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Sushi is renowned as one of the world’s top cuisines, having taken both the homeland of Japan and the world by storm. According to statistics from Statistic Brain, there are 45,000 sushi restaurants in Japan and 16,000 spread out across the world. In the United States alone, sushi bars and restaurants pull in $2 billion a year.
As you might imagine, some things have been lost in translation between the original sushi in Japan and that which is sold here in the States. Namely, according to They Call Me an Egg, a popular blog and source on Japanese culture, Americans tend to eat only sushi with some sake or beer when they go out. As the best c (more…)
One of the biggest benefits of the increasing Hispanic population in the United States is the wider availability of Hispanic food. Whereas before you’d be lucky if you could find something as simple as arroz con pollo, now you can find everything you could ever want, from tamales to empanadas. Needless to say, recetas de comida from a wide variety of Hispanic nations are taking the States by storm. And why not? Classic recetas de comida, like tres leches cake recipes, are known for being flavorful and filling.
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Hummus is a great way to substitute a healthy, nutrient rich snack into your lunch for your usual unhealthy chips or pretzels. Hummus dip is also a quick snack to put together and travels well. Almost any recipe with hummus can be a tasty twist on the tradition chip and dip.
Many people might be wondering what hummus is, or what is a good recipe with hummus. Hummus is a spread made from ground chickpeas, that is almost like a paste-like consistency. The chickpea was first cultivated by the Phoenicians and then brought to the Middle East about 7,000 years ago. Hummus actually dates back to about 13th century Eg (more…)
When you’re the host of an event, no matter how big or small, you want it to be a memorable occasion for everyone who attends. The corporate event industry is currently a highly popular one — the 335,044 corporate event businesses in the United States generate about $6 billion in annual revenue, according to ibisworld.com.
To make the most of your next big event, don’t settle for less — corporate event venues are a great option for your company!
Here are the five features and services the best corporate event venues can offer for you and your group:
1. Free parking: Because honestly, who actually wants to pay for parking?
2. Flexibility: Depending on the size and purpose of your event, you’ll want to book at a venue that offers meeting rooms as well as larger function rooms.
Guacamole may be one of the most delicious side-dishes known to man. There are those though who have gotten down on the classic guacamole recipes however, due to guacamole nutrition. Guacamole calories are a bit dense, I will admit. There are ways however, to prepare the dish so that worrying about guacamole calories are a thing of the past.
Recipes with guacamole tend to incorporate other high calorie ingredients such as cheese and sour cream. My suggestion would be to incorporate more vegetables to cut down on guacamole calories. For instance, for a nice spicy guacamole dip, mix jalapenos, tomatoes, onions, and green pepper right in with the avocados. Add some salt and pepper, cilantro, and lemon (more…)
When you first glance at it on a supermarket shelf, hummus might not look all that appealing. Its tan color and unfamiliar texture might even make it seem like it tastes bad.
However, that assumption couldn’t be farther from the truth. Hummus is both great-tasting and great for your health! Mainly made from chickpeas, hummus can be traced back as far as 13th-century Egypt. It also has origins throughout the Middle East, with distinct varieties originating in places like Palestine, Egypt, Yemen, Syria and Israel.
Here are five reasons you won’t regret trying hummus:
1. There’s a flavor for everyone: Hummus comes in a variety of flavors, meaning there’s bound to be at least one you’ll love. (more…)
Did you know that “salsa” is actually the Spanish word for “sauce?” In countries that speak English, the word “salsa” typically refers to tomato-based, hot sauces used as dips, primarily in Mexican and Spanish cuisine. Salsa is primarily used as a dip and a condiment, and can be made in a plethora of different ways with a bevy of different ingredients.
There are a number of different recipes with salsa dips, including classic mild salsa dip, pico de gallo salsa dips, and even southwestern salsa recipes. Salsa is most commonly associated with tortilla chips, as chips and salsa are a staple in Mexican cuisine. At most Mexican restaurants, for example, patrons can expect to be served chips and salsa as an appetizer.
In the chips and salsa context, salsa is typically made from cooked tomatoes, chili pepper (more…)
Have you always wanted to grow a garden, but never had the yard space to start one? Or do you want access to fresh, homemade vegetables all year round? No matter what your desire, it’s easier than ever to grow a garden indoors with an indoor grow cabinet. By using hydroponic equipment like indoor grow cabinets, you can have guaranteed fresh vegetables the entire year that you grew yourself!
LED lights are by far the best way to light your indoor grow box. They provide a controlled temperature, which is essential to successful plant growth, along with the light from which plants make their food.
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Do you have a big social function coming up? Perhaps you’re hosting a “March Madness” party, or maybe it’s just a small gathering of old friends. Whatever the exact reason, for the get-together, you’ll want to make sure that you have appropriate refreshments. In the case of a more informal party, you may want to consider recipes with guacamole.
In fact, simple and fresh guacamole dips may be ideal. They tend to be crowd-pleasers, and they’re versatile. Recipes using guacamole can be paired with tortilla chips and vegetables. If you want, you can even have finger foods such as mini-sandwiches with a spicy guacamole dip as the spread.
You might have read this title and wondered: what is hummus? Many enthusiasts will tell you that hummus is one of the greatest foods ever. It has Mediterranean origins, but it has become popular in a variety of countries. It’s a popular dip, typically made with chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans), and hummus spreads are great on sandwiches or as snacks. You can add a variety of ingredients to it and customize it to your tastes. Here is an easy hummus recipe for you to follow. You can also find other easy hummus recipes on the web that use other ingredients if you want to get adventurous.
The Easy Hummus Recipe:
1 can of garbanzo beans
2-3 tablespoons of tahini
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Sushi is renowned as one of the world’s top cuisines, having taken both the homeland of Japan and the world by storm. According to statistics from Statistic Brain, there are 45,000 sushi restaurants in Japan and 16,000 spread out across the world. In the United States alone, sushi bars and restaurants pull in $2 billion [...]
One of the biggest benefits of the increasing Hispanic population in the United States is the wider availability of Hispanic food. Whereas before you’d be lucky if you could find something as simple as arroz con pollo, now you can find everything you could ever want, from tamales to empanadas. Needless to say, recetas de [...]
Hummus is a great way to substitute a healthy, nutrient rich snack into your lunch for your usual unhealthy chips or pretzels. Hummus dip is also a quick snack to put together and travels well. Almost any recipe with hummus can be a tasty twist on the tradition chip and dip. Many people might be [...]
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