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When Is A Soup Not A Soup? The Wonderful World Of Meals In A Bowl

When Is A Soup Not A Soup? The Wonderful World Of Meals In A Bowl

There’s nothing quite like sitting down to a nice warm bowl of…wait. Is that soup? Or is it bisque? Or may be minestrone? What’s the difference? A soup is any type of food that is cooked in and served with its liquid. Beyond that basic definition, there are different names for the different dishes, mostly […]

Classic Southern Cooler: Sweet Iced Tea

Classic Southern Cooler: Sweet Iced Tea

In the U.S. South, the quintessential summer beverage one enjoyed all year around is: sweet iced tea. In fact, in the U.S. South, if you ask for “tea,” you’ll get sweetened iced tea. If you want unsweetened tea, or hot tea, you’ll have to ask for it by name. To make traditional Southern style iced […]

Importance Of Culinary Hygiene

Importance Of Culinary Hygiene

Culinary hygiene includes practices related to cooking and food management to prevent health hazards. Kitchen is the center of all activities in home and also breeding house for bacteria and other harmful organisms that cause many unwanted diseases. So, in order to prevent several health hazards, culinary hygiene play a very crucial role. Here are […]

How To Roast Chicken Without Heating Up Your Kitchen?

How To Roast Chicken Without Heating Up Your Kitchen?

Roasted chicken is a very versatile food. In fact, it is a staple in many kitchens. You can eat the chicken as is, or remove the meat and use it in a number of dishes from chicken salad to enchiladas. Rotisserie chickens are readily available at most grocery stores, but it is easy to reproduce […]

Eating Out And Staying Healthy

Eating Out And Staying Healthy

When you are pressed for time and eating out, you may be worried about your diet. And for good reason: restaurant meals are usually larger in size, lower in nutrients, and you can never be entirely sure about all of the ingredients. If you make a few healthy choices, however, you can eat out and […]

40 Delicious & Creative Japanese Bentos

40 Delicious & Creative Japanese Bentos

A bento (or obento) is a Japanese single-portion takeout lunch packed in a box; that may be prepared at home, bought at a combini (convenience store) or from a restaurant.

Grass Fed Beef: Better Flavor And Better Nutrition

Grass Fed Beef: Better Flavor And Better Nutrition

When it comes to buying meats, many of us are choosing organic for healthier food, better quality, and surprisingly improved taste. You may have been buying organic beef, but if you’re not buying grass fed beef, you are missing an opportunity to have even more healthy and tasty beef. Traditionally, beef cattle were allowed to […]

Roasted Asparagus: New Taste For A Familiar Vegetable

Roasted Asparagus: New Taste For A Familiar Vegetable

In summer when fresh asparagus is plentiful, try this roasted asparagus recipe. Begin by preparing your asparagus. Wash thoroughly. To remove any hard woody ends, gently break them off. The asparagus stem will naturally break at the right point. You might want to start with one to one and one-half pounds of asparagus. Figure about […]

How To Make Ice Cream At Home?

How To Make Ice Cream At Home?

Homemade ice cream makers are more affordable than ever before. If you’re ready to take the plunge and start making ice cream at home, here are some important tips you need to know. First, consider the quality of your ingredients. If you choose good quality ingredients, then you’ll be happy with the result. If you […]

How To Save Valuable Time When Cooking?

In today’s modern fast paced world it can seem too hard and time consuming to spend hours preparing your own meals at home which is why so many people turn to fast food and frozen meals from the supermarket. However, this can quickly eat through your wallet and your health as often these choices make […]