meatloaf with oatmeal

Meatloaf with oatmeal is something the health conscious are turning to because oatmeal provides so many more benefits than bread crumbs. Any meatloaf recipe that calls for dry or fresh bread crumbs as your binding agent is a candidate for oatmeal. With the right conversion you can easily add the health benefits of oatmeal to…

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chili peppers

Chili peppers aren’t for everybody and when used to spice up food it becomes somewhat of an acquired taste. Personally, the hotter the dish, the better I like it. With that said, I still have my limits. When I get Thai food carryout I ask them to kick it up a few notches but not…

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herbed vinegar

When cooking, I rarely use vinegar in my recipes. The vinegar I use the most is white vinegar and that’s only when I need to clean the inside of my coffee pot. But there are some little known benefits to vinegar and herbed vinegars do add a little extra something to salad dressings and some…

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Stuffed Green Pepper Soup Recipe

Stuffed green peppers make a great casserole but take time and no small effort to assemble. Here’s an easier spin that tastes just as great you can get this recipe together in far less time. For years I have been eating at a little Italian restaurant located less than a mile from my office. They…

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taste buds

Taste buds are something we all have in our mouths. Not many people know how taste actually works. Taste buds are a part of the complex system that defines what we know to be “flavor”. Taste buds are mouth sensations that work in partnership with our sense of smell to distinguish between bitter, sweet, salty,…

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flavored butter

Using flavored butter can add a little gourmet touch to any meal. Did you know it takes 21 pounds of fresh, wholesome cow’s milk to make each pound of butter? Melting at just below body temperature, butter has a luscious mouth feel that imparts a rich, creamy taste to everything it touches. Just imagine warm bread…

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