North American apple harvesting began at Jamestown in 1607. They brought with them seeds and cuttings from Europe, while the original varieties planted were not all suited for cultivation in the New World, their seeds began to produce all new varieties of American apples. Many of these apples were bitter, unlike the sweet varieties we enjoy today, but they had an important purpose, cider.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Monday, February 23, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Today, teriyaki dishes are found in several type of cuisine. Teriyaki is a way of Japanese cooking. The word, teriyaki is 2 words. Teri means luster and yaki means broil or grilled.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Our word soup comes from French soup, which derived from Vulgar Latin suppa, from the post classical Latin verb suppare, to soak. This indicated bread soaked in broth, or a liquid poured onto a piece of bread.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
The avocado is home to Mexico; there are larger varieties of avocado, the Haas has the creamiest, most delicious flesh. Nearly all avocados grown in Mexico are Hass.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
The heat of peppers confuse you? A while back I wrote an article about the pepper heat rating, known as the Scoville Scale. This chart would be good to print or scan and take to the store next time you go grocery shopping.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
More than 50 years ago, cowboy Steve Henson, born in Nebraska, dreamed of being rich. With his sweetheart Gayle, he did what so many young men before him had done and headed west.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Cast iron skillet is a chef staple. If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, think about buying a case iron skillet. It’s a great investment.You can also splurge for enameled exteriors in nice colors or shapes to fit your needs.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The origin of the lemon has not been determined, science suggests it may be northwestern India, where they have been cultivated for more than 2,500 years.