Category: Food News

1 Year Blog Anniversary

1 Year Blog Anniversary

Wow!  What an exciting, challenging, and rewarding this first year of blogging has been. One year in and so much to celebrate and be thankful for.  When I registered my THESHORTORDERCOOK domain again in late 2018, to now begin a blog instead of a personal…

Should You Wash Raw Chicken Before Cooking It?

Should You Wash Raw Chicken Before Cooking It?

To wash or not to wash? There seems to be a neverending food debate about whether or not to wash or rinse your raw chicken before cooking it.  I often wondered if it was a regional practice. Or was it how you were brought up…

Why is My Avocado Stringy?

Why is My Avocado Stringy?

Let’s be honest, avocados are expensive. When they have strings or threads in them, we want to know why and how to still enjoy that pricey fruit.  I have done some research on why this happens. I have also had enough of these unfortunate avocado…

Americans are in Love with Eggs Again!

Americans are in Love with Eggs Again!

Egg sales are at a 50-year high according to a recent story in the Washington Post.  The estimates are such that each person eats close to 300 eggs annually.  I think my family exceeded that in 2018 and I am happy to brag. Eggs are…