Delicious Slovak and Serbian Traditional Easter Foods
Both my grandmothers have been gone from my life for over 40 years, but the impact their foods made on my life was strong. My grandparents from both the Serbian and Slovak sides of the family came from Europe in the early 1900s, bringing their knowledge of the foods and traditions along with them.
Running Tips - Chili Peppers Are Great For A Runner's Diet!
Runners are always looking for different foods that will help them in some way with their running. I recently found out that a certain food that I love is actually good for me and for my running. Chili peppers! These wonderful little peppers are good for you for many reasons. Read on to find out how.
I have a bone to pick about cinnamon. How many of you really know what spice you have in your cupboards? Are you sure it really is cinnamon? We in the U.S. are having the wool pulled over our eyes about cinnamon. What we commonly know in the U.S. as "cinnamon" is actually Cassia (cinnamomum aromaticum). It is a relative of true cinnamon, but not the real thing.
Remember grandma's cooking? The awesome aromas and hearty flavors coming from her kitchen where certainly enticing and the entire family would hang around the kitchen until she finally shouted "Supper's Ready!" Aunts, uncles and cousins would rush the table to get their favorite seat, rush through the blessing just to dig in to the outstanding flavors of grandma's kitchen. As unhealthy as those meals were, we certainly loved them.
Most of us are familiar with using hot sauce to spice up food. Just a few drops certainly gives a jolt of flavor to many popular items. Hot sauce has also come to the forefront recently as a method for disciplining children. This practice is referred to as "hot saucing" or "hot tongue" and refers to a parent punishing a child for bad behavior by putting a drop of the highly seasoned substance on the tip of their child's tongue.
A good steak comes from a cow that is bred for beef. Investigate and be sure the cows that the steaks are made from are from a line that is known for quality beef and are also fed corn. This will go a long way to insure that the beef is the best tasting beef you can find. The other important factor is the time when they are slaughtered. The ideal time to slaughter a cow is when it is between eighteen months and two years old.