Beet Juice Did you Know…?

By Chef K.T. Murphy Phd. Most people recognize beetroot as being red however, you can also find it in a yellow and white color. Turning it into beet juice simply involves juicing the vegetable in a juicing machine to extract the . This liquid contains the vital nutrients that we can benefit from. However, the…

A Little Home Brewing Fun for the Kids

by Chef K.T. Murphy In any family when one person gets excited about something new, everybody gets in on the act. And that is certainly true of children. They love to be active in whatever hobbies mom and dad love to be part of. So if you bowl, the kids want to go and play…

Getting Set Up to Make Beer

By Chef  K.T. Murphy The hobby of brewing your own beer at home is growing steadily as more people discover how much fun they can have making their beer at home and how great absolutely fresh beer can be. There may be a gratifying moment for a home brewer than to serve your own fresh…

Getting that First Batch of Beer Brewing

by Chef K.T. Murphy Beer is such a popular beverage because it has such a deep earthy flavor and because the variety of flavors, brands, colors and textures of beers is so diverse that you can explore a new brew each and every time you want a beer and never get bored. And yet most…

Malt and Beer

By Chef K.T.Murphy We tend to think of “malt” as a thing.  Of course there is the candy malt and there is the old fashioned “malted” that was the stable of 1950s “malt shops” which in our mind is more like a modern day milk shake.  But when it comes to beer, just about anyone,…

Great Grains Equals Great Beer

By Chef K.T. Murphy One of the great reasons for learning to brew your own beer is to learn more about the various grains and ingredients that makes one beer better than another one.  When you first start your hobby of home brewing, you no doubt got connected to a local club or association of…

A Perfect Hobby For Those Who Love Beer.

By Chef K.T. Murphy If the person in your life is thinking of getting into brewing beer because they love drinking different beers, there are some solid reasons to encourage that enthusiasm.  Your first reflex might be that he already has a love of beer and that making his own is going over the top.  But…

Does Coffee Boost Metabolism?

By Chef K.T.Murphy Ph.D Coffee has been used for years by athletes and normal people to increase performance, and boost resistance to fatigue, but can coffee boost your metabolism as well? The answer to this is a resounding yes, as it boosts metabolism by several mechanisms. After all, it should come, as no surprise that…

10 Reasons To Drink Coffee

  When it comes to their morning beverage of choice, many people do not have to think twice before picking up that cup of coffee. And that may not be a bad thing, after all, coffee possesses a variety of benefits, giving you plenty of reasons to drink it. Added bonus: it’s cheap, widely available…

5 Ways Drinking Water Improves Your Health & Wellness

By Chef Murph K.T. Your brain is 90% water, your blood is over 80% water, and your bones are over 50% water. And that’s not even taking into account all the cells, tissues, muscles and organs. Water really is the miracle drink. You can’t go wrong with water. It helps cleanse the body from harmful…