- History and recipe for fajitas.
Select, Buy, and Cook Fish
Au Bleu Trout
What does Au Bleu mean?
About American caviar
How To Have a Crawfish
Seafood vs. Frozen Seafood
- How To Purchase Seafood
Select, Buy, and Cook Fish
King Crab -
Cooking Crab Legs
How To Buy Frozen Lobster Tails
To Shuck Oysters
(Learn all about salmon),
Salmon en croute
Purchasing, de-veining, cooking, brining, and etiquette
Eulachon, Oolichan, Candlefish, Hooligan
Flambé means to ignite foods that have
liquor or liqueur added. This is done for a dramatic effect and to
develop a rich flavor of the liqueur to the foods without adding the
Learn how to
Flour - Different types of
flour are suited to different items and all flours are different you
cannot switch from one type to another without consequences that could
ruin the recipe. To achieve success in baking, it is important to know
what the right flour is for the job! Learn about the different types of
No Geese Were Hurt In the Making Of
This 'Foie Gras'
- Article by Shelly Banjo of The Wall Street Journal
In short order, the status of foie gras has slipped from prized delicacy
to unhealthy fat food to politically incorrect contraband. Now, to deal
with the loss, a few enterprising chefs are plating a substitute: faux
Do you read the labels on the
food you buy? If you don't, it is time to educate yourself and start
reading the labels of foods you buy for yourself and your family.
Food Nutritional Value Chart
This chart is strictly an aid to help you on
your favorite diet program in analyzing your recipes. All information is
intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for
medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.
Food Safety Pages:
Buffet and Party Safety
Also includes what to do if your guests have been
delayed at least an hour
Golden Rules of
IF IN DOUBT, THROW IT OUT! If you have any
question in your mind about the freshness or safety of eating a food product,
throw it out. It is better to be safe than sorry!
Picnic Safety Tips
is nothing more American than the picnic. Picnics can take on many forms,
such as the community picnic, friends and neighbors, tailgate parties, or
ball games. There is also one sure thing at every picnic-lots of good food.
The important point is to have safe and healthy food, not food that can
cause food borne illness. Always prepare and store food properly.
Summer is the time for barbecues and picnics.
The biggest party crasher
at summer picnic and buffets is food borne bacteria. You can't see them
you can't taste them, but you sure can feel them if illness occurs
hours or days later.
Food Storage Chart - Shelf Life of Foods -
Storage does not improve the quality of
any food. The quality of a food will also not decrease significantly
during storage as long as the food is stored properly and used within
the recommended time frame.
French Dip Sandwich
- Learn about this
sandwich that actually is not French.
Fruitcake - The oldest
reference that can be found regarding a fruitcake dates back to Roman
times. Learn more about the history of fruitcakes.
- Secrets to making a perfect fruitcake
- For many years raisin pie was served with the meal
prepared for family and friends at the wake following a funeral.