How much Coffee is Too Much?

Black Coffee - © Wikipedia

I tripped over a reference to this age-old topic when looking for something else on the Web. Now I can’t remember what the other thing was. Anyway, I know you’ll be delighted to learn that your individual tolerance to coffee (or any form of caffeine) may be determined in a significant part, by your genes…

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Mediterranean Mysteries: Tapas

This unique style of eating is a cherished Portuguese and Spanish tradition – perhaps more an Atlantic phenomenon than Mediterranean. But its ingredients and preparation methods are distinctly rooted in The Med as are the cultural conventions that come along with it…

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Super Bowl Food Post Mortem…

Game Day Food - Key - © Triple Tri @ Flickr

I’ve not seen any official numbers, yet, but the volumes of ‘game day foods’ consumed by Super Bowl viewers this year are apparently heading way over the top of any previous records. You can tell by the volume of advertising for Wings, Pizzas, Dips and Chips prior to the big game…

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News Flash: Beef Prices Up 44 Per Cent!

Endangered Species - © bovi-denmark.s-2

We’ve been telling you, for months, that prices for Beef, Pork and even Chicken would be rising. They have done so, gradually, but did you twig to the fact that retail beef prices have increased by 44 per cent over the past two years? They’ve edged prices up a bit at a time, hoping we wouldn’t notice…

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