Substitutes & Tips

Helpful Tips on How to Use Coconut Oil

  We are hearing more and more these days about the health benefits of coconut oil.  It is so easy to incorporate into our every day routine with these helpful tips on how to use coconut oil in the kitchen. Remember that coconut oil is actually solid at room temperature, and returns to liquid form at higher temperatures, and it endures high temperatures well. 1. Use unrefined coconut oil for delicious stir-fry! 2. Unrefined coconut oil makes a great substitute
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Household Uses for Eucalyptus

  There are many household uses for eucalyptus, and we are glad to share a couple of easy ideas with you.  The oil from eucalyptus is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, which makes it a great deodorizer.  It can help freshen up musty places that are often kept closed off like closets.  Its fragrance can help you breathe better by opening up your sinuses. Eucalyptus oil can be used also; it only takes a little to enjoy the pure smell even more.
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How to Make Gravy

    Do you enjoy gravy with meals like roast turkey, roast beef, other roasted meats or pork chops?  Follow these simple steps and tips to make smooth gravy every time in about 10 minutes. You only need 3 ingredients – 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup oil or skimmed grease from the roasting pan, and 2 cups of broth or pan drippings (strained). Mix the flour and oil or grease together in a small saucepan until thoroughly combined, over medium
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How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

  Are you tired of using the stuff in a tub or spraying whipped cream out of a can?  Once you try homemade whipped cream, you will probably never go back to the other.  Not only is it fresher and bursting with flavor, but it also has no chemicals or additives, which is great for yourself and family! Use these tips to make your own delicious whipped cream in less than 10 minutes every time: Chill a glass or metal
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How to Slice Fresh Pineapple

Lay the pineapple on its side, and using a slicing knife, cut off the top green stem.  Then slice off the bottom end of pineapple. Stand the pineapple upright and remove skin from outer edges by slicing down from top to bottom, working around the pineapple until all outer skin is removed. Next, with pineapple in same position, cut sides away from center core by slicing down one side at a time, from top to bottom around the core. Once
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