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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...

E. Coli – Just the Facts

E. coli - you hear about it in the news, usually in stories involving contamination of some type. It’s bad news and makes people sick. But what, exactly, is E. Coli? E. coli is a bacterium that lives in the...

How to Make Chicken or Turkey Gravy

When you prepare an exceptionally nice meal, there’s one food that makes the meal very complete: gravy. Some people believe that making gravy is quite difficult; however, it’s actually almost effortless and even fun. The process is not time-consuming, expensive...

Stop Making Us Wait at Grocery Checkout Line

Grocery stores sure have changed over the past decade. Today, not only are they bigger and ‘better’ carrying a plethora of items to suit anyone palettes but they are also designed to save the consumer time. The grocery store,...

How To Deal With SPAM – The Edible Stuff

There have probably been more jokes made about Hormel's SPAM than any other food on the planet. It was featured in a Monte Python's Flying Circus skit, and the term has been applied to unwanted e-mails. The first Project...

Pots and Pans – Selecting Cookware for your Kitchen

Cookware consists of different types of pots and pans that are used for specific purposes, however, some pieces of cookware can be substituted for a type you may not have and still accomplish the type of cooking you want...

How Long Can A Person Survive Without Food

What would you do if you had to survive without food? Imagine any number of scenarios where such a situation might occur, whether they involve being stranded in the wilderness or finding yourself homeless and out of money. Food...

Judging A Restaurant By It’s Name

A name is just a name. It is a way to identify something. But it can go deeper than that. The word 'name' comes from the Latin word , “nomen”. William Shakespeare said, “What's in a name? That which...

Is It A Parents Responsibility To Teach Their Children To Cook

We hear so much about parental duties and responsibilities these days that it seems that the majority of parents are failing their children woefully. Of course, you have to keep in mind that you only get to hear about...

Tipping Waitresses and Waiters – How Much Should You Give?

Everyone who dines out is familiar with the practice of tipping. Whether you are accustomed to just leaving $2.00 on the table, or adding 15% or more to your credit card transaction, like most of us, you will leave...