Posts

3 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Those Nagging Belly Aches

Posted on

If you’re tired of dealing with stomach pain on a regular basis, there are a few natural remedies you can use that may help alleviate the pain no matter how severe it is. Consider putting one or more of the following ideas to use: Cut Down on Gluten Your body may have a hard time processing the gluten that is in bread, pasta, and other foods that you’re eating daily, which can cause stomach pain on a regular basis that makes it tough to focus on the tasks at hand.…

Read More »

Party Planning 101: Five Ways To Use Fresh Chevre As An Appetizer

Posted on

Chevre is a goat’s cheese with a delicate, tart flavor that compliments many dishes. It is commonly used in pasta dishes, usually as a filling or sauce. However, it’s creamy texture and earthy flavor give it a wide range of uses. One of the best ways to use fresh chevre is as an appetizer. Here are five ways to use fresh chevre as an appetizer: 1. Finger Sandwiches A common appetizer for tea parties or brunches are finger sandwiches.…

Read More »

Secret Food Tweaks That Improve Any Graduation Party Meal

Posted on

Your senior’s graduation party is coming up and you’re worried you lack the culinary skills necessary to create a memorable meal. Don’t panic! Even with relatively limited cooking ability, there are a wide variety of simple tweaks you can utilize to make their graduation party meal special. Boosting the Flavor of a Cheese Pizza If your senior has suggested nothing more complex than cheese pizzas for his graduation party, you may feel relief and dismay.…

Read More »

Why Do Pregnant Women Crave Pickles?

Posted on

It is a little surprising, but many pregnant women crave salty foods. A group of pregnant women were surveyed about pregnancy cravings and salty foods came in as the second main pregnancy craving. 33 percent of pregnant women in this group craved salty foods. Here are four reasons why you may need to stack up on kosher dill pickles during your next pregnancy.  Sodium Deficiency Pregnant women who crave pickles may have a sodium deficiency.…

Read More »

Poulet Rouge Chicken: Taste The Heritage

Posted on

If you think fried chicken from a fast-food joint is the height of deliciousness, you need to reset your palate with the taste of a heritage brand chicken, most notably, the poulet rouge bird. The next time you have a special occasion, leave the generic chicken at the store and grace your table with one of its exquisite cousins. Label Rouge The poulet rouge bird was first bred to meet the standard of France’s Label Rouge, a designation given to products that meet the highest quality and taste levels.…

Read More »

Choosing The Right Wine For A Gift Basket

Posted on

Putting together a gift basket for somebody is great for any occasion because it allows you to get creative and come up with something that’s 100% customized for your loved one. Wine is a rather popular item to include in a gift basket, but sometimes, it’s hard to know what kind of wine is best to include–especially if you don’t know exactly what kinds of wines they like. Fortunately, based on some general information about your loved one, you can easily pick out the right bottle every time.…

Read More »

Benefits You Can Derive From Drinking Oolong Tea

Posted on

Many Americans are taking a page out of the British lifestyle of tea drinking, and they have become loyal tea lovers. They’re doing so increasingly, and the health benefits of oolong tea have become known throughout the country. Oolong has long been a popular tea in Asia, where it is hailed for its healthy medicinal ingredients, especially in China. Better late than never in America, since the tea is now a hot commodity in the States.…

Read More »

The Dos And Don'ts Of Enjoying Champagne

Posted on

Popping open a bottle of champagne can be a great way to celebrate a special occasion, though you don’t really need an excuse to enjoy a glass of fine bubbly. Regardless of the specific type of champagne you’re drinking, however, there are some things you need to know that will optimize the champagne’s taste and allow you to enjoy it that much more: DO Pour Into a Fluted Glass For starters, make sure you pour your champagne into the appropriate glass.…

Read More »

High Tea: What It Is And What Is Served

Posted on

In modern times, you sometimes find High Tea and Afternoon Tea used interchangeably. However, the history of High Tea is quite different from that of Afternoon Tea. History of High Tea As you might imagine, High Tea is a British term. First used in the 1820’s, High Tea referred to the evening meal eaten by the working class people. Workers would return home around five in the evening, so High Tea was usually between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm.…

Read More »