How-to

10 Helpful “How to” Cooking Tutorials

Feb 27, 2015
10 Helpful "How to" Cooking Tutorials | cookincanuck.com

Cooking becomes easier and quicker when you master a few basic tricks in the kitchen. These are my favorite “how to” tutorials to help you hone your cooking skills. When I’m cooking with friends, they often mention to me that cooking can be frustrating at times before they’re not confident of their knife skills or […]

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How to: Chop Parsley & Cilantro

Dec 12, 2014
How to Chop Parsley and Cilantro | cookincanuck.com

Learn some tips and tricks to help you chop parsley and cilantro in seconds! Thanks to WÜSTHOF for helping me share this giveaway with you. When I first starting cooking, it took me forever to chop parsley and cilantro. Why? Because I picked all of the leaves off of the stems before chopping. That’s enough […]

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How to: Write a Blog Business Plan

Oct 13, 2014
How to: Write a Blog Business Plan | cookincanuck.com

If you’re blogging for more than a hobby, it’s time to come up with a plan. Follow this template to help you write a plan that fits your dreams. When I first started this whole blogging thing five years ago, it was a hobby, something I planned to do in my free time. Somewhere along […]

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How to: Caramelize Onions

Sep 3, 2014
How To Caramelize Onions | cookincanuck.com

There is no easier way to add flavor to soups, pizzas, sandwiches and salads than a dose of caramelized onions. Follow these easy steps to learn how to caramelize onions. One of the ways to add rich flavor into a recipe without breaking the calorie is bank is by stirring in or sprinkling on a […]

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Thanksgiving Help Is Here: Turkey, Gravy & Carving

Nov 27, 2013
Thanksgiving Help Is Here: Turkey, Gravy & Carving | cookincanuck.com

Never fret…Thanksgiving help is here! From roasting a turkey and carving it to making the perfect gravy, all of your turkey day questions are answered here. Last year at this time, I published a Thanksgiving hotline post. You know, all of those things that send you into a tailspin. Those things that make you throw […]

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Best “How to” Tips for Summer Cooking

Jul 19, 2013
Best "How to" Posts for Summer Cooking | cookincanuck.com

From turning on the grill to peeling peaches and grilling corn, this post is filled with my favorite “how to” posts for easy summer cooking. Summer is in full swing and the farmer’s market stands are overflowing with corn, peaches and zucchini. Whether you’re firing up the grill, preparing to make a peach pie or […]

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How to: Freeze Quinoa {And Quinoa Recipe Link-Up}

Mar 4, 2013
How to: Freeze Quinoa | cookincanuck.com

Quinoa. It’s everywhere – in salads, in stews, even in meatballs. But did you know that you can freeze quinoa? The next time you whip up a pot of the healthy grain, go a little overboard and make a triple, or even a quadruple, batch. Defrost it in the microwave and use it however you […]

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How to: Organize Your Pantry

Jan 23, 2013
How to: Organize Your Pantry | cookincanuck.com

Is it time to organize your pantry? Here are plenty of tips and links to helpful products to make your pantry beautiful and functional. When you are trying to put dinner on the table quickly, or you’re putting together your kids’ lunch boxes on a busy morning, the last thing you should have to do […]

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How to: Seed a Pomegranate

Jan 19, 2013
How to: Seed a Pomegranate | cookincanuck.com

This is the height of pomegranate season and those beautiful baffling fruit seemed to demand a return of my “How to” series. I steered clear of pomegranates for a long time because I heard stories of blood red-spattered kitchens and stained countertops acting as innocent bystanders to the seeding of pomegranate seeds (called arils). But […]

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