Thursday, May 30, 2013

Roasted Onions in Tin Foil

The first use of aluminum foil in the U.S. was for identification leg bands for racing pigeons, sometime around 1913 - 1914. No predictions of future volume sales for foil have been found in marketing histories of the time

Monday, May 27, 2013

M&M Cookies®


Lavish cakes were known in the Persian Empire. The earliest cookie style cakes are thought to date back to Persia (modern Iran) in the 7th century C.E., toward the end of its glory.

Friday, May 24, 2013

It's Grilling Time

It’s that time of year, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, it’s time to get outside and fire up the grill. Spend time with family and friends. If you are hosting a party this year, here are some wonderful recipes to help out with the party. If you plan on going to family or friends home, don’t go empty handed, take one of these favorite with you. Whatever you plan on doing this long weekend, be safe and have a wonderful time. 

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Simple Beef and Rice

Each culture has a rice dish that is similar to one from another. Each country spice or produce may make the dishes vary from one another, but in the end, they all stemmed from the same dish. At Hawaii rice festival, rice will show its true diversity and prove its importance in the food culture in Hawaii.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Smothered Potatoes

American patriot, Benjamin Franklin, and his food predilections. One of the drafters of the Declaration of Independence and a singer of the US constitution, he was also a great proponent of local American produce as a way to avoid dependence on foreign imports. 

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Bowtie Chicken

Parsley is a wonderfully nutritious and healing food, it is often under appreciated. Most folks don’t realize that this vegetable has more uses than just being a decorative garnish that accompanies restaurant meals. They do not know that parsley is actually a store hose of nutrients and that it features a delicious green and vibrant taste.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Banana Chocolate Pancakes

People have been eating pancake for a very long time. According to Alan Davidson, in the Oxford Companion to Food (Oxford University Press, Oxford: 1999), the first mention of anything other than just a bread baked on a griddle is in Apicius, who talks about cakes from a batter of eggs, milk, water and flour.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Spicy Sausage with Pasta

Before industrialization, salt was extremely expensive and labor intensive to harvest mass quantities of salt necessary for food preservation and seasoning. This made salt an extremely valuable commodity. Entire economies were based on salt production and trade.
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