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A Simple Guide to Eating

What if there was a simple, sensible guide to eating a healthy diet? I tried to explain the food guide and our dietary requirements to a friend once. It didn’t make sense to her, it seemed too complicated and I’d hazard a guess she isn’t alone.  We can learn...

How to Cook With Herbs and Spices

Is salt and pepper the extent of your seasoning experience? Are you wanting to discover the wonderful world of flavors with spices and herbs? Awesome, here’s some basic how to cook with herbs and spices tips. Herbs, spices and other seasonings are a natural and healthy way to add a lot of...

Which Is Better Natural Sea Salt or Table Salt?

Have you been wondering, “Which is better, natural sea salt or regular table salt? Perhaps you haven’t given it any though Maybe you’ve heard that natural sea salt is a healthier alternative to common table salt? Perhaps you’ve seen sea salt used by gourmet chefs on cooking shows and...

Mashed Potato Martini Bar

What’s a Mashed Potato Martini Bar? It’s mashed potatoes served in martini glasses with lots of yummy toppings! You’ll wow your guests at your next party when you serve mashed potatoes this way. Almost everyone loves mashed potatoes and the tasty toppings you serve with them will be sure to...

Easy Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup With Vegetables

Here’s a quick and easy, heart warming soup that is sure to please chicken noodle soup lovers. It’s perfect for your picky eaters because the vegetables are chopped into small pieces. Plus, it’s easy to swap out or add your family’s favorites to custom make your soup just the...

Hot Spiced Cider

Watkins Hot Spiced Apple Cider

When you’re entertaining for the holidays or when the weather is cold, stir up a batch of this nicely spiced hot apple cider. The wonderful aroma will fill your home and make your guests feel welcome on a chilly day. Ingredients: 1 gallon apple cider or apple juice 1...

Holiday Cooking Tip Vegetables

When entertaining during the holidays peel and cut your vegetables ahead of time, so you can focus on spending time with your guests rather than cooking.

Make Ahead Baked Mashed Potatoes

If you’re hosting a big dinner party, or need to prepare a dish for a pot luck dinner having these baked, mashed potatoes prepared ahead of time can save you plenty of time. Simply get everything ready the day before or morning of your dinner and then bake about...

Blueberry Fizz

This yummy, refreshing blueberry fizz drink can be made any time of the year using frozen blueberries when fresh berries are not available. Blueberries are delicious, plus they are very rich in vitamins and minerals. They contain vitamin C, B complex, vitamin E, vitamin A, copper, selenium, zinc and...

Top Ten Grilling Tips

Ahhh, it’s summer time and there’s nothing quite like the perfect grilled steak, burgers, franks, chicken, fish or rack of pork ribs. Grilling brings out an imparts a unique flavor in meats. The slightly charred, smokey flavor really adds to the experience. Not only is grilled food delicious, but...