Category Archives: Food & Drinks

Fast Food Ads vs. Reality

Have you ever noticed how those fast food commercials’ pictures make the food look really good.  Ever notice what you actually get at one of these fast food joints?  It usually doesn’t look anything like what they show you on TV.

Well, we uncovered a great website that displays the food taken from a commercial, versus the actual food that was purchased at the fast food restaurant.  Below is an example of the Beef and Cheddar sandwich from Arby’s

Beef CheddarBeef Cheddar Actual

Visit Fast Food: Ads vs Reality to check out the other great pictures.

Ceylon Ground Cinnamon an Online Hit

For some reason I can’t explain so many people online are talking about ceylon ground cinnamon. Naturally, it prompted my curious mind to dig some facts about this hot product trend. It turned out ceylon cinnamon ground is commonly more pricey compared to any cassia versions (chinese variety). In more scientific perspective, ceylon is actually the one and only true cinnamon available in the market today.
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Electric Ice Cream Makers

I get this craving for frozen treats everytime the weather starts to heat up and apparently I’m not alone in this whole craving. No wonder so people are searching online for the best electric ice cream makers to beat the heat. You’ll realize that the variety of styles and models is quite fantastic. Prices range from around $40 to $100 hundred dollars for some of the top-end units.

In case you’re looking for the right ice cream maker for home, here are the best selling products today:

Cuisinart 1-1/2-Quart Automatic Ice Cream Makers
Whatever your style, Cuisinart’s ICE-20 1-1/2-quart automatic ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet maker will help make a delicious frozen dessert to match it! Make fat-free sorbets, low-fat frozen yogurts, rich ice creams quick and easy. It takes only about 20 minutes with this electric appliance, and salt and ice are not needed. After the machine’s chilling chamber has been in the freezer for about eight hours the liquid between its walls becomes thoroughly frozen.

White Mountain F69206-X 6-Quart Electric Ice Cream Freezer
This old-fashioned electric ice cream maker makes 6 quarts of ice cream, frozen yogurt, and other frozen confections. Features stainless-steel freezer can and dasher inside wooden tub, freezer can and dasher are dishwasher-safe with ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sherbet recipes included.

KitchenAid KICA0WH Ice Cream Maker Attachment
This nifty gadget converts any KitchenAid stand mixer into an ice cream maker with this unique attachment. Simply store the unique freeze bowl in the freezer for a minimum of 15 hours, then make up to 2 quarts of frozen desserts in 20-30 minutes. The Ice Cream Maker Attachment produces a variety of frozen desserts, as well as fresh, pure soft-consistency ice cream.

One customer commented “This is so easy to use you may also find yourself overstocked with fresh quarts of the best ice cream you ever tasted. Follow the recipes in Ben and Jerry’s book and carefully follow the directions that come with the churn and you’ll make great ice cream every time.”

Once you picked which of these leading electric ice cream makers is right for you, it’s so easy to look forward to months of homemade frozen delights that would keep you cool and happy all summer long.