Do You Love Food? Do You Know Where To Get More?

Oct 25 2013

Farmer markets

What kind of Food Network local broadcasting do you watch? What interests you when it comes to watching the Food Network locally? Some people only watch it for the reality shows and the competitions. And there are some great ones on there. But there is so much more when it comes to the Food Network, and food in general. Break out of your comfort zone when it comes to your watching habits, and try something new.

  • Why Is Food Important?
  • There are a lot of cooking shows out there that really stress the importance of food. It is not just about cooking food for supper every night. Food is a communal experience. It brings family and friends together to share in that one thing that they can all agree on.

    Being able to cook, even on a basic level, allows you to communicate in that way wi

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Why Should You Buy Locally? Three Options and Reasons to Avoid the Big Supermarkets

Sep 23 2013

Farm markets

Did you know that the average American meal travels for about 1,500 miles before it arrives on your plate? There are a lot of reasons this is not ideal. Not only does it increase our carbon foot print, or how much carbon dioxide emissions our purchases contribute to the atmosphere, but it can also lead to lower quality foods. Because fruit, for example, has to travel long distances, it is often picked while still unripe, then gassed to ripen it after transportation. Tired of being a part of this? Here are three solutions for learning to eat locally grown foods.

1. Farmer Markets

Most communities both large and small support a local farmer’s market, and this can be a great way to get produce that is both cheap and locally grown. Not only will you cut down on your footprint, but you also get a c

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Three Excellent Reasons to Skip the Supermarket, and Find a Farmer

Aug 26 2013

Organic farmers market

Local, natural, free range, organic, fair trade, all these words get thrown around so often that it can be easy to forget about what they truly mean. Buying and eating local means to seek out food that is grown in your community. For example, if you live in a temperate climate, it might mean buying tomatoes from a local farmer instead of ones from the supermarket. Supermarket produce is usually imported from across the country, or from some other country altogether.

There are many excellent reasons to eat local, but here are the big three.

1. It is easy!

CSA, also known as Community Supported Agriculture farms, and farmer markets make it easy for you to find local fruits, vegetables, meat, and other products. Depending on where you live, you may also find it easy to get local foods year round. Cali

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Buying Food Does Not Always Have to Feel Like a Chore

Jul 26 2013

Market place foods

Many individuals spend all week looking forward to the weekend only to realize that, on at least one of the days, they will not be able to do anything fun because they have to run errands and go grocery shopping for their family. However, fresh food markets provide an opportunity to combine the two. Going to the grocery store is a hassle, and pushing through crowded aisles and waiting in line at the cashier is never any fun. In order to avoid those problems, many individuals will want to do their shopping in the fresh air and laid back atmosphere of farmer markets.

Despite constant efforts by management teams to make their supermarket feel more fun, grocery stores still feel like grocery stores. While there are probably more items there than at a fresh food market, for most, shopping for food always feels

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Taking A Look At Running A Coffee Shop In The United States

Aug 16 2019

If you’re looking to get a cup of coffee on your way to work, you are most certainly not alone. As a matter of fact, more than half of the adult population of this country drinks coffee on a daily basis, with the average coffee consumer having just over three cups of the stuff in this same span of time. For many people, coffee is an essential part of their daily routine, no matter what their work schedule might look like.

For many people, after all, coffee consumption helps to bring a great deal of focus and clarity into their day. This is due to the caffeine in the coffee, in which there can be a good amount in even a 9 ounce cup, which is the average size of a cup of coffee for typical consumption. Coffee can help to beat back the morning fog of sleep, and can make it all the easier to function in the working world. And coffee consumption can even have beneficial cognitive effects in the long term, for that matter. For instance, consumption of the average amount of coffee (at le

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5 Tips For Creating Your Very Own Wedding Candy Buffet

Aug 15 2019

It’s easier to buy chocolate candy online. In fact online candy shops are the perfect places to find bulk candies for any special occasion. This comes in handy especially for wedding candy buffets, as you can buy candy in bulk without worrying about breaking the bank.


Candy buffets are rising in popularity because they add a unique and fun touch to the wedding reception, and offer guests the chance to indulge their sweet cravings. If you are interested in having a candy buffet at your wedding reception, there are a few things to keep in mind.

Creating The Perfect Candy Buffet

  • How Much Candy? As stated above it’s really easy to find all sorts of chocolate candy online, in addition to candy gummies, mints, and other confections. Online candy stores host all kinds of candies so that you can be sure to find exactly what you’re lookin

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Here are 3 Things to Look For in a Restaurant

Aug 15 2019

Eating out is one of the most popular American pastimes, some would definitely argue. In fact, the average American spends over $2,500 on eating out annually. The popularity of eating out may have something to do with the fact that up to 50% of Americans claim they hate to cook. Since eating out requires someone else to cook the food for you, it’s no surprise that many love to eat out. However, while everyone has their favorite restaurant, sometimes you get the urge to find a new place to eat at, and it can seem overwhelming since there are so many restaurant choices available. There are many things that can make a restaurant desirable, but some of these things are better than others. This article will be taking a look at several things you should look for in a restaurant.

  • Craft CocktailsL One thing you should look for in a restaurant is craft cocktails on the menu. Craft cockta

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How to Make A Birthday Party Candy Buffet

Jul 24 2019

Your kid’s birthday party is one of those times you’ve got to indulge a little bit. This is a special day for your little one, and there’s no better way to celebrate than throwing a party candy buffet.

There’s a lot that goes into preparing a chocolate candy party from decorations to the cake to guest set-up. The good thing is that it’s easy to set-up and you’re guaranteed it’s going to be a hit with the girl or boy and guests. All you need is a vast collection of candy.

Choose Your Theme

If your birthday party has a theme already, the same theme should be used on your chocolate candy buffet. If you don’t find candy to replicate your theme, you can certainly find tablecloths, banners, trays, and other decorative items. The good thing about themes is that they unify the candy and make the table look cohesive.

If you settle for a theme like the Very

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