Archive for September, 2012

How To Store Crockery Items In Your Kitchen

Sunday, September 30th, 2012
By Ryan Andrews Looking for specific crockery items is no longer difficult, thanks to the wide array and selection that is now available in the market. Let's make something clear first: dinnerware and tableware are NOT crockery items. This is not true. Some cookware and dinnerware are crockery, yes, but only if they are made from china clay of porcelain. Read The Post [...]

A Home Water Filter For Cooking

Sunday, September 30th, 2012
Creating a delicious meal is not just about skill; it is also about the ingredients. Fresh ingredients make for better food--any chef will attest to that sentiment. But one ingredient often neglected by those who cook at home is water. Water is an integral part of many meals, whether it is the boiling of water for pasta or the liquid element in a pot Read The Post [...]

Making Better Hot Dogs

Saturday, September 29th, 2012
By Rachael Lynndover Hot dogs are without question one of the most popular summer cookout foods. These convenient foods pack up easily, can be prepared quickly, and satisfy any hungry crowd. Even though hot dogs are a simple dish that can be enjoyed without a lot of fuss, there are a few ways that you make this traditional tailgating food into a Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Near Weekly Review Of $15 Wines – A Dalton White Blend Signed Israel

Friday, September 28th, 2012
Today's more expensive wine is not our first one from the Dalton winery in Israel's Upper Galilee, quite close to the Lebanese border. Talk about a great place for wine. The altitude is fairly high. Summer days are hot, and the nights are cool. Winters are cold. And perhaps best of all, the soil is poor and thin. The Dalton winery was founded in 1995 Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Review Of $10 Wines – A Chardonnay Signed The Loire Valley

Friday, September 28th, 2012
We have reviewed many Kosher wines from the Herzog winery, named for a Baron who was chief winemaker to Franz Joseph, Emperor of the long gone and barely regretted Austro-Hungarian Empire. This Chardonnay comes from the Loire Valley, home to many great wines. Of course when you pay $8 for the 2010 vintage you can't often expect something out of the Read The Post [...]

Functional Foods: The Lines Have Blurred

Friday, September 28th, 2012
By Brent Baldasare The line between food and medicine has blurred considerably in the last two decades. Today our grocery aisles are flooded with foods that promise health benefits beyond their basic nutritional value. These benefits range from memory lapses cured by herbs, to digestive disturbances cured by beneficial bacteria (probiotics), to heart Read The Post [...]

My Fine Wine Reviews – A Cabernet Sauvignon From Chile

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
Summer really does have its downside. I was outside chewing the fat with my next door neighbor and one insidious insect bite put me off wine for a week. The Chilean Terra Vega Winery was established in 1976, having restored vineyards that in some cases dated back to the 1930s. Their capacity is 25 million liters, over thirty million bottles of wine Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Review of $10 Wines – A California Cabernet Sauvignon

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
Oh the joys of summer. I was outside chatting with my next door neighbor and the resulting insect bite put me off wine for a week. The Beringer Winery was established in 1876, eight short years after its founder arrived in the then unfamous Napa Valley. Times have changed, in part because of this winery, the oldest continuously operated winery in Napa Read The Post [...]

A Wine Lover’s Weekly Guide To $10 Wines – An Organic Red From Sicily

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
I do believe this is my first organic wine in the $10 range. Frankly I was surprised to find one given all the extra costs involved in going green. But since I am a fan of Italian wine, how could I say no when I saw the bottle? Nero d'Avola is one of the most heavily grown Italian red grapes. You'll find it especially in Sicily; imported originally Read The Post [...]

Top Brands Of The Fridge Industry

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
By Allison Cuddy The time has come for you to replace your fridge, or perhaps buy one for the first time, however, because there are so many brands, choosing the right one can be confusing. There are various qualities you should look for in a fridge. For instance, energy efficiency, reliability, capacity, features and design are all important aspects Read The Post [...]