Are you judged by what you drink? A survey released by Budweiser last fall suggests you are. The ‘Beerpressions’ Survey — a first-of-its-kind study about how beverage choices influence first impressions and perceptions of approachability — has some interesting results. Some of which, I must […]
Category Archives: Flavor Blending
Are you looking for some new and interesting snacks that are healthy? Taking care of what you eat is really important, but often finding a quick snack which fits into your diet can be a little tough and sometimes, just plain boring. So I have […]
What drinks should you serve with dinner? Foodies love entertaining and showing off their own culinary skills. Different foods and different flavors offer the best dinner conversation too. But for a fully satisfying meal experience, we must think carefully about the choice of drinks that […]
Although I’m not a beer drinker, I found myself transfixed by a series of Beer Hacks videos featuring Ethan Fixell of FoodAndWine.com. I was especially taken with his “how to pour beer” video, in which he not only suggests not following the 45° pour most […]
Substituting Dried Herbs for Fresh Herbs
Since dried herbs possess a stronger flavor than fresh leaf herbs, you will need to adjust your habits when adding dried herbs to a recipe that calls for fresh herbs. Simply substitute 1/3 of the amount to adjust the strength in taste. You don’t want your final results to carry an overpowering favor. Also, there are some dishes that just require fresh — those whose main ingredient is an herb just don’t taste right when made with dried herbs.