Some helpful tips when cooking pasta include paying attention to the amount of water and size of the pot used, adding salt to the water, storing and reheating the pasta. It is also important to always follow the package ... More » Food Cooking

There is little bacterial danger present in uncooked pasta if it has been properly stored and handled. However, cooking pasta breaks down starches, making it easier to digest. More »

Depending on the size and the shape of the dry pasta, 2 ounces of uncooked pasta will yield between 3/4 cup and 1 1/4 cups of cooked pasta. Larger pastas yield smaller amounts cooked, while smaller pastas yield larger am... More »

An easy pasta dough recipe is a basic pasta that only requires 1 egg, 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 2 tablespoons of water. Whisk together the flour and the salt, and then add the egg, mixing until... More » Food Cooking

To cook a pork roast in a Crock-Pot, rub it with 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper, place it fat side down in the Crock-Pot and cover it with 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar and 1 cup of water. Cook the roa... More »

In a crock pot, place 1 pound beans, 1/2 pound cooked, chopped ham, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon onion powder, 1 tablespoon parsley, 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper and wat... More » Food Cooking

Tips for making homemade croutons include choosing the right bread, using the proper oil and storing them carefully after cooking. Add seasonings and spices to oil before adding bread to give the croutons more flavor. More » Food Cooking