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• Science behind food pairing…it’s something called ‘mouthfeel’

Science behind food pairing…it’s something called ‘mouthfeel’

Wine goes with cheese. Meat sandwiches go with a pickle. Green tea goes with Asian food. Sushi goes with pickled ginger. Oil goes with vinegar. Soda goes with chips. Many of the world’s most beloved food combinations pair an astringent food, which causes the mouth to pucker up, with a fatty food, which makes the […]

• BEST NEWS: Beer helps promote bone health!! It’s true!

Beer is, without a doubt, the alcohol equivalent of bacon as far as miracle foods go.  Bacon, as you know, is the perfect food for a hangover, so it goes without saying that it’s a perfect finisher to a night of beer consumption.