Q: I love making homemade salsa, but when I buy cilantro, half the bunch always goes to waste. I use quite a bit in the salsa, but I just don't know what to do with the rest. Are there any good ways to use the rest up?
Q: I'm having a graduation party and would like to serve cupcakes for dessert. Unfortunately, I will not be able to make them the day of the party and will be out of town the day before. Do you have any tips for preparing them ahead of time?
Q: I have a pregnant friend who is expecting within a few weeks and I'd like to make her some freezer meals as a gift. She has gestational diabetes, so my "go to" stuffed shells and baked ziti are out. What meals do you recommend for expecting parents that aren't full of carbs?
Q: I love to cook dinner after work, but my boyfriend gets home a couple hours before me and is usually starving. So he ends up eating something filling, like a sandwich or a burrito, and by the time I'm done cooking dinner, he's too full to eat it.
Q: I got a pound of frozen trout in my CSA this week. I'm a single lady on a tight budget, so I don't really want to share my one pound of meat for the week! The trout is pretty frozen so I can't separate the fillets. Any ideas or recipes that will use the whole pound? Ideally something that can be frozen afterwards?
Q: A coworker recently complained that it takes him a long time to prepare his lunches and dinners for the week. It's the same thing every day: a hash of onions, garlic, cilantro and ground chicken, served over rice. He currently chops everything by hand and cooks it in batches using a frying pan, but wants to find a quicker method. Any ideas?
Q: I'm making a cheescake for my boyfriend's birthday, but still want to write "Happy Birthday" like I would on a traditional cake. Any suggestions of what kind of icing to use on top of a cheesecake? Any other ideas to decorate a cheesecake?
Q: My wife works all day and commutes to the city in the evening to finish up her law degree. After two years of this, she's coming to the end of her rope regarding her dinners: a peanut butter sandwich does not a dinner make.