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    7 Ways Red Wine Is Really Good for You

    You’ve heard the rumors, and maybe you figured it’s too good to be true. But yes, it turns out there really are some health benefits to drinking red wine — in moderation, of course. If you’re a vino lover, consider these benefits the next time you’re choosing between red and white. Only red wine can boast these perks, so why not improve your health during a happy hour or dinner? 1. Heart health The number-one benefit of red wine is that it improves heart health. It contains resveratrol, which safeguards your ticker and arteries from saturated fats, and possibly wards off cardiovascular disease. If you have a family history of…

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    5 Tips For Starting an Online Food Business

    In the past, the food business was all about the marketplace. You go to a grocery store, you buy the food. You go to the restaurant, you buy the food. But now, there are changes in the food industry along with everything else, as more and more effort goes into digital processes and web-based resources. So how can you use these Internet-centric things to your advantage when it comes to starting your own new online food business? Well, the five tips below will help get you started on your path. Learn To Use Online Marketing One of the best things you can do in terms of research and development of…

  • Cook's Tips,  Healthy Eating

    5 Practical Reasons To Start Eating Healthier Now

    There is an intrinsic part of everyone that suggests that they should always be eating healthier than they currently are, but these internal clicks and pings don’t always necessary have any kind of logic behind them. But, as a focused individual, you can pair this desire with a set of practical reasons. So, putting five of them in list form, what are five of these practical reasons to start eating healthier now, and when can you begin taking action on them? Health Insurance Costs Have you looked into health insurance companies lately? There are all kinds of things changing about them. With the way health insurance is now required, many companies are…

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    Beverages,  Cook's Tips

    Four Tips For Pairing Alcohol With Food

    You have probably read a ton of articles on wine pairings, but wine isn’t the only alcoholic beverage you can enjoy with a nice meal. That being said, maybe you want to know some other pairings to enjoy this holiday season, or any time of the year. The most important thing to remember is that you should only drink in moderation. What Goes With Wine? When it comes to wine, the basics are easy. You pair red wine with red meats and red sauces, and you pair white wine with white meat and white sauces. While there are some other rules that may sometimes apply, these are the simple basics. You…

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    Asian Recipes,  Cook's Tips

    Choosing a Thai School that Offers the Best Culinary Courses

    Thai cuisine is well known worldwide as healthy and spicy. It’s offered in numerous restaurants in major cities around the globe and a growing number of chefs and even foodies are eager to learn the ways to cook Thai food. But while learning Thai cooking is possible in one’s own country or online via the video tutorials, Thailand is still the best place to learn how to cook authentic Thai dishes. Depending on your destination, there are many small and major culinary schools in the country today that offer short courses. Whether you’re a visitor who simply wants to enjoy a fun cooking experience or a professional chef, you have every opportunity…

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    Asian Recipes

    Top Sauces for Asian Cuisine

    Asian cuisine is popular worldwide that hotels, resorts and restaurants offer them to their guests. They’re bursting with various flavors and most are well known to be hot and spicy. But did you know what makes any Asian food stand out from the rest? It’s the sauce that is served along with the dish. Most dry Asian food has this and it’s time you get to know what these are and what they’re made of. Brown Sauce The brown sauce is the most basic and common in Chinese cuisine but it is also used in other Asian food. Normally, this is made from soy sauce or oyster sauce. Other ingredients that may be added…

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    Asian Recipes

    Pho With A Side of Kimchi

    Asian food and flavors are often bold and colorful, dishes that evolved in home kitchens using accessible, affordable- and, perhaps most importantly, local- produce and ingredients. It’s the reason East Meets West “fusion” cuisine is so popular; when you combine classic Western cooking techniques with palate-exploding Asian flavors, the result can be amazing. But another type of fusion is winning the hearts of foodies everywhere: Asian Meets Asian, which marries flavors and techniques from different Asian cultures. We’re talking Indonesian Meets Japanese. It’s not far-fetched at all. Ethnic minority communities around the world have been doing it for years; Filipino dishes in many Manila restaurants have a marked Chinese flavor…

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    Making Healthy Meat Choices And Adding Them To Your Diet

    Not everyone likes to eat meat, but those that do should know that not all meat choices are unhealthy. Shopping for meat that is good for you doesn’t even need to be difficult. And, some of the best meats out there can be used in many different meals. Meat offers you many great things that help your body run properly, more than just protein. Red meat is rich in iron, which is great for your blood. Even turkey offers you great benefits for brain health and more. Chicken Your best bet when it comes to shopping for chicken is to go organic. It can be easier to cook boneless, skinless…

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    5 Best Energy Drinks to Get You Through Your Day

    In a perfect world, you would get plenty of sleep each night and indulge in a diet rich in vitamins and nutrients. You would exercise daily, rest whenever you needed to, and never, ever get stressed out. Unfortunately, this is the real world; where you may not always eat right, you’re usually busy and never get enough sleep. What you need is energy, and the fastest way to intake enough energy to carry you through the day is with an energy drink. Included here are the five best energy drinks to get you through your day. The longest-running, most popular energy drink in the book is coffee. Seeming to be…

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    The Basics of Storing Wine At Home

    According to Wine Spectator, there are very few fine wines that benefit from long term aging. That means when you purchase a bottle of wine, it’s best to consume it within a few years of buying it. Whether you’re thinking of going whole-hog and creating your own wine cellar or you just want a place to store a few bottles, here are a few things to keep in mind. Don’t Store It In the Warmest Room of Your House This is important if you live in a particularly warm climate or you like to keep your house warm. Temperatures that are higher than 70 degrees Fahrenheit will make a wine…