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A wealth of information on all dairy products. We cover common cheeses like cheddar to more exotic flavors from around the world.

Cheddar Cheese – Mildly Mellow to Sharply Robust and Pungeant

It is hard to conjure a mental picture of cheese without including the familiar orange of cheddar. This kitchen staple holds value as a tasty snack food as well as a versatile ingredient in recipes from all over the...

Replacements For Condensed Milk

Condensed Milk, and Evapoorated Milk are often confused with each other. Condensed, and Evaporated are similar terms, but the resemblance ends there. Unsweeted Condensed Milk is Evaporated Milk, and is always labeled as Evaporated Milk. Sweetened Condensed Milk is...

Blue Cheese

Blue cheese is one of those misunderstood cheeses. It really doesn’t get its fair shake it the world. Its crumbly sour, salty taste makes blue cheese either an acquired taste, or a taste for only tolerant palates. There is...

Gouda Cheese – Nutritional Facts and General Information

Gouda is a yellowish Dutch cheese named after the city of Gouda, but the term Gouda is now a generic name, and not restricted to cheese of Dutch origin. Without any spices added, this cheese has a mild, creamy...

Swiss Cheese – Strong and Sharply Flavored

Hailing from Switzerland and traditionally named for its region of origin, the term “Swiss cheese” is no longer limited to that part of the world. Many varieties of the pale yellow, nutty-flavored cheese are now produced all around the...

Milk – Trivia and Information

Milk, which consists predominantly of water, is a fluid secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals meant to provide nutrition for newborn babies. Although milk varies between species, it usually contains (along with water) protein, calcium, and unsaturated...

The Benefits of Black Tea

The English may be the smartest people in the world, for hundreds of years they have specifically set aside a certain amount of time each day for the drinking of tea. “Tea Time'” they call it. Although this is mostly a social time and a cultural thing there may...

How to Barbecue a Steak – Cooking Times and Techniques

In the U.S., there are two ways to cook a steak: over high heat or low heat. To cook it over high heat, you can cook it in a broiler, in a skillet, over hot coals of charcoal or a gas griller on the hot side of the griller....

Origins of the Potato

Potatoes are one of the most common foods found today. But, do you ever wonder how this came to be. Where do potatoes come from? What is their history? The life of the potato began around 7,000 years ago in the high plateau of the Andean Mountains of South America,...

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