Food and Wine
Required Ingredients:1/2 cup fresh lime juice1/2 Tbsp lime zest 2 minced garlic cloves 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar1/4 tsp cumin1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper1 pound skirt steak2 tsp cooking oil1 thinly sliced red bell pepper1 thinly sliced green bell pepper1 thinly sliced onion1 jalapeno pepper, chopped (optional)6 medium size tortillassalsa and sour cream or yogurt to serve Lime Marinaded Steak And Pepper Fajitas:Image Credit:GrillingFools.com In a small bowl, whisk together the lime ju... More >>
Native American Influence This culture held the preparation of food in high regard and sees special significance in each ingredient used. Hunting and foraging were the basis of the Native American food supply for centuries, making the process of preparation and cooking very specific to creating edible dishes out of game, berries, roots, grasses, and other vegetation. Corn was probably one of the first crops to be cultivated and became one of the most frequently used and most versatile... More >>
If you are looking for ethnic recipes,we have compiled a extensive list of recipes for you to enjoy.1. Peppered Beef Stew - Crockpot2. Sopas Portuguese Style - Crockpot3. Layered Ratatouille - Crockpot4. German Beer And Mustard Pulled Pork - Crockpot5. Cornbread Topped Chili - Crockpot6. Chipotle Spiced Shredded Pork - Crockpot7. Kale Garbanzo Italian Seasoned Soup - Crock... More >>
Trying to figure out whether a carb is good or bad isn't difficult. We all can agree that eating white sugar and white flour in any form is eating bad carbs. But after that, it can get complicated. If you're following a low carb diet, you know that you need good carbs in your diet. Good carbs come from many vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, brown rice, quinoa, beans, legumes, and whole grains. The confusion comes when you're trying to keep your carb consumption below a cert... More >>
The diet in America tends to include a lot of refined flours, sugars, and bad carbs. Unlike other parts of the world where life is a bit slower paced, we in the United States want everything fast, and we want it now, and we're used to getting it now. We want the convenience of fast food, instant food, frozen food, prepackaged food, and microwaved food. And we get it.We are so busy with our lives that the majority of us don’t put our healthy eating first. This is also... More >>
We have an unlimited supply of information at our fingertips, whether at the library, bookstore, or the internet. It's easy to find research on diet plans. The hard part comes as we sift through all the pros and cons of the diet. THE PROSWeight Loss - The reason a majority of people begin dieting is to lose weight. Low carb diets focus on eliminating the bad carbs which include white bread, potatoes, pastries, soda, and candy. These foods have either added sugars, st... More >>
On May 16, 2012, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport had their grand opening for the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal. The new terminal, Concourse F, took four years to construct, and it was built to enhance Atlanta’s airport capacity and international travel. Atlanta’s new innovation has more to offer than its 1.2 million square feet. There are many new restaurants and eateries available as well. The new international terminal provides a multicultural eating experi... More >>
There is something in the air when the first days of summer roll around. Everyone is excited to plan some fun, and some good eating! The same standard pasta dishes we make all winter just won't do when the days are hot and the nights are balmy. It's time to get the creative juices flowing. We need to think fresh, both in ideas and ingredients.Here is an extensive list of thirty pasta recipe ideas for this summer. Summer Pasta Recipes1. Crunchy Veggie Tuna Rigaton... More >>
The Best Citrus Summer Beverages Nothing says summer like a nice cold citrus drink. Maybe it's because the citrus flavors just scream “Summer's here!” Or perhaps it's because of the clean and refreshing taste. No matter what the reason, summer and citrus go hand-in-hand with a warm summer night. So sit back and relax with these mouthwatering drinks that feature citrus at its finest. Refreshing Drinks for All Ages These drinks have no spirits, but they have lots of 'spirit.' They a... More >>
Fresh Flavor Beyond A Simple Bowl Of Fruit 1. Savory Citrus Avocado Salad 2. Ruby Red And Emerald Green Super Salad 3. Sunshine Surprise Apple Cabbage Pork Casserole 4. Minty Arugula Salad With Lime Dressed Quinoa And Grapefruit 5. Twice Is Nice Grapefruit Grilled Salmon 6. Sunshine Fruit And Mint Chicken Skillet 7. Grapefruit Ginger Salsa With White Fish 8. Balsamic Orange Saucy Salmon 9. Citrus Chimichurri Salsa Embellished Skirt Steaks 10. Double Citrus Baked Ham 11. Sweet Lime ... More >>
Spring time is here; and the first harvests of vegetables of the year are sure to inspire great dishes to celebrate the season. When knowing some techniques on how to prepare spring vegetables, as well as some simple seasonings, preparing easy dishes will inspire you to eat your greens. Even those who dislike certain veggies will enjoy these top ten easy dish ideas with spring vegetables. Grilled corn on the cobb with chili, lime, and sweet melted butter; a great spring time vegetabl... More >>
On special occasions one of the best ways to celebrate is to break out that special bottle of wine. What makes a bottle special? For one, it should be a wine that means something to you; whether it was your souvenir from that trip to Napa; or a gift that you received. Some vintage wine you found unexpectedly and have tucked away for the right time to open. Vintage wines are a rarity to open; and need a good amount of time to breath; even poured into a canter to allow the aroma to awaken and com... More >>
Two things that can make or break a party are the drinks and the food. Every gathering should offer drinks and appetizers that complement each other; for example, a Mexican themed party would likely serve Mexican imported beer and premium tequila with chips and salsa and so on. The idea is each commodity plays off one another; the food enhances the beverage and vice versa. Here are the best five drink and appetizer pairings for your next party. A close up of a chicken slider that goes ... More >>
As summer approaches we start to break out the barbecue and all of our favorite recipes. Baby back ribs, hamburgers, and juicy steaks are the usual main attractions; however, the sides to these dishes can also be superstars. If you are invited to a barbecue party, then most likely you are requested to bring some kind of side dish. These best five barbecue sides will round out your next barbecue party; and perhaps take the main stage.
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Apple has created some great apps for their iPhones and iPads. Whether you are a master at grilling or need to know how long to grill steak; there is now an app for that too. Get your grill this summer with these BBQ iPhone and iPad apps. Weber on the grillWeber is known for their top of the line grills; so it is no surprise that they have created an app for the iPhone and iPad. The app costs $4.99; although it is full of great recipes for the whole family. Whether you need a... More >>
Cooking fish can be a healthy and quick meal to prepare; however, if you purchase some fish that is not fresh or overcook it, then you are in for a very unsatisfying meal. When you are short on time to prepare dinner heading to the fish market for a fresh piece of fish is a great time saver. Some types of fish are only available during certain times of the year; however, there are some great frozen products if you know what you are looking for. While salmon can take on many types of bold flavors... More >>
An indoor barbecue grill is great to have on hand in the event the weather turns sour or if you are limited on living space. However, not all indoor grills are created equal; some do not provide the desired hash marks or they do not emit enough heat to mimic the intense heat of an outdoor grill. Some are a hassle to clean, store, and assemble; while others only have limited heating options. With thousands of options to choose from; here are the top five indoor barbecue Kalorik Barbecue... More >>
Crockpot recipes offer incredible flavor with minimal effort; just toss in the ingredients turn the slow cooker on low and let it be. There is no sautéing or having to keep a watchful eye on the stove. It is a great way to serve a crowd; and even take to a party and let the guests serve themselves. Barbecue chicken is a great low fat version to pulled pork; and cooking the chicken in the crockpot will keep the chicken tender and moist. Here are five ideas for the best barbecue chicken crockpot r... More >>
If anyone knows barbecue, then it would be the great state of Atlanta. With warm weather almost year-round; Atlanta knows a thing or two about buying barbecue grills. The specialty shops that sell grills offer a more unique approach; as well as the abundant offers at large home department stores. Here are the best five barbecue shops in Atlanta to buy barbecue grills. Is it time to upgrade your barbecue? Check out the best five barbecue shops in Atlanta to get your grill on! Au... More >>
Salmon is one of the most popular types of fish that can be versatile when it comes to pairing wine. The richness of the fatty omega acids that run throughout the flesh offer a wide variety of flavor profiles for the salmon and wine that pair perfectly. Another element to consider when pairing wine with salmon is the sauce or other ingredients that are used to flavor the salmon as well as any type of cuisine. Acidic sauces that consist of capers, lemon, and reduced wine complement most sparkling ... More >>
Whether you on the go or need a site that provides videos that show you step by step how to pair wines; it all comes down to understanding the terminology and easy know how to pair wines and food. Some sites offer exclusive videos that can show you how to look like a pro when heading out to a tasting; while there are some phone apps that can either help you pair wines at a restaurant or help you pick the proper wine to pair with dinner made from home. These top ten resources and videos available... More >>
Pork is a tricky food to pair with wine at times. Is it like red meat or more similar to chicken? This particular protein can take on both identities; depending on how it is prepared and which part of the pig is being cooked; there are arrays of wines that pair perfectly with pork. The idea when pairing wine with this food is to first choose the cut of the pig; then center the wine on how the pork is prepared. Lastly, the flavor profiles of how you season the pork will have some influ... More >>
Juicers have become a popular way to start eating healthy and losing weight. Those who cringe at the thought of eating fresh vegetables now have turned to juice fountains to get their daily dose of nutrients and vitamins. Even kids are starting on the juice trend; or rather the parents have found that making their own fruit and vegetable juices are healthier and lower in sugar for their kids. Juicers have revolutionized just how fast and quiet making a cup of juice can be versus when they were fi... More >>
Barbecuing is right of passage for the summer time and buying the latest grill can be overwhelming. The first thing to consider is whether you want a gas grill or a charcoal one; some grills will give you an option for both; however, they maintenance can be a bit much. Charcoal grills will give the best smoky flavors versus gas and the cost is about the same for buying fuel. The debate on which is better; now that could start a long conversation so the advice is to stick with what works for you... More >>
During the hot summer months nothing compares to a refreshing drink to cool off with. Whether you are a tequila enthusiast or prefer an ice cold beer these recipes for the five smoothest cocktails for summer 2012 are sure to be a fast staple this year. The Mojito When prepared with fresh ingredients, this cocktail will have amazing flavors and should never taste synthetic. Making simple syrup from scratch is not only easy, but it also is one of the most important ingredients of the... More >>
Salmon dishes have become a staple in many homes; the health benefits of salmon being the reason to prepare it at least once a week. The complex flavors of the different species of salmon lend many different diverse culinary influences on recipes that center around it.
The infamous season of wild salmon is approaching soon and these five delicious salmon recipes are ones that you will want to try in 2012. The most popular wild species is Copper River; however due to ... More >>
Shrimp has gotten a bad rap in the past for its high levels of cholesterol; however, this is a huge misconception if fact wild American shrimp is all the rave for many types of diets. It is important to remember that shrimp do fall in the shellfish family and as a whole some shellfish are on the high side when looking at their cholesterol; but shrimp is not one of them. South Beach and the Atkins diet are among the top two diets that suggest consuming wild shrimp at least twice a week due to its ... More >>
Anyone new to the wine world may have noticed certain terminologies that are used and that they can be confusing. For instance; the term earthy may lead the taster to assume the wine may taste like dirt and berries, when it actually is referring to the how the grapes are grown in rocks. When a new wine taster learns the top ten tasting terminologies used in the world of wine tasting they will have a better dialogue with the wine maker and what flavors they really desire.
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Cooking shows are becoming more and more popular. They used to be found only on PBS. Now have entire networks dedicated to food, cooking, and the trials of being a chef. There's so much variety now that it's hard to choose. Here are 5 popular shows worth watching.
Cooking shows are becoming more and more popular. They used to be found only on PBS. Now have entire networks dedicated to food, cooking, and the trials of being a chef. There's so much variety now that it's... More >>
Pairing food and wine can be considered one of the most complex hobbies or jobs in the culinary arts. For those who are not professionally trained matching wines to their perfect food companion may seem intimidating at first; however, it really comes down to personal preference and taste. If you are particular to drinking white wine blends, then trying to pair a red wine may deter your end result.
One way to pair food with an unknown wine is to research what notes are in t... More >>
Best Five Divine Easter DessertsEaster is a time to celebrate the arrival of spring with tasty offerings of food among family and friends. As the children hunt for the Easter bunny, the table is being set with delectable desserts and savory dishes to enjoy. This holiday is usually celebrated with large gatherings and the food is set out as a buffet rather than personal plates. From cakes and pies, to cookies and tarts, Easter is known for its sweet treats. It is a good ide... More >>
As the popular saying goes, “there’s an app for that.” The i-phone offers over 500,000 apps and rapidly counting, so it was no surprise that developers started to create an app exclusively for foodies who love wine. From the expert wine master to the beginner who just discovered there was more that one red wine, these top five i-phone apps for food and wine pairing will help all who love wine and food. Perhaps you have a favorite wine that you want to center yo... More >>
A romantic dinner is a time in which a couple can sit down and enjoy each others’ company. Too often we are eating dinner while we play video games, or watch the television. A romantic dinner is a perfect way to catch up with your significant other and show them that you care. Romantic menu ideas can range from the expensive restaurant to the trendy bistro, depending on the tastes of your significant other. Here’s a list of the top five menu ideas for your other half. Romant... More >>
The kitchen is a popular place in any home, frequented throughout the day as your family looks for a little snack to tide them over or to take part in a delicious meal that you’ve prepared. All that traffic in the kitchen, combined with the frequent kitchen gifts that are given throughout the year to an active cook can really add up to a cluttered kitchen. A cluttered kitchen keeps food from being cooked quickly enough, increases how long it takes to clean, and makes the kitchen appear hect... More >>
Some of the most entertaining and educational shows on T.V. are centered around food and the reality of it’s many aspects in our daily lives. There heeds some level of controversy, ill mannered chefs, as well as pure gluttony. The top ten food T.V. shows to follow in 2012, offer educational value, complete shock (“did he just eat that?”), and an inside look how we Americans eat today. 1.) Man Vs. FoodThe fearless host, Adam Richman, scours the ends of the nat... More >>
She is known as America’s sweetheart, who reigns in creating a homemade meal in 30 minutes or less. Rachael Ray began her culinary adventure at a gourmet food specialty shop, where she hosted a local broadcast that centered around the ever popular phrase “30 minute meals.“Her out spoken nature and contagious laughter has been her backbone to her followers and fast road to stardom. While her daytime show is on five days a week, finding Rachael Ray’s top ten reci... More >>
Shopping for gourmet foods can be a disaster unless you have ample resources. Fortunately if you are in Atlanta, you will be able to pick from the cream of the crop. Atlanta is known as a food mecca for restaurateurs and foodies alike, as noted from the innovative restaurants opening nearly every day that are bringing fresh flavors from all across the globe to the city. As a result, there are several places to shop for gourmet foods. Whether you are interested in serving made from scratch foods u... More >>
1.Fried Egg Sandwich at West Egg Café
Thick sliced Challah makes the perfect bed for velvety smooth fried eggs, rich cheddar cheese, bacon, field greens, red onion, tomato jam, and mayo. This is not your casual quick fried egg sandwich; this is one sandwich that will leave you feeling like you’ve just experienced the best of the south and what farmlands have to offer. West Egg Café is located at 1100 Howell Mill Road Atlanta, GA 30318. You can reach them by telephone at (404) 872-39... More >>
Atlanta is a hub for entertaining. From the corporate party to swanky get-togethers for friends and family, Atlanta’s residents are met with the challenge of providing high quality menus and party planning at a budget friendly price. The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ s menus and party planning may look easy on television, but how do Atlanta’s real life, everyday families prepare fantastic menus and parties? There are many catering and party planning services available in the Atlanta area. ... More >>
The Chefs at these fine restaurants take their passion seriously, and stand as contenders both locally, and nationally, as many of them have competed in Food Network challenges, and have received other awards for their cuisine. You will not be disappointed.
1. Miller Union
Miller Union Chef: Steven Satterfield
Miller Union offers excellent cuisine with a unique southern flair. At Miller Union, you will feel transported to a time when the harvest was celebrated and the bounty... More >>
Park Tavern located in Midtown Atlanta will be hosting the 7th Annual Beer and Whiskey Fest on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.This event is rain or shine event. This event will benefit the Atlanta Beltline and feature beers, whiskeys and four tribute bands.
Visitors to Atlanta as well as local foodies can also enjoy the special offers at local restaurants during Midtown Restaurant Week. Abattoir, 4th and Swift, Going Costal and many other popular restaurants participate ... More >>
Cantaloupe Offers More Than Sweet Juicy Refreshment
Some say cantaloupe and some say muskmelon. Whatever you call this pungent, juicy fruit, the fact is this is one healthy food! Cantaloupe is the perfect snack for adults and kids, and adding this fruit to your diet has definite benefits, besides just being tasty.
What is it?
Cantaloupe is part of the melon family which includes squash, cucumber, gourds, and pumpkin. In America, we know cantaloupe... More >>
Trying to replicate delicious burritos that you at restaurants at home? Look no further than this recipe! .The following simple recipe directions will help you make c and eat it whenever you wanted and you can keep this in the freezer for up to three months. More >>
Antic Pizza Napoletana uses the recipe which is perfected over generations and uses natural products from Napoli and Campania. It uses truly artisan traditions and pizzas are hand made and made in heat-holding Santa Maria brick and Mt. Vesuvius volcanic rock. More >>