Whether you've traveled the world or still live in the town you grew up in, chances are you've tried the regional cuisine of a distant place.
One great thing about the United States is that it's a country with so much culinary diversity. Some of our signature dishes come from far-flung places, while others are home-grown inventions, but all have a unique American flavor that reflects the evolving and enterprising nature of our... Read More
On a rainy Saturday night, few things are as satisfying as ordering in from your local Chinese restaurant. Having a warm fragrant bag of your favorite Chinese treats delivered to your door is a huge convenience and a feast for the senses. These days, not everyone can afford the luxury of ordering Chinese food; at least, not as often as they used to. Take-out food is usually one of the first luxuries to get the axe when the family budget... Read More
The Chinese people seem to get it -- how to eat lots of food, yet still lose weight. In fact, recent research says that they eat 30 percent more than Americans, yet they weigh 20 percent less. However, what they eat and their levels of activity differ vastly from fast-food-fed Americans. Vegetables are as prized in China as meat is in the U.S., and they're used liberally in cooking. Don't be fooled by the meat-centric items on the menu at... Read More
As a parent, you have a strong influence over how much fast food your child eats. Find out how to set some guidelines to follow when eating out that will teach them how to make healthy choices as adults.
In the 'olden days' there were no video games or televisions. People ate all their meals at home or sometimes at another family's home. All the food was prepared from scratch and a lot was home grown. Most families would only go... Read More
Hungry for Chinese food? Wok this way. When most people think of healthy cuisine, Chinese food isn't the first thing that comes to mind, which is ironic. Traditional Asian fare actually is chock-full of vegetables, and meat and chicken are treated almost like condiments. Asian cuisine draws upon rice, beans, fish, nuts, grains and seeds as its main protein sources. Another key component is soy, such as tofu, miso and tempeh, which helps... Read More