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UN Warning: Collapse of Bee Colonies Now Global

Part 1 - This month, scientists working for the United Nations have expressed alarm at the mass..

Want a Sweeter Cake? Then Add a Dash of Salt

I know that some of you might wonder about this weird advice, but this is true. Actually, this ..

Shopping for Good Food without Overspending

In real life, having a family can be a bank-breaking affair. You need to spend for clothes, s..

π Day: A Math and Foodie Holiday

Time and again, history has shown us just how close mathematics and food really is. From "one a..

The Strawberry and The Future It’s In

Raising strawberries can be a very difficult exercise. For one, these plants would need special..

Why We Don’t Need Shark Fin Soup

It's a clash of culture and environment, so to speak. But that is exactly what is going on righ..

25 Ways to Eat More Ethically

We all want to eat what's best for us because we want to be healthy and we want to see certain ..

The Fine Art of Dinner

For some people, having dinner is as special as going to a wedding. That's why they make it a p..

Peering at Pears

It's one of those fruits that you can bring almost anywhere. Aside from filling you up, it's al..

10 Reasons Not to Open a Restaurant

Restaurants are something that many people dream of having. You watch the Food Network and thin..

Mac & Cheese Photos

  Macaroni and cheese is a childhood favorite of mine. When I first arrived in the US I h..

All Female Sushi Chef Crew – a First in Japan

Women are second class citizens around the globe, even in industrialized counties like Japan, w..

The Fine Taste of Shrimp Salad

Who doesn't like shrimp? Okay, I can understand those with allergies, but what I'm referring to..

Kellogg, Weetabix, Rush to Change Contaminated Cereal Boxes Linked to Cancer

According to research conducted in Germany and Switzerland, breakfast cereals packed in cardboa..

It’s All in the Lime

If there is one thing that makes for dull cooking, it's the lack of life. That is something tha..

Culinary Traditions of Lent

Now that the Lenten season has come upon us, it's time for us Christians to take a step back an..

Cooking Lobster the Humane Way

Who doesn't like the taste of lobsters? Lobsters are the stuff legends are made of. Just imagin..

The Po’ Boy: A Sandwich Worth Eating

It's a normal sight in New Orleans. You see people sitting beside some restaurant window, eatin..

How To Throw a Mardi Gras Party

The normal drudgery that is work can sure take its toll on even the most workaholic of us. It w..

Donuts and More

Nice and crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside. They come in all flavors, either ..

Seafood Galore! Why We’re Fascinated with Seafood

We could pretty much feel the spirit of the Mardi Gras in the air by now. Well, that would be f..

All About Wines from Provence

The prestige of French wine is such that many of its variations have claimed exclusivity when i..

Europe to Secretly Force Cloned Food on Consumers

Monique Goyens, the director general for the European consumer group, BEUC, has warned UK consu..

KitchenAid’s Artisan Stand Mixer: Big Answer for the Big Job

Cooking is a task that can be seen as relaxing for some, or reviled by others. The difference h..

The Fine Taste of Cuban Cooking

Sun, sand and beaches. Those are the first things that would normally come to mind when we talk..

The King Cake: A Mardi Gras Mainstay

The Mardi Gras is an occasion of great festivity. And why not? This is the last day that people..

Have Some Fun with Sunchokes

You may have not heard of this name before, but it's pretty much a common plant that can even b..

Roux is in the sauce: the many sauces roux makes fabulous

French cooking is commended for its smart techniques and simple approaches to make each food co..

Review: Old Stone Oven 4467 14-Inch by 16-Inch Baking Stone

The secret of any good pizza lies in the crust, and the best pizza crust is cooked the traditio..

The Art that is Custard

Smooth, silky, sweet and tasty, those are just some words to describe such an exquisite dish th..

Pure Comedy as Minnesota Lawmakers Debate a “Cheeseburger Bill”

In the North American republic known as the United States, the most powerful and so-called free..

How Rosé Wine is Made

Sipping from a glass of rose may take an amateur wine enthusiast by surprise --- it is either d..

Monsanto Linked to Doomsday Global Seed Vault â” Part 2

Part 1 Part 2: Plant breeders and researchers are among those who primarily utilize gene banks,..

Trader Joe’s: Keeping it Small While Making it Big

Trader Joe's might as well be a well-known, well-kept secret. Unlike other mega chain stores l..

Review: Kyocera Ceramic Knife Set

How much do you have to spend for a good knife?  Quite a lot, but $65.50 is not too much for a..

The Top Twenty Edible Mushrooms

For centuries, mushrooms have been known as a delicious addition to any food. Whether it's roas..

Review: The Good and Best Wine Bottle Openers

If there is one thing frustrating about drinking wine, it is the moment you actually get to ope..

Getting Rid of Fruit Flies in Your Home

Although fruit flies are usually prevalent in warm climate, there is still a chance that fruit ..

Haitian Cuisine

Situated on the island of Hispanola in the clear blue waters of the Caribbean, Haiti's cuisine ..

The Autonomous Saucier: A Handy Aid in Cooking

Cooking is a form of art, and since it's an art, there's a need for technique. Lack of techniqu..

10 Classic Cognac Cocktails

Any bottle of brandy that bears the word "cognac"signifies its makers' triumph in meeting the s..

The Fat Flush Plan

There are tons of diet books out there. This one works. I decided to give it a try after a fr..

The Cuisinart Immersion Blender

Sometimes, cooking a perfectly smooth and creamy soup can be a very messy affair. Remember thos..

Cuisinart Central Coffee Maker: The Real Deal

Coffee is the liquid of life. That's a truth I always experience every time I wake up and sip a..

10 Tips for Trouble-Free Dining with Kids

  We all want to have a good time when we go to restaurants. It's a social affair where w..

Review: Not You Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook

Today, people are focusing on the economy and being conscious with time and energy. This is the..

A History of Vanilla

Consider this as among the ultimate of sweet flavorings. Who would have though that somethi..

Different Ways to Brew Coffee

Making coffee in an instant means simply adding hot water, but making coffee takes more than st..

Are peanuts the new food trend?

Peanuts can be normally found in a small bowl on a bar top, but lately more dishes in restauran..

Tips for Restaurant Success in 2011

Admit it --- you want to open some form of restaurant in the future.  Or at least an eatery, a..