There is truly no one food that can help your health more than chilies -- no matter whether red or green. When the weather gets colder, chilies can really help your system stay at peak health.
A great way to really boost your system is to eat chili -- often known as chili con carne -- a truly American food. Jane Butel, author of Chili Madness and 18 other books says Bowl o' Red is her very favorite chili. This chili has won more... Read More
Preparing foods that are both nutritious and delicious is always a challenge. If, like most families, you have a picky eater or two, there are a few tricks you can use to boost the nutritional value of the foods your family loves. One such trick is to "sneak" or "hide" nutrition in food to give it a healthy makeover.
Think about the foods your family already enjoys. Even foods that may not seem very nutritious at first can actually be quite... Read More
You don't need to panic if you find yourself on a situation you need to cook for a crowd. Choosing the appropriate equipment and adapting well the preparation you will find out it's not that huge challenge or mysterious science to cook for a lot of people. All you need is to prepare yourself, organize everything you need and be safe.
Food and Hygiene Safety
Cooking for a crowd involves hazards you absolutely need... Read More
Sometimes, the simplest thing that you can do to improve your overall diet is simply to adopt a more healthy cooking method. Rather than relying on fast food restaurants or prepared foods, you will find that by taking advantage of a healthy cooking method you will be able to get the entire flavor that you are looking for along with considerable benefits to your overall health.
The first healthy cooking method that you are going to want to be... Read More
By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers, FreshBaby.com
Asparagus derived its name from the ancient Greeks. But it was the Romans who were hooked on this vegetable. They documented detailed growing instructions, they enjoyed eating it in season, and they were the first to preserve it by freezing. Fast chariots and runners took asparagus from the Tiber River area to the... Read More
The NuWave oven is a counter top oven that combines the principles of convection (moving air) and infrared (heat waves) to cook food more efficiently than a traditional oven, taking 50% less time and 85% less energy.
It has many uses including baking, steaming and frying. The small size and versatility of the NuWave oven make it sound appealing for cooks who want to make the most of their time and kitchen space. It also promises healthier... Read More
The tandoori masala and curry of India, the oregano and thyme of the Middle East, the anise and ginger root of China, the mustard of France, or the Japanese poppy seed.
Spices have been valued by men throughout history, and trading them is one of the world's oldest professions. They were a luxury during the Middle Ages, imported to Europe all the way from Asia and Africa. These days, spices might be readily available to all of us, but they are... Read More
In a society where dieting can seem virtually impossible amidst all of the food temptations and those of convenience, there is hope. A little willpower comes in handy sometimes, as well as moderation. After following your plan, how come it is still hard to lose those last pounds? The answer may lie in some of your seemingly "healthy" foods.
When buying groceries, it is an old adage to buy something from every food... Read More
Breakfast sandwiches are great until you factor in all the steps: toasting, egg poaching/frying, breakfast meat prep, etc. No wonder there's such a line at the drive-thru in the morning. It's easy to pick up a greasy McMuffin -- but most people don't want to take the time to prepare a more healthful sandwich before they leave home. Plus, factor in the "extras" of a value meal -- hash browns, sugary soda or coffee, etc.,... Read More
In many households, the whistle of a teakettle is no longer part of every quiet afternoon at home. While boiling water in the microwave will work, a teakettle is both a handy tool and a stylish kitchen accessory. Cooks who prepare tea along with meals or snacks will enjoy being able to use the microwave for other things while heating water. Those who own electric teakettles will appreciate being able to heat large volumes of water quickly and... Read More