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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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What do packaging products need to accomplish these days? It’s not enough to simply keep the product itself safe. A good package needs to be environmentally friendly, communicative to customers and easily disposable all in one go. Today’s world is more active than ever, with millions of products constantly moving back and forth between billions [...]
Peanuts are just about the most popular nut worldwide, and certainly the most popular nut in America. Fully 90% of homes in the United States are eating peanut butter, and peanuts and peanut butter make up 67% of all the nut consumption in America. America’s peanut trees are feeding the world, with peanut farms exporting [...]
Wondering about the health benefits of seeds and nuts? From white chia seeds to the macadamia nut, seeds and nuts can be powerhouses of nutrition. A Spanish study that following almost 9,000 people found that those eating nuts at least twice a week were 31% less likely to put on weight. Harvard research says that [...]
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