Posted by Nathan Jones | Posted in Kitchen | Posted on 03-04-2012
It seems appropriate that the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Cappuccino Maker comes from an Italian based manufacturer. Cappuccino is a delightful espresso drink which originated in Italy several centuries ago, eventually evolving into the strong, creamy beverage we enjoy today.
In the 1990s the popularity of the brew spread across the ocean to the United States where at first the drink was only available in coffee shops, Italian bistros and a few fine restaurants. Now, with the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Cappuccino Maker you can enjoy this incredible concoction in your own home.
Espresso, also an Italian invention, is a very strong shot of coffee which is brewed using pressure to force boiling hot water over a tablespoon of fine coffee grounds. Espresso can be made from any type of coffee, so you can grind your favorite beans to get the flavor you desire when using the DeLonghi Espresso Cappuccino Maker.
The 1000 watt DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Cappuccino Maker comes with a black exterior made of durable plastic and a rust-resistant stainless steel boiler. This combination creates an attractive appliance that will grace any counter top. The 35 ounce water tank is removable for easy cleaning and filling; the warming trays are removable as well.
Posted by Nathan Jones | Posted in Kitchen | Posted on 03-03-2012
When I was younger, before my parents built a successful business, grocery money was in scarce supply. We never suffered for lack of produce, however, because we always planted huge gardens. My mother, who grew up on a farm had inherited an enviable green thumb, and we were the lucky recipients of her knack for making plants grow in any kind of soil.
Our primary method of preserving food was canning, a process I both looked forward to and dreaded. We had no air conditioning and the heat would be incredible during the hot harvest months. But the product was beautiful to look at.
Somewhere during that time, I discovered the blessings of dried produce. Drying foods did not require a hot stove, glass jars, and could last a long time. And the very thought of beef jerky made my mouth water. Unfortunately, the Nesco American Harvest FD 1018P Dehydrator was not available, and my early attempts to dry food were less than satisfactory. It didn’t take long to give up and go back to canning all of our surplus produce.
As an adult, I would frequently buy dried fruit and beef products for vacations, hunting trips, and to stick in the kids sports bags as an after practice snack. Dried fruit became a fun ingredient in hot cereals and fresh salads. I would occasionally consider trying to dry my own food again, but after reading the instructions and seeing how much time and attention was required to continually rotate the trays, I would walk away. Then along came the Nesco American Harvest FD Dehydrator, and I once again became eager to enjoy my own dried food products.
Posted by Nathan Jones | Posted in Kitchen | Posted on 02-01-2012
Cupcake boxes wholesale is the route to go if you are expecting to need a number of boxes per week for cupcakes. The good thing about cupcake boxes that are wholesale is that you are getting the number of boxes you need for a discount price rather than paying full price in the store. The store can be outrageous when it comes to prices for certain things and this is one of the things.
If you only need one cupcake box than it is not so bad but when you are transporting 10 dozen cupcakes or more, you will need a number of boxes. If you are throwing a party it is not so bad but when participating in a bake sale for instance, you will need a ton of cupcakes and boxes to carry them in.