Lentil vegetable stew in the slow cooker

April 1
Lentil vegetable stew in the slow cooker
Liberty Market has locally grown, organic, non-GMO potatoes, onions and winter squash available, as well as a great selection of dried beans, including lentils. Lentils are rich in protein; over 25% their nutritional value is protein. Lentils are an

Superfoods for longevity!

April 1
Superfoods for longevity!
Superfoods are a variety of very nutrient dense foods. They are so super because they contain so many nutrients. Consider the real reason why we eat. When you get to the bottom of it, past all the cravings and binges, it’s to bring nutrients into our

Steakhouses are a good value during Philadelphia's Restaurant Week

April 1
Steakhouses are a good value during Philadelphia's Restaurant Week
Occurring each winter and fall, Center City Restaurant Week is a 2-week event where over 100 restaurants offer 3-course dinners for $35 (and 3-course lunches for $20.) This year’s first Restaurant Week is taking place January 22-27 and January 29-Feb

Back to the Basics Water

April 1
Back to the Basics Water
Back to the Basics Water Humans are comprised of 60 to 70% water. It is the most important nutrient of the body. Alcohol, tea, coffee, and soda are not a great water source, because they have a diuretic effect on the body. Filtered water is only good

Southwest France – Understanding the appellations Part II

April 1
Southwest France – Understanding the appellations Part II
Fronton is the home of Négrette. Wines made from this grape generally have aromas of cherry cough syrup (in a good way) and raspberries mixed with lavender and violet. You can also expect good acidity. These wines tend to be best when they’re young,

Real life 'Barbie' Valeria Lukyanova continues to deny plastic surgery

April 1
Real life 'Barbie' Valeria Lukyanova continues to deny plastic surgery
Human Barbie, Valeria Lukyanova, opened up about her beauty regimen and lifestyle on Nov. 12 to V Magazine. However, she still refuses to admit that she underwent serious plastic and cosmetic surgery to achiever her Plasticine facade. Valeria Lukyano

Havana: A fiesta in your mouth

April 1
Havana: A fiesta in your mouth
It’s 2:00 a.m. Got a yen for a Cuban sandwich, or an eye-opening cup of café con leche and a dish of flan? How about a four-course meal of Cuban delights because you’re really starved? No problem! Vanessa Reyes “You can have anything you want,” as th

Juicing with Diabetes in mind

April 1
Juicing with Diabetes in mind
Living with Diabetes can be a daily struggle that may involve dietary restrictions and regimented medication. According to the Mayo Clinic Diabetes is a disease that affects “how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar.” Photo by Ch

Mashed Potatoes for Two

April 1
Mashed Potatoes for Two
Cooking for two people is difficult. Most foods come in packages geared towards larger families. Even if it is being cooked from scratch, it can be difficult to change from making enough to feed an army down to just the two left at home. Mashed potat

2011: A Remarkable Year For Cognac

April 1
2011: A Remarkable Year For Cognac
New figures issued by the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac show that the world’s most celebrated AOC eau-de-vie confirmed its healthy position in 2011 with outstanding growth of 6.4% compared to 2010. Cognac has once again broken its prev

Bootcamp and Breakfast this Sunday with Ultimate Bootcamp and City Sports

April 1
Bootcamp and Breakfast this Sunday with Ultimate Bootcamp and City Sports
This Sunday, November 18, at 10 a.m. there will be a free one-hour bootcamp featuring Ultimate Bootcamp of Boston. This outdoor bootcamp will burn calories and push your muscles, while you feed off the dynamic group energy. After the workout, enjoy a

Is animatronic teddy bear built in smartphone a smart toy for kids

April 1
Is animatronic teddy bear built in smartphone a smart toy for kids
The plush sound activated teddy bear has a built in smartphone dock right in its belly that casuses the bear to move when activated by voice. Place your Android or iOSphone into place, smartphone dock, and the bear comes to life. Developed by Cube-wo

Men accesorize with jewelry

April 1
Men accesorize with jewelry
Often jewelry is associated with women's fashion-trend accesories for a look good, feel good gauntlet, but have you considered the male role in fashion fundamentals? Wearing rings, bracelets, necklaces or chains, watches, earrings, cufflinks, and tie

Local Tampa Bay sushi restaurants host "Sushi Bowl" events

April 1
Local Tampa Bay sushi restaurants host "Sushi Bowl" events
Hiro's Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse in St. Petersburg and Ocean Blue Carollwood in Tampa both plan to run super bowl specials for Super Bowl XLVI on February 5th, 2012. The events are titled "Sushi Bowl" and will feature a DJ and menu specials, such as

From Casa de Cuisine: The Secret to Perfect Fried Chicken!

April 1
From Casa de Cuisine: The Secret to Perfect Fried Chicken!
I get asked a lot of questions about cooking. It's part of being a Chef and I think it's wonderful people are taking pride in their diets and cooking. One of the most frequent questions I get asked is, "How can I make good fried chicken?" The most co

Thanksgiving: Natural remedies for anxiety (Video)

April 1
Thanksgiving: Natural remedies for anxiety (Video)
Just the mention of a large, extended family gathering causes some people to feel great anxiety. Whether the anxiety comes from performance fears - preparing the Thanksgiving meal, interacting with a large group of people or fear of family squabbles,

Staying safe while running at night

April 1
Staying safe while running at night
So it finally feels like fall in Oklahoma and you finally feel like choosing a running trail or enjoying the crisp air. You get home from work, have something to eat and before you know it, it’s already completely dark. Because autumn comes so late i

Dunedin Brewery Announces Stogies and Stouts 2012

April 1
Dunedin Brewery Announces Stogies and Stouts 2012
Dunedin, FL- At 7pm on February 25th, the Dunedin Brewery’s taps will go dark. That is the beginning of Stogies and Stouts, the one night each year when every tap in the brewery will pour only stouts. The festivities focus around the members of the c

18 Classic Winter Desserts from Casa de Cuisine

April 1
18 Classic Winter Desserts from Casa de Cuisine
There is just something about winter which takes us into the kitchen to prepare sweet delights. Here we have 18 very special winter desserts from Casa de Cuisine. All of these desserts are rather easy to prepare and are sure ease that winter chill wi

Hippodrome Theatre Announces 3rd Annual Foodie Experience

April 1
Hippodrome Theatre Announces 3rd Annual Foodie Experience
Who will be the big culinary star for this year’s Foodie Experience. Year one was Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert, last year was Alton Brown and this year Travel Channel’s Bizarre Food host Andrew Zimmern takes the stage, Saturday, May 12, 2012. The