Pickles

Pickles

Pickles are a favorite snack, side dish, and condiment. There are lots of different pickle recipes out there, but each version has its own wholesome benefits based on the components that went into the pickle and the method used for pickling, whether packed with vinegar. Pickles are amazing for many diets because not only are […]

Okra

Okra

Origin: Okra originated in Ethoipia in 12th century B.C. Travelers introduced it to the middle east and it entered into the southern region of North America through the slave trade. Types: There are three primary Okra pods to choose from: Annie Oakley (a compact plant with additional tender pods), Dwarf Green Long Pods (longer, ribbed […]

Cotton Candy

Cotton Candy

The origins of cotton candy are uncertain and the inventor of this confection can’t be pinpointed. However, four individuals have been identified and named as the inventors of the candy and they’re William Morrison, Thomas Patton, Josef Delarose Lascaux and John C. Wharton. William Morrison and John Wharton were two candy manufacturers from Tennessee. This […]

Jelly Beans

Jelly Beans

It’s not possible to trace the specific roots of the Jelly Bean. The process called panning was made in 17th century France and was used to make Jordan Almonds. Panning was done mostly by hand is now automatic, but the process has remained essentially unchanged throughout the past 3 centuries. The panning process gave birth […]

Oranges

Oranges

For a high number of Americans, oranges are the most popular resource of vitamin C. People generally consume this fruit in the kind of juice, which provides their body about 140 percent of the recommended dose of the important vitamin. However, eating the meaty segments will provide you the additional advantage of fiber. Doctors encourage […]

Deep-Fried Turkey

Deep-Fried Turkey

The turkey is a large bird that’s used for many delicacies. Deep frying turkey is remarkably well known in the Southern United States, especially Louisiana. It’s excellent for barbecues and outdoor parties. Deep frying retains the juiciness within the turkey, while making the skin crispy. For deep frying, the perfect temperature is between 325 and […]

Muffins

Muffins

The derivation of the word muffin comes from the French phrase moufflet that’s often times employed to bread and means tender. The two chief kinds of muffins are English muffins and American style muffins. They vary in style in addition to flavor and history. English muffins are a level yeast raised muffin with nooks and […]

Fish dinner

Fish dinner

Everybody understands fish is good for you. In late 2002, a San Francisco Chronicle headline warned that eating fish can be risky due to the high content of mercury in certain deep-water fish. A doctor in Northern California had found that wealthy individuals eating expensive fish, such as swordfish and tuna, were placing themselves at […]

Olives

Olives

Olives are eaten and the oil used since biblical times but it was not until recently they have enjoyed so much press as a result of their cardioprotective properties. About 1/3 of this olive is monounsaturated fatty acid, commonly refereed to as”the fantastic fat” that is thought to reduce cholesterol levels and help forbid the […]