The Secret to Cutting a Steak

The Secret to Cutting a Steak

The Secret is to slice your steak against the grain. Maybe you have heard this before, but the Big Q is what does it mean? It all has to do with the direction of the meat’s muscle fibers. If you look closely at your steak or, any piece of meat, for that matter, you will notice lines that […]

Why We Love to Eat Grass Fed Beef…

Why We Love to Eat Grass Fed Beef…

Why We Love to Eat Grass Fed Beef… Given the outcomes of the ongoing research around stearic acid, it only makes sense to ensure you are consuming healthy amounts of this fatty acid on a regular basis. Grass fed beef, coconut oil and cocoa butter are healthy sources. Stearic acid is a particularly beneficial type of saturated […]

Caution: Our Pets Food May Be Killing Them

Caution: Our Pets Food May Be Killing Them

Caution: Our Pets Food May Be Killing Them Celebrity chef Rachael Ray was served with a $5-M lawsuit against her dog food brand, Nutrish, claiming that it contains harmful chemicals. According to reports, the food allegedly contains Glyphosate, a herbicide found in common weed killers like Monsanto’s Roundup. In a separate announcement, the Food and […]

Inside the Grain Revolution and the Future of Bread

Inside the Grain Revolution and the Future of Bread

Inside the Grain Revolution and the Future of Bread While it may sound old-fashioned, home milling could have the potential to redefine one of the world’s oldest processed foods: bread. The grain revolution is sparking the revival and innovation of traditional and new local wheat varieties, home milling tools, and unique recipes that are creating […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finiahed Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finiahed Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday as traders firmed their buying after Monday’s losses and USD’s weakens, which makes American agriculture products competitive. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 2 cents, or 0.56%, to 3.5975 bu. March wheat delivery […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Corn futures falling nearly 2% on a mix of profit-taking after multi-month highs, improving weather in Argentina and uncertainty about how US trade policy will affect exports. The most active Corn contract for March delivery […]

Commodities Outlook

Commodities Outlook

Commodities Outlook Commodities increased in November due to higher economic growth expectations and announced crude production cuts, according to Credit Suisse Asset Management. The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return performance was positive for the month, with 13 out of 22 Index constituents posting gains. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: Industrial Metals increased the […]

A Monet “Grain Stack” Painting Hammered for $81.4-M in New York

A Monet “Grain Stack” Painting Hammered for $81.4-M in New York

A Monet “Grain Stack” Painting Hammered for $81.4-M in New York Claude Monet’s grain stack painting fetched a record $81.4-M in New York on Wednesday after a 14-min bidding war. The Y 1891 canvas, “Meule,” was offered at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art sale. Estimated at $45-M, the canvas was sold without a guarantee by […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures finished lower Monday on a surging USD. and widespread selling in agriculture markets. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 3 cents, or 0.88%, to 3.3725 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 9 cents, or 2.23%, to 3.94 […]