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 →

Tips for Throwing a Party

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This holds especially true when serving food at a formal buffet or a potluck supper. Whether setting a buffet table from your own kitchen or arranging dishes for a potluck supper, appearance can change a culinary mistake into a masterpiece. Space permitting, the buffet table should be Continue reading →

How to Make Spinach Gnocchi

Gnocchi is a traditional Italian dish of delightfully puffy little dumplings, most often made of potato and semolina. This dish goes back so far, it’s origins are lost in history. The word is thought to derive from “nocca” (knuckle), or perhaps come from “nocchio,” like Pinocchio, or a knot in wood. Useful as a side Continue reading →

Spinach more than Popeyes Elixir

If you are familiar with Popeye the sailor man, then you are also familiar with his love for spinach. At first, he is just another ordinary sailor. However, once he downs a can of spinach, he gains almost super human strength. Although eating a can of spinach (Spinacia oleracea) will not give you extraordinary powers, Continue reading →

Food and Drink through Pregnancy

A lot of pregnant women, when they find out that they are pregnant, she immediately wonders, What can i eat? Any Fish? What can i drink? Any Caffeine? If so, how much? Well i am hoping that i can help you out! I am not doctor, so i hope that this is as informational as Continue reading →

Halloween Party Theme Ideas

“Throwing a KILLER Halloween Party!” That’s right boys and girls. It’s time for the return of the best holiday of the year (aside from Christmas, of course). It’s Halloween time. The fallowing is a couple of sections about what to do, serve, and be for your Halloween Party. Party themes are always fun, but when Continue reading →

Interesting Cookies

Smore Cookies Ingredients: 1.5 cup Graham Crackers Crumbs1.5 cup All Purpose Flour1 cup Granulated Sugar1 cup Light Brown Sugar1/2 cup Butter – at room temperature2 Eggs1 tsp Vanilla1 tsp Baking Powder1 tsp Baking Soda1/2 cup Chocolate Chips1/2 cup Marshmallow – miniatures Preparations: In a food processor finely crush Graham crackers to crumbs. Bring graham cracker Continue reading →

How to Make Homemade Salsa

Some people may think of salsa as a condiment, but in my home it is a culinary staple. Salsa makes so many things tastier, and at the same time, adds valuable antioxidants and vitamins to your diet since it is made with fresh fruits and vegetables. So if you try the following fresh garden recipes, Continue reading →

What’s Needed to Store Food

With the way the economy is today, a lot of people are turning back the clock to try and find ways in which to preserve foods, in order to save money. Let’s face it, we all want the food we buy and make to last us the longest it possibly can before spoiling and getting Continue reading →

How to make green tea

Though tea comes in many types, green tea is probably the most delicious and healthiest. It is proven by scientist, that green tea can fight against cancer cells. Not only that, but it also helps lower your cholesterol. It also provides antioxidants properties, polyphenols, theanine, vitamins, and minerals. Green tea has been around for 4,000 Continue reading →