Tag Archives: Cooking Basics

5 rookie mistakes to avoid when cooking steak

Do you know your way around a choice cut of beef?  (iStock) There’s nothing quite like a juicy cut of beef to celebrate a birthday, holiday or the end of a long week, and a pepper-crusted ribeye or tender flank steak does just the trick. But if you’re among the home cooks who are hesitant to make steak, have no fear. Many folks who ...

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The last-minute Thanksgiving menu you can make in 3 hours

Thanksgiving: 5 things you didn’t know Before you sit down for your festive feast this Thanksgiving, amaze your guests with some fun turkey trivia. Here’s 5 things you probably didn’t know about Thanksgiving. Maybe you have to work on Thanksgiving Day. Or maybe you don’t, but you’d rather use your day off to catch up on precious sleep than spend ...

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