Food

What can survive 450,000 rads? That's the amount of radiation equivalent to 150 million chest x-rays, a blistering blast of b-movie mutant-making "sunshine units" that is designed to kill just about anything in range. It's enough radiation to kill Salmonella and Escherichia coli (E. coli), two major sources of food borne illness, as well as…

Twelve years ago I decided to retire from a stressful job and start doing the things I enjoyed doing. I like traveling, camping, and fishing but I love to cook or try different places to eat. I was asked to join a group of retired people for Monday lunches and we call ourselves "The Monday…

Parboiled rice also called Ukda Chawal in Hindi & Converted Rice in English is rice which is Partially Boiled in the husk. There are three steps involved in the process which are soaking, steaming and drying. This process makes rice nutritious, changes its texture making it easier to process by hand. The process itself is…

Well, that's a very good question. I guess being older than dirt does have its advantages because I remember my parents grinding their meats. My Dad was a hunter and farmer, so there was plenty of deer, beef or pork meat to grind. My parents built a large shed for my Dad to work on…

Learning how to cut a turkey correctly is essential for making a flawless presentation at you holiday table. Although you may roast your bird to golden-brown perfection, if you are not proficient with a carving knife you can quickly turn your culinary masterpiece into a shredded pile of disaster. Fortunately, the following tips will guide…