Tag Archives: food

What is a whole grain; how much serving needed in diet

whole grain

A whole grain is any grain that still has it’s endosperm, bran and germ in it’s original proportion. The bran and germ are what make the whole grain substantially better for you. An enriched grain has had the bran and…

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Cold Weather Cooking: Braising


In northern climates, inclement weather and short days force people away from their outdoor barbeques. Braising, stewing and roasting take over as the cooking methods of choice and hearty slow cooked dishes provide comfort on cold nights. The method tenderizes…

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Where to Eat in Venice

Al Bottegon, Dorsoduro 992

Venice has some of the best food in Italy, but like any place that’s popular with tourists, you should avoid the tourist traps if you want to eat well. Venice isn’t the easiest city to find your way around, and…

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Pros and Cons of Microwave Oven

You may not think it, but you could live without a microwave. Your food will taste better and you’ll have more space in your kitchen. Why You Might Want to Use a Microwave Oven Microwave ovens are definitely a convenience.…

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Which Foods are Rich in Iron

iron food

Iron is an essential mineral in the human diet. It is the basic building block of hemoglobin, the portion of our red blood cells that carry oxygen throughout the body. Where do we get our iron from? A large portion…

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Travel Guide: Bed & Breakfast in UK, US, Canada, Australia

bed and breakfast

Bed & Breakfast in the UK In many tourist areas it’s not unusual to walk down a street where nearly every house has a B&B sign stuck in the window. Even in the countryside, people are not shy about advertising.…

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Studies Reveal That Not Drinking Enough Water Makes You Dumber

In today’s busy world, it can be tough to make sure you’re putting enough water into your system. Most of us probably wait to drink until we are thirsty, but according to studies, this is bad because the feeling of…

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McDonald’s Sticks Franchisees with 10 Million Pounds of Unsold Mighty Wings

Here’s a story that’s equal parts “ew” and “ugh,” and it starts with an enormous batch of chicken wings. According to the Wall Street Journal, a failed fall promotion of McDonald’s new Mighty Wings has left franchisees with approximately 10…

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