How much food and drinks to serve at a party
The poached egg trick by Julia Child: Pricking the flat end of the egg with a needle and then cooking it in boiling water for about 20 seconds you will give a head start to the coagulation process. After that you have to turn the heat down to a simmer and crack the egg into the water as normal.
Cake decoration: How to use Sugarveil Sheets
Instead of making a marinade with rosemary for grilling, place the herb right on the coals. The smoke enhances food in the same way burning wood chips does. Once the coals are uniformly gray and ashy, loosely cover them with fresh rosemary branches (be careful not to burn your hands). Almost any meat or vegetable will benefit from this savory smoking.Read more at Marthastewart.com: Summer Decorating Projects, Crafts, and Party Ideas - Martha Stewart
The prices need updating, but the thought behind this post remains true. I've often heard that people buy convenience foods because they are cheaper. A ten minute tour of the grocery store proves otherwise. A person can live for a day on the price of one cheap fast food meal. ~Ricrac