Archive for May, 2012

A Wine Lover’s Near Weekly Review Of $15 Wines – A German Rose

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Pardon my ignorance. This is definitely my first German rose. What about you? Koenigschaffhausen is a wine cooperative in the Baden region of southwestern Germany, a long hop, skip, and a jump from the Rhine River and Alsace, France. No surprise that the area is known for wine. But rose? When you're in the neighborhood make sure to travel down the Baden Read The Post [...]

Cooking Equipment Benefits All Cooks

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Many cooks never even consult a cookbook, but they prepare fabulous meals for a couple or a couple hundred. These cooks know the importance of quality cooking equipment, since it makes the job they do so much easier. There are a lot of various pieces of cooking equipment that pave the way for fixing a variety of dishes. A chef's kitchen might have hundreds Read The Post [...]

Mexican Table Chocolate

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
By Robert Nickel Just a couple of ingredients are all that are required to produce the rough, gritty chocolate that is otherwise known as table chocolate. Made with the addition of chilies and sometimes cinnamon, it is much more bitter than the chocolate produced by other nations around the world. The history of chocolate goes back centuries, in Read The Post [...]

Kitchen Ideas for a Small Home

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Summer homes are retreats from the workaday world. Design a kitchen that does double duty as an efficient work environment while still being a warm and welcoming place that reflects your unique style. Here are some summer style themes that you can take inspiration for your own home kitchen. Country Cottage Go back to the laid-back lifestyle of an Read The Post [...]

Homemade Princess Party Favors: Decorated, Chocolate Coverd Rice Crispy Treats

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Kids parties are fun, but expensive too. The good news is you can make the decorations yourself and the party favors. Here's a treat I think you will like. Chocolate Covered Rice Crispy Treats shaped and decorated into any shape you want depending on the occasion and the person who is celebrating. Today let's focus on a little girl's party. What better Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Guide To $10 Wines – A Mateus Rose

Monday, May 28th, 2012
This is the famous Mateus that introduced so many of the older generation to the world of wine. I'm tempted to say, Mateus, groovy man. Do you see any wine-bottle lamps? It may be hard to believe but in the three and a half years of this bargain wine column I have never reviewed a Mateus. Well now the time has come. It's a rose made in an unspecified Read The Post [...]

You Can Make Creamy Low Calorie Smoothies

Sunday, May 27th, 2012
In the hot days of summer, smoothies are a double wonder. They're cool, rich, luscious, fruity, and they can be very low calorie. Right here's how to make them for yourself. Smoothies can look soft without a drop of any milk (or soy) products. The secret lies in the use of shaved ice. The texture when shaved ice blends with other components is restaurant-smooth. You Read The Post [...]

Great Ways to Cook Trout

Friday, May 25th, 2012
By Lawrence Reaves Trout is closely related to the ever-popular salmon, but is a very tasty fish in its own right. Because trout are a bony fish, baking is the most popular way to cook the fish. This way, it is easier for you to take out any bones that you may have missed when cleaning the trout. These days, many stores will have trout fillets prepared Read The Post [...]

Kona Coffee, The Greatest Coffee Ever

Thursday, May 24th, 2012
By Arlene E. Sides Like pretty much everyone, I need a good cup of coffee each morning in order to feel like myself, but after trying a new brand, I will only buy kona coffee from now on. It all began when my close friend invited me over to her house for a visit one morning a few weeks ago. She offered me a cup of coffee, which I was more than happy Read The Post [...]

How to Prepare Vegetables Better and Faster

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
By Lawrence Reaves Many people eat more vegetables these days, such as people who are on low-carbohydrate diets. So it makes sense to learn how to prepare your vegetables quickly and efficiently. First, make sure you have the proper tools in your drawer and you are skilled in using them. You need to have a very good quality chef's knife and keep Read The Post [...]