Grocery Shopping – Paying at the Self-Checkout

Self-Checkout Register

So, out of all of these registers, I don’t see any full-serve ones open. Okay, there are 32, 33, I see 33 register numbers. It doesn’t look like any of the full-serve ones are open, though. I just want to show you at the register when we buy stuff, [Read more...]

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Grocery Shopping – Vegetable Vocabulary

Vegetables

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Right now I’m going to go grocery shopping. It’s 9:30 at night and I’m just going to go in here [Read more...]

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Where are the Eggs?

Eggs

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Have you ever been shopping in the United States in the grocery store and wondered, “Where are the eggs?” Well, let’s take a look. [Read more...]

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Cooking Measurements

Denise with Measuring Cups

Denise with Measuring Cups

Hi. I’m Denise. Thank you for watching my video. Have you ever tried to follow an American recipe and then become confused because of the measurements? Maybe the measurements were not what you expected them to be. For example, the recipe might have asked for a cup of flour [Read more...]

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Cooking With John – Part 6

At the end of the day I had taken a couple cans. One or two of them were from the dollar store, some simple spices. They were what were sitting on the shelf and I made a delicious dish. It was one that was healthy. All the ingredients I could read. You know they say if there’s ….. [Read more...]

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Cooking With John – Part 5

Well the house was starting to smell pretty good and I thought, all right, I better go get myself a little taste, so I grabbed a little Japanese teacup and a teaspoon, and I put some of it into the little teacup, and I let it cool down so I wasn’t just tasting the hot food but really the spices and all. It turns out the potatoes had softened and thickened ….. [Read more...]

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Cooking With John – Part 4

I’m going to grate. I decided I had three red-skinned potatoes sitting there sprouting eyes. I cleaned those up and I grated them. And I put them in a skillet with some olive oil and a little bit of water on a hot fire to cook to coat the pan. I drained the white beans and I ….. [Read more...]

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Cooking With John – Part 3

So I got home tonight and thought, “What should I fix?” I’ve got to get this pilot put together and I’ve got to sit down at the computer, so I sat down and I started to thaw out a container of roast turkey and brown rice that I had ….. [Read more...]

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Cooking With John – Part 2

As the story goes, I’m from a big old family and one of the things that we have is a lot of love. And something else that we had a lot of was a lot of good food. So here I am today looking all around me and thinking I have a lot of joy when I cook and that’s for good reason….. [Read more...]

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Cooking With John – Part 1

This was a piece that I had done from my Toastmasters group and it was called ‘Pitching a Pilot – Cooking With Uncle John.’ Excuse me.

Now I’m a lot of different people from a lot of different places to a lot of different folks, but to thirty-six nieces and nephews I’m known as Uncle John. So that’s where my story my story starts. You see, I’m the ….. [Read more...]

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