You’ve got family coming over and your favorite beef stew recipe serves 4, but you’ve got 7 people coming. What are you going to do? One option is to scale the recipe, so you can ...
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One of the best things about being eco-friendly and saving money is that the two principles go hand-in-hand. Here are some very simple steps you can take to implement both of these ideals. Saving Money ...
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Ingredients: 1 ½ cups cooked rice 1 ½ cups milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup cranberries 1 tbsp margarine 2 tbsp cocoa powder (ideally unsweetened) Instructions: Use a double boiler for this recipe. Bring some water to a boil in the bottom part of the double boiler, then reduce the heat […]
Read Clean and Green Part I Here Garbage Disposal: To eliminate garbage disposal odors and clean and sharpen blades, grind ice and used lemon and/or orange rinds until pulverized. Kitchen Safety: Fire 1) Emergency fire extinguisher: if a greasy pan catches on fire, turn the heat off and try to cover the pan. Sprinkle powdered […]
Ingredients: 2 cans (28 oz) crushed tomatoes (I prefer to use fresh tomatoes) 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tbsp stevia or 1 tbsp sugar 2 onions, peeled and diced 2 tbsp garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp dried basil Salt and pepper Instructions: Place the olive oil in a large pan and heat to medium. Add […]
Moms are notorious for spending all of their energy and attention on the care of others. Add a full or part time job into the equation and it’s easy to get completely exhausted. Yet when you neglect yourself, you’re unable to give your all to others. You lose energy, motivation and enthusiasm. Self help is […]
Everyone doesn’t eat meat and that’s okay. But, even so, vegetarians also want ways that they can stay healthy when they don’t have a lot of time to prepare a meal. Here are some ideas for quick vegetarian lunch ideas. One challenge for vegetarians is getting enough protein in their diet. For those who eat […]
Ingredients crab cakes: 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 1/2 red bell pepper, diced fine 1/2 green bell pepper, diced fine 2 green onions, chopped fine 1 lb lump crab meat 2 large eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups bread crumbs, divided pinch red pepper flakes salt and black pepper to taste cilantro sauce: 1 cup dry […]
Mexican rice is a side dish staple for any Tex-Mex meal, however is is traditionally served as the midday meal’s second course in Mexico. It is the American practice to serve beans and rice as side dishes. No matter when or with what it is served it is a tasty addition to a meal. Quick […]
Toaster ovens have been around for a while but not like the ones we are seeing now. They are more functional so that they are a welcome addition to any kitchen counter. Keep reading and you will find out seven best uses for a toaster oven in your home. If you already have a toaster, […]