A Beginners Guide to doing a Cheese Tasting

We do an awful lot of educational programs on our farm. One of the most common questions I get from farmers who are interested in making cheese on the farm is, “What do I make?”. I always suggest that these people invite their friends, neighbors and family to a cheese tasting. Most of these people […]

Indian Food for Beginners

Indian food can look daunting to anyone who hasn’t cooked it before, but it doesn’t have to be difficult to make. If you have the basic spices and ingredients, you can make Indian food without a lot of fuss. With its variety of spices and herbs, Indian food’s exotic flavors can only be achieved if […]

Egg Storage Tips

Eggs are a popular choice for many households because they are both nutritious and can be cooked in a number of different ways. However, although they contain good amounts of protein and vitamins, eggs have been linked to a number of safety concerns, most notably salmonella and listeria. Largely for this reason, many people are […]

Why the Tastiest Foods are often Worst for you

A seemingly simple question about why the tastiest foods are often worst for you can open into many more questions.  It’s very interesting that humans seem to crave the things that are worst for them.  From a natural standpoint, you would expect that we would crave the things that fuel our bodies the best, like […]

Eggs

Poached, scrambled, fried, over-easy, you name it, eggs will go with it! Eggs are one of the oldest and most universal food items that we have, and it is an especially good food to eat if you are dieting. Eggs come from every bird, though some bird’s eggs taste better than others. The most common […]

Mastering Whipped Cream

Most everyone will agree that cool, fluffy, creamy whipped cream turns just about any dessert into a celebration. Like Cinderella, your chocolate mousse or plain bowl of fruit will be transformed, dressed up and beautifully presented. The stuff in those spray cans has nothing on real whipped cream. Mastering whipped cream is probably the easiest […]

Eating on a Budget

My selection of the top 5 inexpensive foods for a budget are selected on the basis that they are cost effective to buy and simple foods that can be prepared quickly and easily into meals that are satisfying, provide variety and can be enjoyed by the whole family. Lets face it, budgeting has become the […]

The best Comfort Foods to Eat when you are Sick

Being ill is a miserable time. Sore throat, sneezing and coughing that can keep you awake all night cause great discomfort and there is often very little that can be done except to let it run it’s course. When we get sick we need to find ways to make ourselves feel better and comfort foods […]

Eggs the Perfect Diet Food

“The Incredible, Edible Egg!” Contrary to popular belief, eggs provide numerous health benefits and are no longer considered to have a negative impact on cholesterol levels. Low in calories, they provide substantial levels of protein and potassium. Numerous other vitamins, minerals and nutrients prove that eggs are the perfect diet food that can be used […]