Food & Beverage

How to Make Creole Sauce

There are few things more delectable than food made with a good Creole sauce. The zippy flavors of tomato, onion, garlic, and celery are a sure way to tantalize the taste buds. It is a very versatile sauce and is the basis for many New Orleans-style dishes. However, in...

Catching Your Dinner – There’s Nothing Better than Wild Caught Fish

If you fish, then you probably already know there is nothing like eating fresh fish that has never seen a freezer. Of course, frozen fish is better than none at all, and if frozen properly, it's not bad at all, but it will never be as good as when...

Is Medium Rare Steak Bad For You

Nowadays, it seems we can't do anything right, or safe. “Don't eat this, don't eat that, don't drink this, don't breathe......'” If all of the cautions are true, it makes you wonder how the heck the human race manages to survive from year-to-year. But survive, we do, and very...

Why Become a Vegetarian

For many people, the decision to become a vegetarian is not made lightly. In many homes across America, most meals must include meat in order to be considered complete. Meat is not simply a ingredient but a part of a broader culture. Hotdogs at baseball games, turkey at Thanksgiving...

Sweet Potatos

Everyone has heard of them, many have tried them, some even love them. The sweet potato is a rare treat for any potato lover as they usually only see their way onto ones plate no more than a couple of times a year. They pop up when your Aunt...

Potatoes – Interesting Trivia and Information

I say POE-TAY-TOE, you say POE-TAH-TOE, and some might even sadly say PAH-TAY-TER.” No matter how you pronounce them there is no sense denying the fact that potatoes are one of the most popular foods out there. Ever since I was a little kid I have loved potatoes, particularly in...

Great Red Wines for Under $25

In spite of our best efforts, the holidays hurt. We budget, we plan, and we...

Gifts For Wine Lovers – Books, Events and Wine

Finding a gift for a wine lover can be a daunting task. Like trying to...

Eight Top Wine Producing Regions of the World

Wine grapes grow mostly between the 30th and 50th parallel, in both the Northern and...

Canadian Wines – History and Trivia

If we were living in the late 50s, this period would be considered the Dark...

Calories in White Wine – About 90 Calories in a 4 oz. glass

Have you ever wondered about the calories in white wine? Do you fret over going...

Truffle Salt Makes Your Popcorn Taste Amazing

Mushrooms are truly a gift from anteure. These meaty, musky, and delectable little fungi are...

Microwave vs Air-Popped Popcorn – Which is Better?

People had had a love-affair with popcorn for thousands of years. In fact, there is...

What Color of Dishes Should I Buy For Everyday Meals?

It's that time. You've grown tired of looking at your old, chipped plates, and people...

Horseradish – It can bring tears to a Strong Person’s Eyes

Horseradish freshly grated and added to sauces can bring tears to a strong person’s eyes...

Are Eggs Good For You – Facts and Myths

The debate on eggs has been going on since the 1960s, at least, and so...

Ingredients in Beer – Its all about Water, Malt, Hops and...

Beer is a simple beverage to make. More than anything else, it takes time and patience. The main ingredients in most beers are water,...

Popular Brands of Beer

Every beer drinker has a favorite brew. Some people are beer purists, drinking only imports and beers they consider “fine ales”. Some people drink...

Espresso – Interesting Facts and Statistics

Looking for a way to decrease his worker’s coffee break time, Luigi Bezzera created the...

Coffee Producing Regions

Coffee beans are grown in within an area known as the ‘bean belt,'’ which is...

Buying Coffee Beans – What you Need to Know

The fine art of creating a cup of coffee has changed a lot in the...

Coffee Facts and Statistics

Did you know that coffee beans are the seeds of a fruit similar to a...

The Benefits of Black Tea

The English may be the smartest people in the world, for hundreds of years they...

History of Tea – Trivia you Might Not Know

Whenever you pick up that steaming cup of orange pekoe, oolong, or Earl Grey, do...