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The Coffee Culture in the USA
It wasnt until I moved to the US that I started drinking coffee regularly and became what they call in the Netherlands a koffieleut, which translates literally into ‘coffee socialite.’ Although the average European drinks more coffee per year than the average American, the cultural importance and its effects on the average European seems to me smaller than that on the average American. After all, coffee is a cultural obsession in the United States.
10 Easy Ways To Protect Your Family From Food Poisoning
Do you realize the many ways that bacteria can contaminate the food YOUR FAMILY eats Do you know how to tell if your food is THOROUGHLY cooked to keep YOUR family safe from Food Poisoning Do you know what to do if you or SOMEONE YOU LOVE gets Food Poisoning
BACARDI BBQ Sauce for Chicken and Ribs
1/2 cup 125 mL butter or margarine
Baking Tips – Easy As Pie
NC—The old saying goes "easy as pie", so why are so many of us reluctant to try baking our own Most of us just dont have the time to spend hours shopping for ingredients, making the pastry from scratch and preparing the filling, especially during the holidays.
5-Minute Strawberry Jam
Nothing tastes better than fresh picked strawberries.For many people, making homemade jams and jellies conjures up memories of grandmother in the kitchen preparing bushels of fruit, stirring and straining, and sterilizing jars.Actually, nothing could be simpler.The key to making jam is small batches.Do not double the recipe. The jam will not set up.This strawberry jam keeps in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.But, we’ve never been able to keep it around that long!It’s also great as an ice cream topping.
Best Recipes: Orange Sunshine Milkshake
Need a sunny pick-me-up Try this delicious orange sunshine milkshake. It’s like transporting yourself to sunny California or a sand-drenched beach in Florida. The orange flavor will burst open in your mouth and put a smile on your face.
A Coffee Roaster For All Occasions
Coffee roasters and those who roast, brew and serve the ultimate cup of coffee are now esteemed professionals within the social fabric of our community at large. A good coffee roaster is a little like a celebrity chef these days, complete with loyal followings, highly descriptive reviews and the ability to command premium prices for their products and services. As coffee continues to grow in elevation from merely a mundane beverage to something of art form, a good coffee roaster has begun to take on a glamorous aura.
History of the Mendocino County Wine Industry
The history of wine production in Mendocino dates back to the mid 19th century.The first Europeans to settle in the region were Russian hunters and trappers.They made their living selling seal and otter pelts.
Exotic Dining: Classic Indian Dishes Made Simple
NC—Indias ancient cultures have left an indelible stamp on civilization but perhaps no single aspect has impacted day-to-day life in Canada quite as much as the cuisine of India. In cities and towns from Victoria to St. Johns Indian restaurants have sprung up and been eagerly embraced by a Canadian audience with an increasingly sophisticated taste for the new and exotic.
Cranberry Daiquiri Slush
2 cups 500 mL Ocean Spray® Cranberry Cocktail
Best Recipes: Peanut Butter and Jelly Milkshake
Our old favorite sandwich standby: peanut butter and jelly, has got a new twist! That’s right. Now you can have your peanut butter and jelly in a glass. Got milk
Tips for the Summer Grill
NC—There is nothing that says summer like grillin and chillin at the backyard BBQ. Steaks, chicken, ribs or burgers, they all seem to taste better when cooked on the grill. But as good as they taste now, there are a number of "tips" that can help you make the most of your summer grill
Low Carb Dieting Tips: When You Reach Your Plateaus
We all get to that place in out weight loss plan where we seem to be getting less results if any. Many of us may feel like it is hopeless and that we have gone as far as we can. A plateau refers to an extended period of time during our weight loss efforts where there is no weight loss according to the scale AND no loss of inches according to the tape measure. This can happen even if you are sticking to your low-carb diet plan. If this seems to be your case chances are that you aren’t as stuck as you may think. There are a few things you can do to keep your body in check:
Low Carb Christmas Enchiladas!
Ediths Cake That Thrilled the French
Twenty-three chefs who cooked for world royalty and heads of state The Club des Chefs des Chefs were, during their 1987 visit to the U.S., wined and dined with the best our finest chefs had to offer.What impressed them mostLunch at an Amish farm in Pennsylvania, where they ate homegrown new potatoes, string beans with cream sauce and corn, charcoal-grilled chicken, and baked ham, washed down with homemade root beer and peppermint tea, served by the family in a barn lined with handmade quilts.
The Perfect Complement
NC—The origin of onion soup is rooted in two legends. The first story credits its origin with King Louis XV of France who returned late one night to his hunting lodge, and all that was on hand were onions, butter and champagne. He mixed them together and created the first French Onion Soup. Another legend states that decades ago, farmers in Les Halles, the old market place of Paris, would sip on huge mugs of boiling onion soup to keep warm while setting up for the mornings activities.
Chocolate Cake Recipes We Love
If you’re a chocolate cake lover like I am, then you’re already aware that it’s the best and most popular dessert ever created – at least for all of us chocolate lovers.
Whole Wheat Raspberry Muffins
1 cup 250 ml Five Roses Whole Wheat Flour
10 Wide Open Tips For Food Safety In The Great Outdoors
Hiking, camping, and boating are good activities for active people and families. However, if the food isnt handled correctly, food-borne illness can be an unwelcome souvenir.
The Mystery of Decaffeinated Coffee
Caffeine has become Americas most popular drug by far. 90% of Americans consume caffeine in one form or another every single day. Most of it comes from drinking coffee.
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