Is Mountain Dew Addictive

Weight gain, monstrous toothaches, no energy and throbbing headaches are the first words that I think of when I hear Mountain Dew! Mountain Dew is addictive! After reading some of the debated articles on this topic, I had to stop and calm myself down! I was very disturbed by some of the other arguements that Continue reading →

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are heightened in flavor when roasted, and make a delicious and healthy snack. They’re packed with omega 3s and are high in fiber, protein and zinc among many other beneficial nutrients. They make a nice addition to various meals, cakes and breads and are a great alternative to popcorn or chips to snack Continue reading →

Kombucha Tea

Kombucha Tea Kombucha tea is very popular among herbalists and health fanatics alike despite its reputation of displaying some serious side effects. Scientific evidence has not proven that there are health benefits from drinking the tea, but some people suffering from debilitating diseases swear by it. It is believed by some that Kombucha tea promotes longevity, boost Continue reading →

How to Prepare Lemonade right

Preparing great tasting lemonade can be really easy. All you need are three ingredients; lemon juice, sugar, and water. Using fresh lemons is the best way to make lemonade, although you can also use bottled lemon juice in a pinch. To make a delicious lemonade, use equal amounts of each ingredient. For example, if you Continue reading →

Its all in the Head

Pouring the perfect beer is a touch that comes only with plenty of practice and a basic understanding of how this foamy, frothy barley beverage travels as it pours into a frosty glass.  Really, the key to the perfect pint of beer is all in the tip of the glass.  If the receiving glass is Continue reading →

A lesson in the filter method of coffee brewing

My personal arsenal of coffee making contraptions. Most of which reside on the kitchen counter. These include the auto-drip, the espresso, the percolator, the French press, and the moka pot. This is not to mention the bag of beans from the local home-town roaster, the coffee grinder, and the can of off-the-shelf grounds. Each one Continue reading →

How to Order Wine Online

Trust is of importance in all forms of commerce, but when it comes to buying goods online, it is of critical importance. Will my credit card be ripped off? Will the goods arrive on time? Will the goods ordered be the ones that arrive? These are all concerns that we have when ordering from an Continue reading →

Italian Chicken Cutlet Recipe

I have only tried this recipe once but it was absolutely delicious. My whole family loved it, and it’s rather easy to cook. Your family will enjoy it too, especially if you love Italian foods. It’s oh so scrumptious. This is great with any side dishes. Have fun with it, do something creative. Make it Continue reading →

Is Coffee a Comforting Drink

It is a good question whether coffee is a comforting drink or just a habit. The best way to decide is by examining some good evidence of how coffee is a comforting drink. Social Some people spend quality time together drinking coffee and sharing interesting conversations. Some people meet at a coffee shop and strike Continue reading →

Thoughts on Food and Beverages

One of my most vivid recollections of Greece is set in the port of Piraeus. I haven’t checked the recent guidebooks of Rick Steves or the Lonely Planet, but in the mid-1960s Fielding and Fodor were ecstatic about a tavern and grocery store named Vasellina’s. It was then a small and simple restaurant in a Continue reading →