What is Sushi? The Art and Tradition of Making Sushi

Though it’s been eaten in Asia since the 2nd century, sushi is a fairly new food to westerners. In fact, the first American sushi restaurant didn’t show up until the early 20th century. For this reason, many westerners are still not well-acquainted with the food.

Maybe you’re one of those with only a passing knowledge of sushi? Perhaps you’re looking to learn a little more about it? If so, you’re reading the right article.

“What is sushi?”, you ask. Below, we’re going to tell you just that, focusing on the art and tradition of the exotic food.  Continue reading “What is Sushi? The Art and Tradition of Making Sushi”

How to Start Your Very Own Food Business When You’re Short on Funds

90 percent of Americans don’t enjoy whipping up their own meals. Restaurant food is what excites their palate.  

You know herein lies a potentially lucrative business opportunity, that’s why you’re thinking of opening a food business.

But there’s a problem. You don’t have enough capital to establish the business and keep it running until it’s turning a good profit.

What should you do? Give up your dream of being a business owner?

Wait! Have you thought of starting a home-based food business?

Keep reading for a complete guide on starting a food business from home.

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3 Simple Crock Pot Recipes that Will Make You Look Like an Expert

If you don’t own a Crock Pot, you’re missing out on one of the greatest helpers available to you in the kitchen.

The first form of the Crock Pot existed in 1936 as a food heating device. Today the Crock Pot is a go-to way to impress for tasty meals any time of day.

Do you love to cook for fun? Maybe you run a business where you use a coupon creator for deals on your dishes.

No matter why you cook, here are three quick, affordable, and simple Crock Pot recipes. Continue reading “3 Simple Crock Pot Recipes that Will Make You Look Like an Expert”

9 Smart, Tasty Weekly Dinner Planning Tips! Save Time and Wow Your Family!

Many Americans complain that they’re simply too busy to eat healthy food all the time. But, by planning your meals earlier, you can save time and money.

People who plan meals are also more likely to enjoy a balanced diet of food variety and lower levels of obesity.

Therefore, weekly dinner menu planning can lead to a healthier bank balance and body at the same time.

However, for many people, it’s difficult to know where to start with planning your meals. Follow our meal planning tips to make it being healthy quicker and easier. Continue reading “9 Smart, Tasty Weekly Dinner Planning Tips! Save Time and Wow Your Family!”

Dietary Savings: Meal Planning on a Budget for 2

Sometimes, cooking for just two people seems more complicated than cooking for an entire group. Here are some tips for meal planning on a budget for 2.

It’s not always easy to decide what to cook when there’s just the two of you.

Especially when you ask your partner what they want and get a response like “I don’t care” or “It doesn’t matter to me”.

There’s no reason to panic because we have some awesome tips for meal planning on a budget for 2.

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Straightening Out the Confusion on Starch: Is Starch Bad for You?

Is starch bad for you? Or, like fat, are there good starches and bad starches? Read this guide to straighten out the confusion on starch.

Think about the last meal you had.

Like most people, you probably had starchy food at least once today. Cereal for breakfast, mashed potatoes or a sandwich for lunch, or some pastries to snack on.

Did you know that these starches can actually be detrimental to your health?
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Salisbury Steak with Homemade Gravy Recipe

Often called Poor Man’s Steak, Salisbury Steak has earned a spot on the table as a delicious comfort dish that has stood the test of time.

Salisbury Steak is a common main dish in Southern kitchens and served at diners and Meat and Three restaurants across the South. This popular recipe is typically served with mashed potatoes and with sides like green beans and fried okra in southern states.

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Barbeque Marinades from Brazil

Marinating is a great way to infuse different flavours into meat, fish and poultry. It is especially suitable for game meat, and venison.

Sea salt is used in Brazil to season meat prior to cooking.

It can also be mixed with water to make a brine used to baste the meat. The combination works extremely well, especially for slow cooked beef, mutton, and lamb.

Whatever you’re cooking, season the meat first. Then add a marinade. Larger cuts of meat can be left for 2 or 3 days to marinate. Smaller cuts of meat may need only a few hours. Fish and poultry require as little as 30 minutes, depending on the size.

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Macaroni and Beef Casserole and Easy Cheesecake Recipe

These two recipes are great for parties–The Macaroni and Beef Casserole is full of great flavor and the Cheesecake recipe is traditional made simple.

While this casserole recipe calls for ground beef, ground turkey can also be substituted. Also, if Panko bread crumbs are not available, regular bread crumbs work just as well. As a topping, the bread crumbs add a nice crunch to the otherwise creamy macaroni mixture.

For dessert, try this quick and easy recipe for cheesecake, which only takes about an hour to bake and even the novice baker can make! Continue reading “Macaroni and Beef Casserole and Easy Cheesecake Recipe”

How to Make Beef Braised with Moroccan Spice

Cooks on a Budget Finds Unique Ways to Use Inexpensive Cuts of Meat.

An assertive blend of spices combined with a hint of dried fruit sweetness characterize many Moroccan or Moroccan-inspired dishes.

This is a great recipe for chuck roast or whatever is the least expensive beef in the market. These cuts generally want low and slow cooking to tenderize them. A slow braise is ideal for melding the complex of flavors in this Moroccan-inspired dish.

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