers and peppers

Bell peppers and chillies can both be cooked using similar methods and techniques, but there are a few key differences to keep in mind in terms of cooking time and basic preparation. Each cooking method produces a unique flavor and texture, so try a few before deciding on your favorite.

Carving a Ham: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

Carving a Ham: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

By notching a ham, we mean the iconic cross pattern, which allows the glaze to better penetrate a ham that is being baked. This technique exposes a juicy layer of fat, allowing the seasonings to soak into the rind. You will need a sharp, clean chef's knife and a solid surface to cut the ham on.

Prepare smoked pork chops

Prepare smoked pork chops

Smoked pork chops are pork chops cooked in a smoker to enhance the flavor. Although pork chops come partially prepared, you'll need to cook them further so they're safe to eat. Fortunately, you can easily prepare smoked pork chops, on your gas stove, on a grill or in the oven.

Avoiding Glyphosate: 9 Steps (with Pictures)

Avoiding Glyphosate: 9 Steps (with Pictures)

Glyphosate is a widely used chemical pesticide mainly found in the product Roundup and may be carcinogenic with prolonged exposure. While the overall risk is not fully known, you can take steps to avoid glyphosate in your diet. Try to avoid foods high in glyphosate, such as oats or soy, and look for pesticide-free foods.

Pecan Shelling: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

Pecan Shelling: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

Whether you plan to eat them fresh or toasted, or use them in your favorite pecan pie recipe, pecans must be shelled and cleaned before use. Start with step 1 below for detailed instructions on how to strip the nuts from their hard, woody shell.

Making powdered milk taste like fresh milk

Making powdered milk taste like fresh milk

Powdered milk never tastes quite the same as fresh milk, but there are ways to improve the taste. If you don't have a refrigerator, consider switching to UHT milk, or mixing it with powdered milk. You can also try reducing the fats that give milk a richer, smoother mouthfeel, but it's often easier to improve the taste with sugar or other additives instead.

Preparing a burger on a Foreman grill

Preparing a burger on a Foreman grill

A Foreman grill can be a useful kitchen appliance, especially if you like to make your own burgers but can't or don't want to grill outside. Foreman grills can cook beef, turkey, or even frozen burgers in minutes, provided you preheat the grill and use burgers of the correct thickness.

Making an iced latte

Making an iced latte

An iced latte is a great way to cool down on a hot summer afternoon. There are several ways to make this espresso variety at home – with a traditional latte, with cold brewed espresso, or even with coffee and ice. The best thing about making your own iced lattes is that you can experiment with different brewing methods, additional ingredients, and even various garnishes.

Soften brown sugar that has hardened

Soften brown sugar that has hardened

Do you have a bag of brown sugar in the pantry that has completely hardened? Then you don't have to throw it away - it's still good to use by using one of the methods in this article; choose the method for which you have the ingredient or item at home.

Liquefy honey

Liquefy honey

When raw, honey contains many beneficial enzymes and is a sweet treat for people who no longer feel like over-processed foods and sweets. After a while, however, the honey thickens and crystallizes. This is a natural process and it does not affect the taste of the honey.

Cooking Ramen Noodles: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

Cooking Ramen Noodles: 15 Steps (with Pictures)

Ramen is an easy, quick meal that is perfect for those on the go or students who are short on time because they have to study. Although it is affordable, it is not very nutritious, and some people may find it tasteless, or the noodles too mushy.

Baking a frozen cake

Baking a frozen cake

Baking a frozen pie can be very simple -- open the box, slide the pie into the oven and follow the baking instructions provided. Or it can be a little more complicated, if you want to make, freeze and bake homemade cakes. As with the actual cake recipes, every dedicated cake baker seems to have their own favorite methods and tips for dealing with frozen cakes.