How to Make Beef Stew Tender?

easy-beef-stew-recipeBeef is of high nutritional value and there are many ways to cook it. That is the reason why it is so popular around the world. But no matter what the beef recipes are, the biggest challenge for many of you is how to make beef meat perfectly tender. Cooking stew meat is no exception too. If you are also facing the same problem, don’t worry and today I will share you my secret of make it super tender with much less cooking time. Continue reading How to Make Beef Stew Tender?

Quail Egg Benefits

uses-for-quail-eggsWhen it comes to the benefits of eating quail egg, you may not know that this is also one of amazing brain-boosting supplements. Recently it was reported that it has better effect on improving your brain power than walnuts do. Admittedly, this is good news for students, office workers, and those who are more mentally active, especially when they experience some mild symptoms of brain overuse, such as dizziness, memory loss, comprehension problems, slow response, lower productivity, and a series of vicious chain reaction. Continue reading Quail Egg Benefits

How to Keep Cut Potatoes from Turning Brown Overnight?

how-to-store-sliced-potatoesAs everyone knows, peeled or sliced potatoes will turn brown and nasty overnight. So, are brown potatoes harmful to health? If yes, is there a way to stop them from turning brown? In fact, food browning reaction is not unusual at all since apples, eggplant, lotus root, and others can go brown too after you peel and slice them. Usually this won’t cause health problem, except for affecting appetite due to the unpleasant color. Continue reading How to Keep Cut Potatoes from Turning Brown Overnight?

What Cooking Oil Should I Use?

best-cooking-oilWhat’s the best cooking oil to use? More often than not you would fall into the trap of such thinking when you have so many choices to cook with. In fact, this is a problem on fitness instead of on perfection. That’s to say, there is no perfect answer for this question, but you can always choose the suitable type on the basis of different circumstances. Now let’s take a look at this matter from the point of view of a chef and a dietitian. Continue reading What Cooking Oil Should I Use?

How Long Does Vegetable Oil Last?

shelf-life-vegetable-oilThe shelf life of cooking oils is very important since it is closely tied to your health. So, how long does vegetable oil last once opened or unopened? Generally when it is unused it can stay good for about 1 year; when it is used, it is very likely to go bad after 4 to 6 months. However, the expiration date and storage of can vary in different edible oils. So, you need to treat them differently. Since vegetable oils are often used in your cuisine, fried foods, and snacks, here are the shelf life of the most commonly used types for you. Continue reading How Long Does Vegetable Oil Last?