As promised in my previous blog, I’m baaackkkk with more information about how to power up the umami flavor in your favorite foods. And even if you are not a fan of seaweed and anchovies (lest we not forget that the latter provides one of the two definitive flavors in Caesar salads), there are some simple ways to combine umami rich foods for an even greater taste sensation
If you like Caesar salad as much as I do, it is impossible to dismiss the uber-fantastic flavor of this wildly popular salad, which would not be what it is without anchovies and Parmesan cheese. With that in mind, please continue reading!
Monosodium glutamate — more commonly known as MSG, may very well be the comeback kid of the spice rack, having claimed a presence in headlines across America. From Wired magazine and foodie blogs to Smithsonian magazine and NPR, MSG certainly has gotten some attention as of late, and it has been quite positive
Gravy, gravy everywhere — but how do you make sure it’s a real complement to your dish? (And yes, one that will get compliments!) Between Thanksgiving and the New Year, gravy will be a mainstay in our diets – be it an accompaniment to turkey, roast beef or pork and their yummy side dishes such as mashed potatoes, stuffing or popovers. But sometimes, the gravy just does not turn out “right.”
As children, my friends and I loved playing with a Magic 8 Ball. (For those not familiar, it is a Mattel-made toy used for “fortune-telling” or seeking the truth or advice. Kind of like an Ouija board, but it did not “freak” us out! The Magic 8 Ball was fun and entertaining when