Which Macaroni and Cheese Mix is Safe?

Which Macaroni and Cheese is Safe?

Are you wondering which macaroni and cheese mix is safe? I’d love to know too. I used to regularly buy it, but in light of recent reports on phthalates in boxed macaroni and cheese mix powder, I don’t anymore. Even those labeled ‘organic‘ are under scrutiny now. As of right now, they Continue reading Which Macaroni and Cheese Mix is Safe?

Make Plain Oatmeal Taste Better | Toppings and Stir-Ins

Ways to Make Plain Oatmeal Taste Better

Need ways to make plain oatmeal taste better? My parents began eating rolled oats for breakfast after my dad’s blood pressure went up. He had to cut back even further on salt. They stopped eating cold boxed cereal, salted snacks including nuts and chips, lunch meat, canned soup, and processed foods. The Continue reading Make Plain Oatmeal Taste Better | Toppings and Stir-Ins

What are the Tiny Black Bugs on Morels?

What Are the Tiny Black Bugs on Morels?

So, what are the tiny black bugs on morels? Unless you have really good eyesight, they’re hard to see. Most people find them floating in the rinse water.  At first they look like organic debris – until you realize they’re all the same size and shape. Look closely and you’ll see them moving. Are they Continue reading What are the Tiny Black Bugs on Morels?

Good Way to Keep Deviled Eggs Cold at an Outdoor Party

Way to Keep Deviled Eggs Cold at an Outdoor Party

Want a good way to keep deviled eggs cold at an outdoor party? They must stay chilled or they’ll spoil. Foods mixed with mayonnaise are especially risky on warm days. Thankfully iced platters are available. You won’t have to worry about spoilage and you won’t have to put it away before the Continue reading Good Way to Keep Deviled Eggs Cold at an Outdoor Party

Stop Guacamole from Turning Brown without Lemon Juice

You Can Stop Guacamole from Turning Brown without Lemon Juice

Do you want to know how to stop guacamole from turning brown without lemon juice? It turns dark very quickly. It’s more of a gray color, and it looks unappetizing. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to eat it! After it changes color it’s not at all appealing. I Continue reading Stop Guacamole from Turning Brown without Lemon Juice

A Good Way to Keep Fried Chicken Hot at an Open House

A Good Way to Keep Fried Chicken Hot at an Open House

Do you need a good way to keep fried chicken hot at an open house? You can’t keep it in the oven, especially if you’re serving food in your garage or another outdoor location. It wouldn’t work anyway. When warmed in the oven the crust becomes soggy and the meat dries out. You Continue reading A Good Way to Keep Fried Chicken Hot at an Open House

Help! Deviled Egg Filling is Too Salty

Delicious Ways to Fix Salty Deviled Egg Filling

Do you need help because your deviled egg filling is too salty? I’ve had it happen more than once. My recipe came from an old Betty Crocker cookbook, and it calls for a half-teaspoon of salt. It’s far too much for six eggs. I should have made a note in the margin, Continue reading Help! Deviled Egg Filling is Too Salty

Ways to Keep Coleslaw Cold Outdoors on Hot Days

Ways to Keep Coleslaw Cold Outdoors

Do you need ways to keep coleslaw cold outdoors on hot days? Contrary to popular belief it isn’t the mayo that makes people sick. It’s more likely to spoil when mixed with other ingredients. Bacteria grows at rapid speeds, especially when warm. Spoiled food can sicken and kill your guests. Food poisoning is Continue reading Ways to Keep Coleslaw Cold Outdoors on Hot Days