Month: February 2013

Book Review: The Discovery of Weather.
Book Reviews

Book Review: The Discovery of Weather.

Weather in North America changes frequently, and yet it is surprising that few books have been written since scientific forecasting and publishing started. Human beings have attempted to forecast for millennia, but scientifically, only since mid 19th century fist with a few English scientists, Samuel Morse (inventor of telegraph), and […]

Book Review: Recruiting, Interviewing……
Book Reviews

Book Review: Recruiting, Interviewing……

This book addresses what is the most critical area today – employee recruitment. The author, Diane Arthur, a veteran of human resources management, has accomplished a truly remarkable feat by creating an oeuvre that every business owner, human resources manager, human resources professor, and prospective employee must read, assimilate, and […]

Beer-Battered Catfish Fillets.
Recipes

Beer-Battered Catfish Fillets.

Yield: 4 portions 4 (150 –180 gram) catfish fillets ¼ cup cornmeal ¼ cup flour 2 eggs, beaten 1 330 ml lager beer, opened the night before ¼ cup minced onion 3 cups vegetable oil salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Blend, cornmeal, flour and salt and pepper well. […]

New Zealand Pinot Noir II.
Wine

New Zealand Pinot Noir II.

Most wine enthusiasts associate New Zealand with sauvignon blanc through which the country made its reputation. Recently the industry decided to concentrate on pinot noir, and soon, this fickle grape’s plantings will supercede that of chardonnay, presently the second most popular grape. New Zeeland’s south island enjoys a cool climate […]

Food Poisoning and How to Handle it.
Food

Food Poisoning and How to Handle it.

Food poisoning whether due to negligence or not ruins a restaurant. The food service establishment buys wholesale, process and sells retail. Several steps in the production can cause food poisoning including unsanitary conditions in the kitchen, sick employees, dirty machinery, and poor cooling and/or heating of cooked food. Yet many […]

Cookies – North Americans Love to Enjoy.
Recipes

Cookies – North Americans Love to Enjoy.

COOKIES – NORTH AMERICANS LOVE TO ENJOY North Americans eternal love for cookies continues unabated. Those who cherish the full flavour and texture of lovingly baked cookies prefer to bake their own. There are literally hundreds of manufacturers and thousands of brands in the marketplace, but none can compete with […]