Apples - The Forbidden Fruit They are legendary and have been around since the Garden of Eden. We bake them, we slice them, we coat them with caramel, we sauce them, we dry them, we juice them, we pop them into lunchboxes and give them to teachers, They are as American as you-know-what. Nobody tells you "a pear a day keeps the doctor away." And you didn't read that famous marksman William Tell shot a grapefruit off the head of his son. No siree, it was the apple.
Snow Formation - One of the Greatest Challenges for IQF Processors Snow formation in IQF freezers is one of the greatest challenges frozen food processors have to overcome, accounting for more loss than their capital cost and power consumption combined. In this article, we will explain how the process of snow formation takes place and how can we minimize its effects on the overall production.
Bowl of Cherries Broadway legend Ethel Merman introduced a new song in 1931 entitled, "Life is just a bowl of cherries," but the fruit has been around quite a bit longer. We pick them, we make sauce, we plop them on ice cream treats, we drop them in cocktails, we make pie, we make jam, we eat them fresh, we jubilee them, we tart them, we garnish with them, we marvel at their fragrant blossoms. Cherries. They're at the top.
Spill the Beans So many beans, so little time. Navy, garbanzo, red kidney, lima, black, pinto, cannellini, soybeans, lentils. We dry them, we boil them, we grind them, we bake them, we toss them in salads, we make soup, we love them. So versatile, so filling and so good. Let's spill the beans on beans.
French Specialties: "Don't Try This At Home" French foods can be elegant, showy and delicious. And don't those celebrity chefs make them look easy. But for many Americans, who lean towards simpler fare, we may not be too savvy in the skills or rich ingredients of French cooks and cuisine. So when we have a taste for a cheese souffle or a chocolate croissant, it's best to head on over to a French bistro or bakery to get a quick fix. Let's examine some of the most popular and common foods in France.
Raging Cajun Tacos: More Than Just a New Taco Catering Fad? The cuisine of rural Louisiana is popular everywhere. But put some of the gumbo ingredients inside a taco shell and the real magic happens. Fusion food is really just a fancy term for combining two cooking traditions into one.