Why Coffee & Tea Are Amazing for You


Why Coffee & Tea Are Amazing for You There’s nothing like a hot cup of coffee or tea to start the day. Some may go as far as to say they can’t function without their daily dose of caffeine! While some studies celebrate these beverages, others claim they’re bad for us. So should you toss your favorite drink or ignore the naysayers? Let’s find out. Read more @ http://greatist.com/health/why-coffee-tea-are-amazing-you-infographic Continue reading Why Coffee & Tea Are Amazing for You

Food Waste and Hunger


Americans wasted 33.79 million tons of food in 2010, enough to fill 91 Empire State Buildings, and a 16 percent increase from a decade ago. The average American wastes 209 to 254 pounds of edible food each year. Meanwhile, more than 17 million American households were considered “food insecure” in 2010, meaning it was difficult to provide enough food for everyone in the family. 46 million Americans, about one in seven people, relied on food stamps. Continue reading Food Waste and Hunger

Hone Your Chops: The Chef’s Guide to Knives


With all the books and blogs dedicated to the art of food, most focus exclusively on recipes. But while ingredients matter in the concoction of delicious and impressive meals, a solid knowledge of kitchen tools is also important. Readers of this infographic receive a crash-course in knife anatomy, selection, and handling. Continue reading Hone Your Chops: The Chef’s Guide to Knives

6 Ways of Cooking Fish – Simple and Delicious


As fish has such a small amount of connective tissue, it requires very little cooking. If it is overcooked, the flakes fall apart and the fibers become tough, dry and tasteless. There are several ways of cooking fish, but the cooking process should, in general, be short and gentle. Although fillets are more popular, most cooks agree that fish on the bone – as with meat – has more flavor. Continue reading 6 Ways of Cooking Fish – Simple and Delicious