Mardi Gras 2019

Alexandria-Mardi-Gras-ChildMardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday.  It refers to the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday when many Christians begin to fast for the 40 days leading up to Easter Sunday.
The feast of The Epiphany or The Three Kings closes the Christmas season and opens up a season of carnival.  In some countries these carnivals are ongoing with parades dances, feasts and other forms of merry making.  The last day of Carnival is Mardi Gras …

National Plum Pudding Day, February 12

Plum Pudding is a traditional English dessert usually served at Christmas and New Year’s.  There are no plums in plum pudding.  When the recipe was written in the 17th century all dried fruit was referred to as plums.

If you’re an American the term pudding may be a bit confusing.  In England all desserts are referred to as pudding.  In America a pudding is a flavored creamy dessert that is milk based.

A Plum …

National Cherry Popsicle Day – August 26

(PCM) What’s better on a hot August day than a delicious, icy popsicle?Today you can get all sorts of flavors and make even stranger ones on your own, but that doesn’t take away from the classics… like the cherry popsicle. While we encourage you to explore the wonders of the popsicle world, this weekend, we prize the cherry above all else in order to celebrate National Cherry Popsicle Day on August 26. Whether you …

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Omaha Steaks Ultimate Shrimp Sampler

Anyone who knows me knows I love to cook…..and eat….and to eat while I cook. For me,  cooking is how I express my love and is also an outlet for my stress. Needless to say, food is a big part of my life.

This is why I was thrilled when I received the Omaha Steaks Ultimate Shrimp Sampler to try and review for the site. As someone who loves seafood, it is always a treat …

Which Nuts Have The Most Nutrients?

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Which Nut Has The Best Nutrients?

(DM) — Everyone knows nuts are healthy. Ordering nuts by the highest amount of each nutrient is how we established a list of the most healthy nuts by nutrients. We calculate the macronutrients and micronutrients in the nuts by weight not volume. Be warned, it’s a tight race between them all. There is no one nut that stands out as the nut with the most nutrients. So in truth, …

Food Myths: Fact Or Fiction?

(PCM) Growing up we are nearly certain that at one time or another you have probably come across quite a few interesting food myths over the years. Many of which hold a bit of truth, while others are simply off the wall. We are here to help set the record straight about some of the most common food myths once and for all!

Did you ever hear the myth that eating a bunch of carrots …

What Ever Happened To The Original ‘Dunkin’ Donut’ ?

(PCM) Over the years there has certainly been some drastic changes in Dunkin’ Donut stores all over the country. The most notable change, and one that stirred up the most controversy, was when the news was revealed that Dunkin’ Donuts was planning on removing the word “Donuts” from it’s name.

We know that they offer much more variety with their menu than they did in days past, when just about the only thing you could …

Official Avengers Recipes Just In Time For ‘Infinity War’ Release

(PCM) Powerful news for families fighting the good fight of nutrition in the home: Super Hero help is here.

Black Panther, Captain America, Black Widow and other Avengers have teamed-up to help moms, dads and all citizens win more of their daily battles to adopt a healthier lifestyle including a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables. The program continues through May 11 in celebration of the epic release of Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War on …

Popcornopolis Organic Nearly Naked Popcorn Is Our New Favorite Snack!

(PCM) What could be better than discovering a fantastic snack that is not only delicious but actually healthy as well! We hit the jackpot when we sampled Popcornopolis’s new Organic Nearly Naked Popcorn! We seriously couldn’t keep our hands out the bag!

The taste was incredibly reminiscent of those old school home popcorn makers that your mom or grandma used to have in the kitchen. You remember, the ones were you would pour the popcorn …

Why It’s Perfectly Safe To Sometimes Ignore That Sell-By Date

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(PCM) Each and every year American’s will throw away an estimated $160 billion dollars worth of perfectly good food when they believe it is expired based upon the sell-by date printed on the container. There is a big difference between the sell-by date and/or expiration date printed on the packages and the actual time frame in which the food will go bad.

Many people often confuse the sell-by date to be the actual expiration date …

The Delicious History Of Nachos

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(PCM) Who doesn’t love a large plate of nachos covered with melting cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream? Nachos have become one of our go to snack foods and it an incredibly popular appetizer at many restaurants and sports bars. They are one of the number one picks for a stadium snack, especially during sporting events.

Just what is it about nachos that make them just so darn irresistible?

Nachos were first …

Would You Like Fries With That? A Look At Some Of The Oddest Celebrity Food Endorsements

(PCM) Over the years celebrities have endorsed a multitude of various products, however when looking for the most popular our attention generally drifts towards food. Many celebs are quick to hop on the bandwagon and lend their name/likeness  to weight loss products such as Weight Watchers or Jenny Craig, while others have had more signature food dishes created in their honor.

We have taken a look at many celebrity inspired food items and compiled a …