• Cook's Tips,  Food Business

    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…

  • Cook's Tips

    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…

  • Beverages,  Cook's Tips

    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…

  • Cook's Tips

    Healthy Cooking For Your Apartment

    Cooking in a small kitchen can be challenging. It always feels like you don’t have the counter space or the tools you need to get everything to work. If you’re trying to prepare multiple dishes at the same time, it’s even worse. There simply isn’t enough space to work in! Still, going out to eat all the time is not cheap or healthy. It’s clear that cooking at home is the more economical and health-conscious way to eat. With a little planning and organization, you can make anything in your kitchen and have all the space you need. Pare It Down To Essentials We live in the age of the…

  • Cook's Tips

    4 Tips for Presenting Your Servings for Maximum Appeal

    So you’re planning a great dinner to impress someone, but you’re not quite sure how to assemble the food on the plate to best effect? For starters, it’s good that you’re thinking about plating the food (that’s what the gourmet chefs call it). Remember, when trying to impress someone with food, you’re creating a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. You want to make it pretty on the plate. Here are four tips for making your dishes look nifty. 1. Sauce as decoration Perhaps you’re serving a dish that includes a sauce. This could be an integral sauce (one made from the pan drippings of meat) or…