I’ve decided to change the look, feel and focus of my blog. Instead of concentrating exclusively on food and recipes, I’m expanding to other topics. The reason is simple: life changes and we must change as well. When I was pregnant with my son, Billy, I had gestational diabetes. After administering 3 shots of insulin … More Change is Good
I researched this question years ago and the answer was olive oil. It’s true that olive oil is better than other oils, especially for salads, drizzling after your food is cooked and cooking at lower temperatures. However, there is something called “the smoke point” (the temperature at which an oil begins to break down and becomes … More What’s the best oil for cooking?
Which is the better choice, butter or margarine? To clarify, I’m talking about everyday use, not baking. I’ll do a separate post on butter vs. shortening in baking so stay tuned! For years, we used trans-fat free margarine (although not for cooking). But then, recently I decided that butter really is better… at least from the standpoint of pure ingredients … More Butter vs. Margarine