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Non-Alcoholic Wines – Try Some of these Top Brands

Nothing compliments a meal quite like a well-crafted glass of wine. Wine helps to stimulate your taste buds, and prepare them for what is to come. However, many people cannot, or do not drink alcoholic beverages. Their reasons may...

History of Granola

Has your granny ever told you about the history of granola? You must have spent many cold nights by the fire with her, listening to stories about the good old days and how they ate everything from scratch. No...

Eggs – Trivia and Information

A product used in mayonnaise, baked bread, cooked dishes, or even eaten alone (maybe with a little toast), the egg is a relatively inexpensive, extremely useful food. Bird eggs produced by chickens are the most commonly consumed egg and...

How to Serve Wine – Are you Doing it Right?

Perhaps you have selected an occasion to open that special bottle of wine that you have been saving, or maybe you are hosting a dinner party. Knowing how to properly open, serve, and enjoy your wine will make the...

Freezing Carrots – Chopping, Blanching and Freezing

Carrots are a versatile vegetable that can be enjoyed fresh in the summer or cooked from frozen throughout the year. Freeze some at the peak of harvest and you’ll be able to enjoy them in soups, stews and as...

Potato Varieties – From Yukon Gold to Blue Pride

“When I think of potatoes I think of the only two kinds, potatoes and sweet potatoes, right?” Wrong, way wrong! There are actually a great number of different varieties of potatoes and also sweet potatoes aren’t even really potatoes...

Organic Coffee – Trivia and Information

As more consumers become concerned with the environmental impacts of fertilizers and pesticides used in farming, many are choosing to buy organic fruit and vegetables, and even organic coffee. In fact, Organic Trade Association data shows that organic coffee...

Baked Potato – How to Bake them in the Oven

Everyone remembers the game hot potato from when you were a kid. It would involve passing an object around a circle or amongst a group of friends as quickly as possible. As soon as you caught the ball or...

Oolong Tea – Trivia and Information

These days, there are so many teas from which to choose that consumers are easily confused by the selection available on grocery store shelves or at specialty stores. Green teas, black teas, herbal teas, flavored teas. They come in...

Shelf Life of Beer – It can Last 12 Months if Refrigerated

Skunky beer: every one has had one at least once. What makes a beer skunk, or go bad? Its shelf life. The shelf life of beer is how long that beer will stay fresh in average conditions. Unlike food...

The Demise of the Meat Department and Loss of your Local Butcher

Progress may not be such a good thing. Just because you can do something doesn't necessarily mean you should. A lot of the things we do nowadays aren't necessarily better than the ways they replaced...just more complicated. Of course, this is just the authors opinion, for what it is...

Pot Roasts – Selecting and Cooking Tips

Pot roast is a braised beef dish, which is typically made by browning a roast-sized piece of beef that has been taken from the tougher chuck cut. The browning improves the flavor and appearance of the meat, while the high heat caramelizes the sugars and fats, giving the meat...

Steaming versus Boiling Vegetables

It seems you just can't escape from food controversies anymore. No matter what scientific evidence is presented, someone will say that's wrong, or it's a Big Food Company conspiracy. Honestly, some of these culinary fear-mongers make UFO Conspiracy whackos seem almost well-adjusted. It seems that is all we hear,...