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Equipment + Reviews

Equipment + Reviews

A quick chat with Wolfgang Puck

OK. When you're a food blogger and somebody offers you the opportunity to talk to Wolfgang Puck, you say yes. Or in my case, you say something like, "OMG, Hell yeah! I'd LOVE to talk...

Dutch Oven Battle: Lodge vs. Le Creuset

Let me start by saying: This was not a scientific experiment. This was one little mouse in her kitchen with 2 pots and 8 lbs. of short ribs. If you want science, check out Cook's...
asian spiced potato chips

Rustic 5-Spice Potato Chips

It's easier than you might think to make potato chips at home. These particular chips are skin-on, thicker than usual, asian-spiced crunchy bliss. And? They take about 10 minutes to make.

Making Springerles and Other Molded Cookies

Springerle are pretty German cookies that are usually made around Christmas. Some of the oldest springerle molds are actually traced back to the 14th century.

Basic Cooking: How to Make Espresso on the Stove

Now, I know that I'm treading on hallowed ground for some, discussing how to make espresso. Like beer and good wine, espresso is one of those things that folks are very particular about. (Espresso afficionados...

Buying Guide: Fabulous Deal on Cuisinart Pans

In keeping with our mission to save a few pennies this year—and help you guys do the same—here are 2 fabulous deals I spotted this morning on Amazon.com. Both of these pans retail for $80,...

10 Fabulous Holiday Gifts for Under $30

I don't know many folks who aren't watching their pennies these days. Here are 10 neat foodie finds that won't drain your piggy bank. All the prices are accurate as of tonight. 1. Calphalon Commercial Hard-Anodized...

Don’t Dilute Your Drink! Use Whiskey Stones Instead!

Wow. OK. It's late in the evening after a long day, so this may be me being impressed with something overly simplistic. But...this seems like a really neat idea—especially if you're a cocktail connoisseur. Ladies and gentleman,...

The Hungry Mouse’s Online Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner

I have no idea how it's Thanksgiving week already! If you're like me, you might be scrambling around for a few last-minute holiday ideas. Now, we're not big on turkey here at the Mouse House, so...

Margaret Dorfman’s Vegetable Parchment Art

I think Margaret Dorfman may just be my new favorite foodie-friendly artist. She makes beautiful jewelry and decorative bowls out of fruits and vegetables. You heard me right: fruits and vegetables. These are the prettiest—and most...

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