How to Steam Vegetables Without a Steamer

Steaming vegetables can be a real life-saver when it comes to dinner, which is why we’re bringing back this steamer basket hack from Sarah Jampel, originally published in 2013. Here’s how to... Read more »

Can You Use A Colander As A Steamer? – Cooking Tricks

Microwave vs. Stovetop Steaming Aside from getting an actual food steamer, there are two ways to steam vegetables: microwaving and stovetop. These methods are quick and easy and generally produce the same... Read more »

How To Use A Steamer Basket? 11 Questions Answers!

A steamer basket is magnificent and straightforward cookware whose concept preserves the nutritional quality of your food. The basket is made of mesh and is a standard method for preparing veggies. Vegetables... Read more »

(Exactly) How to Tell if Pasta is Done: When is Pasta Cooked?

As a pasta lover, figuring out how to tell if pasta is done is second nature to me as I’ve taste tested countless noodles. But if you’re new to cooking or not... Read more »

Is Chewy Pasta Undercooked or Overcooked?

Cooking pasta is one of those deceptively simple tasks in the kitchen. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta noodles and stir in. Cook for the recommended time... Read more »

How to Hard-Boil Eggs to Dye for Easter

Every year on the Saturday before Easter, my family gathers around our kitchen table and dyes eggs together. We fill my parents’ set of Corelle Shadow Iris mugs with hot water, a... Read more »

6 Simple Ways to Make Vegetables Taste Good

[dropcap style=”font-size: 60px; color: #9b9b9b;”] M[/dropcap]y friend Tara’s book, ‘The Butcher and the Vegetarian’ chronicles her journey from vegetarian to occasional meat eater for health reasons. It’s not about making vegetables taste... Read more »

Foolproof Ways to Make Vegetables Taste Good

Eating the recommended 1 to 3 cups of vegetables each day can be a challenge. In fact, a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found only one in... Read more »

French-Style Brown Butter New Potatoes Recipe

Almost every Christmas, my fiancée and future in-laws travel to France for a week to visit family friends, eat some good food, and exchange New York's “I'm walkin' here!” charm for Parisian... Read more »

How Long Do Boiled Peanuts Last? How To Store Boiled Peanuts?

Simply Healthy Family may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Are you one of those people who love boiled peanuts? Then good for you... Read more »

7 Unexpected and Insanely Delicious Ways to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

Anyone who’s dabbled in Paleo or Whole30 knows the value of hard-boiled eggs. Really anyone who enjoys starting their day with a high-protein, low-effort meal or snack has turned to the humble... Read more »

How to Make the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

How to Hard-Boil the Perfect Egg What to Put in the Water Should you add anything to the cooking water when making hard-boiled eggs? Some sources, such as the blog Wholesome Yum,... Read more »

How to Tell When Hard-Boiled Eggs Are Done

How to Tell When Hard-Boiled Eggs Are Done – 6 Tests Reviewed This is the hardest skill of boiling an egg is how to tell when hard boiled eggs are done. It... Read more »

Question: How To Cook Half Boiled Rice?

How do I cook half cooked rice? A simple way to fix undercooked rice is to stick a few holes in it and put in some water in them. Simmer for roughly... Read more »

Easy to Peel Hard Boiled (Steamed) Fresh Eggs

Updated post here.  I find the shock method works more consistently for all types of eggs. Easy to peel hard-boiled eggs seem like a no-brainer.  Just boil some eggs and peel, right?! ... Read more »

Should You Reheat Eggs? Our Ultimate Guide

Just ask any egg lover, and we’ll bet that boiled eggs are on the top of their favorite food list! Not only are they delicious, but they’re also very easy to prepare,... Read more »

How to Boil a Mouthguard: Step by Step Guide

A mouthguard is widely used in high-impact sports such as professional boxing, or American football, however, the use of a mouthguard doesn't have to be restricted to just athletes. Vitally, a mouthguard... Read more »

How to Properly Mold a Boil-and-Bite Mouthguard

We offer several different mouthguard types at Damage Control Mouthguards, including fully customizable options that can even include text of your choosing. We also offer a style known as “boil-and-bite,” one of... Read more »

How To Boil And Peel Quail Eggs Best

Say goodbye to the tantrums and f-words: because here is how to boil and peel quail eggs easily! This is a drop dead simple and fail proof method, believe me… You can... Read more »

How Long To Boil Chicken Legs

Chicken legs can be cooked in many ways but perhaps the best way to get the most out of the meat and bone of a chicken leg is to boil it! How... Read more »