April
11
2016

Researchers come up with an Option for Lower Fat Chocolate

Chocolate is known for its fatty content and people are always being warned to keep their consumption levels low to avoid the health risks that come with obesity. Eaten in moderation, however, some researchers suggest that it can be good for cardiovascular health. A meta-analysis of seven studies conducted at the University of Cambridge discovered […]

April
10
2016

Lowering the Calories of a Fantastic Brownie

Brownies are one of the most popular dessert bars and also one of the easiest to make. With the number of people who are watching the amount of calories they consume, it is important to try to adjust some favorite recipes to a lower calorie version. Unfortunately, the problem with lowering the calories is that […]

April
9
2016

A Mint for every Occasion

Some recipes are so good and so versatile it just seems like they should be shared. These homemade cream cheese mints are easy to make and they can be flavored so many different ways, it is worth keeping this recipe on hand. From one basic recipe comes many choices. Get ready to “wow” friends and […]

April
9
2016

Choosing a Gourmet Chocolate to Give as a Gift

Chocolates are one of the luxurious, delicious and much appreciated gifts. It is said that chocolate is an aphrodisiac and it also unlocks desires. So how can anyone not want chocolates as a gift? Lindt, the crown jewel of chocolates, has its reasons, for -no doubt – being the world’s favourite chocolate producers. It comes […]

April
8
2016

Guide to Selecting the right Sized Blades for Manual Meat Grinders

There’s no better way to know what you’re getting in a pound of ground beef than by grinding it yourself. The right-sized blades for your grinder are listed in the owner’s manual for your meat grinder. They’re mostly fixed in stone. However, you can change the plates on your manual grinder to get coarser or […]

April
7
2016

How to Buy Leaner Cuts and Types of Meats

A nutritious, balanced diet includes two to three daily servings from the meat food group, which is made up not only of red meat and poultry but also fish, eggs, legumes, tofu, and peanut butter. Small servings of lean meat deliver a solid amount of nutrients without too much fat. Red meat, such as steaks, […]

April
7
2016

Tips for Buying Wild Game

Under the laws of most of the United States – Alaska may be an exception – it is illegal to sell wild game. Any website or mail-order company purporting to offer “wild game” – animals taken from the wild – in the USA is either breaking the law or making a fraudulent claim. The situation […]

April
7
2016

The Healthiest Cuts of Buffalo Meat

Buffalo meat, or Bison, is becoming more and more popular in the US among people who are heart health conscious. Although it still occupies a small percentage of the meat market it can be found in ever increasing quantities in specialty butcher shops and grocery stores. There are specific cuts of Buffalo, as there are with […]

April
6
2016

Making Meat Tomato Sauce in Bulk can Save both Time and Money

There are many different ways to make sauce using tomatoes as a base. It can be a plain tomato sauce or one that includes a variety of ingredients. One of the benefits of tomato sauce is that it can be made either meatless or with meat. Whatever your preference, there are benefits to making sauce […]

April
6
2016

Choosing and Preparing Poultry Safely

It’s no secret that North Americans have birds on the brain. Turkey, for example, has made its way to the table year-round, and, for the health-conscious, chicken has replaced beef as the staple of choice. It’s no wonder: poultry is rich in protein and can be prepared to suit any palate. Yet it is also […]