Most ingredients in cooking are derived from living organisms. Vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts as well as herbs and spices come from plants, while meat, eggs, and dairy products come from animals. Mushrooms and the yeast used in baking are kinds of fungi. Cooks also use water and minerals such as salt. Cooks can also use wine or spirits. Naturally occurring ingredients contain various amounts of molecules called proteins, carbohydrates and fats. They also contain water and minerals. Cooking involves a manipulation of the chemical properties of these molecules.
Stuffed Pepper Soup has everything you love about stuffed peppers in a hardy bowl of soup! I love soup weather and the convenience of a making a big pot of soup that can be served for several meals. This soup is a fan favorite and always a huge hit with everyone in my house, including […]
This is the EASIEST Slow Cooker Spiral Ham recipe, just two-ingredients plus the ham! Perfect for the Holidays, and it won’t take up space in your oven. Spiral Ham is by far the easiest Holiday addition to any table because it’s already cooked when you buy it, so all you have to do is make […]
Crispy sweet potato fries made in the air-fryer, with just a small amount of oil! Making them in the air fryer is so much healthier than frying, and reduces the fat and calories, without sacrificing taste. Since buying my air-fryer (affiliate link), I’ve been keeping it on my counter and using it everyday. You may […]
Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 103). Hope everyone’s having a great weekend! I spent my week updating all the recipes on my site for the new Weight Watcher Freestyle Plan. I’ve got everything updated from 2017 until 2011. I am working my way through 2008 and hoping to have them all done by the end of […]
This EASY Slow Cooker Chicken dish is cheesy and delicious, made with boneless chicken breast, black beans, corn and salsa topped with melted cheddar cheese. YUM! I seriously died and went to heaven after the first bite of this chicken. It was so good, I am actually making it again for dinner tonight! The chicken […]