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Dry Cough Remedies For Adults Naturally

Dry cough remedies for adults are a perfect solution to cure this condition caused due to various factors such as exposure to airborne infections, inhalation of chemicals, changes in weather condition, smoking and atmospheric dust and pollutants. An adult with dry cough often experiences pain in the throat, head and overall body. The condition usually […]

The best way to Share a Restaurant Bill with others

You go out for a nice dinner out with friends.  It is a good time until the check comes.  At this point there can sometimes be resentment.  If someone offers to pick up the whole tab, it tends to be the same people.  If somebody tries to cut corners, it is also usually the same […]

The best Tasting Coffee

There are many ways to improve the flavor of coffee, but the key question to ask first is if one drinks their coffee black, or with cream and or sugar.  So these are the essentials to start off with, and everyone has their preference.  Personally, I prefer mine with cream and Truvia, that new sugar […]

The Semillon Grape

The Semillon grape, the traditional Bordeaux grape for the white wines in this region, is rather old and its early appearance dates back to the XVII th century although there is no clear explanation about who and how it was brought over to the sole region of Bordeaux.  We know that red grapes were brought into France […]

The Pros and Cons of Bottled Water

According to the August 2000 issue of Consumer Reports, Americans are spending more than $10,000 a minute on bottled water. Bottled water costs an average of 700 times more than plain tap water. Is it worth the cost? MICROBIAL CONCERNSSnob appeal aside, one reason consumers have turned to bottled water is a fear of contaminants […]

The Origins and Quality of Sangiovese Wines

Sangiovese isn’t just Italian! Sangiovese is the primary red grape of Italy’s (Tuscany) three famous regional wines Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and Montepuciano. Yet, you can find excellent Sangiovese and Sangiovese blends in the US as well. On the whole, Sangiovese grapes are not easy to grow, even in Tuscany. They  mutate quickly and […]

The Importance of Beer in American Society

How would any one society, such as America, measure the importance of beer? Or probably, it is more correct to say Malt Beverages, now. The obvious answer is the money generated by the taxes paid by the brewers, the stores and bars that sell beer, and the sales taxes that are placed on the beverage. […]

The History of Tea

The tea plant, camellia sinensis, is thought to have originated in South East Asia, in the area that China, India, Burma and Tibet conjunct, although some studies, based on the genetics of the tea plant suggest that the plant has an entirely China origin, various parts of China, e.g. the Yunnan Province, being nominated for […]

Thailand Korea Singapore Fried Rice Stir Fry Sweet and Sour

Gin-seng is famous throughout Asia for its amazing flavour in food. Try some ‘Ginger Juice’ with your meal by boiling up some fresh ginger in a pan, stir in some sugar and serve in a mug. You will devise your own proportions according the strength of flavour/sweetness you want. My favourite starter in Macau was […]

Soda is Harmful

Soft drinks: The effect of soda on our teeth and bones. Many People Have a tendency to quench there thirst with a soda or your local 7-11s big gulps- Drinking a Soda does not quench your thirst in fact soda has chemicals that can result in the lack of moisture in your body. Most people […]