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Next Food Network Star - Week 5 Recap

It never ceases to surprise me when reality show contestants act like they've never seen a reality show before. You pretty much see that on every season of Survivor. But "Next Food Network Star" takes ignorance one step further: I don't... -

Swimsuit Season.. Gosh It Is Here.

Boo--hoo:) Its here. The most dreadful part of the year. No I love summer. The fruits, lemonade, longer days, outdoor swimming, no school all of that. But then I love going to the beach too and I have to wear a bathing suit. The costume that shows every... -

Moms - Are You Ready To Go Back To Work?

Moms- Are you ready to go back to work? Making the decision to reenter the workforce is a very hard choice to make with a lot to consider. If you have the made the choice to reenter the workforce knowing that it will make you a better mom and a better... -

Indian Spices

India produce a wide range of spice. At present, India produces around 3.2 million tonnes of different spices valued at approximately 4 billion US $, and holds a prominent position in world spice production. Because of the... -

The Whys Of Being A Vegetarian

Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant? I'm halfway through my fishburger and I realize, Oh my God. I could be eating a slow learner. ~Lynda Montgomery Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same... -

Travel & Culture

Hoshiarpur- Hoshiarpur is a small and a quiet town in the Doaba region of Punjab. It is ight in the heart of Punjab. It is located in the lap of the Shiwalik and is considered the greenest of the districts of the state. Lot of the people of... -

Interesting Facts About Daily Food

That food colorant cochineal and carmine are made from ground beetles. That Jello makes its gelation from bones and hides. That apple seeds contain cyanide. That consumption of poppy seeds on bagels can lead to a positive drug... -

6 Feet Pancake (dosa)

Last Sunday(30 April'07) we (me ,my parents and roomies) decided to have some South Indian dinner. The obvious choice was The Chennai Dosa now what to eat.... as all of us have the habit of doing things in style ..we ordered the Biggest Dosa (6... -

Samosa:the King Of Indian Snacks

Samosa is a very popular snack in India and also the rest of Southern Asia. Due to its overwhelming popularity, Samosa is conferred the title “ The King of Indian Snacks ”.               ... -

Summer With "fruit Of Gods-mango"

  The mango   is a tropical summer fruit ..Mangos retain a special significance in the culture of South Asia where they have been cultivated for millennia. Reference to mangoes as the "food of the gods"   and... -

Vitaminwater Is It A Big Deal?

Hope you guys are enjoying the holiday weekend. I know I am, I love the dog days of summer.Nice cold drinks, a good book and peace this is how I spent my Saturday. I was going through an old issue of Good House Keeping and came across this article that... -

Gold-plated Signature Series Bbq Grill

The current luxury housing trend with the filthy rich is to have an ostentatious BBQ grill that’s boasts both of high-tech specs and the stunning looks. We have already come across a number of beautiful barbeque grills and the BeefEater’s Signature Series... -

Natural Beauty Care

           Hi,, lovers,it is already expressed in previous part-4,the roles of differents herbs on the ruptures and infected skins .now we will discuss the beneficial effects of other importants herbs use in our daily life. here is the... -

Types Of Steaks

Types of Steaks: Choosing the correct cut of meat is very important when grilling. Some of the best steaks for grilling are the premium cuts. Thickness of the steak is very important. Each cut should be between 1 inch and 1 ½ inches thick. The... -

The Tortilla Guy & Chef Paul Prudhomme

  Hey All while at yet another food show in Chicago over the weekend I had the opportunity to meet and chat with a icon in the food business !!   Chef Paul attended the Kehe Show in Chicago over the weekend and he still does many trade shows... -

My Food Blog

My food blog is called Food Wishes and can be found by clicking here! Enjoy! (Experiences) -

Enjoying Life

  Hi my name is Opal! I enjoy good food. I've been preparing food since I was very young. My first dish was prepared at the age of four (with my mother's supervision.) I'm a whole foods diva. The majority of my... -

Howard Stern's Staff Loves Crumbs!

Artie Lange of the Howard Stern show loves Crumbs! The Artie Lange cupcake will be available at all CRUMBS retail locations beginning Friday, May 11th. Proceeds benefit LIFEbeat. LIFEbeat is dedicated to reaching America's youth with the message of... -

Apple Cooking Tip

The many varieties of apples differ widely in appearance, flesh characteristics, seasonal availability, and suitability for different uses. For good eating as fresh fruit , the commonly available varieties are: Red Delicious, McIntosh, Granny... -

Balsamic Vinigar

Balsamic means 'like balsam’ - and balsam is an aromatic resin - balsamic vinegar simply refers to the fact that it is thick (resin like) and aromatic. Here is a short summary of Balsamic Vinegar, where it comes from and how it is made. The... -

Medical Smokes Scene In India !!!

  A study by All India Institute of medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi reveals that over 40 % of medical students in the India are smokers.       Medical Smokes scene in India :   -42.6%... -

Fairway To Build First Market In New Jersey

PARAMUS, N.J.--Fairway Market announced this week that is opening its fifth specialty grocery store here next year. The 50,000-square-foot store will be built from the ground up in the Fashion Center on Route 17. Construction is scheduled to begin this... -

Can You Wash Away The Pesticide

Every time we eat a fruit or a veggie we are iclined to wash it. We peel things even when the peels are edible and good. The deal is that these activities do remove some of the pesticide but they can't be termed as "pesticide free". Buying... -

One Big Pizza!

At the Orlando Pizza Show (part of the Florida Restaurant Show) Thanks to The Tortilla Guy for snapping the photo! (Funny, Cooking My Way, Florida, pizza, Ponte Vedra Beach, usa) -

The Tortilla Guys Reviews

Hey Guys just some in put in places to eat weather good or bad Friday the 13th April went to eat with new friend khau_khan , tried a place called Next Door in Washington Heights 813 W 187 st I thought quaint place good menu affordable... -

Better Sex Diet

                Mood Enhancers Foods like oysters really can ignite passion in the bedroom. How? They're good for your heart. And what's good for your heart is good... -

Are You A Chocoholic?

Human Metabolics Creates Chocoholics I often hear people say I am a Chocoholic.  I often wonder about this craving that people talk bout, as neither Steve nor I particularily like chcolate.  On rare oacssions we'll share a pieces of really... -

Facts About Taj Mahal Hotel Mumbai

The Taj Mahal Hotel was a landmark creation when it opened for business back in 1903. We mark the milestones in the journey of this monument to its present status as the jewel in the crown of India's hospitality industry   The... -

14 Romantic Ideas For 14th Feb

Here some ideas for making valentine's day more romantic: 1.Take a ride to see the trees in spring blossom. 2.Take a horse-drawn carriage ride. 3.Watch the sunset together (best at the lake, ocean, or mountains).... -

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar & Truth And Reconciliation Conference

  No more Discrimination: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar     Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s message of compassion, commitment to society, and a cosmic understanding of life, has resounded in the lives of... -

Baby Blues

The Baby Blues: Having a baby is a very exciting time for most expecting moms but after the baby is born, some women will start to have mood swings, feel sad, alone, afraid and unloved. You could have a loss of appetite or have difficulty sleeping. If... -

Wendy's Salad

I can survive on salad for as long as I want. I love the crunch and the flavor. I usually make mine or get it from the supermarket. My good friend took me to Wendy's the other day saying,  have a salad. I told her a burger joint is not my thing. I... -


Bacon A meat product traditionally produced from a cut of pork that is taken from the side (belly) or back of the hog. Bacon is processed by brining slabs of the meat, smoke curing it and... -

Mrs. Fields

Headstrong determination, A dynamic personality, A sincere concern for people, they all played a role in Debbi Fields' success. It was all about taking control of her life. So Debbi Fields, a young mother with no business experience, opened her first... -

A-z Carbohydrates

Please use this chart only as a guide, and consult your physician for advice if you have any dietary-related illnesses, such as diabetes or heart disease. If you have medical reasons for needing a carbohydrates chart , I... -

Greasy And Oily Skin: [herbal Beauty Series -part 10].

                                      Hi,, lovers. Herbal Beauty - part 10 I have discussed Normal, and Dry skins earlier. Now we will discuss the Greasy and Combination Skins as below. --1---Greasy... -

Shining Seafood But.......

S e afood is any sea animal or seaweed that is served as food or is suitable for eating. This usually includes seawater animals, such as fish and shellfish (including mollusks and crustaceans). The term seafood is also applied to similar animals from... -

How Clean Is Your Market?

Is your supermarket clean enough to prevent the spread of food-borne illness? Store managers and inspection doctors from the California Food and Agriculture Department's Meat Inspection Division recommend you search for evidence in the following places: ... -

Great Tips!

A little something for everyone here... Reheat Pizza: Heat up leftover pizza in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove, set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it... -

Seafood : A Healthier Option !

Prawn, oysters, tuna, crab, and other seafoods deliver high-quality protein that is often low in fat and cholesterol. Protein from seafood is considered "complete" because it supplies all eight essential amino acids--the structural components of... -

Public Domain Food Pictures You may use these to make your blog look beautiful. (Food Art) -

The Tuk Tuk Restaurant

I generally plan to try some new resturant every weekend. This time when i went to leicester square there when i was roming around to find some gud Restaurant then got this one by funny name. The 'Tuk Tuk' Restaurant :D Any comments ;) ... -

Hell's Kitchen

Gordon Ramsey is awesome. I have been watching him for years on BBC America and was happy to see a tamer Gordon on HELL'S Kitchen. The first two seasons winners are doing great! (Thoughts) -

The Baker Mets "the Tortilla Guy"

I had the opportunity to met another great Chef & Baker Chef Henrietta who owns and runs "The Art of Baking in Key West". She has been featured in the Dean Boys Book along with quite a few pictures , also has been seen on the Food Network... -

The Big Dog From National Deli

Hangin with the "Big Dog " at the Florida Show National Deli is known for quality, taste and consistency. When you taste our warm corned beef on rye bread, you immediately can tell the difference between us and our competition, and it becomes... -

World Food Day

Today is World Food Day, a day to remember how many go to bed hungry while most of us here sit groaning from eating too much in the evenings.   There is something very wrong about this dichotomy of food consumption. This sort of... -

I Love Rachel Ray

Other Rachael Ray news. 370 x 411 - 62k - jpg Feb 8 2007 3:43P Never Leave Her 240 x 300 - 30k - jpg       Dear Rachel Ray , -

Funny Food Quotes-must Read

All you see, I owe to spaghetti. Sophia Loren I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any... -

Tomato Fest 2007

TOMATO FEST 2007 Photo Courtesy of Gary Ibsen, Hundreds of heirloom tomatoes to taste! Many people think tomatoes are always red. Heirloom tomatoes come in a rainbow of colours-red, yellow, orange, purple,... -

"paan" Flavoured Condoms

  “PAAN” FLAVOURED CONDOMS India ’s first customized condom for sex workers and World’s only condom available in “Paan” flavour. The good old paan with its addictive flavour is now... -

Americas Top 50 Restaurants

TOP AMERICAN RESTAURANTS!!!!!!!! What is yours ??? ........................ Gourmet Magazine rating More than half of these restaurants are making their... -

Natural Beauty Tips

          Dear, lovers, already we have discussed about the herbal benefit of, betony, blackberry and basil etc, now we will discuss the herbal benefit of cabbage, calendula and camomile follow; 1   CABBAGE;----Rich in... -

Diet Tips For Skin Care

Hi, i,  lovers.  Herbal Beauty Series -part 8 We will see the food stuff that are helpful in keeping our body skin fresh, soft and elastic in this series issue. The details are given below; 1---Diet is a vital importance for skin and no skin can... -

Baked Fillet Of Sole On Rosemary Potato Recipe

Baked fillet of Sole on Rosemary potato Avec Passionfruit coulis n Ginger Balsamic reduction Serves 2 Ingredients:- Sole fillet - 400-450gms Potato - 2 Nos Fresh Rosemary - 10gms Passionfruit coulis - 150ml ... -

National Peach Pie Day And Other Food Festivals

National Peach Pie Day  --St. Bartholomew;s Day, patron of cheese merchants and butchers. --St. Owen of Rouen's Day, patron of innkeepers. 1853 The month and day are uncertain, but the year is correct. Native American Chef George Crum... -

Menu Planning!!

Sometimes I think we need to take the time to change the recipes we cook week after week. So here are some great tips to do just that. Planning is the key...even if it is in your mind....Take the time to write cause it sure does help. But before you... -

Food At 'jama Masjid'

On the eve of Eid, we went to Jama Masjid (Delhi) at midnight. As expected, the area was brightly lit, the atmosphere was festive. The ambience outside Jama Masjid has always intrigued me. I've been there quite a few times, especially for inexpensive but... -


Truffles have been found in Europe, Asia, North Africa, and North America, but only three species are commercially important. They live in close mycorrhizal association with the roots of specific trees. Their fruiting bodies grow underground. The term... -

Have You Eatern Biryani Like This?

Well, i love Biryani (a North Indian dish in which rice is cooked with goat or other meats and spices). I have had a lot of Biryani and at many places. I have had biryani at home (where it is the best - my friends also swear that the mutton birynia my MOM... -

Healthy Living - Boost Your Immunity With Yoga And Therapeutic Massage

Today's article was written by my friend Mary Ellen Ricks, RYT, CMT who is the owner and director of The Awakening Point. The Awakening point is a wellness center located in Hackettstown, NJ. The center focuses on the total well being of people from... -

Foodie Thoughts For The Month Of October

October is:       eat better, eat healthier month     eat country ham month     apple month     applejack month     carmel month     chili... - Food Is Fun Video Contest invites you and your videomaker friends to create a viral video about food which friends forward to friends. . We are launching “ Food is Fun” video contest. Theme: You choose a theme such as a) Food is Fun b)... -

Foodie Thoughts For 20 September

Today is National Rum Punch Day...                                     So check out some of these delicious Rum Punch recipes we've collected! ... -

Help For Dads On Mother's Day

  Being a father is fairly easy, or at least that is what a Mom thinks until it is Mother's day. Picking out the right gift and not watching TV all day while keeping the kids entertained so that mom can relax can be pretty tiring,... -

A Search For What's Inside An Egg Benedict

What's in eggs Benedict?   From the bottom up:   English muffins. Unfrozen is best. Their split halves should be toasted to crispness. Tearing the halves apart with a fork or with hands, rather than slicing... -

Assorted Pakoras

I love to eat and serve my friends assortment of Pakoras as party starters. These are delicious crunchy pieces of joy. I generally serve them with tomato ketchup, green chutney and hot and sweet sauce. These are great accompaniment to alcoholic and ... -

The Bachelor's Guide To Food!

BREAD: Sesame seeds and Poppy seeds are the only officially acceptable "spots" that should be seen on the surface of any loaf of bread. Fuzzy and hairy looking white or green growth areas are good indications that your bread has turned into a... -

Salary Survey Of Culinary Industry

Chef and Culinary Career Salary Information While we'd all like to cook, bake and sautee all day long, we also have to make sure we’re making enough money to put food on the table (you know what we mean). The figures below show the average... -

How Colors Influence Your Purchases

The average package on the supermarket shelf has only about one-seventeenth of a second to attract your attention. After that, the design, the color, the words and -- oh, yeah -- the product have to interest you enough to put it in your cart and buy it. ... -

Decoding Ferran Adria Video Info.

Due to the length on Decoding Ferran Adria video, I am unable to post it on ifood tv.  The video is directed by Chris Collins. It is 50 minutes long.  Pls search online. (Help) -

French Food Quotes

“It is ironic that Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935), who defined French cooking for several generations, did so in London after moving there in 1890....His 1903 book 'Le guide culinaire' became the professional cook's textbook, explaining French... -

American Food Quotes

"A man accustomed to American food and American domestic cookery would not starve to death suddenly in Europe, but I think he would gradually waste away, and eventually die." 'A Tramp Abroad' , Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)... -

Italian Food Quotes

“In the 20th century, the French managed to get a death on the myth that they produce the world's best food. The hype has been carefully orchestrated, and despite the fact that the most popular food in the last quarter has undoubtedly been Italian, the... -

Happy Mothers Day !!!!

I Just wanted to wish all the members who are Mothers , and all members Moms a Happy Healthy Mothers Days !!!! "The Tortilla Guy" (Thoughts, Worldwide) -

National Restaurant Show

Anyone in Chicago is welcome to stop by and Visit " The Tortilla Guy " and Tumaro's gang here !!!    The Western Hemisphere's largest foodservice and hospitality event is May 19-22, 2007 at McCormick Place Chicago. No matter what... -

Cardmom Small

Descri ption Cardamom of commerce is the dried ripe fruit (capsules of cardamom plant) often referred as the “Queen of Spices” because of its very pleasant aroma and taste. Cardamom is a perennial, herbaceous, rhizomatous plant. Based on the... -

Hello Summer!

I know that summer does not start until mid June but Memorial day is the start of this lovely weather for me. I just refuse to belive that it is Spring still. The beautiful weather we have in the Northeast right now is a clear indication that I will not be... -

Tell Us About Your Childhood & Favorite Snack Food!! :)

it's around 4:30 a.m. in NYC, and i am dying for something to eat! lol this reminds me of the fabulous night markets in taiwan - known for delicious snack food & street shopping!! :) oh boy, do i miss my home-home & all the lovely... -

Coping With Stress

After last weeks article on stress, I have decided to follow up with some tips to make your life a little easier. We know we can't avoid stress but we can definetely make our lives a little less stressful. Here are some tips to coping with stress: ... -

Writing A Good Blog

When I first started  writing on the internet, I found that there was a wealth of information already and I was just repeating it by writing what I have read. Then I started reading about what and how to write and I came across several websites telling you... -

Diet Cola Drink More Gain More

Every where around us we see people drinking the diet cola. Double cheeseburger with King size fries and diet soda... I don't know the deal, but many a times I have been forwned upon for drinking regular cola. But a recent study has found the ill effects... -

New Zealand Wine Fair Hits New York City

The New Zealand Wine Fair stopped by Manhattan and only "Fun Food"  was there to cover it! I must say, I didn't taste a bad wine. The New Zealand wines are very light and would be the perfect compliment to fish, cheeses &... -

Laloo At Microsoft

Laloo Prasad sent his Bio Data - to apply for a post in Microsoft Corporation, USA.   A few days later he got this reply:    Dear Mr. Laloo Prasad, You do not meet our requirements. Please do not send any further... -

Special Traditional Menu From Malwa

Malwa   is a region in western India occupying a plateau of volcanic origin in the western part of Madhya Pradesh state in India.This region is famous for a special dish-daal baati.   ... -

Americas First Ice Cream Pattiserie - "halo Fete" - Chef Hari Nayak And His Cafe In Princeton

I have to tell you all about my new favorite cafe located in Princeton, New Jersey Halo Fete , America’s first Ice. cream patisserie It’s only been around for two years but it already has a loyal following, the locals told me... -

Chutney: Makes Food Crispy

A Chutney is a term for a variety of sweet and spicy condiments, originally from South Asia. Chutney may be dry or wet. Dry chutney is generally in the form of powder. In India, a chutney is often made to... -

Is That True?

  is that true? to make sure we can try to do ourself like this DANGEROUS COMBINATION   ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ... -

Punjabis Celebrating Baisakhi !!!

Baisakhi is the one of the major festivals of Sikhs and celebrated with lot of enthusiasm .Baishakhi festival falls on the first day of vaishakh month(April-May)according to Nanakshahi or Sikh calendar. It is celebrated as a harvest festival by the large... -

Must Haves In Your Kitchen:

It’s really important to invest in good quality kitchen appliances and tools for you kitchen. With a few good tools in your kitchen – it really makes cooking go so much faster and easier. I think many people dread cooking because of the time and... -

Lettuce Ladies

Playboy playmates wearing strategically-placed lettuce leaves at House of Representatives' Rayburn building. These Lettuce ladies were on the hill to counter National Hot Dog day on request by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). They... -

Monica's New York Restaurants

Another foodie asked me for some suggestions so I thought I would share them with all of you. Here are some places to check out while visiting New York... Patsy's Pizza. 61 West 74th. I love pizza!!! This is my favorite. Grimaldi's. 19 Old... -

The Best Key Lime Pie

This is one of the must stops in Key West !! Go to Kermits if you are lucky you will be able to meet this very cool colorful Guy !! Kermit took his time and showed us not only his store but also where he does all his pie baking. I tried to get his secret... -

Florida Restaurant Show

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, now complementing its menu of the best and newest foods and foodservice products with the  Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum .  Ferdinand Metz, Master Chef and head of the Culinary Institute of America for more than... -

From Read/writeweb

I found this about at Read/WriteWeb Written by Josh Catone / September 11, 2007 / 2 comments A couple of week's ago, we wrote about , which was attempting to... -

Foodie Thoughts For 16 September

It's National GUACAMOLE Day!   (Foodie Thoughts September, Beach, Florida, Foodie Thoughts, Ponte, usa, Vedra) -

Some Thanks From The People That I Have Interviewed !!!

Well here is the proof that we are appreciated !!!  Thank Yous from some foodies that I have interviewed !!!   Steve:   This is pretty good.  I will get it to our marketing guy and see what he can do. Can... -

Foodie Thoughts For 26 September

It's National Pancake Day!  Just so you know I make the best pancakes on earth and will throwdown with anyone when it comes to the good ole pcakes.       (Foodie Thoughts September, Alpharetta, Foodie Thoughts, GA, Georgia, usa) -

Tortilla News

CBS)  Great paintings can be found on many surfaces: canvas, wood, plaster, even brick walls. But one artist in East Los Angeles goes in a very different direction. Joe Bravo paints on tortillas. As The Early Show national... -

Mindless Stuff About Food And Drink.............

Choking on food is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Besieged by customer requests, Cleveland restaurant owner Hector Boiardi decided to bottle his famous spaghetti and meat sauce.  With local success... -

Fall Harvest

A favourite way to eat kabocha squash is to fry it in grapeseed or peanut oil with thinly sliced shallots, fresh rosemary, generous sprinkle of white pepper, and sea salt. Green onion slivers make a nice garnish if desired.  Easy-Peasy and so good. ... -