How to Keep Fit In the Season of Burgers and Buns

July 17, 2014

How to Keep Fit In the Season of Burgers and Buns

You don’t have to skip the burger experience entirely to keep your body beach ready this summer. But, it is important to be aware of the alternatives to the heavy grilled meat options that dominate most cookout menus. Try these simple steps that will show you how to keep fit in the season of burgers and buns. Trim Toppings: Going veggie heavy is a smart way to fill up without adding a ton of extra calories to an already rich burger. Grilled, roasted or sauteed onions, peppers and mushrooms add a flavorful finish and heartiness to grilled meats.

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Food And Wine Pairings

July 15, 2014

Food And Wine Pairings

When looking for an amazing glass of wine to pair with the perfect dish, there are a few things to take into consideration. You want the wine and the food to complement each other, which will result in a better tasting combination. The goal of pairing wine and food is to bring out the best characteristics in both. In order to pair the correct wine with your meal, you consider the flavor characteristics of what you are cooking, as you want to avoid the flavors to work against each other.

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How to Find the Best Organic Steaks

July 15, 2014

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Organic steaks have a clean and unadulterated steak flavor. They’re also better for the environment and involve better treatment of the animals themselves. But how do you find the best organic steaks? Here are our top tips: 1.  Understand what organic means. Organic has a legal definition in the United States and it’s widely misunderstood. When it comes to steaks, organic means that the cattle were given access to open pasture and that there was no routine use of antibiotics or hormones.

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How to Make Perfectly Grilled Fish Every Time

July 10, 2014

How to Make Perfectly Grilled Fish Every Time

Fish is a delicate protein that tends to cook more quickly than other meats. Grilling is a high intensity cooking method that can turn to “killing” if you aren’t careful. So, if you love the taste of grilled fish, but are worried about overcooking it, try these 3 tips for How to Make Perfectly Grilled Fish Every Time. Avoid Direct Heat: Direct heat from the grill is really intense and fish tends to be thinner on the outside edges than the center making it prone to charring.

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5 Advantages of Organic Beef

July 7, 2014

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It’s official – organic is in! Many people have become concerned about making good health choices, and that doesn’t just apply to greens. Organic beef has become all the rage, but is it really any different? The answer is yes. Whether you’re a steak connoisseur, an earth lover or both, here are five ways organic beef is better than the alternative: 1.  Happier cows – One of the biggest reasons that people prefer organic beef is that the cattle are generally treated more humanely.

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