Recipes and Cooking


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



StrawberriesStrawberries: 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 GranolaDo 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 1Charcoal 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 2Charcoal chimney starter, Part 2: Here's how a charcoal chimney starter works and how to use it. The metal gets very hot -- and the handle can, too! Use hot pads or oven mitts.


Grill IgniterFix your grill's igniter. If the igniter or electronic ignition on your grill isn't working, chances are you just need to perform this simple fix that's not often mentioned in the owner's manual.


Cleaning Your GrillProtect 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 GlassCleaning 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!