Category: Techniques

Beef, Chicken, Recipes, Techniques, Tips

Easy Grilling Round Up

It’s summertime which means it’s time to start the grill.  I have collected some of my favorite grilling recipes. My favorite lately has been pork chops with roasted sweet potatoes. My next goal is to try grilled sweet potatoes it sounds messy but I’ve seen it work very well and I know they have to be great. […]

Recipes, Side Dish, Techniques, Tips

Grilled Veggies

For Christmas this year my mom gave Hubby a few grill accessories, including a basket for veggies. We love grilling in the summer but haven’t really done much grilling with veggies, other than corn and jalapenos. I thought they basket would be great for making all sorts of different veggies. Last week Hubby decided he wanted […]

A guide to beef stew explains to the beginner cook what stew is and how to achieve a great stew. Along with suggestions to keep it on Trim Healthy Mama Plan
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A Guide to Beef Stew

Stewing is a method of cooking in which smaller pieces of meat and vegetables are first browned with a small amount of fat, then finished in a closed pan covered with a liquid. This is similar to braising but with smaller pieces of meats and vegetables so that the cooking time is shorter. Stews have been around […]

How to Stir Fry. A step by step guide on how to make a perfect stir fry.
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How to Stir-Fry

One of my favorite meals has always been a quick stir-fry. When I was home alone for an evening or even when I needed a quick lunch throwing together one of these was my go to. Mine never turn out the same because I don’t ever think to write down how much I used of […]

Mini Easter Cupcake
Dessert, Recipes, Techniques, Tips

Mini Easter Cupcakes

Who doesn’t love mini cupcakes? I know they have always been a favorite of mine, and these mini Easter cupcakes don’t disappoint. There are so many adorable designs for Spring and Easter cupcakes and I decided to go with a simple grass technique and some Easter candies for my contribution to Easter lunch. I made […]