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How To Properly Poach An Egg

Poached eggs are a wonderful repast, and my favorite way to eat eggs. Low in saturated fats, plenty of protein, essential fatty acids, lots of vitamins and minerals, many of which are difficult to get from other foods, very...

How to Impress Your Date by Making Home-Cooked Chinese Cuisine

It only seems mystifying when you open up that carton from your favorite Chinese restaurant down the street. Even as that heavenly aroma wafts up into your noise and jabs at your brain, sending an impulse to the rest...

Best Restaurants in Calgary

The Catch This trendy, downtown seafood restaurant and oyster bar blows others out of the water. You have your choice of three different floors – three different atmospheres. If you’re in a bustling, high energy mood, you’ll enjoy the Oyster...

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...

Cooking Christmas Dinner – What Should you Prepare?

The moment you know you will be cooking Christmas Dinner is the moment when the creativity begins. What will you prepare? What traditional foods will you serve? What exotic foods will you entice the holiday guests with? What herbs and...

Should You Compliment a Bad Meal?

We have all been there. Invited to a friends or family members house for a meal or cookout, praying silently on the ride there that they won’t serve up the casserole dish that tasted like dog food the last...

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...

Eating Healthy – Change to a Healthier You

As you walk out of your doctor’s office after your yearly physical, all the many warnings and recommendations on what you need to change are running through your head. But one stands out – four words that bring doom...

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,...