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Pros and Cons of Buying and Eating Farm Raised Fish

One of the hottest on-going arguments in the world of nutrition is whether fish-farming is a viable alternative to commercial fishing. And, it seems, much like Global Warming, there is little relevant information readily available. The majority of websites...

How to Cook a Whole Chicken – Techniques and Tips

Chicken is highly regarded by chefs, cooks, nutritional specialists, doctors, and home cooks.  The reasons are many, and varied. Chicken is economical, versatile, healthy, and easily prepared. Poultry figures prominently in world cuisine with dishes such as Chicken Marsala,...

How to Cook a Turkey – Preparation and Cooking Times

I will admit it. I love turkey. It is one of my favorite entrees. There is nothing like the sweet, moist caress of a well-prepared bird on your taste buds. It amazes me how many creative ways some people...

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...

How Long Do You Cook a Medium Steak

If You Like Your Steak Medium, This Is How Long You Should Cook It Medium is the most popular state of doneness for steak in America. But how do you determine if a steak is medium and how long do...

Cooking Times for Turkey – It Depends on Weight and Temperature

If your cooking times for turkey are exactly right, your guests for dinner will benefit in many ways: there will be more turkey for everyone the meat will be moist, not dry no concern about food poisoning the leftovers will taste just as...

Cooking Ribeye Steaks – What you Need to Know

The idea of cooking ribeye steaks sometimes conjures up an image of a blazing campfire with a pot of beans and another of corn on the cob. It’s a hearty meal that excites the taste buds and fills the...

Cooking a Roast in a Crock Pot

Years ago, cooking a roast in a crock pot meant placing a rump roast in a crock pot with potatoes, carrots, celery, salt and pepper and returning hours later to a simple meal ready to eat. The best benefit...

Cooking a Rack of Lamb – Preparation and Cooking Times

Every food is associated with a word or image in one’s mind. And although the words change from culture to culture, some are pretty consistent in the U.S. Chicken is ‘common’; when you go to someone’s home for dinner and...

Cooking Halibut – Baking, Grilling and Broiling

Halibut, a member of the flatfish species of fish, is a versatile seafood that can be prepared in many different ways. The halibut, a member of the righteye flounders family (because – indeed – both their eyes are on...

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,...