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The Importance of a Good Sushi Rice

The Importance of a Good Sushi Rice

One of the most important elements of good sushi is a good sushi rice, says Jiro in Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The rice should have the right temperature (body temperature), texture (not too sticky, not too watery, not to dry) and the right amount of […]

Top Foodies Links For January

Top Foodies Links For January

If you’re finding that you would use some cooking inspiration, here are some ideas from some of the most talented food bloggers out there. A meal to cook in 20 minutes In a bit of hurry? These french bread pizzas from The Comfort of cooking […]

Crunchy Toasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Reduction

Crunchy Toasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Reduction

Crunchy Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Reduction I love brussels sprouts. These miniature cabbages, part of the brassica genus are close relatives of broccoli, cauliflowers, mustard and of course, cabbage and they contain a chemical called¬†sulforaphane, which is believed to have anticancer properties. The best way […]

On Why You Should Stick to Healthy Diets

Rebecca Harrington writes a both funny and insightful piece about what Marilyn Monroe said she ate in an interview for the Peagant Magazine, in 1952. Marilyn says she only eats two raw eggs in milk for breakfast, skips lunch and eats a broiled dinner of […]