Thanksgiving Took A Turn For The Worst

He’s one of a kind, respected world wide.  Author/chef/Globe Trotter Anthony Bourdain shows us all how we’ve all been doing Thanksgiving absolutely wrong Continue reading Thanksgiving Took A Turn For The Worst

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Five Controversial Food Additives

The majority of food additives are safe. But manufacturers still add some ingredients best avoided–often to food products that aren’t especially good for you anyway (think soft drinks or hot dogs). “Choose foods in the form closest to nature,” advises dietician Joanne Larsen. Those will typically contain more vitamins and minerals. In other words, opt for fresh foods rather than those that have been processed … Continue reading Five Controversial Food Additives

If content is king, then banana slipping on skins is…

In 2001, there were more than 300 banana-related accidents in Britain, most involving people slipping on skins. https://youtu.be/YZRq3XxCZXo Links How Did Slipping on a Banana Peel Become a Comedy Staple? This Is How The ‘Slipping On A Banana Peel’ Gag Became A Thing The Physics of Slipping on a Banana Peel, And Other Weird, Ig Nobel Science +1 Tweet Share1 Share1 Pin StumbleShares 2 Continue reading If content is king, then banana slipping on skins is…

Yorkie Chocolate Bars are not for girls! 

In 1976, Eric Nicoli of Rowntree’s spotted a gap in the confectionery market and used the cocoa from Rowntree’s favourable futures market position to launch Yorkie. Production was at York and Norwich (until 1994).

The Yorkie bar, a chunkier alternative to Cadbury’s Dairy Milk, was aimed at men. In the 1980s for example, toy lorries with the Yorkie bar logo were manufactured by Corgi, and television advertisements for the Yorkie bar featured truck drivers. In 2001, the advertisement campaign made this more explicit with the slogan and wrapper tagline It’s not for girls!, which caused controversy. Special versions for use in Ministry of Defence ration packs read It’s not for civvies. In 2006 a special edition that was for girls was sold, wrapped in pink. Aside from the original milk chocolate bar, several variants are available, such as “raisin and biscuit” flavour, “honeycomb” flavour, and Yorkie Ice Cream. Continue reading Yorkie Chocolate Bars are not for girls! 

West Coast Crab Cakes

  Crab Cakes   Author: Straight Outta My Kitchen Recipe type: Appetizer Cuisine: American Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  1 hour 15 mins West Coast Crab Cakes made with local caught crab, fresh garden herbs. The tarter sauce is great as is or can be modified. Ingredients Crab Cakes • 1 lbs. Dungeness Crab • ½ cup Mayonnaise • ½ cup celery, diced … Continue reading West Coast Crab Cakes

Cocotte-Poached Sole Roll with Fruity Saffron-Pepper

  Cocotte-Poached Sole Roll with Fruity Saffron-Pepper   Author: Straight Outta My Kitchen Recipe type: Appetizer Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  14 mins Total time:  44 mins Ingredients • 1 small yellow bell pepper • 1 clove garlic • 2 tbsp. olive oil • Juice and zest of 1 orange • 75 ml / 5 tbsp. Noilly Prat • ½ tsp. saffron • 400 ml / … Continue reading Cocotte-Poached Sole Roll with Fruity Saffron-Pepper

What The Echinacea? Is This

Echinacea is an herb that is extremely effective and holds multiple purposes. There are Nine different species of Echinacea but the one most commonly used and referred to is the Echinacea Purpurea.  Many people take Echinacea everyday to prevent Colds, Flu, and any other types of Infections that might be running rapid at the time as Echinacea has been known for strengthening the Immune System. Some people also use Echinacea for the treatment of Acne and Boils. The entire Echinacea plant including the roots are dried and made into Teas, Juices, and Tonics. Continue reading What The Echinacea? Is This