Poblanos are dark green chili peppers approximately 4-5 inches long and 2 ½ -3 inches wide. Poblanos are the “bell pepper” of Mexican cuisine.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Birds Eye is an international brand of frozen foods owned by Pinnacle Foods in North America and by private equity group Permira in Europe.
Friday, February 24, 2012
The center cut or pork loin chop includes a large T shaped bone, and is structurally similar to the beef t-bone steak. Rib chops come from the rib portion of the loin, and are similar to rib eye steaks.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
A bouillon cube or stock cube is dehydrated bouillon or stock formed into a small cube about 15mm wide. It is made by dehydrating vegetables, meat stock, a small portion of fat, salt and seasonings and shaping them into a small cube. Dehydrated broth is also available in granular form.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Cornmeal is a meal (coarse flour) ground from dried maize or American corn. It is a common staple food, and is ground to fine, medium, and coarse consistencies, but not as fine as wheat flour. In the United States, very finely ground cornmeal is also referred to as cornflour. However, the word cornflour denotes cornstarch in the United Kingdom.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Apparently on March 1, 2012 Google is doing away with Google Friends Connect. GFC will no longer be available to non blogger blogs all over the world. So if you don't use blogger.com you will no longer be able to use Google Friend Connect. Google wants to focus on Google + and encourage folks to use Google +.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The recipe I have for you today is from the one and only, Paula Deen. I love watching her show. I love her laugh. Her humor makes me laugh. I have her cookbooks and often visit her website. She has some of the best recipes.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Tomato paste is a thick paste that is made by cooking tomatoes for several hours to reduce moisture, straining them to remove the seeds and skin, and cooking them again to reduce them to a thick, rich concentrate. In contrast, tomato purée which consists of tomatoes that have been boiled briefly and strained, is a liquid with a consistency between crushed tomatoes and tomato paste.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Tilapia (various species and hybrids of the genus Tilapia) originated from Mediterranean and African countries and has been successfully cultured throughout the world in temperate to tropical regions. Within the last few years, in the United States has exceeded freshwater trout. Tilapia is a hardy fish that will thrive in outdoor ponds or high-tech tank systems using several different filter types to cleanse and recycle water. The fish is fed high-quality, grain-based pellets to produce a mild flavored fillet. Florida has a wild fishery of tilapia found in Central Florida lakes and Tampa Bay's brackish water estuary that are sold in regional seafood retail shops as fresh, gutted fish.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Broccoli has been around for more than 2000 years, The name "broccoli" comes for the Latin word brachium, which means "branch," or "arm." Americans have grown it in their gardens for only about 200 years! The first commercially grown broccoli was grown and harvested in New York, then planted in the 1920's in California. A few crates were sent back East and by 1925 the broccoli market was off the ground. This vegetable is highly recognized for its anti-cancer nutrients. It is a cruciferous vegetable and member of the cabbage family which is helpful in preventing certain types of cancer.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Not all lettuce is created equal, but if you start your meal with a salad made of romaine lettuce you will be sure to add not only a variety of textures and flavors to your meal but an enormous amount of nutritional value. Most of the domestic U.S. harvest of romaine lettuce and other salad greens comes from California and is available throughout the year.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Refried beans is a dish of cooked and mashed beans and is a traditional staple of Mexican, Tex-Mex cuisine, although each cuisine has a different approach when making the dish. Refried beans are also popular in many other Latin countries.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
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Any thoughts on who's it going to be this year, Giants or Patriots? I'm not too keen on watching sports. But, I do like to watch the commercials.