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How to calibrate a thermometer at home

How To Calibrate A Thermometer At Home

As I had previously talked about in my Kitchen Tools 102 post, food thermometers can play a crucial role in cooking. Food thermometers help measure the internal temperatures of food and determine how far the food has been cooked, and whether it’s safe to eat or not. Using a food […]

two glass jars of homemade maple syrup on a wooden board

Making Maple Syrup – A DIY Guide

Something I really wanted to post about this spring but haven’t been able to do myself due to a shortage of maple trees on my property, is how to make maple syrup at home! Who doesn’t love good maple syrup and the prices just seem to keep going up in […]

A simple and healthy from scratch butternut squash soup with curry recipe

Butternut Squash Soup with Curry

This super simple butternut squash soup with curry features one of my favorite spice blends: Garam Masala. This Indian blend of spices usually consists of a base of cardamom, cumin, cinnamon and nutmeg, though every family has their own recipe. If I am making mine from scratch, I usually add […]

Perfect Maple Balsamic Glazed Chicken, everytime!

Maple & Balsamic Oven Baked Chicken Drumsticks

These Thai-inspired, maple and balsamic oven baked chicken drumsticks are perfect for a family dinner or backyard barbecue. Sticky, sweet, and slightly spicy, these oven baked chicken drumsticks glazed with maple, balsamic make a great finger food or appetizer at parties! This marinade recipe can just as easily be used […]