Garlic Cheese Bread

Garlic Cheese Bread

Garlic bread consists of bread topped with garlic and olive oil or butter and may include additional herbs, like chives. It is then either grilled or broiled until toasted, or baked in a conventional or bread oven. It is typically made using a baguette which is partially sliced downwards, allowing…

Cheese & Olive Bruschetta

Cheese & Olive Bruschetta

Bruschetta (Italian pronunciation: [bruˈsketta] is an antipasto (starter dish) from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. Variations may include toppings of tomato, vegetables, beans, cured meat, or cheese, a popular dish is Bruschetta pomodoro; the most popular recipe outside Italy involves…

BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pizza

BBQ Chicken Pizza is generally attributed to chef Ed LaDou, and Chez Panisse, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wolfgang Puck, after meeting LaDou, popularized the style of pizza for the rest of the country. It is served in a number of California Cuisine restaurants. Restaurant chains such as California…

Baking with Chocolate

Baking with Chocolate

What’s the difference between bittersweet chocolate and semisweet chocolate? Can I use Dutch cocoa in all my recipes calling for cocoa? Understanding the difference in chocolate and how they are used is essential to baking. In this guide, we’ll identify the characteristics of those chocolates used in baking. Cocoa is…

Cooking Grains

Cooking Grains

All grains, with the exception of rice, and the various grain meals, require prolonged cooking with gentle and continuous heat, in order to so disintegrate their tissues and change their starch into dextrine as to render them easy of digestion. Even the so-called “steam-cooked” grains, advertised to be ready for…

New York Style Cheesecake

New York Style Cheesecake

Yoo! Can Make It: Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons butter ir margarine melted 2 pounds cream cheese 1 cup sugar 8 ounces sour cream 2 eggs 1 cup flour 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream In a 5 quart mixing bowl place 2 pounds…