How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

This is one of those recipes (or cooking techniques) that once you have used it, you will be forever asking yourself, why did I ever cook bacon any other way? This method of cooking bacon is incredibly easy and totally frees you up to be doing something else. Another bonus, one that I really love, there is no bacon grease all over the cooktop, counters, floors, walls and my shirt. Am I the only one that has needed to spend 30 or 40 minutes cleaning the kitchen after frying bacon on the … [Read more...]

How to Safely and Easily Clean Those Grimy Oven Racks

Here on Canada's east coast, we have just endured a winter of epic proportions. I think I can safely say, I hope I am not jinxing myself, that spring is finally poking its head out from beneath a blanket of snow. Even though the snow is still evident, the temperatures are gradually rising and we have finally been able to open the windows for a breath of fresh air. The first thing on my spring cleaning list is our oven. It is a disaster! Sounds easy enough, right?  Remove the racks, set the … [Read more...]