For the Love of Chocolate

Dark Chocolate has some health benefits worth talking about. I'm sharing the story of chocolate – from cocoa tree to chocolate on your table.

I love Chocolate.  Who...

Wheat Germ…a nutritional gem

So what exactly is wheat germ?  It is the vitamin-packed embryo or sprouting portion of the wheat kernel that is separated before milling.  It is the primary source of nutrition...

Trip of a Lifetime- Argentina

I consider myself well versed in many different cultures and have traveled to many places in my lifetime.  For three years, I taught food culture at the University of Pittsburgh. ...

The Delicious Taste of Umami

Most people are familiar with the four elemental tastes: sweet, sour, salty and bitter.  But did you know that there is a fifth taste?  Umami, which translates in English to...

Sweet Potato on Steroids

Have you ever purchased raw sweet potatoes?  Hopefully so, and when you did you probably noticed how different they range in size from one to another.  When deciding what size...

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