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Best Travel Writing - Blog by Bill Giebler Packing It looks like a dance floor, a 30-foot-square section of smooth wood among the rough planks that make up most of the flooring, all surrounded by giant locomotive-like drying machines. I’ve been waiting at the cool, dark packing station just inside the front door of the tea factory, and alternately in the warm April Sunday morning sun just outside, for my packing shift. Packing represents the final step handled here at the factory, completing my education in the processing of my favorite tea. At 4,600 feet above sea level in the Himalayan foothills of India’s Darjeeling region, I’m at the 150-year-old Makaibari tea factory perched on a slope just below the town of Kurseong. After an hour of waiting, four large full tins of finished tea from the sorting room—carried two-ladies-at-a-time—are dumped on the shiny floor, filling the air with the rich, dark vegetal scent of black tea leaves. Processing Tea is both art and science. I wilted. Romance, too. We kissed. - Recipe Search and More Recipes @ Whole Foods Market Welcome back {* welcomeName *}! {* loginWidget *} {* #userInformationForm *} {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddress *} {* traditionalSignIn_password *} {* traditionalSignIn_signInButton *} {* /userInformationForm *} Please confirm the information below before signing in. {* #socialRegistrationForm *} {* socialRegistration_firstName *} {* socialRegistration_lastName *} {* socialRegistration_emailAddress *} {* socialRegistration_displayName *} {* socialRegistration_postalCode *} By clicking "Sign in", you confirm that you accept our terms of service and have read and understand privacy policy. {* /socialRegistrationForm *} We have sent a confirmation email to {* emailAddressData *}. Please confirm the information below before signing in. We'll email you a link to create a new password. {* #forgotPasswordForm *} {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddress *} {* /forgotPasswordForm *} We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. {* mergeAccounts *}

General Tso's Chicken Recipe | Free Online Recipes | Free Recipes - StumbleUpon At nearly any buffet or take-out place you can find General Tso’s Chicken. General Tso’s Chicken is a perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavors. It is a very popular dish throughout the United States and Canada. This is probably one of the best and easiest recipes around, you will be surprised at how little time it takes to prepare. I decided to get brave and use the boneless skinless chicken thighs, and I wasn’t disappointed. However, If you want to use chicken breasts that would work fine as well. Ingredients: 1lb boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into 1” chunks) 5 dried red chili peppers 3 green onions (sliced) 3 eggs (beaten) ½ cup cornstarch oil (for frying)Sauce-1 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons rice wine 3 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons cornstarch Cooking Instructions: Step 1: In a large mixing bowl combine cornstarch and beaten eggs. Step 3: Heat deep fryer or wok to 375 degrees and deep fried chicken bits in batches.

VillageVines Relaunches As Savored, Expands Discount Dining To 10 Cities New York City-based dining deals site VillageVines is now Savored. In addition to the name change, it launched a redesigned site, is doubling its cities to ten, and added Buddy Media CEO Michael Lazerow as an investor and board member. The company raised $3 million last January. Savored focuses on high-end dining discounts at top-rated Zagat restaurants. But the model is slightly different than your run-of-the-mill daily deals site. Another difference with the bigger daily deal sites is that Savored is a lot more flexible. In addition to New York City, San Francisco, Chicago,LA< and Washington, D.C., Savored is expanding to Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Miami, and Denver.

Travel Writing 101: Follow the Top 5 Travel Bloggers of 2013 Getting paid to travel the world is a fantasy many people have, especially when faced with the unexciting prospect of your average desk job. But you don’t have to settle for a fictitious escape via a Kauai coastline screensaver — you actually can profit from visiting the world’s top destinations. The secret to living the dream is to write about it. Travel blogging is a profession that could not only earn you a living but — as evidenced by the travel gurus listed below — could also lead to a six-figure income! As with anything else, the tricks of the trade are best learned from the top names in the niche. Follow these five travel bloggers and you’ll find that paradise is only a few blog posts away. Peter Greenberg Peter Greenberg is also known as the Travel Detective. Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter, producer, and travel editor for CBS News, Peter Greenberg is known as the “The Travel Detective.” You name it, and he’s reporting on it. Don George Christopher Elliott Gary Arndt

7 redes sociales para los amantes de la gastronomía y el vino | The Gourmet Journal Ya sabíamos que las redes sociales eran importantes para los restaurantes, pero, además de las redes sociales más genéricas como puede ser Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare o el ya mencionado Pinterest podemos encontrar infinidad de redes sociales más especializadas para la gastronomía o el vino. Aquí vamos a ver algunas que están en español: Redes sociales de Gastronomía Yelp Yelp tiene cierto parecido a Foursquare pero mucho más especializada en restaurantes y lugares de ocio. En Estados Unidos es muy popular y en España lleva desde principios del 2011. Wikitapas La red social de las tapas. Petitchef Una red social de recetas donde las recetas se pueden agrupar en menús, y tenemos el menú del día con el que nos podemos aventurar si nos apetece. Clubkviar Redes Sociales sobre el Vino Vinthink Una red social para los amantes del vino, en su web podemos ver el siguiente vídeo para explicarnos sus beneficios y como funciona. Uvinum Vinos y Recetas Encuentra todos los artículos sobre Redes, aquí.

Feel Smarter in the Kitchen. The Charleston Farmers Market sets up every Saturday downtown in Marion Square until December 19, just two days before the first day of winter. That’s about a month away, and the harvest from the surrounding sea islands — Johns, Wadmalaw, James, Edisto — goes on. It may even be fair to say (especially if you like greens) that the variety is as good or better now than it’s been all year. The extent of the local farm bounty was one of the most fun discoveries I had after moving to Charleston a couple of years ago. Even though I’ve been cooking with greens from my raised beds out here on Sullivan’s for weeks now, I’ll stil be able to get fresh local produce for a while, if not all year round. By this time last year in the lowcountry we had dipped into the low 40’s just a few nights despite near freezing temperatures upstate, and even then summer crops like tomatoes, melons, okra, peas and peanuts still look great.

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Chinese Buffet at Home | Free Online Recipes | Free Recipes - StumbleUpon It is no secret that I have an obsession with Chinese cuisine. The place that started it all was a local Chinese buffet here in Michigan. After frequent visits to the buffet over the years, I finally decided to take a stab at cooking my own Chinese dishes at home. In this article I will explain how to create your own Chinese buffet at home. The Menu:Main course- Sesame Chicken Orange Chicken Kung Pao Chicken Meat on a Stick (Chicken Skewers)Appetizers- Crab Rangoons Egg RollsSide Dishes- Garlic Green Beans Fried Rice Egg Drop SoupDessert- Buffet Style Doughnuts The Recipes: Sesame Chicken- Cooking Instructions: Step 1: Cut chicken breasts into 1” chunks and in a glass bowl combine all of the marinade ingredients and mix well. Orange Chicken- Step 1: Combine flour, salt, and pepper. Kung Pao Chicken- Step 1: combine the chicken and cornstarch in a small bowl and toss to coat. Meat on a Stick (Chicken Skewers)- Step 1: Cut chicken breasts into long strips. Cooking Instructions: Egg Rolls-

Travel Writing Cooking Holiday in Greece: Cooking Vacations Poros, Greece About the location: The ancient Greeks were among the first to discover the benefits of adding herbs and spices to their food. This process was used not only to enhance the tastes, but also provided medicinal benefits. Greek food is still a unique mix of fresh, seasonal ingredients and a generous blend of herbs and spices such as thyme, rosemary and oregano, which grow all over Greece. Greece is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and has one of the largest coastal areas of any country in Europe, and for this reason fish is an integral part of Greek cuisine. Fresh seasonal vegetables are also a significant element in traditional Greek cooking. Your base for this very special cooking holiday experience is the 4-star Sirene Blue, which is perched on a cliff in a small Mediterranean coastal town on Poros Island. About the cooking lessons: Katerina is a professional chef and is the owner of the Odyssey Centre. Your culinary vacation in Greece will be very friendly and personal.

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