Uniquely new dishes in a welcoming atmosphere

From the moment you walk into Harrisburg’s first authentic Puerto Rican restaurant, you are greeted by warmth. The bright yellow interior, lively music and traditional food that is obviously cooked with love all help to convey the feeling that Anastacia’s is a vibrant place. Owner, Ricardo Suarez, opened the restaurant on 6th Street on August […]

One of Knoxville’s favorite restaurants for decades

Chesapeake’s restaurant is located at 500 Henley St. in the downtown area of Knoxville, Tennessee.  It is located in a restored historical building that is accessible by taking Summit Hill to Locust St.  It is off of Locust Street on the right just past the Fire Station.  It is tucked away in the corner just […]

Comfort Food for when You’re Sick

When a person is sick, the doctor’s orders usually limit the comfort food to the traditional bland hospital diet. However, there’s one tried and true comfort food that is always at the top of anyone’s list of the best and most effective in healing what ails you. Of course, the traditional comfort food since doctors […]

Packing a Healthy School Lunch the Kids will Eat

Teaching children to eat healthy is one thing but to have them enjoy their home made lunch is another story all together. Brown paper bag lunches and lunch boxes have been around for ages and parents alike have been trying to get the next generation to eat healthier than the one before. Eating their vegetables […]

Vanishing Food Fads that Didn’t Withstand the Test of Time

The Atkins Diet Fad It seemed like almost everyone was doing this. A whole bunch of new stores sprang up overnight devoted exclusively to low-carb goodies. I feel sorry for those store owners now, but did the world really need any more low-carb bread (and what was in that stuff anyway)? The Cooking Everything From […]

Colares Velho, a cozy tea room in Portugal

Colares Velho, is a cosy restaurant that sometimes gives itself a different name; ‘Salao de Cha’. Translated from Portuguese into English, means basically, ‘tea room.’ This is the first tea room in Portugal I have ever visited mainly because I wouldn’t even consider having a cup of tea in a restaurant – it is something […]

Simple Meals Kids can Prepare

One of the talents kids should be taught before leaving home is how to cook.  You can save considerable money when cooking at home and in most cases it is also healthier.  When you cook your own meals you know what ingredients are in them and can adjust the flavors to your taste.  Kids are […]

Keeping Food Fresh without Refrigeration

Knowing how to keep food safe from spoilage and healthful to eat is essential for anyone who prepares or stores it. For millennia, people have kept food safely without refrigeration. A practical home refrigerator was not invented until 1927. To figure out the best strategies for keeping our food wholesome without electricity, find out how […]

All Hot Peppers are not Created Equal

Hot peppers are often used in cooking to spice up dishes and sauces. While jalapenos are possibly the most popular and well-known type of hot pepper, did you know that there are several other kinds of peppers that are even hotter? The heat given off by peppers are often based on a scale called the […]

No more Kids Meals at Taco Bell by 2014

Obesity has been a steady problem in the United States for close to two decades now. Not only have adult suffered, but children have now become part of this growing epidemic. It has led high profile figures like Michelle Obama to get involved with the fight. Her crusade to get kids to eat better in […]