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Assessing the Americans Eating Habits

In America, life is all about luxury and indulgence. This proves true by simply looking at the average weight of the average American. Although it is frowned upon, somewhere over 70% of Americans are considered ‘overweight’ and 50% of those 70% are considered ‘obese’. Fast food could be one of the most important factors to […]

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Apple Ginger Spread

Apple Ginger Spread This is a very easy to prepare recipe that will only take 10 minutes to prepare. It will only take 3 minutes to cook. A fast recipe for a delicious spread. This spread will serve great at any breakfast, lunch, or dinner table. It is excellent for serving on biscuits or toast. […]

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Absolut Berri Acai Berried

Most of the best cocktails are those that find ways to combine unexpected flavors in ways that are surprisingly delicious. Many of these drinks have a habit of combining sweet, bitter, and savory all at the same time, making them complex, exciting, and new. This is made even more apparent by the ever-growing list of […]

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Apple Pies Made Perfect

Perfect apple pies, like the ones grandma used to make, are hard to find today.  But that does not mean working toward that goal is useless. It means only that fewer people are baking their own pies today, and fewer still are rolling out their own pie crusts. Perfection is that certain something aimed toward […]

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A Guide to Summer Cheeses

When you think of cheese, it probably isn’t one of those foods that you normally associate with summer. If you stop to think about it, however, cheese is the perfect protein to use for hot weather when you want to eat lighter foods such as salads, pastas with fresh seasonal vegetables, or with fruit. The […]

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An Overview of Beer Microbreweries in the United Kingdom

Before plunging in to the subject it may be wise to give a definition of “microbrewery” as this can differ in the UK to what it means in the US, when it is defined by size. In the UK this means breweries that focus on producing traditional cask ales as opposed to chemical conditioned beers. […]

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All Purpose Flour Versus Cake Flour

Unless you have worked in a bakery or in a professional kitchen, you may not know the difference between flour, also know as all-purpose flour, and cake flour.  Staring with the basics, these flours are all made from wheat.  If the flour is made from another grain it will say so on the package The […]

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A Beginners Guide to Pairing Beer with Food

Beer can be roughly sub-divided into lager, stout, bitter ale, white beer (witbier) and trappist style very strong beer. The latter two types are Belgian specialities, although they are also brewed elsewhere in the world. Available varieties within each of these beer types are many, and although every beer drinker has his or her favourites, […]

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A History of Soft Drinks

As a child, soft drinks were around, but not so readily available. The days of fast food, with a soft drink as an accompaniment, were a long way off in the UK. Lemonade, Coca-cola, Lucozade and the odd bottle of Cream Soda spring to mind, as an occasional treat or in the case of Lucozade […]

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American Neufchatel Cheese Farmers Cheese

American Neufchatel Cheese RecipeThis is how I make Neufchatel Cheese in 24 hours Farmer’s CheeseNeufchatel is a type of cheese similar to cream cheese but is slightly softer and lower in fat. I sometimes remove a little more moisture than normal from my cheese so it turns out more like Mozzarella. In fact, with just […]

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