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
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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.