The Benefits of using a Steamer for Vegetables

March 26, 2016

You lose a lot of nutrients when you cook vegetables. That’s why using a steamer for vegetables is one of the greatest ways to cook them. They’ll hang onto a lot more nutritional content when they’re steamed, and they’ll stay nice and crunchy to boot! Nutritional content Many vitamins, carotenes, and folates break down when […]

How to Find the best Cucumbers for Pickling

March 26, 2016

There’s nothing quite like a homemade pickle. While store-bought pickles have a uniform, tangy dill taste, homemade pickles have a wide variety of tastes. Some taste like nothing more than a salty cucumber. Some have quite a kick, picking up spicy heat from added peppers and spices. No matter what your favorite type of pickle […]

Product Reviews Healthy Choice Cafe Steamers Chicken Margherita

March 25, 2016

Are you a fan of convenient, nutritious and delicious dinners? If so, Healthy Choice Café Steamers Chicken Margherita is something you must try.  This article will provide a quick product review of this tasty and satisfying entre, which gets a total thumbs up from this reviewer! The stats If you count Weight Watchers points, this […]

Product Reviews the Magic Bullet Blender

March 24, 2016

Being a skeptic by nature, I watch those late-night informercials only for the entertainment factor. I never fall for the salespitch they are throwing at me and I definitely never dig out my pencil to take the number down or my credit card to pay for the disappoointment that will certainly come with the receipt […]

Recipes Seafood Stuffed Cucumbers

March 24, 2016

Cucumbers, although generally perceived to be vegetables, are in fact a fruit. Instead of serving seafood, chicken or even egg salad sandwiches on white bread, try it stuffed into a cucumber! This Seafood Stuffed Cucumber recipe makes for a light and refreshing meal or snack that’s easy on the budget and quick to prepare.  Calling […]

Drink Recipes Rum Bamboozle

March 23, 2016

Here are a few simple, tasty rum based cocktail recipes which can be enjoyed anywhere and any time of year. Enjoy! Rum Bamboozle Cocktail Ingredients Needed 2 oz dark rum 2 oz Jamaican rum 2 oz light rum 1 dash of bitter 1 dash of grenadine syrup 3 oz pineapple juice 1 slice of mango […]

Fried Turkey

March 22, 2016

Fried turkey, although having started in the South, is becoming the new craze for that holiday meat. One reason frying your turkey might be so popular is the time factor. You can fry a fifteen pound turkey in about an hour, a fourth of the time if prepared in a conventional oven. About seven years […]

How to Dry and Store the Vegetables You’ve Grown

March 22, 2016

There is nothing that tastes as wonderful as the vegetables we harvest from our gardens all summer long. For many people, the harvest is far too bountiful to be able to eat everything before it perishes, even after sharing what you have with friends and neighbors. Canning can be useful for some types of vegetables, […]

Rum Bamboozle Cocktail

March 21, 2016

If you’ve never been bamboozled, then you have missed out on one of the most delicious tropical rum drinks on earth. What is a Bamboozle? The word “bamboozle” has Scott origins and was one of the buzz words of the 17th Century. Spanish ships started the custom of hoisting false flags on their ships in […]

Magic Bullet Blender

March 20, 2016

The Magic Bullet is an intriguing, “As-Seen-on-TV” gadget that promises to blend, chop, slice, dice, and make ease of otherwise-tedious culinary tasks. If you’re willing to shell out anywhere from $60 – $100 for this small blender, Homeland Housewares (the Bullet’s manufacturer) will deliver: * A high-torque power base* Cross and flat stainless steel blades* […]