Onions are popular and a versatile vegetables in the world. They can be eaten in a number of ways raw, sauteed, baked, grilled, stuffed, pickled or fried.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
More than 50 years ago, Steve Henson, from Nebraska, dreamed of being rich, like so many of us do. He took his high school sweetheart Gayle, and they headed west.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Blueberries rank only second to strawberries in popularity of berries in America. Blueberries are not only popular, but also repeatedly ranked in the America diet as having one of the highest antioxidant capacities among all fruits, vegetables, spices and seasonings. Raw blueberries provide you with the best nutritional benefits.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution, 1775 - 83.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
The story of rice in America began by accident in 1685, after a storm damaged ship docked in the harbor. of Charleston, California. The captain of the ship gave a small bag of “Rice Seeds Golded,” as a gift to the local planter. While that might be so, it was not likely to be the first appearance of rice in the New World. Colonists from Europe had also brought rice to America in the 1600s. By 1726, Charleston was exporting more than 4,000 tons of rice a year, later became the standard of high quality rice throughout the world. When America gained independence 50 years later, rice was one of the major agricultural crops.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Potatoes are often packaged in a plastic bag, it is usually better to buy them individually from a bulk display. This allow you to better inspect the potatoes for signs of decay or damage, but many times, the plastic bags are not perforated and cause a buildup of moisture that can negatively affect the potatoes.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Choose peppers that have deep vivid colors, taut skin, and that are free of soft spots, blemishes and dark areas. Their stems should be green and fresh looking. Peppers should be firm enough so that they will only yield slightly to a small amount of pressure. Avoid those that have signs of decay including injuries to the skin or water soaked areas. The shape of the pepper does not generally affect the quality, but may not be suitable for some recipes. Peppers are available throughout the year, but are best in the summer and early fall.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Meatloaf with mashed potatoes has often been called “the all American meal.” Many casual and or diner have meatloaf on the menu. Like a lot of classic American food, the true story of how it came to be will never be known for sure.