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The Growth of Popularity of Pretzel-Like Food
Pretzels are becoming more and more common. Different companies and fast food restaurants are responding to the customer demand for these types of products with foods like the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger and the Pretzel Pub Chicken sandwich. Some people even foresee pretzel-flavored dog treats to be created. This type of f...
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A Comparison of the Cuisine in Different Latin American Countries
Cuisine is something that Latin Americans tend to take pride in because the food that they prepare today is linked back to the culture and ways of living from their ancestors of up to thousands of years ago. The ingredients used in the Mexican food that we are familiar with today, such as maize (corn), chile and avocado wer...
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How to Prepare Acorn Squash With Sage and White Kidney Beans
How often do you walk into your kitchen and you cannot even fathom or think of what you want to cook and eat for dinner? You really crave and long for a dish that will be both a tasty and healthy one. However, that type of dish is extremely difficult to find and create these days. Well, I have just the dish that is very mou...
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The Health Benefits of Drinking the Traditional Beverage, Mate
Mate is a South American beverage with large amounts of caffeine. It is a tradition to drink this in Central and South America, along with Spain. However, each place has their own way of making this tea mixture. It is prepared by steeping yerba mate in a gourd, with a bombilla stuck inside. A bombilla is a straw that is usu...
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The Negative Effects of Cooking with Teflon and Non-stick Pans and Appliances
Cooking with pans and appliances that are coated with Teflon has become the new trend among modern households. The background behinds it is from the non-stick value that it holds to its customers. The cookware that is coated with Teflon is supposedly much easier to clean and cook with, which makes the production of the Tefl...
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Why I Have My Love for Dutch Culture and Food
I have a multi-national family, my father a proper British gentleman, and my mother was born in the The Netherlands. Even while being raised in the small South American country of Suriname, she always considered herself Dutch. She’s almost annoyingly proud of her country and her culture, and brings the life of Holland every...
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A Brief Presentation of Gordon Ramsay, a World-Famous British Chef
Gordon Ramsay This first presentation is going to be based on the world-famous British chef, Gordon Ramsay. Born in Scotland in 1966 and later moved to England at the age of 5, Gordon Ramsay had an interesting start. He actually had a love for sports, especially soccer. Or what they call football. When he was fifteen he...
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Are Food Deserts Good or Bad?
Food Deserts Good or Bad? America today has a variety of food to choose from. You can be driving to Colorado and stop by three fast food restaurants on your way. You probably did not have the time to make your own food before your trip. There are many reasons as to why most Americans eat fast food, and one of them is that...
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The Process of Making Almond Milk
Isn’t Almond Milk Hard to Make? Honestly, almond milk is the simplest thing to make next to 3-minute ramen; you just need a little prep time and a couple of tools. Making homemade almond milk gives you control of how you want your almond milk to come out. Though there aren’t many ways to make it different from store bought...
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Theme Analysis in Eating Animals by Jonathan Foer and Animal Liberation by Peter Singer
What separates the animal from the plant is the fact that the animal have a much more highly developed sensory and nervous system. The difference between the human and nonhuman species is however less pronounce. The difference in intellectual capacity and the ability to create spoken language are two of the most cited reaso...
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The Impact of the Crock Pot on Home Cooked Meals and the Eating Experience
“An Economically Efficient, Healthy, and Delicious Dinner Fostered by the Crock Pot and Various Technologies of Cooking” A study of food culture from “A Thousand Years of Food” by Peter Ford, “Benefits of the Dinner Table Ritual” by Laurie Tarkin, “How does a Slow Cooker Work?” by Sunbeam Enterprises, and “Food Cul...
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The Three Favorite Foods I Love to Eat
Every person in the world has a favorite food that they want to eat.
It can be from their native country or from somewhere across the other side
of the world. Some people crave to eat some good old pasta food like
lasagna with some ravioli. Then you got the people who want to eat a bowl
of hot soup. Even when there are thos...
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The Characteristics of the Nudibranch, a Seafood Delicacy
The nudibranch is a soft-bodied marine mollusk that has no shell
(Rudman, 2013). Nudibranchs were named after the Latin word nudus, which
means naked, and the Greek word brankhia, which means gills. The kingdom
is Animalia, the phylum is Mollusca, the class is Gastropoda and the order
is Heterobranchia. In Asian countrie...
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The Artistic Side of Food
Food is an art form which is both simple and minor. However others may argue that it is not an art form at all, and still others will argue it is a complex and major art form. Those that will argue that it is not an art form will make claims that it is meant to be eaten and therefore cannot be art or it does not last long e...
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The Benefits of Cooking and Eating at Home
Families are deciding whether to cook at home or to eat out regularly with the family at restaurants like Pizza Hut, Longhorn Steakhouse, or Tin Pan Galley. But which is the smarter choice ? Some people choose to eat out regularly, while others choose to cook at home. But for a family, cooking at home is a better idea than...
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A Recipe for My Favorite Spicy Cheese Dip
Warm, creamy, a little on the spicy side, all adjectives to describe my family’s favorite spicy cheese dip. This cheese dip has been a family recipe for over 30 years. We have served this dip at many family functions including Christmas dinner. It makes a great chip dip, taco shell filling or baked potato topping. Thi...
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The Art of Cooking Mac and Cheese
Mac and Cheese For a good reason, I find it crazy that people can so trivially disregard making a box of mac and cheese as an art. Granted, it might not be as painstaking as painting the Sistine Chapel, (thanks for that, Michelangelo) but the act of preparation of mac and cheese is still elegant and precise. From choosin...
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A Critique of Chef's Table, an American web series
In the documentary series Chef’s​ Table, each episode focuses on one head chef and their restaurant, but more specifically, their story. With the episodes we watched, we got to gain a perspective on how both chefs Massimo Bottura and Dan Barber see food and its importance in the world. Every person has an opinion on certain...
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Lobsters Should Not Be Included on the Menu
You Know, Lobsters Have Feelings Too! Have you ever wondered how a lobster reacts to pain? The most accepted belief is that they don’t, but they have ways to feel, and they are not human, so their senses are different. Lobsters have complex nervous systems and exquisite tactile sense, and they lack forms of pain instigatio...
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A Description and Comparison of Different Cooking Techniques
Similar to other art expressions, the culinary arts are enriched by the different techniques and styles that every chef posses. This, in turn, was also one of the key aspects of the 20th century revolution that became the Nouvelle Cuisine movement. Given the aspirations of chefs to strive for excellence, the making, use and...
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The Benefits of Tea Dregs of Stale
Do not Discard the tea dregs Tea is one beverage that is often consumed by people. Tea is consumed because it contains good for health. Part of tea consumed by the people, namely tea extract obtained from tea leaves filter. And what about the tea dregs? Many people after the tea will remove the waste. However, there are ma...
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Japanese Aesthetics and Cuisine
Japanese aesthetics are essentially a combination of Shinto and Buddhist beliefs. The combination endorses the fact that although ultimately this world is not enough (a recognition of impermanence known as muujo), while we’re on this Earth we should try to enhance our lives with as much beauty as possible. The harmony of al...
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An Examination of the Puerto-Rican Food Pastele, That Serves as an Example of the Relation Between Food and Culture
Most people, no matter their ethnic background, eat the food that is aligned with their cultural history. Somehow, what we eat, when we eat, and how we eat it is reflective of our cultural background and it says something about its importance to not only ourselves but the rest of the world. Cultural foods can be eaten at an...
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The Importance of Food and Cuisine in the History of the Roman Empire
Food is everything to a society. Sure, people need it to survive, but it is much more than that. Food has had countless cultural, social, and psychological influences on the state of mankind since prehistoric times. People eat with other to establish and maintain relationships. People eat to gain satisfaction and escape fro...
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A Comparison of Service in Steakhouses Fleming's, J. Alexander's and Carvers
Assignment #1 For this assignment I chose 3 very high end, upscale steakhouses: Fleming’s, J. Alexander’s, and Carvers. Describe how each of these companies tries to satisfy a customer’s wants. J. Alexander’s focuses on “providing high quality food, outstanding professional service and an attractive ambience. (J. Alexand...
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