25 Things to Make with Oatmeal

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Everyday Meals

How to Make Bolognese Sauce

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup finely diced onion ½ cup finely diced celery ½ cup finely diced carrot 1 pinch salt 1 ½ pounds ground beef salt freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 ½ cups 2% milk 2 cups white […]

Slow Cooker

How to Make Coquilles Saint-Jacques

Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup diced shallots ½ pound white button mushrooms, sliced salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 cup white wine 1 pound sea scallops ½ cup heavy whipping cream 1egg yolk 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste 2 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon 1 teaspoon lemon zest 4 […]


Here’s How To Safely And Quickly Put Out A Grease Fire

I recently found myself in a rather terrifying situation in which my tiny electric grill went from “hmm, that doesn’t normally get that hot” hot to “ohmygod, that is a fire” hot in a matter of about three seconds. It was luckily the first grease fire I’d ever encountered, but that also meant I had […]

Ingredients & Preparation

Everything You Need to Know About Nutmeg

Nutmeg (scientific name: Myristica Fragrans) is the seed of an evergreen tree native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and India. It is also now grown extensively in the Caribbean. The seed grows inside a larger pale green fruit. Interestingly, the seed is also covered with a lacy scarlet colored aril that, when removed and dried, becomes the […]


How to Make a Perfect Pan Sauce for Virtually Any Protein

A pan sauce. How could something that both sounds ridiculously simple and IS, in fact, ridiculously simple transform any meal from “good for a Tuesday” to “perfect for company?”  A pan sauce is, in its simplest form, nothing more than using a liquid (water, stock, wine etc.) to loosen the brown bits from a pan […]