Cooking is as Important as the Meal

Cooking is as Important as the Meal

#family #cooking #meal “The process of cooking has become an end in itself, a way of de-stressing and transitioning from home office to the dinner table with family“– Paul Ebeling When we prepare our own food we know exactly what goes in it and can avoid preservatives, chemical additives, GMO ingredients, hidden sugars and artificial […]

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

The ‘OMAD’ Diet is Here

FLASH: OMAD is the acronym for “one meal a day,” it involves eating all your nutrients in a 1-hr time frame, with nothing more other than calorie-free beverage options, for the remaining 23 hrs per day. The OMAD diet is an extreme form of intermittent fasting (or 16/8), and involves eating all your nutrients in […]

Some ‘Do Nots’ When Dining Overseas

Some ‘Do Nots’ When Dining Overseas

When planning for your overseas vacation, take a moment to familiarize yourself with local dining customs so you can blend in with locals and minimize any embarrassment. Here are the Top dining faux pas in popular destinations to avoid, as follows: Dining at the Wrong Time In some countries, like Portugal and Spain, supper does […]

Missed from the Golden Era of Air Travel

Missed from the Golden Era of Air Travel

It is in my memory bank, and the stuff of old movies and TV shows and today, there was a time when air travel saw a a golden era. In the days when fine wines and Champagne were served as a normal events, when chefs were on hand to prepare real fine foods and when […]

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Educate Your Children About Junk Food

Letting teenagers know they are being manipulated by food marketers may be a simple way to encourage healthier eating, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Many of the leading chronic diseases threatening human health, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, are the result of poor dietary choices. These […]

Thanksgiving, All Be Grateful For Our Bounty

Thanksgiving, All Be Grateful For Our Bounty

Thanksgiving, All Be Grateful For Our Bounty Thanksgiving is the Holiday that reminds all of us that eat to be grateful, especially for the season’s bounty provided by farmers, farm laborers, chefs, and food service workers. But we also waste an astonishing amount of food. Each year, consumers purchase over 700-M lbs of turkey, according […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday: selling picked up in agriculture markets on generous crop supplies. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 5.75 cents, or 1.62, to 3.49 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 2 cents, or 0.48%, to 4.1425 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Friday as investors took profits after recent gains and US crop harvest picked up. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.7%, to 3.55 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 6 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean finished higher Monday, as funds added buying in grains, soybeans, despite improving weather and excessive supplies in cash markets. Chicago Corn led the gains as the most active Corn contract for July delivery added 6.5 cents, or […]