Learn how to cook through our learn-to-cook series and tutorials. If you keep up with us, you'll be making Japanese noodles, cooking up super bowl dishes, baking pumpkin pies, or just something simple as making scrambled eggs in no time!

RECIPES: Cooking 101

We know people who have burned water, but help is on the way. You can learn to cook. The food! section is going to teach you how. We know this is ambitious, even audacious. We know many of you already are fine cooks. Great! We need your help, too. Keep reading.

Welcome to Cooking 101, our week-by-week learn-to-cook series. If you keep up with us, by Memorial Day, you'll be sauteing and stir-frying and maybe even making pie crust. Or not. You get to decide what parts you want to learn.

Why learn at all, you may ask, when food manufacturers are so busy cranking out home meal replacements? Cooking is a life skill. In the not-so-distant past, mothers taught their daughters - and sons - how to cook. Home economics classes filled in the gaps. With both parents in the work force for two generations now, and cutbacks in the schools, these traditional teachers has been blown out of the boiling water. More ...

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Finger foods are a must If you're planning a Super Bowl Party, the most important thing to do is prepare in advance. Get as much done ahead of time so you can enjoy the game with your guests. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:

Do all your chopping and slicing in advance. Store chopped veggies in plastic bags, ready for your platter. Crockpots are great for keeping foods warm. Borrow extras from your friends. Use for cheese dip, meatballs, or sausage links. A quick and easy sauce for meatballs or sausages is a mixture of store-bought or homemade raspberry chipotle sauce and a small can of tomato sauce. Choose foods that require little, if any, silverware. Be prepared with plenty of toothpicks and napkins for those finger foods. Have plenty of coffee and sodas ready well before you end the party. Don't let your friends drive home drunk.



4 large eggs, 3/4 cup milk, 1/2 small onion, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste butter (melted), 1/2 tsp Laury's Seasoned Salt, Mix together egg, milk, season salt, garlic powder. Chop and dice onion and add to egg mixture. Melt butter, add egg mixture and then scramble.

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The sandwich is a food item typically consisting of two slices of bread between which are laid one or more layers of meat, vegetable, cheese, or other fillings, together with optional or traditionally provided condiments sauces, and other accompaniments. The bread is often either lightly buttered, covered in a flavoured oil when baked.

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Make piecrust by using frozen piecrust.

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Peel and core the apples, then slice thinly.
  3. Mix apples lightly with flour, sugar, lemon juice, spices and salt.
  4. Separate dough into two balls.
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