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    10 Household Items That Can Do Double-Duty

    It may surprise you to know that you have a wealth of double-duty items lying around your home! You’ll often find that these items have really practical uses that can solve various problems. Here are ...

Cooking Louisiana Style

Cooking Louisiana Style

Louisiana is synonymous with Creole and Cajun cuisine.  When these terms come to mind, many think of hot and spicy food that will make you break out in a sweat if you attempt to eat them. The flavor, however, is what really sets this type of cuisine apart from the rest.  If you’re going to […]

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Safe at Home: Ensuring the Safety of Your Family

Your home is your haven where you feel comfortable and secure, and it should be the last thing you should have to worry about. Thanks to technology, now you can pick and choose from a variety of home security systems, residential alarm systems, installation kits, do-it-yourself electronic goods and services, and secure your home or […]

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Spicy Avocado and Yogurt Dip

Ingredients: 1 large avocado, peeled and cut into chunks ½ cup plain yogurt ½ tbsp lime juice 4 cups fresh spinach, washed 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ tsp curry powder Dash of cayenne pepper Dash of chili powder Salt and pepper Instructions: Place all the ingredients into a food processor and process until smooth. Adjust […]

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Spicy Oven-Baked Chicken Wings

Ingredients: Approx 3 lb chicken wings, thoroughly washed and cleaned 1/8 tsp garlic powder 2 tbsp hot sauce ½ cup soy sauce ½ cup runny honey Salt and pepper Instructions: Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit and grease a large baking dish. Prepare chicken wings by cutting off wingtips and cutting through joints. In a bowl, […]

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Camping Cooking – Keep it Simple

Camping cooking doesn’t have to be hard if you learn how to keep everything simple. Consider having one pot (or pan) meals that can be made over a campfire, on a grill or even in a slow cooker if you have access to electricity. The more simple the preparation is, the less time you have […]

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If you like a little sweeter taste to your potato salad use a lite salad dressing instead of mayonnaise.

A Touch of the South Potato Salad

This is one of the most mouth-watering potato salad recipes we have found. And to make it even better, it’s EASY! Ingredients: 8 potatoes, peeled 6 eggs, hard boiled 1 cup lite mayonnaise 1/3 cup chipotle style mustard 1/2 cup scallions, chopped 1/4 cup pimientos, chopped Do you care about cooking healthy foods for you […]

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Quick and Frugal Summer Dinner Ideas

Most of us want to know how to prepare meals that are quick and easy on the budget. The good news is, that’s particularly easy in the summer. This is the time of year when produce is abundant and more affordable and the weather is conducive for grilling outdoors. If you or a neighbor has […]

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