Foods You Should Avoid After Having a Wisdom Tooth Extracted Whenever I have a dental procedure done, I'm always wondering what I can and can't eat afterward. There are always a million different and sometimes conflicting answers to this question, so I decided to look up a few of the foods that you shouldn't eat after having your wisdom tooth pulled. So,...

What to Eat After Having a Root Canal When I know I'm going to have a dental procedure performed, I like to know what I can and can't eat afterward so that I can have enough of the right foods on hand. Because of this, I did some research on what to eat after a root canal. So, what are eight things...

Does the Mediterranean Diet Work? When you start thinking about introducing a new diet to your daily habits, it can be very overwhelming to find one that works for you. There are so many different diets out there, all claiming that they can help you lose weight or decrease certain adverse health conditions. The truth is, you need to do your...

What You Should Know About Measurement Types It can be hard to keep track of which units to use when cooking or doing other tasks. Do you measure in cups, pounds, or kilograms? The answer is all three! Many people are confused about the differences between American measurements and metric measurements. What is the difference between American measurements versus metric measurements? American...

Food Trucks vs. Food Trailers While both mobile restaurants serve dishes that are similar, there are many differences in the equipment, ingredients used, cooking time, and other factors. The differences can be so significant for both regular customers and mobile restaurateurs that it may be best to consider them two separate business entities. So, what is the difference between a food truck...

8 Tips for Cleaning an Iron Skillet There aren’t many kitchen utensils and cookware quite as notable as the cast iron skillet. With several different ways to cook good food, the iron skillet comes with rules on usage, seasoning, and is also famed for the “do not use soap rule.” However, sometimes, rules are meant to be broken. If you are...

What Food Is Considered BBQ Food? BBQ food is a general term to describe an entire industry of American cuisine. The foods that fall under this category are plentiful, leading many people to wonder what foods truly fall under this category. So, what is considered BBQ food? The types of food that are considered to be BBQ foods include pulled pork, ribs,...

Grilling vs. Barbecuing The summertime for most people means that it’s time to go out and have fun in the sun. One activity that most of us Americans do is have parties in the backyard with our friends and family. For me, it means the chance to enjoy some delicious homemade burgers and hot dogs. Every summer it feels like it’s...

Vanilla extract has been around for hundreds of years, but where does it come from? The answer to this question is not as simple as you might think. Originally, the flavoring was sourced from beavers. When the Europeans arrived in America and saw a beaver they were amazed at how much vanilla flavor came out of their anal glands so...