How to Make Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats

Get your taste buds ready with Candy Corn and Rice Krispies mixed up for an out-of-this-world sweet snack. This amazing combination creates a medley of favorite fall flavors. What could be better? Candy Corn history Candy Corn has been around a long time. It was first invented in 1880 by George Renninger in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania […]

Recipe for fried ice cream

Fried ice cream is a unique confection. It is crisp and hot on the outside, and cold and meltingly soft on the inside. Preparation of this delicious desert is straightforward, although it does require some forward planning. Tips for success Give yourself enough time. This is not a last-minute desert. You will need to start […]

How the British Introduced Tea to the West

Tea made a giant leap forward when the English Royalty began drinking it socially. The amazing thing about Britain’s involvement in tea is that it a relatively recent involvement! Although China and the other places sell tea owes England a debt for making tea into the world renowned drink it has become, all who drink […]

Homemakers Guide to Making Raisins

What’s a sweet treat that’s wrinkly and easy to make? Raisins are versatile and work in both savory and sweet dishes. If you are looking for a few convenient and inexpensive ways to make your own raisins, read on. Although you can transform grapes into raisins using just an oven, other techniques include sun drying […]

History of the Microwave Oven

During World War II, two scientists invented the magnetron, a tube that produces microwaves. Installing magnetrons in Britain’s radar system, the microwaves were able to spot Nazi warplanes on their way to bomb the British Isles. The scientists in the lab of the Raytheon Corporation had noticed for months that the magnetron generated heat. They […]

History of Snickers how was Snickers Invented what is a Snickers Bar

The Snickers candy bar is named after a horse, of course. Invented by Frank Mars in 1930 and named after his favorite horse, Snickers, it was the second of a long line of successful candy bars created by the Mars family. Frank C. Mars learned how to make candy from his mother when he was […]

Healthy Snacks that can Prevent Sweet Cravings

There are people who deny that they have a sweet tooth, people who claim that they don’t like sugar – well, those people are lying. Everyone – everyone – has those moments where nothing will shut up their brain besides a big, frosting-covered piece of chocolate cake . . . or at least something along […]

Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Most people have had coffee at some point in their lives. We use it to wake us up in the morning – sometimes on the weekend, sometimes every day – because the caffeine in the coffee acts as a stimulant and can, inevitably, boost someone’s mood. But, coffee can also be used medicinally, and has […]

Health Benefits of Birds Nest Soup

Swiftlets’ nests (Mandarin: Yan Wo) have been a prized delicacy among the Chinese for hundreds of years. Made primarily of hardened swiftlets’ saliva, the nests are one of the five elite, highly prized foods in Chinese culture, with the others being fish maw, ginseng, abalone and sharks’ fin. Once reserved for the emperors, swiftlets’ nests […]

Green bean recipes with a twist

Green beans are loaded with essential vitamins, fibers and other nutrients that are beneficial for the body. But, let’s face it, these beans can be very bland if not ‘perked’ up the right way. Moreover, many cooks tend to overcook them, which results in discolored and insipid looking dishes. No one wishes to consume tasteless and plain […]