BBQ Menu: Sauce + Meat + Sides

BBQ Menu: Sauces, Meats & Sides Summer is full of sunshine; the perfect time for picnics and barbecues. Make sure your own cookout stands out this summer, with a great BBQ menu. Check out our tips below for preparing chicken, sauces, and sides to help you on your way to hosting the best barbecue ever. BBQ Chicken When cooked, sauced, … Read More

BBQ Ideas: What Do I Bring as a Guest?

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Barbecue season is here, so it’s time to scheme your signature cookout contribution, or switch up the same-olds for a new take on some tastier summer vittles. No matter what you decide to bring, having a few unique BBQ ideas in your apron pocket will enhance your event – and net invitations to future events! Where’s the beef? Burgers and … Read More

The Joy of Cooking (Classes)!

Regardless of your skill level, there is a cooking class in your future. Cooking classes are like travel—you never come away from one without being changed in some way. The food, friendly atmosphere, and the social opportunity combine to make an ideal learning environment for many people. Here are some great reasons to consider a cooking class: Food around the world: … Read More

Gourmet Meals: Why Simple Works

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Impress dinner guests with easy, fabulous meals Do you have guests you want to impress? Use these simple but successful tips to make your gourmet meals memorable. Nothing works better than friends and a fine meal—or an elegant evening with co-workers visiting for dinner. Create your own gourmet style by going simple with the right ingredients—fresh food, great flavor, and … Read More

What is Gluten Made of? The Evolving Research Behind Celiac Disease

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If you or someone you know suffers from Celiac Disease (CD) or gluten-sensitivity, you’ve probably asked the question, “what is gluten made of?” While it is natural to question what causes such uncomfortable symptoms, the issue of gluten sensitivity goes far beyond the wheat protein itself. Let’s start by answering the question—what is gluten really made of? Gluten is a … Read More

Does Honey Go Bad? An Inside Look at a Fascinating Natural Food

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It’s a question a lot of people wonder about—does honey go bad? And if honey does not spoil—why not? Produced by bees, honey is a natural product with many uses. Archeologists suggest humans have been using bee products for 9,000 years, and the oldest samples of stored honey, discovered in an Egyptian tomb, date from about 3,000 years ago. But … Read More