Nothing like a bowl of soup to warm you up. Experts are now confirming what mother have always known, combo of chicken and broth does have a real medicinal value.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Monday, November 25, 2013
Black pepper is a common pantry item, its hard to believe it was once so valuable that it was used as currency. We take it for granted, but the vast majority of savory recipes include some form of black pepper as an ingredient.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
If you don’t have a green thumb, fresh chives are available fresh in most markets year round. Choose fresh, uniform sized, evenly green leaves with no signs of wilting, yellowing, or drying.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Often folks assume that a Thanksgiving dinner requires a lot of side dishes to go with a bird that takes hours to cook. That might be true if you’re entertaining a large crowd, a turkey breast and a few side dishes are perfect for an easy meal for just a few people. You’ll get all the holiday flavors that you like with much less time and effort spent in the kitchen.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Shrimp is very nutritious. It is the most popular shellfish in the United States. It is available year round. It is a popular ingredient in salads, appetizers, chowders, and as a main dish.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Nearly every culture developed their own version of beer. Africans used millet, maize and cassava. Chinese used wheat. Japanese used rice. The Egyptians used barley. Hops the main ingredient in modern beer beverages wasn’t used in brewing until 1000 AD.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Black pepper is available whole, crushed or ground into powder. Ensure best flavor, purchase whole peppercorns and grind them yourself in a mill just before adding to a recipe. In addition to superior flavor, buying whole peppercorns will help to ensure that you are purchasing unadulterated pepper since ground pepper is oftentimes mixed with other spices. Whole peppercorns should be heavy, compact and free of any blemishes.