September 2017 5
Coffee — it’s something that people have been addicted to for years. Many of us can’t function without our daily doses of coffee, with the average American coffee drinker consuming about 3.1 cups per day. For that matter, 54% of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every single day, whether it’s one cup or multiple cups. There are so many different types of coffee drinks on the market, from specialty coffee to espresso shots and lattes. With that being said, the typical coffee company is looking for ways to stay competitive regarding caffeine — which is why single cup coffee machines have been sweeping the market. Perhaps even more interestingly, office coffee vendors are changing the game. Office coffee machines sometimes come in the form of typical single cup coffee machines, (more…)
There are nearly 1.5 billion gallons of ice cream and similar desserts made in the United States per year. Many people who love frozen treats prefer a nice scoop of gelato. You’ll find gelato is typically made with a few ingredients including sugar, milk, and fruit. Gelato is one of the most popular desserts throughout the world. Here are a few interesting facts about the amazing dessert known as gelato.
Every year there are a countless number of events held not just in the United States but across the globe. These events will range from informal to formal and from large scale corporate events to small-scale family reunions designed to be very intimate. No matter what, the people who are in charge of hosting an event are going to be quite anxious and nervous in terms of preparation and execution.
It is not easy when you have been tasked with hosting an event. As mentioned before, no matter if it is formal or informal, there is no question that the host will want their event to be a success as opposed to an objective failure. As a result, many people will outsource events to a group of planners that will come in and take ca (more…)
The peanut has been the main ingredient in many great foods. One of the most popular foods made is with peanuts is peanut butter. Whether you eat it by itself or on bread with jelly, many people eat peanut butter throughout the year. Many peanut products have been made throughout time but peanut butter has always remained a popular food staple. Here are four interesting facts about peanut butter.
- Not Invented by George Washington Carver
One of the most interesting facts about peanut butter is actually a misconception. Throughout the early 1900s, Dr. George Washington Carver discovered more than 300 uses for the peanut. It’s a common misconception that he invented peanut butter which isn’t true. Many p (more…)
In the 60′s and 70′s, a counter culture was launched in America that directly opposed many mainstream ideologies and thoughts. In simpler terms, a culture was created around the scene of punk music and many teenagers rebelling against what their parents tell them to think and do in relation to the world around them. This is important to start with because it helps to explain why and how we have arrived where we are today.
Think about the culture of modern day America. There are so many counter cultures that exist in America that people are much more open to. For instance, more than ever there are interracial couples that date whereas before that was viewed as a rarity. Even more so, people even rebel against the mainstream thought process in terms of what they eat and consume.
Understand that ve (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Your daughter has definitely entered an entirely different part of the country. Her phone calls home are about crawfish boils, creole dishes, and other kinds of cajun specialties. Her first three years at college have been south in the state of Louisiana and after she completes her Bachelors Degree this year she may be staying [...]
While we typically think of flowers as something just to be seen, humans have always known that certain flower petals can also be eaten. Today, the crystallized rose petal and other edible blossoms are used in many different ways to enhance our eating experience. Here’s what you need to know about the crystallized rose petal [...]
Few industries are growing as fast as craft brewing. In 2015, the number of operating craft breweries in the U.S. grew 15% to more than than 4,200, which was the most in the history of the country. Craft beer now makes up about 12% of the overall beer market in the U.S., and the craft [...]
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