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How To Wrap Scallops In Bacon Without Overcooking Them

We love scallops and bacon as much as the next person, but bacon-wrapped scallops have always sounded like a poor use of very expensive seafood. All too often, the scallops wind up overcooked and the smokiness of the bacon overpowers their flavour. Luckily, there’s a solution.


Keep Condiments From Dripping In The Fridge With Containers

Over time, dripping condiments can cause a sticky mess in your fridge. To keep your fridge clean and its contents organised, try corralling your condiments in containers.


Shop More Frequently, Rather Than Buying Perishables In Bulk, To Save

When it comes to saving money at the grocery store, “buy in bulk” is common sense. However, this can backfire if you’re buying perishables. Many frugal shoppers don’t realise just how much food they end up throwing away.


Ripen An Avocado In Minutes By Warming It In The Oven

When an avocado isn’t as ripe as you want it to be and you just can’t wait to eat it, try this trick to get that avocado ripe in no time.


Brûlée Your Eggs For The Most Decadent Breakfast Ever

Just when I thought I had eaten an egg every possible way there was to eat an egg, Alvin Cailan (of the amazing Eggslut) swooped in and proved me oh so wrong with this video showing us how to make Egg Brûlée.


Make Stracciatella For The Best DIY Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Chocolate chip ice cream should be easy to DIY. What could possibly be difficult about throwing some chocolate chips into a pint of vanilla? Nothing really, except it might not yield the result you’re looking for. The best way to get bits of chocolate in your ice cream? Make like the Italians and drizzle some in some stracciatella during the last few minutes of churning.


Most People Have Cholesterol All Wrong

Do you know which foods contain good cholesterol, and which contain bad cholesterol? If you think you do, ha! That’s a trick question! Cholesterol in our food doesn’t come in “good” and “bad” varieties, but cholesterol readings from blood tests do, and the two aren’t as closely connected as we used to think.


How To Make Fish Broth In Minutes With Anchovies

Fish broth can enhance many seafood dishes, but it takes a while to make at home. If you have a jar or can of anchovies, however, you can make an easy Mediterranean broth in no time at all.


How Do You Make Brown Bag Lunches More Appealing? 

Brown bagging lunch to work can save you a bundle of cash each month. Unfortunately, it also gets really old. If you bring your lunch to work, how do you keep it appealing?


Make Sorbet From Any Fruit With This Simple Recipe

Sorbet is a refreshing way to enjoy your favourite fruit. You can make sorbet from any fruit with this easy recipe.