The questionable life of chicken tenders

chicken faceChicken tenders may not make the world go round, but they sure have been around the world from the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America and the Caribbean and every country imaginable.

 These well travelled tenderloins have been served grilled, baked and deep fried. They have been seasoned to perfection with everyday salt and pepper to exotic Tandori spice. Chicken tenders are truly versatile and can be served as an apt appetizer, scrumptious snack, delicious dinner and kid calmer.

But with all this talk about chicken tenders, I have just one question that has eluded me for years and has remained a mystery. The question is:  where did they come from? Continue reading

New Year’s traditions and a lucky pot of peas

 

Happy New YearFarewell 2014.

It’s been a dizzying year from the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370, to Germany winning the World Cup in Brazil, outbreak of the Ebola Virus, civil unrest in America and LeBron James going back to the Cavilers.

Yes 2014, we must bid you adieu so we can usher in a new year with new solutions, possibilities and opportunities.

In the United States, the New Year comes in with much fanfare and tradition,  like the New Year’s Eve Times Square ball drop. Continue reading