Recipes and Cooking



Old World Cheesecake


Old-World cheese cake: For a holiday treat or for anytime, make Aunt Helen's old-fashioned, Old World, real-food cheesecake! (This is not the super-sweet, American stuff you may be used to!)





Strawberries: If you hull them on the vine like the pros, you'll save lots of time in the kitchen -- especially if you plan to make jam or freeze them for smoothies. Learn this technique.



Disappearing Granola


Do you enjoy granola this much?: Watch how fast homemade Granola disappears! Look for the recipe in the description below this funky, throwback, time-lapse video!



Charcoal Chimney Starter 1


Charcoal chimney starter, Part 1: Start your charcoal for outdoor cooking quickly -- even in the dead of winter -- with this charcoal chimney starter.

Charcoal Chimney Starter 2


Charcoal chimney starter, Part 2: Here's how a charcoal chimney starter works and how to use it. Careful! The metal gets very hot -- and the handle can, too! Use hot pads or oven mitts.

Grill Igniter


Fix your grill's igniter. If the igniter or electronic ignition on your grill isn't working, chances are you do NOT need a new igniter or a new grill. This simple fix is not often mentioned in the owner's manual.

Cleaning Your Grill


Protect your grill from rust. Tired of discarding your rusty outdoor gas grills after only a couple of years? Guard against rust and protect your investment with this simple procedure.



Oven Door Glass


Cleaning the oven door glass: Are ugly food spills staining the glass inside your oven door? Easily take apart your oven door and clean the glass inside and out!