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Mismatched Menus: Four World Cuisine Items That Have Confused Origins

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When Americans dine at restaurants offering world cuisine, they expect certain items to appear on the menu. Yet, many of these traditional menu items are not native to the cuisine with which they are associated. Here are four examples. Crispy Tacos The crispy taco is a staple item in many fast food and sit-down Mexican restaurants, but it is not at all authentic Mexican cuisine. It does have origins in San Antonio, however, so it could be considered a Tex-Mex creation. Polish and German immigrants had various settlements in the San...

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4 Tips For Building A Cancer Fighting Salad

Posted by on Dec 30, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Not all salads are created equal. You may think that you are doing yourself a healthy favor by eating salad during your lunch break. However, if you douse that salad with fatty dressing, you may be doing more harm than good. You may know that the food pyramid suggests that you incorporate vegetables and fruits into your diet. However, did you also know that certain vegetables and fruits may help you fight cancer? You can use the cancer fighting properties in these vegetables and fruits to build a cancer fighting salad. Here are four tips that...

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Why Vending Machines May Lose Their Junk Food Reputation

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Vending machines from companies like Fox Vending & Coffee Service are designed to help with that afternoon lull when you need a sugar rush to power through the rest of your day. They are ubiquitous, seen at every college, hotel, and office in America. Vending machines sell a wide variety of snack food items, from chips to candy bars, but there have been subtle changes over the years as Americans are searching out healthy alternatives.  1. Organic: The organic food industry is a 30 billion dollar industry and vending machines are...

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Make Gourmet, Restaurant-Quality Pizzas With These Two Alternative Sauces

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When most people think of pizza, they picture a crust topped with red sauce, cheese and various toppings. While this certainly is the norm, gourmet pizza restaurants love to use alternative sauces to create new and exciting pizzas. The next time you make pizza at home, try making one of these homemade gourmet sauces. Take a hint from the professionals and step away from red sauce for a while — you won’t regret it: Homemade Alfredo Sauce for Pizza Alfredo is a traditional Italian sauce made from heavy cream, Parmesan cheese and...

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Delight Of Kings: The History Of Ice Cream, Food Of The Rich

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Ice cream. That smooth, sweet, soft treat you remember eating as a child on a hot summer day in the backyard with friends. While many people know what ice cream is, they may be unaware of the origin of ice cream. Read on to learn more about the history of ice cream and the ice cream cone. Since the Ancients You may consider ice cream to be a modern invention. After all, the first artificial refrigeration system was not invented until the early 1800s. However, ice cream was being enjoyed by people in the B.C. era and up, from Alexander the...

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5 Ways To Enjoy Alaska Smoked Salmon

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Alaskan smoked salmon is one of the Pacific Northwest’s primary delectable delights, but many consumers don’t know what to do with it. It’s often seen cut in slices next to cheese and crackers on appetizer trays at holiday parties, and although it’s definitely delicious this way, there are many other wonderful ways to enjoy smoked salmon. Here are five of them: Make a Pate To make an excellent smoked salmon pate, combine equal amounts of flaked smoked salmon, creamed cheese, and mayonnaise, and blend with a fork until...

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