Parched Corn

Corn is a grain that was cultivated by Native Americans about seven Millenniums ago in the geographic area that is Mexico today. Its cultivation led to the spread of the corn plant throughout North, Central, and South America. It became part of the "three sisters," of cultivated...
Brussels sprouts grow on stalks, and the smaller the sprout, the sweeter. They have been around since the 16th century and found their way through Europe and across the channel to the British Isles from their native Belgium. Their larger relatives, cabbage and kale, had originally grown...
While no longer as popular as it was in the 1970s, fondue deserves its exalted place in culinary discoveries and fads. There are some restaurants which still serve this wonderful dish exclusively. Those old enough to remember its heyday have happy memories of friends gathered around a...
Vanilla is on the list of powerful ingredients that all of us use on a regular basis. However, most of us just take it for granted. In fact, it's so popular that it's an important part of all types of recipes. Although vanilla is ubiquitous, we don't...
Open an old Italian cookbook, browse through the index and... surprise! No Tiramisu'. My first encounter with Tiramisu' was in 1985. I was in Italy at that time: A friend of mine told me about this new recipe she got. She was so enthusiastic about it that...
Tobacco used to make cigarettes is a tall, leafy annual plant, originally grown in South and Central America, but now cultivated throughout the world, including southern Ontario. There are many species of tobacco; Nicotiana tabacum (or common tobacco) is used to produce cigarettes. Nicotine, ...
Whether you are a chunky or creamy fan, peanut butter and its many forms comprise one of America's favorite foods. Are you a brand loyalist, be it Skippy, Jif, Peter Pan, Smucker's, or an organic-only consumer? On average, Americans eat more than six pounds of peanut products...
Basically, you can choose from 4 types of basic spatulas. Although there are many other types out there, they are not essential to meet your routine needs. Let's know more about 4 types of spatulas that you may need. Fish Spatula
As more and more doctors are recommending seafood, it has become difficult to take into consideration the sustainability and ecosystems associated with fishing. What is a sustainable fish? Does the risk associated with fishing exceed the health benefits of fish? What one should eat,...
This is one of the areas that may escape the notice of many who feel thirsty and just need to drink something. The question is why are they ignorant of the amount of sugar in each container of soda? It's mostly due to the fact that such...

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