In the past few years a British food renaissance has been quietly gathering pace, thanks in part to celebrity TV chefs championing our amazing array of produce, but also to the populous getting inspired to get cooking again. Food is never going to be like it was 50 years ago, back then people worked fewer hours and had more family time, and in most households the husband or wife would be at home looking after the house and children. Now of course with the economy the way it is we are all working harder and longer and for less money, so it is understandable that people opt for the easiest option,... Read More
There is no more welcome sight in this world to a road weary traveler than the sign on the side of the highway telling them that one of America's fast food burger chains is coming up at the next exit.
Scattered across the countryside, and in virtually every small, medium and large city in the United States, burger joints are the food of choice for those in a hurry, those on a budget, or just an aficionado of meat laden sandwiches.
Today we'll compare ten of America's best known burger franchises, looking for taste versus value.
Number 10. McDonald's
No surprises... Read More
As one of the nation's favorite comfort foods, pizza has become the staple of choice for Americans of all walks of life. Devoured by the millions during televised sporting events, the gooey concoction of cheese, meats and vegetables piled high on different types of pie crusts, has satisfied our hunger for generations. With the rise of national fast food pizza chains across the land, let's take a look at ten of them, comparing value for your money as well as taste.
Number 10. Chuck E. Cheese
A virtual carnival greets visitors as they enter a Chuck E. Cheese establishment. Parents... Read More
We're back from the distant lands of Portland/Vancouver and all the holiday hubbub. While it was a wonderful time away on many fronts, being back here at home is sort of a relief--especially in regards to sweets. It became apparent to me after observing my family and attending a few gatherings that Christmas cookies & sweets really are the "Currency of Christmas". (Tisk, tisk that you would ever enter another's home without bearing some currency.)
Apparently in normal households, multiple kinds of these baked goods are made and then placed in tins or on festive paper plates. These... Read More
There's been so much in the news I've wanted to discuss BUT I decided to do something constructive instead and share a recipe. We eat lots of fish around here but no matter how it was prepared, once on the plate, it seemed to long for something. Then, I found it. I had to do some serious groveling to obtain this so in the spirit of the season, well here goes...
1/2 cup fresh parsley sprigs
1 green onion
1/4 teaspoon garlic
1 Tablespoon lemon jiuce
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon white pepper... Read More
Been a vegetarian is the best growing healthy way of life
I give you few reasons why you could think about turning Green too
A GOOD REASONS for becoming VEGETERIAN
Avoiding meat is one of the best and simplest ways to cut down your fat consumption. Modern farm animals are deliberately artificially fattened with a lot of grow hormones up to increase big profits. Not natural growing animal meat increases your chances of having a heart attack or developing cancer.
Animals who die for your dinner table die alone, in terror, in sadness and in pain. The killing is merciless... Read More
Ever open your refrigerator and groan when you find foods that have wasted away into puffy mounds of moldy spores? Ugh! Now is the time to get your refrigerator and pantry cleaned out, organized, and to check those use-by dates. Giving the pantry and refrigerator the once-over reminds us what we have hoarded away. Use it! Make a list so you don't duplicate ingredients or products on your next shopping trip. Look through recipes or cookbooks for ways to incorporate these foods into your upcoming meals.
Preparing for the seasonal holidays and festivities is a good practice. Before you... Read More
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This should pretty much give you a good boost to exercise. Superfoods + exercise (and proper hydration) = super you! However, if you still feel a bit sluggish even with proper diet and exercise, you should pay a visit to your doctor as there might be...
yeah nice post JaneK but apart from spinach and certainly a few other cheap to purchase foods good for you, bit frustrating price-wise. Take blueberries for instance,hellish expensive for small packets. Where i live there's an abundance of fresh veg...
Good way to lose weight is following a diet plan, like paleo diet