I think that modern day kids are missing out on one of the most simple joys of all - watching popcorn kernels pop. It's really not that hard to pop your own corn and it's much cheaper and much better for you. Microwave popcorn can be risky because of the chemicals used in the non-stick bag as well as the buttery flavouring. I make large batches of popcorn and put it in the school lunches. Good for a weekend movie night at home too. Here's how to make good popcorn at home.
Leeks carry a lot of dirt in their layers and if they are not cleaned properly before cooking, you will end up with a very gritty dinner!
One thing I always like to have on hand is roasted garlic. I just can’t get enough of it. I add it to my home made hummus and salad dressings and mashed potatoes.