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…

Ways to Add Turmeric to Your Diet

With all of the health benefits offered by turmeric, let’s talk about ways we can get more turmeric in our diet. We’ll discuss a number of different ways to consume turmeric other than simply using it in a curry or other meal recipe. Golden Paste One great way to consume turmeric is to make a…

Cooking Perfect Poached Eggs

Who doesn’t love a perfectly poached egg over a piece of toast, an English muffin, or a pile of steamed or gently sautéed greens? The first rule for poaching eggs is to always use the freshest eggs possible. With fresh eggs, the whites will cling to the yolks better than with older eggs. There are…