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Published: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:54:15 -0500


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.

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.

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.

Just Peachy

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Colonial Foodies

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Famous Foods for Famous People

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:13:04 -0600

We eat them without a thought to their origin, they're so deeply entrenched in our cuisine. However, next time you dig into a Caesar salad, remember it wasn't Emperor Julius who created it. Popular dishes have been named after famous people or places throughout history, which doesn't seem to happen much anymore. Yes, we all know Toll House cookies, along with other timeless favorites, but perhaps this might become trendy again with our fascination and limitless thirst for celebrity. Some suggestions might include Kale Kardashian, Swift Yogurt (low-fat) or Bananas Bieber. Maybe even Brad Olive Pitts. That being said, let's identify some of those legendary 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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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?

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

That's Baloney

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!)

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.

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.

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,

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.

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.

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.

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..

Vinegar - The Acid We Love

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:26:50 -0500

One of the oldest commodities in history is vinegar. Not only is it used in cooking and food preparation, but its cleansing and healing properties are legion. It lead the way for our favorite condiments and helped homemakers before cleaning products were invented. Both the ancient Chinese and Eqyptians claim its creation. But whoever takes credit, we're thankful.

Why Cook? Why Catering?

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 09:03:41 -0500

Most importantly, have fun. Your event invitation will make an impression on your guests and - as the first item they see regarding this event - can convince them to attend or persuade them to stay home. So don't miss out on this important opportunity to get your guests excited, engaged and talking about your upcoming event.Most importantly, have fun. Your event invitation will make an impression on your guests and - as the first item they see regarding this event - can convince them to attend or persuade them to stay home. So don't miss out on this important opportunity to get your guests excited, engaged and talking about your upcoming event.

Totally Sauced

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:45:46 -0500

Sauces have been enjoyed for centuries, to season and enhance everyday foods, and to add a touch of exotic tang and spice to ethnic foods as well. Imagine fried rice or egg rolls without soy sauce, or steak without your favorite A1 sauce. Condiment fans like to branch out beyond the common ketchup, and like to shake out their favorites on a daily basis. Many sauces can be traced back to ancient China, which led the way for many modern versions.

Hold the Mayo

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:11:56 -0500

Mayonnaise is tied with ketchup as the most popular condiment in the U.S. Some folks love it, some detest it, and a large renegade group prefer Miracle Whip. In whatever camp you reside with, there is just no dismissing the need for mayo in our lives, in some form or other. Where do you stand on this most important issue? Do you spread it around, or do you hold the mayo?

Five New Ways To Aged Balsamic Vinegar

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:44:45 -0500

The culinary world is one fraught with pitfalls due in part to the ever-changing palate of the public. Moreover, it is the same public that also tends to be swayed by a pendulum of sorts when it comes to food trends, and right now, one of the most interesting trends is the rise of aged balsamic vinegar.

Ketchup - Pour It on

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:07:02 -0500

America's favorite condiment is ketchup... we pour it on virtually everything, at every meal, and real aficionados just can't seem to get enough. The actual beginning of what we call ketchup dates back to ancient China and bore no resemblance to today's beloved sauce. Originally it was a paste made from fish, spices, vegetables and shellfish. It didn't adopt its tomato and vinegar base until the 1800's here in the U.S.

A Nutritional War Between Roasted And Raw Nuts - Which One Is Better?

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 07:35:21 -0500

Nuts are very healthy and have many essential minerals and nutrients that benefit your body. Many people eat them raw whereas, many people love to eat them roasted or cooked. You can eat them as a snack because it is ready to eat item.

Please Pass the Mustard

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:39:08 -0500

Mustard has been enjoyed for centuries and is the second most popular condiment in the U.S. Although it was created in Europe, Americans have embraced it as a necessary topping for hotdogs, hamburgers and sandwiches. There are endless varieties and flavors to choose from, and its history may surprise you.

Food Specialities Of Different States Of India That Everyone Must Have

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:30:38 -0500

Each state of India is famous for serving their special and authentic cuisine. Discover the most delicious food specialities of every state of India.

SciFi in Ag: Chatbot With Your Plants?

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:08:47 -0500

Precision farming is about managing variations in the field accurately, to grow more food using fewer resources and by reducing production costs. It can make a difference in food production, facing the challenge of a growing world population, and can help farmers achieve: greater sustainability, environmental protection, higher productivity, and economic benefits. What is happening in the industry?

Say Hello to the Superfood, Yuca

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:56:49 -0500

Have you heard of the superfood called YUCA? Indigenous peoples living in the tropics have been eating it for centuries, and now we have access to it!

Some Facts About Pike Cavair As a Source of Health

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:50:13 -0500

In this article, we will talk about the benefits of pike caviar and its effect on health. Pike caviar is a product that is rich in protein, vitamins and has a lot of useful properties. This product can be useful to athletes, to people who are experiencing high physical and mental stress.

How a Pleasant Shopping Experience Can Make Your Day

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:15:16 -0500

Would anyone in this world be jubilant about spending at least 2.5 hours in a grocery store?

The Astonishing World of Biotic Foods

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 06:53:52 -0500

The word, 'bacteria', often conveys a wrong notion of something that exclusively causes illness. Not all bacteria cause disease; there are many species of 'good' bacteria that improve and maintain our overall health. In fact, our entire body, and especially our stomach, is an abode of different bacterial species, which work day in and day out to keep our metabolism efficient and effective. Let's explore these wonderful and beneficial creatures.

Being a Vegan With Celiac Disease

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 08:37:47 -0500

Trying to juggle a vegan diet while also having Celiac Disease can be a frustrating task filled with ingredient reading and product research. It can make food choices nearly impossible to manage sometimes.

To Marinade or Not?

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 07:56:31 -0500

To marinade your meat or not to marinade your meat, that is the question many who grill ask themselves. If you want tasty, juicy and healthy meals, a marinade is the way to go.

Pepper Jelly

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 07:55:47 -0500

You've heard of peppers. You've heard of jelly. When someone put these two things together, however, it created a whole new following. Are you on board?

Micronutrient Fertilizers: A Solution to Double the Yield

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 21:48:01 -0500

Presence of micronutrients in optimum concentration is necessary for the plant to complete its life cycle. While micronutrients are required in small quantities, their scarcity can lead to stunted growth, deficiency, and negative impact on plant reproduction. Further, it addresses specific issues of plants, as every micronutrient has a particular effect on plant growth.