Cooking Tips

Juicing with Blueberries

Juicing berries can be a difficult task for a couple of reasons. First most berries are pretty small and relatively expensive most times of the year which makes it hard to produce enough juice to quench your thirst. You also never know where your berries are coming from when you purchase them at the store,...
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Types of Bread

Bread is a universal staple across the world in anybody’s diet. As simple as it seems bread is not always the same across the world. You can include bread with pretty much any meal, there are so many different types of bread. It is definitely good to know your way around the bread aisle though to...
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European Cheese Tips

Cheese is such a versatile food, you see it on sandwiches, in casseroles or other dishes, and it can stand alone as a snack food. If there is one kind of food that you should learn a little more about, its cheese. There are different kinds of cheese that work better with different dishes. It’s knowledge...
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Juicing with Strawberries

Strawberries are probably one of the best known and one of the most loved strawberries of the world. Even in medieval times they were popular, although back then they were given in a soup to newlyweds on their first night of marriage believed to have strong aphrodisiacal effects. No matter your reason for eating strawberries...
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Using Culinary Herbs

Culinary herbs are probably one of the least understood kitchen staple. Which, to be honest, comes as no surprise because there are literally hundreds of different plants that can be used as herbs. The simplest way to describe a culinary herb is a fresh or dry leaf used in foods as a flavoring. You can...
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Cooking with Lobster

Nothing tastes better than a good lobster tail. There is a reason why you will usually only find lobster in the nicest of sea food restaurants. In fact, often it can be one of the most expensive items on the menu, mainly because it is one of the best. Well how would you like to know...
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Juicing with Raspberries

The whole idea behind losing weight is consuming fewer calories than you exert right? Well one of the most popular ways to try and cut a few pounds is to go on a juice diet. Juicing definitely cuts out a lot of the calories that come from eating fruits and vegetables while retaining most of...
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Cooking Florida Gamefish

Popular Florida Game Fish Nothing is more fun than going fishing for big game fish. It is a relaxing, yet exciting activity, and it makes it all worth it once you catch something. The best part is, it’s all about the journey, the whole point is to go out and have some fun and relax...
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Choosing the Best Pasta

Pasta is probably one of the most popular foods in the world. There are over 500 different types of noodles out there; with so many choices you can serve noodles with basically anything. Not only is pasta a very common staple but having some handy makes for an easy meal that can feed the masses. There...
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Tips on Creating Homemade Pizza

Friday night pizza night can be taken to a whole new level. Instead of just searching for the best soda pizza combo, break out the flour and cheese and make your own! Pizza is one of those foods that is easier to make than you might think and definitely impressive to those you cater. It’s also...
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Using Berries in Your Smoothies

Berries are good with just about anything, especially when you want to make a smoothie. It’s tuff sometimes though to diversify your choice of berry. The most common berries to use in a shake are strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries. Along with some other incredible nutritious value berries provide anti oxidants and vitamins that keep us...
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What Exactly is a Dutch Oven?

A Dutch oven can be a wonderful addition to any kitchen. Traditionally a Dutch oven was a large thick cooking pot that had a tight fitting lid. These pots were put close to hot coals used for slow cooking roasts and stews. They are still used today and are popular for camping trips and for...
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Tips for Tasty Casseroles

Casseroles can be one of the easiest meals you can make. They are great for family gatherings or for large picnics. Many people give casseroles as gifts in times of need. They are simple to prepare and have a huge variety of options available. Pretty much anything can be thrown together into a casserole, but...
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More Tips on Using a Slow Cooker

Slow cookers can be great for people who don't have a lot of time to cook. Many working mothers use slow cookers to fix dinner without a lot of fuss. With little time you can create a meal that both tastes great and doesn't have a very large cleanup problem. Almost anything can be made in...
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What to Serve with Chicken Wings

Wings are one of your classic go to party foods. Whether you are getting together with some buds to watch the big game, or just throwing a party and need some finger food you can’t go wrong with wings. There are so many different ways to spice them up your choices are endless. You can...
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Nuts and The Mediterranean Diet

Nuts are one of the best snacks to eat, not only because they offer a good amount of protein, but also because they offer some great oils that your body needs. Nuts are also an important part of the Mediterranean Diet. It’s easy to eat nuts raw, especially when you pick up your favorite trail mix...
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All About Fruit Smoothies

Fruit Smoothies There really isn’t a lot I have to do to convince you that fruit smoothies are absolutely amazing. So instead of trying to convince you to drink them, I’ll just give you more reasons to switch your ice cream escapades with fruit smoothie adventures. Experimenting with different combinations of fruit is half of the...
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What is a Green Smoothie?

What comes to mind when you hear someone mention a green smoothie? Does your mind immediately turn to your younger years when vegetables were taboo? These green smoothies are becoming more and more popular in the healthy foods arena; for good reason too. If there was one thing that most people are missing in their diet,...
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Using Vegetables in Smoothies

A great way to sneak those vegetables into your diet is by adding them right into your morning smoothie. Not all vegetables taste bitter and actually are pretty easy to cover up with fruit if you know what you are doing. I can’t think of a better way to be more healthy and hey, start...
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Tips on Making Healthier Desserts

There are many ways to make a healthier dessert without sacrificing on flavor. Although desserts are usually something we try to avoid when dieting, a healthy dessert can not only help you to lose weight, it can help to control your hunger as well. The trick is to choose desserts that satisfy your sweet tooth...
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