Posted on 2 September 2013 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
A souffl ramekin (which is a porcelain cup with a flat bottom), is the most traditional vessel used for baking a souffl; however, virtually any ceramic dish can be used for a souffl, as long as it is heat-resistant.
Use different sizes of ramekins
Crme brulee ramekins are very similar to souffl ramekins, though a bit shorter. These make a suitable substitute for the traditional souffl ramekin because the smaller size and volume make them perfect for individual souffls that are to be served as appetizers.
Add some whimsy with mugs and cups
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Posted on 22 May 2013 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
Beans and Rice: The Perfect Protein Combination
Vegetarian Mexican Cuisine
One of the best types of food is vegetarian Mexican cuisine. Primarily, you have beans, rice and salsa. What more can you ask for in a meal? You get your necessary proteins and vegetable combination with this meal. In fact, this is one of the most traditional meals in Mexico and Spanish speaking countries in South America. Beans and rice can be eaten for lunch or dinner. You can also incorporate other elements into the meal such as plantains, hot sauce, peppers, Read the rest of this entry…
Posted on 30 March 2013 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
Many people believe that food is tasteless without adding salt, but that is simply not true. There are hundreds of spices and herbs out there that can increase the flavor in your food without putting you at risk for high blood pressure, stroke and heart attack like salt has been shown to do.
When boiling vegetables or pasta, many people add salt to the water. Next time you boil veggies, add a little dill or garlic instead. When cooking pasta, try using basil or oregano to spice up Read the rest of this entry…
Posted on 22 October 2012 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
From colors that tempt the eye to tastes that awaken the palate, Antipasto platters make a great first course or addition to appetizer buffets. The mixture of meats, cheeses, pickled and cured items that make up Antipasto platters will satisfy even the most demanding guest.
The key to great Antipasto platters is the taste of each individual item. High quality meats and cheeses should always be used. Taste every ingredient before including it in your platter so you know first-hand what quality it is.
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Posted on 18 October 2012 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
The lack of sauce can turn even the most elaborate recipe into a dry and dismal failure. Keep this easy white sauce recipe handy to whip up and pour over meats or vegetables for the crowning layer of moist flavor.
This basic white sauce recipe is also called cream sauce, Bchamel, gravy or milk gravy, depending on the region. Whatever name it goes by, it’s simple and quick to make and tastes great.
White Sauce Recipe
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Posted on 17 October 2012 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
Tropical Fruit Trays
Fruit is a healthy and nutritional snack. Fruit trays are ideal for a party or get together. Tropical fruit trays are great for any occasion. Some ideas for a tropical fruit may consist of pineapples, grapes, papaya, mango, cantaloupe, coconut, kiwi and strawberries. There are many ways that a tropical fruit tray might be arranged.
Arrangement of a Fruit Tray
Arranging fruit is simple. The fruit may be cut into bite sizes chunks or slices. The design of the fruit tray you want will determine how you cut the fruit. You Read the rest of this entry…
Posted on 16 October 2012 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
What do I do with rhubarb? Many people know what rhubarb is but do not know how to use it in recipes. Rhubarb is a plant for eating and is also used for medicine. It is given to people who have digestive problems like constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, and ulcers. Rhubarb is versatile and is technically a vegetable, but used most as a fruit. You can include it in almost any meal. Rhubarb is fast and easy to grow. It contains fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.
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Posted on 12 October 2012 under Uncategorized | Comments Off
Can A Food Cooperative Help Your Budget?
In order to know how a food cooperative helps your budget, it’s important to know a few basic facts:
. A cooperative is usually owned by a group of members
. The cooperative follows the Rochdale Principles for Cooperatives set forth in 1844 in Rochdale, England
. Membership eligibility is open and non-biased
. Each member is free to contribute ideas
. Capital for a food cooperative is democratically controlled to determine best use of revenue
A Food Cooperative – Is It For You?
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