Archives for June 2012

How to Microwave Corn on the Cob

You will be amazed at how easy it is to cook and shuck corn on the cob with this method.  Microwaving corn on the cob is not new, but I have never seen it shucked this way. If you can't see the video, watch it here. … [Read more...]

Red, White, and Blue Spinach Salad

By contributing writer Andrea Green. If you need a festive side dish to serve for your 4th of July celebration, look no further. Quick and healthy, this spinach salad is always a hit even with those who don't think they like salad - thanks to the sweet berries and flavorful vinaigrette. PrintRed, White, and Blue Spinach SaladAuthor Toni Anderson IngredientsFor the Vinaigrette:3 tablespoons … [Read more...]

1,001 Best Slow Cooker Recipes: Free Kindle Download

I love my crock pot and use it often, especially in the summer to keep my kitchen cool. I was excited to see this free cookbook on Amazon this morning, 1,001 Best Slow-Cooker Recipes: The Only Slow-Cooker Cookbook You'll Ever Need. If you don’t have a Kindle, then you can still download these free eBooks to your smart phone or computer. All you need to do is download one of Amazon’s free … [Read more...]

Menu Plan: Chicken

It's sumer which usually means routine gets tossed out the window. At least that's how it works for my family. It seems like we get busy doing fun summer activities and then I look at the clock and it's 5:30pm and I haven't even thought about dinner! When I know I'm having one of those weeks, one of my favorite things to do is cook something in the crock pot early in the week and then use it … [Read more...]

Orange Chicken & Vegetable Stirfry

By contributing writer Kristia. If you are looking for a quick, yet tasty dinner for those busy weeknights, give Orange Chicken & Vegetable Stirfry a try. PrintOrange Chicken & Vegetable StirfryAuthor Toni Anderson IngredientsJuice and zest from one orange¼ cup soy sauce¼ cup cider vinegar2 tablespoons honey3 garlic cloves, minced¼ teaspoon kosher salt2 tablespoon cornstarch1 tablespoon … [Read more...]

Chicken Cookbook: Free Kindle Download

Download Gooseberry Patch's free Chicken Cookbook on Amazon today. If you want to save on chicken read my tutorial on how to cook a whole chicken in a crock pot. If you don’t have a Kindle, then you can still download these free eBooks to your smart phone or computer. All you need to do is download one of Amazon’s free reading apps. Remember that Amazon prices fluctuate constantly, so … [Read more...]