Why Popcorn Pops

Pop corn can be traced back as the 1500. In 1519, Cortes got his first sight of popcorn when he invaded Mexico and came into contact with the Aztecs. Popcorn was an important food for the Aztec Indians, who also used popcorn as decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces and...

Different Types of Olives

Gourmet olive varieties are widely available and come in a range of flavors. Here are just ten of the more common kinds of olives and a brief description of each. Green olives with herbs de Provence: This vibrant citrus flavored olive is a fantastic match with fish and in...

Olive Oil, Extra Virgin or Pure?

Olives and olive oil have a very long history. It’s been suggested that olives and olive oil have been around as long a 6000 decades. The Bible even references olive branches in the story of Noah’s Ark.. It’s unknown as to when people began to eat olives and their...

Gourmet Italian Gift Baskets

The most popular type of restaurant food is Italian food, so it is no surprise that there’s a fantastic choice of gourmet Italian gift baskets available. If you’re looking for a gift for a food lover, you can not go wrong with gourmet Italian gift baskets. There is all...

Let’s Have a Barbeque Party

Today’s barbecue choices have never been higher. The layouts and choices are wonderful, there is in fact a barbecue that is suitable for your personal barbecuing needs. Barbecues come in both natural gas and propane grills. Barbecues can be found in portable fire pit versions excellent for a patio...

Different Cuts of Steak

Have you ever stood at the butchers counter and thought, what’s the difference between a top sirloin and a porterhouse. If you find a fantastic beef cookbook often times it will have a diagram of the various cuts of meat. If this is too ordinary to your preference find...