Why Pineapple Sucks More than the new Star Wars

The pineapple is the leading edible member of the family Bromeliaceae which embraces about 2,000 species, mostly epiphytic and many strikingly ornamental. Now known botanically as Ananas comosus Merr. (syns. A. sativus Schult. f., Ananassa sativa Lindl., Bromelia ananas L., B. comosa L.), the fruit has acquired few vernacular names. It is widely called pina by Spanish-speaking people, abacaxi in the Portuguese tongue, ananas by the Dutch and French and the people of former French and Dutch colonies; nanas in southern Asia and the East Indies. In China, it is po-lo-mah; sometimes in Jamaica, sweet pine; in Guatemala often merely “pine.” Continue reading Why Pineapple Sucks More than the new Star Wars

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Freebie Fridays

Welcome to Straight Outta My Kitchen Freebie Section.  Who ever tell’s you that they don’t like free stuff is full of it.  Every once in a while I post something cool on here.  Here Who know’s what’s going to be listed maybe a cool food related picture or some kind of food documentary your just going to have to stay tuned and find out. Continue reading Freebie Fridays

Doing Thyme the Right Way

Thyme is a very popular and well known culinary herb. It is a very decorative plant while it is growing and is also very easy to grow as well but be prepared because bees just love Thyme. Many people use Thyme in Stews, Salads, Meats, Soups, & Vegetables. Thyme is a very common household herb and is a member of the Mint Family. The plant is very aromatic and comes in many varieties. Thyme is a frequently used herb in many fish dishes. Oddly enough as much as honey bees love to suck the nectar from the Thyme plant is as much as other insects loathe it. Some people have been known to make a mist spray of Thyme and water and use it as a Bug Repellent. Continue reading Doing Thyme the Right Way

Debunking the Raw Food Diet Myths Taboos You Should Break

As of late, the Raw Food Diet has gained a reputation that has taken it from a diet to a popular lifestyle choice. Celebrities such as Demi Moore, Robin Williams and Alicia Silverstone swear by the raw food diet, and every day more and more people are joining the ranks of those who believe that eating raw fruits and vegetables as the key components of a health regimen is the healthiest way to live. Continue reading Debunking the Raw Food Diet Myths Taboos You Should Break

If You Read One Article About What is Raw Foodism Read this One

Alternative diets have been present since time began. Today, when human beings have a greater understanding of the environment and their own bodies, there are several alternative diets that have been embraced on a worldwide basis. Raw foodism, better known as Rawism or the Raw Food Diet, is just one of the many alternate diets around today. It has grown in popularity because of the great health benefits it is said that one can derive from eating in this way. Continue reading If You Read One Article About What is Raw Foodism Read this One

Why Rosemary is Sexy

Rosemary is a relative to the Mint family and the name is derived from its Latin origin to mean “Dew Of The Sea.” Rosemary is very common in Mediterranean Cuisine and has somewhat of a bitter astringent taste to it. While that is true it compliments oily foods very nicely. A tisane can be made from the Rosemary leaves and that is also very popular … Continue reading Why Rosemary is Sexy

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Welcome to Straight Outta My Kitchen Freebie Section.  Who ever tell’s you that they don’t like free stuff is full of it.  Every once in a while I post something cool on here.  Here Who know’s what’s going to be listed maybe a cool food related picture or some kind of food documentary your just going to have to stay tuned and find out. Continue reading Freebie Fridays