Category Archives for "Cooking Questions"

This category will help you to answer any  cooking questions about what does food taste, foods expirations, and others.

What Temperature Is Medium Heat? Answer Here

“What temperature is medium heat?” is still a mystery for many people no matter how long they have been cooking. As you are reading this post, you might also be confused.

You once cooked a perfect steak at the medium heat at home. However, the very next time when you tried it at your boyfriend’s kitchen, the food turned out  uncooked and awful.

How strange it was! You already set the same medium heat and time period.

Then, you should know that different stoves might have different ranges of temperatures. You can check the details on your stove’s label or use some tricks.

Here I share some common knowledge over the medium heat of different kitchen tools such as coals grills, gas stoves, electric stoves, smokers, etc.

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What Does Catfish Taste Like? Fact Will Make You Surprised

You know, not everyone is an adventurous eater. For everything, especially food, I always want to have an idea of what I am about to eat before putting it in my mouth.

So at a friend’s birthday party last year, when I was offered fried catfish, I was hesitant. I have never eaten it before. At that time, a lot of questions came out to my mind:

What does catfish taste like?

Is it safe to eat?

Is it good?

Too busy with these thoughts, I did not have time to eat this dish, but everyone said it was very delicious. That made me curious and then, I decided to learn about catfish.

Now, It often appears on my main meals.

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Is Mango a Citrus Fruit? The Answer Will Make You Surprised


Mangoes are definitely one of the most favorite fruits all over the world thanks to its amazing flavor.

You can make a number of things such as eating raw, making juice, mixing with the homemade salsa as well as the ice cream.

However, I am sure that many of you cannot answer ” Is mango a citrus fruit? “. 

As a result, I am going to give you an accurate and simple explanation right now.

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How Long Does Iced Tea Last? The Truth Will Make You Surprised

These days, a number of people are showing their interest in drinking brewed green tea every day. With no doubt, I am not an exception as I love enjoying the iced tea at home.

However, I know that many people do not know the maximum time to store the iced tea. This will affect the taste as well as the quality of your iced tea.

Thus, I am going to help you answer ‘how long does iced tea last?’ now. The answer may vary according to the storage conditions.

As a result, by understanding this issue thoroughly, you can have a tasty cup of iced tea for sure.

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What Everyone Wants to Know About Tea Kettle vs Teapot

Since tea has become a popular drink, not only owing to its obvious benefits for our health, but also the divine taste, pleasant aroma, and convenience, teapots, and tea kettles are an indispensable part of the kitchenware.

Most families have a teapot, or a tea kettle, or both, for daily use but what is difference between tea kettle vs teapot?

Although tea pots and tea kettles look somehow similar, they have different functions and specific designs. Usually, the kettles are used on the stovetop, allowing users to boil water with tea leaves inside or for other purposes.

 On the other hand, a teapot is thinner, cannot be used on a stove. People often put dried tea leaves or tea bags in the vessel, pour hot water into to make an aromatic pot of beautiful drink.

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Why Does My Bread Smell Like Alcohol? Know It Now!

Baking bread is a great cooking activity for those who love the baking world. Imagine that you have an opportunity to add some delicious flavor to your bread or cakes.

On the one hand, when smelling from the stove, you will be attractive with its great smells.

Nonetheless, a baking process is not easy than you may assume, especially making yeast pieces of bread.

For the first time of making loaves of bread, you ought to get this frequency – Why does my bread smell like alcohol?

You are not the only one to face this issue. Fortunately, experienced bakers have already tackled it and shared some tips for us. Then, we want to share these baking tips through this article.

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How Long Does Lasagna Last? Here is your answer

A couple days ago, I learned made lasagna, an old kind of pasta. As usual, I did a large portion and left a bit for the future.

And right away, I wondered “how long does lasagna last” and “how can I store it so that I still taste the best flavor after reheating”.

Similar to previous times, especially when making feta cheese, I searched for information on the Internet to find an answer.

Therefore, if you’re in my case, down here now since I will show you what I’ve done.

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What Is Pork Cushion Meat? Pork Cushion Meat Recipes

Pork is one of the most popular consumed meats in the world, except a lot of Muslim nations. People usually cook many great pork diets; however, there are various cuts to choose from.

Some persons know while others could not distinguish the cuts, and they probably do not know what is pork cushion meat or the difference between a cushion meat and a Boston butt.

Thus, this is the time to recognize cuts of a pork to create many delicious recipes.

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How Long Can Cheesecake Sit Out? Some Clues Will Tell You That

Cheesecake is one of the most popular desserts in the world these days. It is also one of the oldest recipes from a dairy product rather than milk.

If you think cheesecake is a cake made from the cheese ingredient only, then you are not a baker or the cakes are not on your favorite taste.

There are tons of cheese categories with different flavors around the world. Are you curious about the stories about a cheesecake right now?

Why do not you try to make a cheesecake by yourself and try your experience? Even if you love the cheese baking story, you often are not sure how long can cheesecake sit out.

Chances are, if you are reading this article, you will have your proper answers to these questions.

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How Long Does Homemade Salsa Last? Know It Immediately

Enjoying different types of salsa at the restaurant is not always your favorite, so you want to make your salsa by yourself with fresh ingredients from your garden. But you wonder “how long does homemade salsa last?” or “How how long does salsa last?” 

When I have completed my big favorite salsa batch that I made for my beloved ones, I was afraid of rotten salsa for the following days. And it was true; I had to throw out a half of salsa many times because it got mold easily after a while.

However, thanks to some below shares, I can know the shelf life of homemade salsa and also some tips to preserve it, and I just want to share with you now.

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What Does Butternut Squash Taste Like? Answer Here

Nowadays, I find it is very usual that everywhere I go to, butternut squash is greatly on sale.

I ponder on if I am at the grocery store or the market of a farmer. This is the time of butternut squash dynasty.

I have discussed with my family and friends on “queen of fall produce,” the name I like to call it.

The result was so astonishing that many of them neither have ever eaten butternut squash nor know anything about what does butternut squash taste like, how to prepare this vegetable and whether they are good or not.

It is relatively simple. Its taste is charmingly sweet, which is much similar to Pumpkin and Sweet Potato mixture; however, butternut squash is softer. 

Besides, the best way to taste it is using it with savory dishes. That is not all about butternut squash, nevertheless; I will show you more.

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How Long Does Feta Cheese Last? How To Tell If Feta Is Bad?

Yesterday, I was in need of some feta cheese – a tangy and salty cheese from Greece.

After looking through the refrigerator, I luckily found a half-pound open container of crumbled feta cheese which I have just consumed an ounce since opening. Its smell was still like new feta cheese with no signs of mold.

I tried a small amount of it, and it tasted good. However, what makes me confused is that I bought it about 2 months ago.

I know that feta cheese is aged, and I wonder “How long does feta cheese last?” To make sure, I search for information about its shelf life on the Internet and discovered lots of interesting things that I want to share with you.

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Does Buttermilk Smell Sour? The Truth Will Be Revealed Here

Buttermilk is widely used in our daily life. It can be drunk straightly or can be used as an ingredient in cooking, contributing to many dishes, from fry foods to salads and smoothies.

When talking about “buttermilk”, many people immediately think about its unique taste that is like the combination of butter and milk.

However, in reality, its flavor is not close to such. So, does buttermilk smell sour? If you want to know the answer, our post can help you.

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