Popcorn salt is the same salt that you get in regular table salt, which is sodium chloride. The only difference is that it is very finely grained so that it can stick into the little nooks and crannies of the popcorn when regular grained salt will just fall right off the kernel. If you are […]
What is raw sugar? There are some products on the market now being sold as raw sugar and of course, that sounds like sugar that is not fooled with, but that is not really the case. Using the term, as far as I’m concerned, is nothing more than marketing, because, as far as food labels […]
You may not even have realized that people eat quail eggs. Yes, they most certainly do. The general American view that the only egg for eating is the chicken egg is quite mistaken. But, quail eggs are small compared to chicken eggs! How Many Quail Eggs Does it Take to Equal One Chicken Egg? It […]
Scrapple is a sausage dish enjoyed primarily in Pennsylvania Dutch region and in parts of the neighboring states of New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware. Each region tends to favor different variations of the product. Most people outside these regions have never heard of it, but it can also be purchased as a commercial product in other U.S locations.
A sweetbread is not a sugared pastry, which is what you’d be justified in thinking. Usually, when people tell you what sweetbreads are, they get it wrong, or only half right. Are Sweetbreads Testicles? The wrong answer: sweetbreads are testicles. Nope. People do eat testicles, which you will often hear referred to as Rocky Mountain Oysters, […]
If you tuned into the first of the new all-stars Chopped tournament on Food Network, you may have wondered what the secret ingredient “sour trahana” was. Michael Simon referred to it as sort of a Greek pasta, and that is essentially what it is: a small granular pasta. I know we mostly think of pasta as something […]