Cooking Makes You Grateful
Why “grateful,” you ask. Think about it. As you stand chopping celery, slicing mushrooms, grating carrots, with the onions sweating on the stove beside you, it’s luck that brings you here to this spot in this kitchen. A kind of luck that needn’t be taken for granted. Handling fresh vegetables to prepare a meal is pretty much a gift. So many people – 925 million to be exact – across the continents have scarcely any food, let alone fresh food items. They may have some grains to work with, and yet I believe that even people with only grains and some seasonings know gratitude in being able to prepare those materials into a meal for a family.11 Ways to Eat Quinoa
Quinoa is confusing; it’s not rice, it’s not couscous, it can be sweet and savoury and it’s also difficult to work out how to pronounce! Cultivated in the Andes for over 5,000 years quinoa is steadily increasing in popularity due to its nutty texture and rich flavour. For those of you who care, it’s pronounced ‘keen-wah’, but whilst it’s a pretty confusing ingredient to those who haven’t tried it before, it’s also the perfect addition to the lunch box of any guy that is trying to build lean muscle using natural ingredients.My Mom’s Simple Sicilian Dinner for Busy People
Back in the late 50s and early 60s, my mom held down a full time job. This was a little unusual back then as working mothers were a new breed. Mom however never missed a beat and never failed to have a great dinner on the table. Here is a quick and easy Sicilian dish that bailed her out many times and has bailed me and my wife out as well. Enjoy.The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Kuhn Rikon Pressure Cookers
This article provides a glimpse of the highly acclaimed brand of pressure cookers, Kuhn Rikon. It goes into more details on the unique design features and the product flaws.How to Prepare a Flavorful Steak Marinade
Marinades are a great preparation for steak. You can create different flavours and also tenderize the steak at the same time. Here are some tips for preparing a tasty steak marinade.Cooking Healthy in the Indian Kitchen
In India, people love their food. Most even love the making part of it. It is not uncommon to find Indian women slaving in the kitchen for the whole day just so that their families can enjoy a great dinner. Indian mothers are famous for the food they cook and most people swear by their ”mother’s cooking”. Indian girls are taught from a young age how to cook. Nowadays men too are not shy of the kitchen and you will find lots of husbands toiling away making something nice for their wives and kids. A lot of men are what you can call ”weekend chefs” when they are found rustling up great food! Yes, food is a huge deal in the country. If you are an Indian or want to make Indian food, here are some tips you could follow to cook healthy.Blood Prohibition: Cooking Liver Tips
He who made the world gave to humanity the Law of life. He knows better than anyone what is good and useful for well-being of humans. Just as if a doctor prescribes medicines or diet, the patient will follow the doctor’s orders even without understanding their meaning. The patient understands that the doctor knows best what treatment is necessary and takes prescribed medicines even if he has no idea how they work.Healthy Cooking Tips for a Healthier You
People nowadays choose fast-food chains more than home-cooked meals. Why? Because fast food tastes so good, convenient, and you don’t have to wait for that long. But don’t you know that you are compromising your family’s health with the habit of eating in these food chains?Metaphors in the Soup Pot
If it’s fall, it’s time for soup! Fall calls us to come inside, take those wools and warm socks from the bottom drawer. When dark comes earlier in the day, soup calls. The story of a good soup – in its early round pots or in today’s shiny all-clad flat bottom brands – remains a favorite topic of story writers everywhere. Soup stirs up the literary in us.Do Eggs Need to Be Refrigerated?
Eggs are found in almost every household kitchen in the western world, but do eggs need to be refrigerated? A guide on how long eggs keep for and how to store them.Tips For The Aspiring Chef
An aspiring cook or chef, like an actor, painter or singer, would oftentimes have a reference of aspiration, an accomplished icon that has reached the height of success in his or her chosen subject or profession. It is not special for a novice to try and pursue their hero’s vocation route and in the culinary world, this could be trying to recreate an award-winning dish.Easy DIY Wedding Ideas
Are you looking for cheap wedding ideas? This article outlines a number of key factors from a wedding caterers’ perspective. We will give you some tips, tricks and let you in on some inside secrets that other caterers will not tell you. All professional caterers will have a number of Cheap Wedding Ideas that will save you money and not compromise on quality. This article outlines 4 ways in which you can save your hard-earned dollars.