COOK THE WORLD – CHINA – GAN BIAN SI JI

Ingredients 1⁄4 cup canola oil 10 oz. green beans, cut into 2" pieces 2 oz. ground pork 3 tbsp. finely chopped pickled mustard greens 1 tbsp. Chinese cooking wine 1 tbsp. soy sauce 1 tsp. toasted sesame...

HERE to THERE and In Between – Week 7 – SEYCHELLES

Between my extensive travels and time spent in the Caribbean, I thought I was pretty well-versed in Island fare. I was absolutely blown away by the diversity of flavour...

COOK the WORLD Week 10 – Bangladesh – Twisted Shorshe Bata

In our ongoing series of Cook the World my daughter drew Bangladesh but could not find something that was unique to Bangladesh. Sooo she passed the torch and I...

Fast food packaging may contain dangerous chemicals

A third of fast food wrappers test positive for chemicals linked to negative health effects The package we wrap our fast food in may harbor harmful chemicals. CONTINUE READING

Your Coffee Habit is Good for You – Studies Show

Yes, people have been concerned about it since the 16th century, but as long as we’ve been analyzing its effects we’ve observed that drinking coffee tends to improve your...

How to avoid blowing all your money on food when you’re traveling

You can still eat well while traveling without breaking the bank. Whether you're trying to stretch your per diem on a business trip or get the most value per dollar...

You’ve been eating cheese wrong your whole life

You've been eating cheese wrong your whole life While some varieties of cheese might be saltier than seawater and others can stink a room out, it hasn't stopped us...

HERE to THERE and In Between – Week 1 – India

Dad had the first week of cooking of the year - China.  We talked a little bit about it while he was preparing, and we decided that we definitely...

The fruit most locals love and most foreigners hate

The fruit most locals love and most foreigners hate. But like the majority of unusual things, it’s an acquired taste. There are three types of people when it comes...

COOK the WORLD Week 12 – Egypt – Mudammas

Learn a Historical Middle Eastern Recipe from Ancient Times Ful Mudammas made with fava beans, olive oil, onion, garlic, and cumin. Ancient Egyptian cooking.   INGREDIENTS 2 cups peeled and cooked or...