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7 Secrets for Making a Better Meatloaf
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      2 comments

1. Meat Matters - Harvey Wolff, the culinary school trained chef from the upscale Nosh food truck based in Seattle, Wash., highly recommends mixing it up when it comes to selecting meat. "Never go all beef, never!" he said. He suggests bringing ... Read more
Common Ingredient Substitutions
Monday, January 16, 2017      7 comments

Allspice,1 teaspoon = 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ginger, and 1/4 teaspoon cloves Baking powder, 1 teaspoon = 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar or 1/4 teaspoon baking soda plus 1/2 cup buttermilk (decrease liqu... Read more
Sous Vide Pork Chops
Sunday, January 15, 2017      6 comments

But a good pork chop is only as good as the method by which you cook it. You want the most foolproof way to guarantee extra-juicy pork chops? Sous vide is the way to go. ... What sous vide will get you, on the other hand, is meat that is pe... Read more
How To Broil a Steak in the Oven
Friday, January 13, 2017      3 comments

Position the top rack four to five inches from the top of the oven. Take the steak out of the refrigerator as you pre-heat the broiler to its highest possible temperature (Our broiler reaches to 550 degrees). Open a window just in case. Things m... Read more
How to Make Tortillas Taste Just Like Doritos
Monday, December 12, 2016      3 comments

Here's how to do it: Finely grind 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, 1 1/2 tsp. chili powder, 1 tsp. garlic powder, 1 tsp. smoked paprika, 1/2 tsp. kosher salt, and 1 tsp. tomato powder (optional) in a spice mill. Pour into a large mixing bowl. ... Read more
Ways to get more Protein
Monday, November 14, 2016      4 comments

www.bodybuilding.com/con
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Vietnamese Pho (Beef Broth and Noodles)
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      3 comments

Vietnamese beef noodle pho is an easy soup to fall in love with. Those chewy noodles, that savory broth, the tender slices of beef - all those crunchy, spicy, herby garnishes we get to toss on top. On a cold evening, after a rough day at work, w... Read more
I Tried the Instant Pot. Here's What I Think About It, 8 Months Later
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      7 comments

Cambria polled readers to find out their favorite slow cooker. Instead of a traditional slow cooker, many of you raved about the Instant Pot, but I'd never even heard of it. Can one appliance really do the job of seven? Instant Pot is a mul... Read more
Drinking a Dash of Vinegar: 9 Shrub Recipes for the Summer
Sunday, October 23, 2016      4 comments

My DH's chiropractor recommends drinking a tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar every morning! "Drinking vinegar is back in vogue and it's not just because its distinct zing can curl your mustache. Mixing a tinge of vinegar into your drink o... Read more
Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur [like Bailey's??] with egg nog variation
Thursday, October 20, 2016      2 comments

It's as simple as whisking all the ingredients together, pouring into a container with a tight-fitting lid, and letting the flavors meld for at least four hours. Silky-smooth homemade Irish cream, ready to be stirred into a hot cup of coffee or... Read more
Foot Health with Toe and Foot Exercises
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      3 comments

Top Exercises for Feet & Toes 1. Big Toe Stretch 2. Ball Rolling Exercise 3. Toe Extensor Stretch 4. Intrinsic Foot Muscle Exercises 5. Hammertoe Stretch & Mobilization //naturalfootgear.com/bl
ogs/education/17915320-to... Read more
My Tomato Pepper Ferment
Thursday, October 13, 2016      2 comments

This is the one I made: 1 clean quart jar 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 5 green tomatoes, sliced 5 cloves garlic 1 Tbs pickling spice 1 1/2 Tbs canning salt 1/2 Tbs sugar 2 cups water I put 2 clov... Read more
Fermented Green tomato
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      2 comments

So DH is tied of watering plants so he got rid of the Early Girl tomato. Now I have a bushel of green tomatoes with more on the vine! .Lacto-Fermented Green Tomato Pickles Approximately 3 cups water, more if necessary. 2 Tbs... Read more
Homemade Dog Food
Saturday, October 08, 2016      2 comments

If your dog needs to be on a grain-free diet because of weight or food allergies, diced sweet potato/butternut squash/pumpkin are much-loved by our furry friends! Use either rice OR sweet potato/butternut squash/pumpkin. There's no need to ... Read more
Should we buy shoes too big to get 'more for the money'?
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      5 comments

When my DH buys shoes I usually end up with some of them. Usually they are sized wrong and fit me [a little too big but comfortable.] Its a good thing that moccasins and athletic shoes can be worn by either sex. I got this in an email and... Read more

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