Category Archives: Food & Kitchen: Tips, Facts, Tricks & Techniques

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Leftover Vegetables = Vegetable Soup

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Most of the time we have veggies leftover from dinner. Not really enough to save for another serving, but I feel bad just throwing it away.  I dislike wasting food/money, especially in this economy. So now, no matter how small … Continue reading

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Cure for the Stinky Kitchen Sponge!

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Nothing is worse that the smell of a stinky kitchen sponge.  It happens after time, and when excess water is left in the sponge. The sponge still looks perfect, but the rancid smell is horrible. It’s awful when you use … Continue reading

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Healthy Baking Tip

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  Feel like baking something today but wish you could make it healthier? You can easily reduce the fat calories in your baked goods simply by replacing the butter or oil called for in the recipe with the exact same … Continue reading

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Egg Facts – Unscrambled

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There’s a lot more to buying eggs nowadays. I know I’m not alone when I go to the grocery store and feel overwhelmed by the vast array of choices. The questions I used to ask myself when purchasing eggs were … Continue reading

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How well do you know your sugar?

Ahhh… the sweet life.  Sugar!  We all crave it at one time or another.  I know I definitely need my chocolate fix now and again, and again, and again. For over 2,000 years all natural sugar has been the sweetener … Continue reading

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Turkey Talk: recipes, methods & fun facts

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Herb Roasted Turkey Breast with Turkey Gravy INGREDIENTS 1 large Turkey Breast (3 to 4 lbs) bone in 3 ribs Celery, rough chopped 3 Carrots, chopped into large rings 2 Red Onions, cut into 8th’s 4 cloves Garlic 1 Bay … Continue reading

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It’s a fruit, it’s a vegetable… it’s rhubarb!

  Rhubarb was legally classified as a fruit in the U.S. in 1947, even though botanically it’s a vegetable! Whatever it may be classified, it’s a wonderful ingredient for cooking, and here are two great recipes to prove it! I … Continue reading

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