Category Archives: Gourment

The Salt Conundrum Is Salt Healthy or Not.

Salt has been painted the villain in the goal of good health. The U.S. government recommends lowering salt intake to prevent myriad health issues, such as heart attack, high blood pressure and stroke, to name a few we all recognize.  … Continue reading

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Borage a lesser known herb to know and enjoy.

The common thread running through historical descriptions of borage is its ability to make men and women glad and merry, to comfort the heart, dispel melancholy and give courage.  These noble qualities may derive from its high content of calcium, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free My Story

Last year I was asked to make foods for a Princess Party at the local museum. It was to be for young girls from tiny tots to teens (with an accompanying Queen) to learn about what it meant to be … Continue reading

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Pepper the Cinderella of the Cupboard

Pepper is an unappreciated spice.  It is always there.  It is called for in nearly every savory recipe, and some sweets (think Pfeffernusse).  Freshly ground pepper is called for everywhere in recipes, rather like Cinderella, Cinderella.  It is expected to … Continue reading

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Tea the Real Story

Everyone knows what tea is, right?  Tea, technically, comes from the leaves of one plant: camellia sinensis.  Anything other than the leaves from this plant is not actually tea, although “tea” is often used as a catchall word to include … Continue reading

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Cinnamon in the Cupboard Real or Imposter

I have a bone to pick about cinnamon.  How many of you really know what spice you have in your cupboards.  Are you sure it really is cinnamon. We in the U.S. are having the wool pulled over our eyes … Continue reading

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Great Edible Mothers Day Gifts

When I got married a few years back, I discovered fairly quickly how much the gift giving processes of my life were going to change, forever. Before I tied the knot and was still clueless to the significance of these … Continue reading

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The rich variations in Italian Cuisines – a zoom into the Northern regions!

If you speak of the rich tradition of European cuisines , you are sure to mention the rich diversity and great taste of the Italian cuisines. Italian food on one hand has been able to sustain the rich tradition over … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut or Pizza Dominos – Don’t Be Confused

Two pizza giants to order from and who gets caught in the middle, YOU!! Both the giants are fierce players in the world of pizzas and they have the same demographic and niche markets to cater to. Hence a comparison … Continue reading

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The Most Appreciated Valentine’s Day Gifts

Everyone wants to feel special. On Valentine’s Day, you can give a gift that will make your sweetheart feel special, appreciated, and adored. To make your Valentine feel special, the gift must be extra special, not the same old thing … Continue reading

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