June is National Iced Tea Month, inspiring one of our favorite tips: Brew your own iced tea. It’s easy to buy bottles of ready-brewed tea. Bbut if you drink a bottle or two a day (or more), why pay dollars when you can enjoy it for pennies—and be kind to the environment at the same […]

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At this time of year, we receive nonstop recipes for tequila cocktails in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo. Personally we love Margaritas—plain and flavored with fruit purée. We prefer to focus on other celebratory ideas—like a Taco Party. The renowned master of Mexican cuisine, Chef Rick Bayless tells us that the name for a taco […]

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[1] Classic poutine. Photo courtesy La Poutine Week | Facebook. [2] Gourmet poutine with boar shank, duck confit and foie gras sauce (photo courtesy Brasseur de Montreal). [3] Poutine topped with General Tso’s Chicken (photo courtesy Wok N Roll). [4] Pulled pork poutine (photo courtesy Dirty Dogs). [5] Surf and turf poutine with pork and […]

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We’re having a spread cocktail party. It’s not a Christmas/holiday party: We’re deliberately doing something different. There will be no cheese ball covered with bright red pomegranate arils, no eggnog scented with nutmeg, no holiday cookies. Just spreads. In fact, we’re calling them cocktail spreads, since we’ll be serving them with wine and cocktails. It’s […]

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For Thanksgiving favors, Christmas stocking stuffers, or good food for your pantry, purchases from Women’s Bean Project help women trying to get back on their feet. By giving employment to the chronically unemployed: convicted felons, recovering addicts, victims of domestic violence. Many were teenage mothers and high school dropouts. Your purchase creates jobs for women […]

Diets To Lose Weight

If you make your plans early enough, you can host a party that not one of your guests will forget. Do not wait until the last minute to try to get all your plans together. There is always a chance that you will forget something that is important. To avoid this, it is best to […]

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Any parent with a teenager would have found out that party ideas capable of satisfying them are a very challenging task indeed. Teenagers these days are very intelligent and are easily bored with something not as exciting. The old manner of throwing parties with parlor games just isn’t enough to get them interested too much. […]

Diet Tips For Teenagers