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Thanksgiving 2.0: Chicken Legs In Sage Pomegranate Sauce

Thanksgiving 2.0: Chicken Legs In Sage Pomegranate Sauce

RU Why turkey? Why not fish, duck, chicken or any other bird? According to a news article: Turkey was indigenous to North America and a way to feed lots of people as well. Another source claims that it has to do with Charles Dickens and […]

Thanksgiving 2.0: Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Honey And Goat Cheese

Thanksgiving 2.0: Roasted Brussel Sprouts With Honey And Goat Cheese

RU In my last post, I sort of had a little breakdown on the subject of what is going on in the United States for the past few months. Watching TV and taking things calmly is not my cup of tea, so to bring more […]

Thanksgiving 2.0: Coconut Pumpkin Curry With Salmon

Thanksgiving 2.0: Coconut Pumpkin Curry With Salmon

RU I love everything that involves people connecting through food. Food is the only subject that will (probably) never start a war, an argument (only with your mom at the kitchen) and never cause negative emotions (only if the food is prepared the wrong way). […]

Great Depression Cooking: Graham Bread

Great Depression Cooking: Graham Bread

RU At the beginning of 1900, the United States experienced a massive flow of “smart” chemists who found many ways to add unhealthy ingredients, that sometimes were not even supposed to be in food. Flour was that once ingredient that suffered many transformations before we […]

Yummly Integration And More!

Yummly Integration And More!

RU I have been here for a little over a year and achieved pretty good results. I think it is time to roll this dough a little further 🙂

Great Depression Cooking: Potato Salad With Homemade Cooked Dressing

Great Depression Cooking: Potato Salad With Homemade Cooked Dressing

RU After reading a book about great depression “A square Meal”, I started wondering: “What caused the country to break into pieces? What happened before the great depression? What did the people eat?”. I stumbled upon a book called “Poison squad” by Pulitzer Prize Winner […]

Great Depression Cooking: Banana Bread

Great Depression Cooking: Banana Bread

RU In 1931 a book called “Aunt Sammy’s Radio Recipes” came out and was available nationwide in the bookshops. Aunt Samy was a fictional character and had her own cooking show called Housekeeper’s Chat. Its target audience was farm wives. She was introduced by the US Dept […]

Weekly News Recap: Oct 15 – Oct 19

Weekly News Recap: Oct 15 – Oct 19

RU Halloween is just 13 (oooh!) days away and we have some good stuff for you this week! Traditionally a lot of big and small companies release special seasonal products to match our spooky needs. Secondly, fall is still around which means more pumpkins and […]

Great Depression Cooking: Cream Of Celery Soup With Spinach Pesto

Great Depression Cooking: Cream Of Celery Soup With Spinach Pesto

RU During the 1930’s Americans sought to escape the horrors of the Great Depression by listening to the radio or spending a dime to go to the movies. Around 60-80 million people went to the movies every week. The most popular films during the era […]

Great Depression Cooking: Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Great Depression Cooking: Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

RU Great Depression was followed by Wolrd War II and the United States needed healthy soldiers badly. The government was hoping for a good amount of strong young boys who can stand out but they got shocked by the stats. After children starvation during the […]