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Food commercials are always throwing around the words ‘fun sized’ and ‘fun for the whole family’, but what does that actually mean when you have an event to organize and dozens of people to please? Barbecue is a tried-and-true American tradition that’s enjoyed during family gatherings, holidays and office parties alike. Not only do you have plenty of delicious meats and vegetables for everyone to enjoy, the food is easy to eat and even easier to make. If you’re (more…)
Planning a wedding can be a stressful, arduous time even though it is filled with love and excitement. From wedding venues to the perfect dress to guest lists to a menu that will make everyone happy, there are a seemingly endless number of things to be decided, purchases, created, and arranged.
The bar, of course, reflects another important choice. Should it be an open bar? A cash bar? Do you tip the bartender still at a wedding reception? If you and your soon to be spouse are prioritizing the bar as one of the most important parts of your wedding, it’s important to look at wedding venues that will allow alcohol on site. Wedding venues range and differ, but most will accommodate whatever type of bar that you choose to have at your wedding. Some wedding venues will even provide the bar themselves for an a (more…)
If you are arranging any kind of event, whether it is social or corporate, one of the things that you absolutely cannot go wrong with is the food. The food is what provides a great finale to the whole event, leaving people with the right kind of memories that they can go home with. You can make a lot of difference to any kind of event with the right food and it often comes down to the sweet notes at the end of the meal. Dessert is one of the most important parts of any meal and your choice of dessert can easily make or break the eating experience at your event. Choosing the right dessert can sometimes be a little difficult, especially if you are expecting guests with varied tastes and preferences. However, frozen desserts like ice cream cups, yogurt cups, or gelato cups have always proven to be crowdpleasers.
Statistics show that there is $219.52 billion worth of alcoholic beverages sold in the United States. Considering that, it’s understandable to feel slightly overwhelmed when it’s time to purchase beer. There’s no doubt that you’ll find many types of beer throughout the United States. However, it’s wise to consider purchasing brew that is made locally. With that in mind, here are three important reasons to consider purchasing local brew.
- Supporting Local Economy
Choosing to purchase local brew helps to support these breweries. Supporting these breweries helps to ensure that they’re able to remain in business. Purchasing from larger corporations hurts the sales of these smaller breweries. Therefore, you help your local economy while purchasing local brew.
Of all the nuts Americans eat, 67% of those nuts are peanuts. And before you trot out the old “peanuts aren’t nuts, they’re legumes” line, know that here we’re using the USDA Dietary Guidelines’ definition of peanuts, which classifies them in the nuts and seeds category.
If you’re one of the 90% of American homes where peanuts are consumed, you might be curious whether you could get some peanut seeds for planting, and what might happen if you did. What are some peanut benefits, and can you only get peanuts from peanut farms? Peanuts are actually a great and easy addition to the home garden. They (more…)
Many football fans are looking forward to the upcoming Super Bowl. There is no better way to celebrate than to throw your own football watching party. All you need is a large screen TV, some tasty drinks, and a variety of TV watching snacks. If you have decided to throw this year?s Super Bowl party, make sure you keep these planning tips in mind.
Choose a location
Super Bowl parties can get a little rowdy. If you plan to host this year?s football party, make sure your house is party proof. Remove any breakable items from the main room and make sure you have plenty of seating. It is likely that guests will be on their feet a lot, screaming and shouting at the TV, but having comfortable seating in between plays is beneficial. Make sure all of the seating has a good view of the TV. If poss (more…)
Peanut butter made its first public appearance at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. Since then, it has obviously gained popularity. Were you aware that the proverbial average American consumes over six pounds of peanut products every year? These nuts, which are really legumes like lentils, are packed full of protein and fiber. Just a single-ounce serving of peanuts, for example, contains seven grams of protein. Then there’s the prevailing opinion that they just taste good.
Recent reports indicate that roughly 94% of American households have a jar of peanut butter in their cupboards or pantries. Many of these households will have more than one jar, of course. Since some people prefer chunky over smooth or smooth over chunky, it wouldn’t be surprising to see a few of each in most American kitchens.
Grass Fed Cattle
Grass fed beef and other meats are known to be some of the healthiest options for you and the planet. Americans are constantly eating meat in their dishes, which is why you should always choose the option that is going to bring you the most health benefits. Research has shown that, on average, Americans eat about 66.5 pounds of beef and 90 pounds of chicken every year! Grass-fed beef and other meats are known to have more benefits because they are sustainable meat op (more…)
Across the United States, over the past ten years, there has definitely been a culture shift that has taken place. This culture shift has taken place as the result of a number of different developments and one of the most important factors involves the expansion of technology. Technology has helped people communicate on a global scale and has opened up more people to other cultures and other ways of life.
Along with this expansion and acceptance of culture comes the spread of particular foods. For instance, right now across the United States, there are more Mexican restaurants than Italian Bistros and Chinese Kitchens. This is because the culture has been allowed to spread in ways not previously possible.
Along with this spread of culture and different types of food comes the idea of cooki (more…)
For some people, it is very difficult and in fact nearly impossible to get going in the morning without a cup or two of coffee. A good go to for many who are looking for a pick me up, coffee is also a favorite for many who simply enjoy the taste and experience of a good cup of coffee. There are several cultures that tend to revolve their social interactions around gathering at a local cafe, chatting and catching up over coffee. The delicious bean based drink has the power to awaken and empower as well as to gather and socialize. Enjoyed a vast variety of ways, the tasty treat is preferred by countless individuals worldwide, sipping on it just the way they like it.
How do you take your coffee?
Every coffee joint has its regulars, the customers who keep coming ba (more…)
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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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