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The One and Only Pepper Jelly
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:38:31 -0600
We have heard of jelly. We have heard of peppers. Put them together and what do you get? Pepper Jelly, that's what!
The Best Fruits for Your Health
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 08:54:22 -0600
Fruits are good for one's health! These are rich in vitamins and minerals, so these act as a fine way for one to overcome deficiencies of vitamin C and A. It is even known that if you consume fruits as a part of a well balanced diet, these can allow you to prevent a number of chronic disorders. When you go for fruits, it is always better that you choose to go for organic fruits. An organic fruit tastes better. It is free from preservatives and also good for the environment.
Everyone Say Cheese!
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:25:50 -0500
Truly one of life's great pleasures, who doesn't like cheese. Stack it on your burger, add it to a sandwich,eat it plain, mix it in casseroles and that all-time favorite, mac and cheese, there is a type for every taste bud, age and budget. Dating back thousands of years B.C. cheese was first created by populations who herded milk-producing animals. The art of cheese making was refined over the centuries until it became a staple of Western Europeans, from the poor to the royals and everyone in between. Whether you're an aficionado of fine gourmet cheeses, or an unapologetic fan of Velveeta, there's nothing quite like it. Pity the lactose intolerant who have to pass on cheese..
Fondue for You Too
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:19:36 -0600
Every decade has its food fads, and fondue owns the 1970s. Stylish and chic, easy to prepare, an all around fun meal, and you've got fondue. In the late 1960s, Americans began moving away from traditional foods, searching for more sophisticated cuisines and dining experiences. Fondue caught the attention of the younger palettes and rode the wave of trendy eats. They couldn't get enough of it, as they discovered and delighted in French cheeses, breads and wines. So dig out that old fondue pot, invite the neighbors and rediscover this wonderful dish.
The Simple, But Singular Merits Of Eating Right
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 08:37:45 -0600
Taking care of one's health is important. This not just boosts the feel good factor but safeguards one against a host of disorders and may also ensure longevity. When we talk of taking care of one's health, eating right is a significant way to get things right. So one must pay heed to one's diet and stick to foods which are healthy. Eating right is a topic which is discussed very often nowadays. Some simple changes in one's lifestyle could ensure a much improved health and wellbeing for one's family and oneself.
Hunger Pangs and How to Handle Them Healthily
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 07:11:58 -0600
Through the nutrition we get, the body gets used to a certain energy level. When we go on a diet, we tend to eat too little food. Now the strategy is likely to backfire. Over time, the body would send starvation signals to the brain. One then tends raid the fridge at midnight. This may at times be unhealthy eating and may result in a few added pounds around the waist. Is it possible to beat these hunger pangs? Let's take a look at some ways that help you manage hunger pangs healthily.
Flat As a Pancake
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:03:46 -0600
Call them hotcakes, flapjacks or griddlecakes, they come with dozens of toppings and are not just eaten at breakfast. They seem all-American, drowning in butter and maple syrup. We call them just plain pancakes (make mine buttermilk), and we have restaurants devoted to them exclusively. Our version of pancakes is usually flat, round and made with an egg and milk batter, cooked on a hot griddle or in a frying pan, light and fluffy. But these flat cakes are enjoyed the world over with many different variations and ingredients.
Yummy Pepper Jelly
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 07:40:26 -0600
Pepper Jelly can be used in a wide variety of dishes. What's your favourite way to enjoy the sweet-heat treat?
Do You Want Fries With That? No Fries, Chips
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:09:02 -0600
So how do you like your French fries? Thin, waffled, crinkled, curly or wide... smothered in ketchup or cheese, dipped in creamy dressing, salty or just plain. There is nothing else like them, except maybe the potato chip. From their humble beginnings, potatoes have turned us into a potato-crazed nation, with new versions and flavors popping up constantly. So where did it all begin, this love affair with fried potatoes? Read on.
Five Things You Should Never Do At A Movie Grill
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:35:47 -0500
Even though we're civilized people who understand that a society needs rules, the last thing we might associate with a place with rules is a movie grill. If you think about it, a movie grill is supposed to be the leading model of how a movie theater should run. It keeps the customer as its top priority, so the notion that there would be anything the customer couldn't do seems a little contradictory.
Gourmet Cooking: 'Some Assembly Required'
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:20:24 -0600
In the past two decades, with the advent of TV food channels and internet, gourmet cooking has emerged as a favorite entertainment and passion. We've always loved eating, but now we could acquire recipes online, watch our favorite food shows on TV, and those glorious meals were no longer shrouded in mystery. And the chefs. How we envy their well-stocked kitchens, we long to sit at their beautifully appointed dinner tables, and we vicariously savor every aromatic sip of those fine wines in crystal goblets, right along with them. Cooking competitions and bake-offs give us chills. But looming over the entire experience, casting a pall over those gourmet fantasies, is a crushing realization. If we ever hope to re-create comparable meals we must face the cold cruel truth: "some assembly required."
Best Thing Since Sliced Bread
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:28:59 -0600
White bread, sliced and ready to eat. What an invention. But what's even better is the peanut butter millions of Americans slather on it daily. The U.S. has embraced the humble peanut ever since George Washington Carver discovered it in the late nineteenth century. He came up with several hundred uses for this versatile goober, but it was John Harvey Kellogg who created the popular spread. So, what's the best thing since sliced bread? You guessed it.
Dining Etiquettes in a Restaurant
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:02:26 -0600
Gathering and dining out with friends, family or colleagues is enjoyable and pleasant experience but dinning in a restaurant requires some etiquette. One needs to follow restaurant protocols and be in perfect manners that showcase your decorum and graceful eating habits. The article highlights few essential nuances of dining.
The Benefits of Eating Fresh Oysters
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:06:08 -0600
The oyster, a much priced mollusk appears on menus all over the world. It's unique texture and flavor is unlike any other kind of seafood in the world. Different species are cultivated extensively throughout the world.
6 Common Food Combinations That Are Actually Terrible For Your Health
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:17:30 -0600
Combing foods is more than a culinary art, it's what we all do on a daily basis. There are many traditional foods that we have always combined, but actually without realizing it this can actually have adverse health effects. Much of what we eat comes from habit, as in what our parents fed us and those favorite dishes that we just latched onto as something we have to have time and time again.
Quick and Easy Indian Snacks for Pregnant Women
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 10:52:14 -0600
During pregnancy, your body is working day and night to offer nutrition to your baby. You and your baby require a consistent supply of energy. Therefore, eating at proper intervals becomes essential.
Benefits of Drinking Warm Water and How to Drink It Correctly
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:57:46 -0600
In Western countries, people are used to drinking iced water no matter whether it is summer or winter. However, in Eastern countries, 74% of people drink warm water all the time. There are several reasons that having a cup of warm water benefits our bodies.
What To Do With Pepper Jelly
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 07:40:10 -0600
Is it hot? Is it sweet? It's both, it's pepper jelly!
The First Celebrity Chefs
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:43:48 -0600
Celebrity chefs are nothing new. Before TV and internet, foodies heard about them, bought their cookbooks or traveled to their restaurants, and make no mistake, they basked in their fame as they served up original dishes. Some lucky ones cooked for famous people and royalty, where presumably their food budgets were unlimited; others had their own restaurants and could impress their diners with great flourish and fanfare. The names may not be familiar, but in their day they reigned.
6 Reasons to Eat Home-Cooked Food More Often
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:57:06 -0500
Of course, cooking food is not everyone's cup of tea. A lot of factors like being pressed for time, being bone lazy after a long day and ineptitude to cook well come between us and a delicious and nutritious meal often.
Online Food Portals - How They Deliver Food at Your Doorstep
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 09:11:14 -0500
E-commerce has allowed sellers to make a lot of money and the main sector that has seen a major growth is the food industry. In today's time, consumers have a fast-paced life and they are looking for options that save time and money, here food is a major player. Online food portals have made life easier for the consumer and the seller; it has not only cuts down costs, but at the same time reduced staffing requirements, with limited space and resources food runners, bakers, and professional chefs love the idea of food delivery to your door.
How to Understand Food Labels and Nutrition Intake
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:08:57 -0600
Are you trying to start a new diet and trying to lose or gain weight? Either of these can only be achieved when you take proper diet. No matter how much your exercise but if your diet is wrong, you won't be able to attain your desired goals.
Food and Food Health
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:04:02 -0500
We all have passed through a phase, or are still in one where the mind still walks the streets of dilemma as to whether the salad in the afternoon can make up for the double cheese hamburger of last night. Whether the calories gained through the chocolate pudding can be balanced through the oatmeal in breakfast.
A Guide To South Indian Cuisine
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:04:46 -0600
How many South Indian cuisines or dishes have you tried? Southern Indian cuisine, is a generalized term for the culinary delights from the southern part of the Indian peninsula.
A New Take on S'mores
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:43:44 -0600
Creative recipes that make for a delis summer gathering; Sometimes the perfect gathering is something simple, right at home. Ditch the fancy wines and dinner-party stress by unwinding for a fire pit gathering in your own backyard!
Dairy Queen: King of Soft-Serve
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:05:24 -0500
One bite and we are transported back to our childhood, where long lines on a hot summer night made it that much sweeter once you placed your order. What's your favorite? Dipped cone, sundae, root beer float or their wildly popular Blizzard. Maybe you're a purist, opting for a cup of chocolate DQ, nothing on it. Just driving by that red sign makes us want a frozen treat. For teens it was a (sometimes) fun summer job. But whatever you choose, one spoonful still soothes the sting of a lousy day, takes the heat out of the evening and is just plain all-American delicious. Pulling into the parking lot makes children giggle, and adults feel younger. How far would you drive for a Dairy Queen?
Taco Caterers Can Accommodate Special Dietary Restrictions
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:23:07 -0600
If your guests are prone to food allergies or other restrictions, a taco-menu party might be the solution. This is adaptable food - you just need to plan.
Let's Talk Recreational Fire
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 21:10:45 -0600
Fire is an interesting entity. Man has been harnessing fire for 230,000 years to 1.5 million years.
I'm In Leftover Heaven
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:20:07 -0600
I do confess that I enjoy the holiday seasons just like everybody else. One of the main ingredients I enjoy more than anything else is the holiday cuisine. At our house, I must duly confess, it is the best. The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage is the cooking queen when it comes to all of this holiday food. She does a wonderful job and my job is simply to consume as much of it as I possibly can. We both manage our jobs quite professionally! As long as no dish has anything like broccoli in it, I will eat it and enjoy it. Broccoli has a way of confusing my taste buds. I'll not go into any further detail.
How to Cater Enough Food For Your Event
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:00:22 -0500
Learn what you need to know about catering a party with the right amount of food. You do not want to order too much or too little for your catered event!
Apples - The Forbidden Fruit
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:23:39 -0600
They are legendary and have been around since the Garden of Eden. We bake them, we slice them, we coat them with caramel, we sauce them, we dry them, we juice them, we pop them into lunchboxes and give them to teachers, They are as American as you-know-what. Nobody tells you "a pear a day keeps the doctor away." And you didn't read that famous marksman William Tell shot a grapefruit off the head of his son. No siree, it was the apple.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:28:38 -0600
The much-maligned lunch meat of our childhood has an interesting past, and in many parts of Europe is considered a delicacy, especially in its city of origin, Bologna, Italy. Many of us carried baloney sandwiches to school each day, alternating with perhaps an occasional peanut butter and jelly or ham, mostly on white bread and smeared with mayo, mustard or ketchup. But in Bologna, Italy, it reigns as a favorite, and Italians take their mortadella sausage (the original bologna) seriously. Just don't call it baloney if you ever visit Italy.
How Corny Can You Get?
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:11:59 -0600
Corn is loved the world over. We pop it, we boil it, we grind it, we butter it, we flake it, we chowder it, we sweeten with it, we gnaw on it, we roast it, we caramel it, we make tacos with it. No wonder it's the second largest crop in the world and as American as the apple. No doubt about it, we are a corny country.
Taco Catering, Cheese and Tacos: What Are the "Rules"?
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:23:24 -0600
It's true that tacos in Mexico are authentically made with certain indigenous cheeses. But with such a dynamic and adaptable dish there are few rules. Something to acknowledge upfront is that cuisine - particularly food that has traveled from its original culture to elsewhere - resists restraint and social convention.
Know the Essential Elements of Thai Grocery
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:27:43 -0600
Technology has brought the world close enough that the cuisine of a certain place is not confined. Thai cooking has become quite popular and is profoundly known for the exquisite yet subtle taste. Some of the main elements of Thai grocery are spices, lemongrass and fish sauce.
Raging Cajun Tacos: More Than Just a New Taco Catering Fad?
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:22:29 -0600
The cuisine of rural Louisiana is popular everywhere. But put some of the gumbo ingredients inside a taco shell and the real magic happens. Fusion food is really just a fancy term for combining two cooking traditions into one.
Pile on the Pasta
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:49:39 -0600
Ever since the Chinese began making rice noodles, pasta has expanded its influence and popularity around the world, in some form or another. No longer just limited to meatballs and spaghetti, our love affair with the starchy varieties has no end. We enjoy it with sauces, in casseroles, stuffed, made with rice, whole wheat, potatoes and gluten- free, served as a side dish, an entree, in soup or a cold salad. The origins of pasta are debated by culinary historians, but wherever it began, each country has left its own unique mark on this wonderful food. So let's explore its history and salivate over the possibilities of our next meal. We all have our own favorite version,
Discover the Secrets of Fresh Delicious Italian Meals All Over the World
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:05:26 -0600
Did you know that Italy has got a big selection of foods from almost all parts of the world? There are restaurants in almost all the major cities in the world offering their fresh and delicious meals. Most of their fresh foods ranging from fresh cheese, pizza, and tomato sauces among others.
Is It Right to Drink Bottled Water?
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 09:51:04 -0600
Drinking bottled water has become a part of our mobile life. Where ever we go, we have to consume it, but do you know the health impact of the liquid what we consume bottled. Many of the research scholars have questioned the prevalence of this sealed packaged bottled water. It has also been seen in elite countries especially in the USA, people offer water fountain instead of offering bottled water.
The Tasty Halal Indian Pakistani Food in Australia
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:37:07 -0600
You have to gel in the new environment and traditions when living, traveling or studying abroad. However the food is a very important part of our lives but for some people food is love.
Thinking of Changing To Superfoods & a Raw Diet
Sat, 23 Dec 2017 18:45:46 -0600
It's not impossible to cut down on the meat and go step-by-step into the superfood/raw diet arena as one would think! As long as you introduce the food into your meal gradually there shouldn't be a problem cutting down on your meat intake.
Dry Fruits You Should Add To Your Diet To Stay Healthy
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:05:58 -0500
Dry Fruits are unquestionably the rich source of protein, vitamin, mineral and dietary fibre. It's a healthy substitute for a high-calorie snack, therefore munching them is advisable to a toddler to old age people, everyone.
Fat & Water Soluble Nutrients - The Secret To Effectively Getting Them From Everyday Food
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:45:56 -0500
Water-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins are essential nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. For optimal health, it is important to get the vitamins and minerals from a balanced and nutritious diet.
Snow Formation - One of the Greatest Challenges for IQF Processors
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 10:12:09 -0500
Snow formation in IQF freezers is one of the greatest challenges frozen food processors have to overcome, accounting for more loss than their capital cost and power consumption combined. In this article, we will explain how the process of snow formation takes place and how can we minimize its effects on the overall production.
Brussels Sprouts - The Most Misunderstood Vegetable, And Its Big Brother Cabbage
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:49:59 -0600
First of all, the word Brussels has an "s", named in honor of their Belgium origin. They are part of the cruciferous family of vegetables called Brassica, which include cabbage, bok choy, turnips, cauliflower, broccoli and collard greens. Consumed for centuries, they have become a popular side dish during the holidays. But for those of us who grew up eating them cooked to a soggy mush by well-meaning mothers, they may not bring up great memories. However, well-prepared with less cooking time and more seasonings, they can be delicious.
Why The Best Movie Theatre Near Me Should Also Serve Dinner
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:46:48 -0600
At a time when I find myself trying to have it all without compromising a single thing, it would seem this attitude should involve all parts of my life, including my leisure time. As such, I'm going to say it out loud without fear of reprimand - I think that the best movie theatre near me should also serve dinner.
Famous Foods for Famous People
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:13:04 -0600
Are You A Finicky Food-Eater? I Have Healthy Tips
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:33:39 -0600
Are you a finicky eater? Here are some effective tips to live healthy with the picky eating habits you possess.
Start Cooking With The Top Thai Grocery Items
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:05:53 -0600
Thais food is the world's famous, exotic and most coveted cuisine of the world. The flavors and fragrances of Thai's food are seemingly inexhaustible. Its rich curries and their flavors have made a rage of Thai's food in international cuisine.
Bad Food Matters
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:55:21 -0600
We can't all be gourmet cooks or diners. We love to watch the wizardry of TV chefs and fantasize about a dinner invitation. We aspire to make some changes in our kitchens and emulate our favorite cookbook authors--someday. We even buy hundreds of dollars' worth of gadgets and cookware. But in reality, most Americans prefer their foods fast, packaged or frozen (and inexpensive). We are a country of convenience foods, and there is no shortage to fill that need. Microwaves can produce a full meal in less than 15 minutes, and time is of the essence when you're hungry, tired and headachy from a long commute home. Who needs ovens? Latchkey children can forage in the cupboards and find a snack when mom isn't home, happily munching away in front of a video game (and you can bet it's not celery or carrots). Restaurants multiply faster than we can keep up, providing a variety of choices and prices. So let's shelve those celebrity chefs, forget the sham and pretense that we all dine on healthy, home cooked foods and admit it: bad food matters.
Sliders: We're Talking Serious Hamburgers Here
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:41:23 -0500
Unless you have been living on a mountain somewhere in Asia, you have heard of "sliders." You may not have ever eaten one, especially an authentic one, but you know what they are. Or do you really? Their fans are quite adamant on the subject and will passionately describe them with a wistful look in their eyes. Just don't call them hamburgers. They're sliders, and don't you forget it.
Fat Burning Foods You Should Include In Your Diet
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:03:24 -0600
When looking for the best weight loss program, you will need to ensure that it has the best combinations as far as diet and workouts are concerned. The truth is that workout alone or diet alone will not fetch you the results that you desire, especially if you are looking for a quick weight loss plan. Your diet is of utmost importance because you want it to be made up of foods that burn fats, build muscle or even use energy so you will be burning the calories day and night. What enters your mouth matters and should be careful selected to enjoy the positive results. Below are some of the best fat burning foods you should consider including in your weight loss diet for quick results with your efforts.
Red Gold - Apple
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:10:50 -0500
The revolution of this red fruit has changed the economic condition of native people and the state. Apples from Shimla are grown in abundance and sold all over the country and abroad.
All Choked Up
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 08:45:22 -0500
Americans love artichokes. We savor them in a variety of ways, from canned hearts to simply fresh boiled. Their unique taste and texture lends itself to many dishes and uses. If you have never tried them, you are missing one of the best vegetables available, so now's the time to head out to the nearest produce store or farmers market and get all choked up.
Secret Ways To Find a Good Thai Restaurant
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:31:06 -0500
We all love exploring exotic places mostly for the sake of their indigenous food items. Sometimes it's like a divine delight when you get to taste the refined flavors of any exotic meal. Among such food items that deliver heavenly pleasure is Thai food and the best way to enjoy any Thai food is to visit a Thai restaurant (unless you are a native of Thai or know how to make Thai food).
Is Cottage Cheese Good for You and Will You Stop Eating It If It Isn't?
Sat, 23 Dec 2017 09:33:11 -0600
Some people eat cottage cheese only because they think its low in calories and good when they are on a calorie controlled diet. However, it may not be good for everyone. Read the article to find out if its good for you.
Bagels and Their Cousin Bialys
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:38:49 -0600
Are you a bagel fan or a bialy fan? There are definitely two camps. Bagels are far more popular than their cousin the bialy, and in many regions of the U.S. you may be hard-pressed to even find bialys. Both breads can trace their history back to the Jewish neighborhoods in Poland. They have come a long way since their plain days and have taken on a variety of flavors, usually eaten with cream cheese. A popular breakfast food, they hold up well and can easily be eaten on the run. There is no question that bagels are an American favorite, and they have spawned an entire industry of specialty shops and bakeries. Clearly, you don't have to be Jewish.
Enjoying Authentic Thai Gourmet - A Small Tour
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 08:09:01 -0600
Thailand is the Royal Kingdom lying towards Southeast of Asia. The country is visited by tourists for its pristine beaches, great climate and mostly for the lip-smacking Thai gourmets.
Those Great Pumpkins
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:23:36 -0600
What would Autumn be without pumpkins: Jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin pie, muffins, roasted seeds, and colorful table and outdoor decorations. Although popular worldwide, Americans somehow embrace the pumpkin with a special zeal. Perhaps because they dominate some of our favorite holidays and embody our earliest ancestry in the New World. They're all-American, all right, but where did they start?
To Shroom or Not to Shroom - Know Your Mushrooms
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:39:15 -0600
They come in all sizes, shapes and colors, enjoyed and prized throughout the world. They are used medicinally in some countries, and considered a culinary staple in most. Their versatility is endless and chefs revere them, from the highly prized truffle to the lowly white button. They adorn the specialties of five star restaurants and are popular in condensed soups. We stuff them, we saute them, we make them into gravy, we add them to casseroles, salads and stews. We can't imagine life without them. We call them mushrooms.
Underated Garium Sulphate
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:52:56 -0500
The Underated garium sulphate! Over the years I have heard a lot of people condemn the intake of soaked Garri (also known as Garium Sulphate, cassava flakes) and have reduced it to a poor man's meal. Take your time to read through this article, you will understand the nutritional benefits of taking soaked Garri as a normal meal.
What Can This Christmas Bring Up to Your Dining Area?
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:25:00 -0600
The whispers of Christmas are all around the air and that brings a genuine piece of joy for everybody. Time to rejoice and celebrate the Christmas with love! The holidays of Christmas are inviting people to try the traditional dishes.
Bakery Products - The Amalgamation of Indulgence, Convenience, and Westernization
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 06:55:40 -0600
The history of bakery products dates back to the Roman Empire, from where these products have attained phenomenal transformation. The baked goods, which were delicacies during feasts and weddings, have now occupied the shelves and storage of almost every household. The subsistence-focused baking that was prominent during the medieval period has essentially occupied a choice-based approach.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:20:12 -0600
We often think that early Americans ate a rather spartan diet. While that may have been true, as the settlers expanded their communities their choices expanded as well, and by the mid 1700s, they ate quite a variety of foods which we still consume today. Of course the early cuisine was influenced by English standards, along with newfound native foods, like corn, squash, wild fowl and venison. But as more and more immigrants crossed the ocean, they brought their native foods and plants with them, creating more choices. They certainly weren't dining like French royalty, but the colonists enjoyed their American cuisines and ate foods which may surprise you.
I'll Have a Pop, Or a Soft Drink, Or a Soda
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:22:19 -0600
Soft Drinks. No matter what you call them, we are a nation of soft drink lovers (Midwesterners call it "pop.") Be it Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Fanta Orange, A&W Root Beer, Dr Pepper or any of the other dozens of offerings you reach for, Americans consume a whopping 650 eight-ounce servings a year per person, even though that 2016 figure is the lowest in almost 30 years. There is no question, the addition of designer coffee and energy drinks has made a dent in the soft drink industry, but the U.S. (along with Argentina, Mexico and Chile) top out the highest number of consumers and continue to guzzle a wide variety of sugary beverages. (Dentists love you!)
Picnics & Pointers
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:28:48 -0600
This is a general article about picnicking and pointers on some lessons learned. Picnics have been around for as long as people have been eating meals (even if they didn't realize it at the time). Over the years, the "dictionary definition" of picnic has changed; however, the original relaxed setting associated with a picnic still resonates today.
Whatcha Eatin' Bubba?
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:39:27 -0600
Southerners are different. They speak a different language, they value different foods. For Americans who venture into a soul food or southern restaurant, the menu might sound strange, like wandering into a foreign country. For some it's an acquired taste, for others it's just too out there. But their food is pure American, pure Southern and pure delicious. Come on y'all, be adventurous.
Five Reasons Why You Need To Eat Fruits Everyday
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:14:01 -0500
Now, are you ready to know the five reasons why you need to eat fruits every day? If you are, then I'm going to discuss it right now.
The Right Water Bottles to Keep You Hydrated
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:05:41 -0600
There are many benefits of drinking water. Water helps in the normal course of life. However, when you understand how much water helps your body function, you will drink it more and use the best water bottle to take with you everywhere you go. Water will greatly help you to stay healthy and fit. Water also helps you to maintain a healthy brain, organs functioning, focus, and so on.
Summer Fruits and Their Benefits
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:20:28 -0500
Summer has arrived. It is the season of shorts, sunscreen, hit the beach, filling the coolers and many other things. But summer also brings with itself excessive heat and chances of dehydration. In this season you need to eat food that helps prevents above mentioned conditions from occurring. Here are a few summer fruits and their benefits.
Delicious Thai Foods You Must Try
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:07:07 -0600
Thai food is world famous food for its exotic flavors and delicious taste. The combination of sweet, sour, hot and salty flavors make Thai cuisine so distinct and unique.
Those French Quarter Specialties, Like Nowhere Else
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 08:38:21 -0500
New Orleans Cajun and Creole foods, served up at some of the oldest and best restaurants in the country, where many famous chefs got their start and still reign. Visions of crawfish, red beans and rice, Andouille sausage, gumbo, jambalaya, mountainous sandwiches and great coffee. Not to be forgotten are their landmark drinks like the Hurricane and Ramos Gin Fizz. So pull up a chair, tuck in a napkin and let's explore some of the best eats the French Quarter has to offer, pure native and pure delicious.
Gum It Up
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:52:25 -0600
Colorful gumballs and sticky bubble gum have fascinated kids for decades. Who doesn't remember learning how to make a bubble, the bigger the better. Or getting scolded in school for secretly chewing. Despite the sometime inconvenience, we loved it, and moms found it easier to give in to gum than candy. Before sugar-free had been created, several trips to the dentist could put a damper on it for Boomers, but we still savor that first delicious burst of flavor and sweetness, which has a magic all its own. Never mind what's in it, we chew up a storm worldwide. And it's not just for kids.
Why A Cinema Brewery Is The Answer To Where Should We Go For Dinner
Mon, 26 Mar 2018 07:13:30 -0500
Every week, my wife and I decide to take time to treat ourselves to a date night, and this can include everything from miniature golf, visiting a local museum, or trying out a new restaurant. It's a lot of fun, and we each get a kick out of it, but for some reason, as open to new things as we are, we've never considered the possibility of enjoying a date night at a cinema brewery.
Evolution of French Cuisine
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 09:20:56 -0600
French cuisines that date back to the Middle Ages have evolved over the years under the patronage of royal chefs. The article reflects about the French culinary culture and how it has progressed gradually to its present day form.
Is Your Business UberEats, EatNow & Deliveroo Ready?
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:10:27 -0600
Food delivery apps are here to stay. Is your business ready? With the food delivery industry now worth $6 billion and growing, restaurants and eateries need to adapt to the new landscape sooner rather than later as apps like UberEats, EatNow and Deliveroo continue to offer diners more choice than ever before.
6 Benefits of Taking Fish Oil
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:31:41 -0600
As far as dietary supplements is concerned, fish oil is on the list of most commonly used ones. Fish is heavy with omega-e fatty acids that play a good role in keeping you healthy. If you can't eat a lot of fish, you can go for fish oil supplements instead to achieve the benefits explained below.
Buffalo Mozzarella and the Water Buffalo in Italy
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 10:46:41 -0600
The creamy cheese from Southern Italy known as mozzarella di bufala or buffalo mozzarella is an important part of the Italian cuisine and a perfect ingredient for Mediterranean dishes like pizza, pasta and the Caprese salad. It is made from the milk of the domestic water buffalo rather than from cow's milk.
Some Amazing Health Benefits Of Moong Sabut Dal
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:04:22 -0600
Moong Sabut Dal is loaded with Vitamins, Enzymes, Minerals and other nutrients that your body needs to ensure its proper functioning. It not only has a number of health benefits, but also skin, hair and beauty benefits. It is highly recommended for everyone to include Moong Sabut Dal in their diet because of their health benefits, especially for the vegetarians, as they have all the nutrients your body requires. People, especially the young generation mostly hates pulses or lentils, though they have endless benefits to offer that you need to know. If you want to explore its benefits, scroll down to the below-mentioned points.
7 Negative Effects of GMO Foods
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:01:02 -0600
Do we really know what we are eating today? Is our food healthy and safe?
Who Is Orange Julius?
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:41:11 -0500
He just may have started something. Early on, oranges were primarily used for juicing, but after Orange Julius came on the scene, our choices have exploded. We love them in frozen treats, candies, baking, jam, we eat them fresh, we drink orange soda pop, and savor them with poultry dishes. Their fragrant tree blossoms burst into one of our favorite fruits. Oranges. They're not apples.
Top 5 Issues Keeping Food Processing Industries Up at Night
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:38:42 -0500
The Indian food industry is considered to be a sunrise sector because of its large potential for growth and socio-economic impact. It is estimated as a $258 Billion industry with about 8% growth annually with a potential to reach $482 billion by 2020 with large investment in food processing, technical innovation and infrastructure for agriculture sector. India could well become the food basket of the world.
Possible And Proven Benefits Of Cashew Nuts
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 08:50:10 -0500
Don't you just love the crunchy and scrumptious taste of cashew nuts? For sure you do - right? Do you know their daily consumption can heal a number of health problems? Yes, you heard that right; cashew nuts are loaded with antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and other nutrients that are essential for the smooth functioning of all the body functions.
Who's Your Mama and Does She Make a Good Roux?
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 14:20:46 -0600
I know the joys of eating and cooking the Cajun way. Read more to find out why gumbo is a delightful dish!
Olives - Small in Size, Big in Nutrition
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:22:51 -0600
We love them in cocktails, salads and antipasto. We eat them right from the jar, sidle up to gourmet olive bars, slice them into ethnic dishes, crush them for tapenade spread. We savor them stuffed, whole, sliced, marinated, green and black. And if that wasn't enough, we buy them pressed into the granddaddy of all oils. the precious Extra Virgin olive oil. You don't have to be from a Mediterranean background to love the almighty olive. Enjoy them because they taste great, and reap the added health benefits of antioxidants and phytonutrients. Those highly-prized and wonderfully versatile olives. Stock up.
Solving the Food Expiration Problem
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:10:56 -0600
You buy your items at the store and after you store them away you either forget about them completely or forget long enough that they expire. Then you have to throw these items out and you waste money. To start you should go through the items you already have and check all of their dates.
Bowl of Cherries
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:35:36 -0600
Broadway legend Ethel Merman introduced a new song in 1931 entitled, "Life is just a bowl of cherries," but the fruit has been around quite a bit longer. We pick them, we make sauce, we plop them on ice cream treats, we drop them in cocktails, we make pie, we make jam, we eat them fresh, we jubilee them, we tart them, we garnish with them, we marvel at their fragrant blossoms. Cherries. They're at the top.
Avocados: A Magical Healthy Fruit
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:02:58 -0500
Have you heard about a magical fruit which contains a large number of healthy fats that can in fact benefit your body in numerous ways? Recently, the avocados have gained recognition in the healthy lifestyle community. This article talks about this unique fruit and the ways by which it can keep all your health issues aside.
Eating Healthy Is a Must for Every Serious Entrepreneur
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:57:15 -0600
Being a healthy eater requires you to become both educated and smart about what healthy eating actually is. Being food smart isn't about learning to calculate grams or fat, or is it about studying labels and counting calories. As an entrepreneur who desires high performance, healthy eating is a must.
What Can You Do With Pepper Jelly?
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 19:39:42 -0600
Peppers and jelly. Once something we enjoyed alone have become something we enjoy together. But what can we use it on, besides bread?
We've Gone Bananas
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:22:23 -0500
It's America's favorite fruit. It has its own wrapping, you don't have to wash it, tastes great, it's economical, nutritious and goes with almost anything. Although not native to the U.S. we have adopted it as our own. Clearly, we've gone bananas.
Fields of Barley
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:52:49 -0600
For over ten thousand years, man has eaten grains as a major source of food, and barley ranks at the top. First discovered in the Middle East and Asia, this versatile and nutritious grain provided a multitude of uses, not the least of which was beer and whisky. Often overlooked in favor of more common and popular grains, barley contains a plethora of nutritional and health benefits. So you might want to visit your favorite grocery store and peruse the aisles for barley in its many forms. You'll be pleasantly surprised at this all-around delicious grain.
Yogurt - The First Health Food
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:07:49 -0600
Yogurt has always been the stuff of legends, with mystical powers attributing to longevity, strength and good health. What we consume in modern times is a spinoff of earlier yogurt but has basically been modified with sugars, fruits and additives to accommodate our taste buds. We like it plain, flavored, blended and fruit-on-the-bottom, low-fat, fat-free and Greek style, We relish it frozen, swirled on a cone or cup, as we flock to shops that feature multiple flavors daily, including dozens of sugary and nutty toppings and syrups. Over the past 30 years, it has diversified greatly and now appeals to mainstream palettes, without the sour taste of its original form. With hundreds of products to choose from, there's a yogurt for just about everyone.
Store Your Nuts The Right Way To Keep Them Fresh And Tasty
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:19:14 -0500
Nuts like Almonds, Cashew, Walnuts are very much good of our health, as they are loaded with a number of Vitamins, Minerals, Proteins, and other nutrients your body requires. Choosing the best of its quality is important to reap their real benefits for your good health and not only buying, but preserving them for a longer period is also important.
Know What I Mean, Jelly Bean?
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:17:55 -0500
Those colorful, flavorful sugary candies. They've been around for more than a century but were immortalized by President Reagan, who ate them by the handful. Usually a major component in Easter baskets and Halloween trick or treat bags, they capture the fancy of all ages, and most affectionados have their favorite flavor. How can something so small and simple be so popular? Let's find out.
The Way to Health Through a Diet
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 18:36:42 -0600
There has been so many issues pertaining to the food we eat, whether we are eating healthy or putting poison in our stomach. This has become particularly imperative in the wake of genetically modified foods that are gracing our dining tables and cross border diets engendered by the emergence of a global village. Other issues involve vegetarianism and the vegan introduction, where people indulge in abstinence from animal foods.
French Specialties: "Don't Try This At Home"
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:47:31 -0600
French foods can be elegant, showy and delicious. And don't those celebrity chefs make them look easy. But for many Americans, who lean towards simpler fare, we may not be too savvy in the skills or rich ingredients of French cooks and cuisine. So when we have a taste for a cheese souffle or a chocolate croissant, it's best to head on over to a French bistro or bakery to get a quick fix. Let's examine some of the most popular and common foods in France.
Spill the Beans
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 07:56:03 -0600
So many beans, so little time. Navy, garbanzo, red kidney, lima, black, pinto, cannellini, soybeans, lentils. We dry them, we boil them, we grind them, we bake them, we toss them in salads, we make soup, we love them. So versatile, so filling and so good. Let's spill the beans on beans.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:30:55 -0500
One of summer's great pleasures is fresh, ripe, juicy fruit, and none rates higher than beautiful, flavorful peaches. Cobblers, pies, stewed, grilled, ice cream, jam, sliced with cream, liqueurs, we can't get enough. Sometimes life is just peachy.
How Sweet It Isn't
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 08:16:09 -0500
Americans consume more sugar than any other country in the world. Far more. Germany, the Netherlands, and Ireland clock in at a distant second, third and fourth. The top culprits are soft drinks, bottled juices and designer coffee blended beverages, closely followed by ketchup, salad dressings, breakfast cereals and candy. It seems we have become so addicted to our need for sweetness that even unsuspected foods are laced with the white stuff. There's no getting around it. We are the sugar nation of the world.