Cooking & Interacting Together Live

Your link to the online interactive cooking experience will connect you with Mama Caruso live and her Sous Techs along with all of your new kitchen friends who want to master everyday cooking and have fun making recipes your own together. Modify Recipes Have you ever wondered how to modify recipes to replace an ingredient […]

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How to Hard Boil an Egg

I learned how to hard boil an egg in home ec in 7th grade. Since those early lessons I have modified my cooking technique and more so now that I live at altitude. Before I choose my egg cooking technique I am clear about how I am going to use the eggs and then select […]

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Not Clam Chowder

I usually make my clam chowder using a combination of canned chopped and whole baby clams. Finding the right kind of live clams has always been a challenge for me, regardless of where I live. However, when I do see them in the seafood case – I snab them because nothing beats the liquor (clam […]

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How To De-Seed A Pomegranate

Have You Ever Wondered How to Get Those Seeds Out Of A Pomegranate? Pomegranate seeds add such a nice crunch to salads, yogurt and almost anything else you decide to put them on – but they are so darn messy! If you are lucky to have an especially ripe pomegranate, the juice will spill out […]

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I Have A Jar And Canned Food

The other day I was cooking with a friend – we were going to conquer meatballs. I had to laugh when she looked at the recipe for the sauce for the meatballs – she said, “they have a recipe, but I have a jar and canned food.” Simply homemade, or semi-homemade is such a great […]

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The Art of Using A Can Opener

Everyday Cooking Can Be Fun At Mama Caruso Cooks we make cooking accessible for everyone and make everyday cooking fun. We all have to eat, it is part of the human condition and eating usually involves some kind of cooking. So let’s wrap our arms around everyday cooking and have some fun in the kitchen. […]

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Pantry Items & Essential Cooking Staples List

Pantry Items & Essential Cooking Staples List Having these essential pantry items and staple ingredients on hand will help make your cooking experience go a little smoother and give you some room to try new modifications, substitute ingredients as well as make mistakes and recover. This list expands on an earlier article which included a […]

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