There is nothing like the comforting steam rising from a warm bowl of nutritious soup. Making a large pot of homemade soup or stew is a great way to utilize leftovers and to extend the menu plan without extra spending. The added bonus is one can easily freeze soup or […]

When I hear the word “craving” it conjures up images of pregnant women eating cottage cheese and peanut butter on toast. I think of people doing crazy things in order to obtain a meal, a dish, a food item that will hit the spot right then and there. Maybe this […]

Coffee can be considered one of nature’s greatest gifts. It gives mental and emotional clarity without harmful side effects, (like alcohol or tobacco), and it contains a wealth of nutrients. Yet, when most people drink coffee, they are not thinking that the beverage is improving their health. In fact, some […]

Eating chocolate can be one of the most pleasurable things in the world if you are in the right place, at the right time, with the right people, and most of the time, with your favorite kind of chocolate. Out of a survey of 22 people who liked chocolate and […]

Every country has its traditional trademark soup, be it Vichyssoise (the French chefs can duke it out as to who created it), Asian Pho, Russian borscht or all-American chicken noodle. Commercial soups made their appearance with the invention of canning in the late 19th century,. Dr. John T. Dorrance, a […]