Brad's Coffee Break
Hello, food lovers! I'm Brad and I am so glad you
could join me. Cooking is one of my passions which I got from
my Grandmother, Verna Scobey. She was a wonderful cook and never used a recipe; she
had all the kitchen knowledge she ever needed right in her head. I wish I inherited
that talent but it must be akin to a person who can play piano by ear but can't read a
note. Some people are just gifted with a sense for that which is second nature to
Find out more about Your Host, Brad by
visiting my biography.
While life is great, there are some things that
don't make sense to me. Join me in my new section, Brad's
Thoughts, for a bit of tongue-in-cheek witticisms about life in the 21st Century!
The book that I am recommending this month is The Fannie Farmer Cookbook. If
you would like to order the book, please click on the Hardcover. It will be greatly
Now for some tips and more chat:
Did you know that equal parts of evaporated milk and water can take the place
of milk in any of your recipes?
The love of cooking is a passion shared by many people.
Although the term "Chef" is reserved for those that have earned a degree
in cooking, I feel that many people who take the art of cooking to a higher level should
at least be called a "faux" Chef! Believe me, I have received many e-mails
chiding me for calling myself a chef. We will leave this subject alone, as I don't
wish to irritate anyone further.
A quick and easy way to make whipped-cream is by chilling a metal bowl in the
freezer. Place the bowl in another bowl that has ice cubes in it. Your
whipped-cream will be easier to make than ever before!
I know a lot of people who say their favorite thing to
make for dinner is reservations. Personally, I like to know where my food came from and how it
was prepared. More importantly, I like to know that my meal, be it breakfast, lunch
or dinner, is exactly how I want it. I don't know what you think, but I believe that
cooking is an art that can be learned by anyone.
Want to decorate your kitchen and turn it into a Caribbean oasis? Visit
Paul, The Wise Gardener and find out how!
Well, food lovers, I will stop here for now. I
invite you to please come back soon; and share some of your thoughts with me as well; I
would love to hear from fellow food lovers about their own tips and recipes. Please
sign the guestbook before you leave or you can
E-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.