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What is Fair Trade Coffee and Why Should We Buy It
Todays society is very familiar with fair trade coffee,yet it is unclear whether the true meaning behind theeconomic, environmental and social impact of purchasingand drinking it is understood.In order to comprehend thefull impact fair trade coffee has on our society, one mustlearn what it means.
The History of Thai Food
Thai food is famous all over the world. Whether chilli-hot or comparatively bland, harmony and contrast are the guiding principles behind each dish. Thai cuisine is essentially a marriage of centuries-old Eastern and Western influences harmoniously combined into something uniquely Thai. Characteristics of Thai food depend on who cooks it, for whom it is cooked, for what occasion, and where it is cooked. Dishes can be refined and adjusted to suit all tastes.
No Bake Cookies Are Easy to Make and Fun to Eat
Got an urge for a homemade cookie snack but don’t feel like mixing up a bunch of ingredients and baking No problem. Whip up a batch of nobake cookies to satisfy your hunger craving.
You too can make a spectacular turkey dinner!
Learn To Deal With the Wine Steward in Restaurants
Ordering wine in restaurants is an essential step in enjoying your dining experience. You will find that there are two types of restaurants serving wine: simply, those that have a poor wine service and poor wine selections, and those that provide a knowledgeable and helpful wine staff, and stock favorable wines.
Hong Kong Street Food
If you have visited Hong Kong in the past, you should have tried the typical HK street food stalls and had a taste of the famous curry fish balls there. If you havent, then you must make sure you will try it the next time you are there.
Harvest Sweet Potato Pie
These muffins are not only tasty, but theyre also a good source of fiber. In recent years, health experts have come to realize that fiber is an important part of a heart-healthy diet. Using Canola oil also increases the health benefits of these muffins.1 egg1 cup buttermilk or 1 cup of milk with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice added1 cup oatmeal either quick-cooking or old-fashioned oatmeal; I like to use the old-fashioned1/2 cup of brown sugar1/2 cup cooking oil2 cups flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1 apple chopped1/2 cup raisins1/2 cup chopped walnuts optional
Harvest A Wealth Of Apple Ideas
NC—The leaves have turned, pumpkins are ripening on the vine and most of Canadas apple growers are in the orchards harvesting this years crop of apples for your enjoyment throughout the winter months. It is well known that apples are nutritious, as are apple-based products like pure apple juice, apple sauce and dried fruit snacks. But now more than ever, as research is showing that apples contain important anti-oxidants, apples and apple products are an important part of your familys diet. Why not take advantage of the season and introduce new, innovative ways for your family to enjoy them everyday.
Holiday Recipe: Filled Cookies
From the book: Christmas In Dairyland True Stories From a Wisconsin Farm
Banish Boring Brown Bag Lunches!
One way that money slips through our fingers without our realizing it is by eating out at lunch every day.
Harvest Apple Pie With Cheddar Crust
NC–Apples partner well with cheddar and here the cheese is built right into the crust. For another variation, use your favourite crust recipe and top with apple crisp topping.
A Cookie Assembly Line: Efficient Cookie Baking for Busy Cooks
As a busy working mother, I’m short on time, especially during the holidays, but baking Christmas cookies is a family tradition I’m unwilling to give up.
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.
A meal in Greece is highlighted with a selection of hot and cold plates known as mezedes. Soups are few but they are meals by themselves.
2 pounds ground chuck
Holiday Dieting:A Sweet Way To Cheat!
If your diet is making you a humbug this season, there’s some good news.Turns out dark chocolate, that decadent confection, may actually be good for you!
South Beach Diet - US vs. World
Diets concern especially Americans as they do have a "national weight problem". So it would only be natural that dieting issues be so over proportioned in the US. Also, "miracle diet recipes" are very popular and make way rapidly into peoples minds. This also happened with the South Beach Diet – the diet that will not only allow you get rid of a lot of weight rapidly without starving but will also help you improve your health condition.
The Secret To Making Perfect Chili Fit For A King
Every autumn my thoughts turn to making chili. The garden is about done. The freezer is full of veggies. All the canning is done, and winter is coming. Just before winter hits, the price of beef drops as cattlemen sell off any remaining stock that they dont want to "winter over". It is the perfect time to stock the freezer with homemade chili.
How to Make a Delicious German Crumble Cake in 4 Simple Steps
In high school, learning a new recipe especially dessert recipes was always my favorite part of a foreign language and culture class. One day during German in my sophomore year, I teamed up with two other classmates to make German Crumble Cake from a magazine. It was quite good, if I do say so myself. Seven years later, it continues to be one of my favorite desserts to bake.
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