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Why is Secondary Fermentation Important in Beer Brewing?

Why is Secondary Fermentation Important in Beer Brewing?

This article discusses the process of secondary fermentation and why it is a good thing for your beer. By employing secondary fermentation into your brewing process, you don't need to worry about unfinished primary fermentation including the dreaded exploding bottles.
Tips on Carving Watermelon Baskets

Tips on Carving Watermelon Baskets

Watermelons are a delicious fruit, perfect for serving a lot of people. Watermelons are often carved into the shape of a basket. This serves as a beautiful and creative way to display a watermelon and is also practical since it serves also as a bowl to hold an assortment of diced fruits.
What is a Tofu Egg?

What is a Tofu Egg?

A tofu egg is a vegan egg-like textured egg substitute made from firm tofu. A tofu egg can make a tasty substitute for a variety of egg dishes and add protein and different flavors to everyday recipes. Many healthful non-vegan and vegan recipes use scrambled, fried, slivered or crumbled tofu egg to
How to Grow Parris Island Romaine Lettuce

How to Grow Parris Island Romaine Lettuce

Parris Island romaine lettuce has flavorful, deep green leaves that grow up to 8 inches long. It is very tender and has a sweeter flavor than many other lettuce varieties. Select a garden site with full sun exposure if you live in a region with cool spring and summer temperatures. A partially shaded
How to Pan Fry a Ribeye Steak

How to Pan Fry a Ribeye Steak

When you feel the craving for a juicy steak, a pan-fried rib eye steak is a mouth-watering option. Rib eye steaks are cut from the rib section, which is more tender and juicy than many other cuts of beef. For the most flavorful steak, choose a rib eye that has consistent marbling, which refers to th
Christmas Cookies - Coconut Cookies

Christmas Cookies - Coconut Cookies

Coconut cookies come in many varieties. Here are a few you may want to try this Christmas. From the traditional macaroon, to cherry snowballs and chocolate neapolitans, there is sure to be one that you will want to add to your cookie baking list this year.
I Love Italian Regional Cuisine - Pairing Lombardy Cuisine With White Wine

I Love Italian Regional Cuisine - Pairing Lombardy Cuisine With White Wine

Food, wine, Italy. Doesn't your mouth water? This series examines the food specialties of the twenty regions of Italy. Each article presents several traditional dishes and either red or white wines that bring out their best. These wines are available in North America and are often fairly inexpe
The Coolest Coffee Machine

The Coolest Coffee Machine

There is something infinitely cool about using a traditional lever style espresso machine to make your coffee. Bond knew it in Live and Let Die when he makes M an espresso using a La Pavoni Europicolla. Can't say it looks like a fantastic espresso that he pulls, but we all know that Bond has th
Supporting Local Flavors

Supporting Local Flavors

In the last 10 years Americans have seen a boom in local food markets and for good reason. While Americans continue to buy more fast food, they still expect perfect ingredients and they are finding them. So why are they turning to their local markets more and more?
Italian Sausage and Prosciutto Stromboli - Recipe

Italian Sausage and Prosciutto Stromboli - Recipe

Magical: As strange as it may seem, it is almost magical for me to cut into my Stromboli bread-like crust, and see the wonderful rolls of different ingredients. I take great pride in how well it turns out. In case you are not aware, Stromboli is a little like pizza and calzone except that you roll t
More Green Tea Benefits and Uses

More Green Tea Benefits and Uses

Green tea also apparently has antibacterial qualities, which were discovered 5,000 years ago by the Chinese, who used it to purify drinking water. The tea, which contains substantial amounts of fluoride, is also being studied in both US and Asia as a preventative for dental plaque.
Food Sets the Mood-Rail Darbar

Food Sets the Mood-Rail Darbar

It is said that a "way to a man's heart is through his stomach", whether this proverb holds good or not is something which can be debated, however it can be stated with conviction that ...
Southern Oregon Wineries: The Actual Visit

Southern Oregon Wineries: The Actual Visit

If you are touring via wine country, you will most likely be interested in stopping at Umpqua Valley wineries to determine what they've to offer. The entire countryside is gorgeous, but actually standing around the ...
Air Brush Cake Decorating Tools

Air Brush Cake Decorating Tools

An airbrush is one way to decorate your cake. The airbrush specifically adds color. It can be used to add dimension to pre-existing decorations which paint a picture on the cake surface. In order to apply airbrush color you will need an entire airbrush system, which includes the air compressor, airb
Use A Food Processor To Save Time, Space And Money

Use A Food Processor To Save Time, Space And Money

Food processors have been a workhorse kitchen appliance since the 1970's selling hundreds of thousands of units to grateful cooks. A food processor is a multifunctional kitchen appliance that can save owners time, space and money.
Benefits of Hiring a Cocktail Machine Service

Benefits of Hiring a Cocktail Machine Service

If you are just throwing your first party or already a seasoned party planner, you can never go wrong with hiring a cocktail machine service for your next event. We all know that it takes ...
Pickles Are Good for Your Health

Pickles Are Good for Your Health

Our ancestors explored a lot of ways of marinating the aliments as they needed to preserve their food for the winter, in case of starvation and for other such needs. Historians claim that the workers who worked at the Great Chinese Wall two thousand years ago ate a lot of pickled cabbage. This is al
How to Find a Great Pizza Place

How to Find a Great Pizza Place

If you are looking for a great place to go for something to eat and you don't want to dress up or spend a lot of money, you should go to a pizzeria. Pizzerias make ...
How to Grow Cucumbers From Scratch

How to Grow Cucumbers From Scratch

Cucumbers are a very versatile vegetable—their crunchy texture is a welcome addition to fresh salads or raw vegetable platters. If you’re fortunate to have a garden in your yard, try your hand at planting some cucumbers from seed. Cucumbers are a very hardy plant and are a good crop to g