Culinary Influences from The White House

Did You Know the White House has been a significant influence in the food trends in America throughout history? Well, it is true and here are some little known facts about some of our Founding Fathers that you may find interesting.  George Washington was an accomplished farmer before he became President. He was also known to…

SPICE IT UP!

SPICES are a great way to add layers of flavor without  calories to your dish. But, many can be overwhelmed by the wide assortment of choices and little info on what adds what and what goes with what!! You can thank me later, but here’s a quick reference guide on some of the available spices…

A Better You in 2017.. Guide to Healthy Food Tips for the New Year

Yes, it’s THAT time of year again, when we all make a conscious decision to do BETTER this New year. It’s a perfect time to start fresh and become more determined to accomplish what we perhaps failed or forgot about last year. One thing I believe is most important is our HEALTH. Quite frankly, if…

BRUSSELKALE?? The New Food Hybrid

YES, THERE’S A NEW FOOD HYBRID ON THE MARKET!! A British vegetable seed company has spent 15 years developing the hybrid, which was scheduled to hit US supermarkets this past fall. Hybrids, are not new of course, and this hasn’t been genetically modified. The plant grows on a Brussels stalk, with red kale flowers blooming…

FOOD TIPS & TRICKS: Best Ways to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

How many times have you tried to gently peel your boiled eggs and ended up with a beaten up egg white mess??!! Trust me,if you are anything like me, you LOVE deviled eggs, but HATE to peel them from their protected white fortress. Surprisingly, it seems to be a common dilemma and I’ve found some…

Nicole Cogdell is one of many leaving Chester City Hall

People are walking away from their jobs at Chester City Hall like the unemployment rate doesn’t exist. Some are early retirements, some are earlier retirements than planned, some are seeking new op… Source: Nicole Cogdell is one of many leaving Chester City Hall

GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS!!

SO….. Christmas is coming and many of us are excited, anxious, and maybe even panicking!! We find that we can put so much pressure on ourselves for the  PERFECT day, gifts, the food has to be just right, making sure everyone is overjoyed by our thoughtfulness and hard work we made look easy. But at the…

Avoid Pitfalls of Gluten-Free Kid’s Parties | Healthy Food Guide

For parents of children who cannot have gluten, birthday parties can be an absolute nightmare. And if you’re hosting the party, it can be even worse trying to cater for everyone. Here are some simple suggestions for accommodating dietary restrictions! Source: Avoid pitfalls of gluten-free kids’ parties | Healthy Food Guide

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NEW KOMMOTIONS is here for YOU! We strive to provide intriguing information about FOOD! Food is not simply a means of sustenance, but it is a part of life. It is the center of most family gatherings and social interactions. It is a viable piece of health care and healing. It is also a way…

To Veg or Not to Veg? This is the Question…

Have you ever thought, perhaps you should become a Vegetarian? There are various reasons, benefits and disadvantages I’m sure as well to making this life choice. Lets take a few moments to explore and see if this is the choice for you. People choose vegetarian diets for a variety of reasons. Improving their health –…

Simply Sweet- Sweet Potatoes

  Sweet potatoes are a great summer substitute for the usual white potatoes in summer. Maybe its that beautiful bright orange color that reminds you of summer fun or maybe just that it adds a touch of natural sweetness to any meal. Whatever the reason, it works for me! LOL Just like the white potato,…