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Are you looking for a unique restaurant to take family and friends to dinner? When burgers and fries get boring and you’re looking for some of the top cuisine in the world, why not try a sushi bar?
Like other seafood restaurants, sushi restaurants serve a variety of fresh seafood prepared in different ways. Although most people associate sushi with raw fish, sushi can actually be prepared raw, cooked, or with just vegetables. In fact, the name “sushi” refers to the vinegar rice used in sushi rolls, not the fish itself. Another common misconception is that all sushi is wrapped in seaweed, or nori, which not everyone likes the taste of. However, in the United States and throughout th (more…)
There are plenty of reasons to try your hand at making salsa. Before you even consider flavor, salsa nutritional facts are encouraging; you can have a few tablespoons and still only be downing between 10 and 20 calories. That makes it a dieter’s dream, both for snacking and for use in recipes.
Whether you want to know how to make authentic Mexican salsa or you’re looking for an American-style classic mild salsa dip, the quality of salsa is not just in the combination of flavors used, but also the biggest ingredient: the tomatoes. So what are the best tomatoes for salsa? Here’s a rundown on some of your options.
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Guacamole — this creamy green dip has made its way far outside the Mexican restaurant, and is popular in many American fusion cuisines (it seems fair to say that anything that’s been combined with bacon on a burger can be counted as solidly American). But if you’re looking to expand your home use of guacamole beyond a bowl of dip and a bag of chips, you might be a little less sure of your footing. Here are some commonly asked questions about guacamole whose answers might surprise you:
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There’s no doubt about it: more and more individuals all over the world are going vegan. But what does ‘vegan’ mean, specifically? Simply put, a vegan avoids all animal products; they do not eat any animals for food or use any animal products whatsoever. What they do love, however, are delicious, nutritious plant based proteins! [...]
No matter the weather, fans of frozen treats will flock to ice cream stores or the frozen desserts section in a grocery store. Indeed, the NPD Group found that in any given two-week period, 40% of Americans will enjoy ice cream. Which goes to show — an ice cream party is likely to be just [...]
Beer gifts are ideal for just about any occasion. You can give beer gifts for birthday celebrations and you can also give beer gifts during the holiday season. You can even just give beer gifts for the sole purpose of showing someone that you care about them. But no matter why you choose to give [...]
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