Home-Cooked Pre-Made Meals

Whenever someone follows me to our pantry they inevitably utter amazement at our preserves and pre-made meals and say: “How do you find the time?” Actually I find this activity saves me a lot of time and a heck of a lot of money. Here I’ll share some tips to help make this activity a… Continue reading Home-Cooked Pre-Made Meals

The Saltiness of Salt

Today, most folks identify salt as seasoning for food. Salt has a second use: It melts ice. Many municipalities that are subject to harsh winter weather, store mounds of salt to cast onto roads and sidewalks to make travel safer. Salt was universally used as a preservative of meats, to delay spoilage. This use of… Continue reading The Saltiness of Salt

The Flavor Game

I’ve never been able to fully immerse myself in digital games. Not sure why, but somehow, I can’t seem to keep my attention focused on what’s happening on the screen for long. Maybe because it doesn’t seem real. The problem with digital games is that the rules and the outcomes have already been programmed. You… Continue reading The Flavor Game

The Secret Ingredient

Commonly, both renowned chefs, and anyone who possesses the skills to cook, will not accurately part with the complete list of ingredients and/or the method to replicate a recipe for a popular food dish. The reasons for that are many. The acclaimed dish may be a centerpiece on the restaurant menu. The preparer believes that… Continue reading The Secret Ingredient

Purpose Driven Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping can have a positive impact on the environment, your budget, the community you live in and the nutritional value of your meals. This is why we are seeing such an increase in the local food movement from “100 mile diet” campaigns to food action coalitions helping restaurants and grocery stores support local food… Continue reading Purpose Driven Grocery Shopping

Things You Should Know About Reishi Mushrooms or Ganoderma Lucidum

Ganoderma Lucidum or reishi mushrooms are found growing below deciduous trees. According to some people, they can help boost your immune system, reduce the symptoms of many health conditions and fight cancer. But more research is needed to find out more about the effects of this fungus. In this article, we are going to find… Continue reading Things You Should Know About Reishi Mushrooms or Ganoderma Lucidum