Cooking with Lapsang Souchong Tea

If you are not familiar with Lapsang souchong tea, it is a unique and highly flavorful smoked tea from China that is, for many people, an acquired taste as a drinking tea. Reactions upon drinking Lapsang souchong tea for the first time are typically along the lines of love it or hate it. But many…

Grilling Fruit

The hot summer months are a time for eating light, taking advantage of nature’s bounty, and cooking outdoors. When people think of grilling, most people think about meats. But vegetables and fruits can be amazing on the grill as well! We’ve already discussed grilling vegetables, so for this article, we’ll focus on how we can…

Tips for Grilling Vegetables

Summer is a great time for grilling and eating light. We could all stand to get more fruits and veggies into our diets, and grilling fruits and veggies is a great way to do it! Grilling them tends to intensify their flavors. As the fire from the grill draws out the moisture from the fruits…

Open Fire Cooking Outdoors

Summertime is a great time for bonfires, whether you are camping in the wilderness or hanging out with friends and family around a fire pit in your back yard. It’s even more fun when you can cook your dinner over the open fire! Tin Foil Dinner (“Hobo Dinner”) An old favorite method for cooking over…

Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee and Its Benefits

Cold-brewed coffee was made popular by the Toddy system in the 1960s, and has been enjoying resurgence of late. The Toddy system was invented in 1964 by Todd Simpson, a chemical engineering graduate of Cornell University. According to the Toddy company, cold-brewed coffee made using regular coffee beans results in coffee that has 67 percent…