Category: Food

Chocolate Cheesecake

1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs2 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons butter or margarine melted 2 pounds cream cheese 1 cup sugar 8 ounces sour cream 1/4 cup cocoa 2 eggs 1 cup flour 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream In a 5 quart mixing bowl place 2 pounds of cream cheese and 1 cup granulated sugar

Almond Everywhere

More people are calling almonds their favorite nut-and they are putting their almonds where their mouths are. Over the past six years, American almond consumption has increased by 11 percent per year. From roasted and seasoned almonds in creative, portable packaging to almond granola bars, energy bars and breakfast bars to entrees and vegetable dishes,

Bake It Easy

For either baking novices or seasoned pros, a dump cake is a no-brainer. To prepare one, you simply dump the ingredients into a bowl and beat them, then pour the batter into a pan and bake it. Although a dump cake is easy to make, it’s just as good as a more fancy cake. Perhaps

Broccoli Salad Basics

Broccoli salad is a very versatile dish that can be made in an endless variety of ways. Here is a breakdown of the most popular ingredients and dressings. 1.   Ingredients: The first ingredient is of course fresh broccoli. 2 heads will do for an average sized salad. Chop the stem off and cut the

Coffee for a Better Life

Coffee, a drink cherished by many; a drink avoided by others. Tea, its main rival, seems to offer a bounty of better health benefits; a drink for the New Agers and those who want to escape the decadence of the brown, caffeinated drink. The fact stands that tea can only be as beneficial as its

Trout Grenobloise

Trout Grenobloise Kosher Salt White Pepper 10 ounce filets off whole rainbow or brook trout; skin on, scaled. 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp butter ½ lemon, segmented, diced 1/8” (brunoise) 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice ½ tbsp capers 1 ¼ tbsp minced parsley Grenobloise is a classic French sauce, composed of capers, brown butter

Japanese Home Cooking Beyond Sushi

In general, the Japanese people are very healthy and live longer than any other culture in the world. Why is this? Many people attribute it to the way they eat. But if you think that all Japanese people eat is sushi you couldn’t be more wrong. Japanese home cooking is simple, healthy, and delicious. While

Pumpkin A Super Food

Think of the word pumpkin and images of jack-o-lanterns and whipped cream covered Thanksgiving pies will probably pop into your mind. Pumpkin is traditionally considered a holiday food and is a staple in our kitchen pantries and freezers during that festive time of the year. However, did you know that pumpkin now heralded as one

The 10 Most Popular French Recipes

Despite new trends, hype and marketing, tradition has never been stronger. In France, good food still means authentic cooking by using natural products from diverse regions. This is how we celebrate human being by offering the best food to all our senses. Cooking home-made food and eating at the table make your appetite grow stronger.

Harvest A Summer Meal

Among the recommendations in the most recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans is the advice to eat more vegetables. Though the amount varies from person to person, an adult eating a total of 2,000 calories a day should have about 2 1/2 cups of vegetables a day. Children can eat proportionately fewer cups, but they also