Author: Faya

Fruit Wisdom

Peeling and Pureeing Peaches

Before pureeing peaches, remove their skins by blanching. Blanching is a two-step process in which foods are plunged into boiling water, usually for only a minute or two and then put into ice water to rapidly stop the cooking process. The blanching peaches process as follows: Bring large saucepan three-fourths full of water to a […]


Plan Your Meal Ahead

PLAN AHEAD Before you leave for work in the morning, pull your recipes and get out the ingredients, bowls, spoons, whisks and so on for preparing the evening meal. Place them in one spot on the counter, so everything’s ready when you get home. The only ingredients you don’t put out are the ones that […]