Is Broccoli Man-Made?

Is Broccoli Man Made

We love broccoli! It’s tasty and versatile and it lasts well too – which means we can nearly always have some in the refrigerator or the freezer when we want a tasty meal. But recently, we heard a disturbing rumor…

Are Onions Vegetables Or Fruits?

onion

The simple onion is ubiquitous! There’s practically no school of cuisine in the world that doesn’t utilize healthy onions in their regionally tasty recipes. Many chefs eve cultivate their own onion bulbs in kitchen gardens. But are these bulb vegetables…

Why Do Onions Turn Blue?

Onions

If you’ve ever cooked onions, particularly red onions, then you’ve probably looked down in the pan to find they’ve turned blue or turned bluish-green. Red onions are chosen because they’re sweeter than regular white onions and they contain quite a…

How Does Smoke Preserve Meat?

smoked meats

Smoking meat is a popular cooking method that has been around for centuries. While it is commonly believed that smoking meat helps to preserve it, this is not entirely accurate. There are two smoking methods: hot smoking and cold smoking.…