Look in the produce section for sugar snap peas, a spring treat. Sugar snap peas, sometimes just called sugar peas or snap peas, are edible-podded peas, meaning that you eat the whole pod. They can be distinguished from another popular edible pod, snow peas, in that their pods are rounded and firm as opposed to […]

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Homemade chocolate recipes provide the chocolate lovers not only with a vast variety of choices for delicious, mouthwatering dessert but also with flexibility to substitute some of the ingredients so they will have an enjoyable eating experience while having a healthy dessert. Chocolate… healthy? It’s not a secret that chocolate eating is associated with a […]

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[1] Classic Spaghetti Carbonara (photo courtesy Barilla). [2] A very modern, deconstructed Carbonara, using wide pasta ribbons and a poached egg (here’s the recipe from Food Republic). [3] Make Pizza Carbonara. Here’s the recipe from Grace Parisi.   April 6th is International Carbonara Day, celebrating Italy’s Spaghetti Carbonara, one of the more famous pasta dishes. […]

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1. Stick To Your List! When did the shopping, do not ever buy on impulse. Never buy products for the receipt of cash. They are put there to try to tell really. 2. Always buy the milk (and juice) in containers (gallon or liter and a half). It will always be less than the fourth […]

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When we published a recent recipe for Pavlova, we were surprised that we didn’t have a recipe for Strawberries Romanoff. We have often used to fill or top the Pavlova. Today, we remedy that!     STRAWBERRIES ROMANOFF HISTORY The original recipe for Strawberries Romanoff was created around the turn of the 20th century by […]

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Make your own granola bars with this special press.   If you buy a lot of granola bars, you may be interested in this new gadget that lets you make your own. The Tescoma Granola Bar Press turns your ingredients of choice—fruits, grains, nuts, seeds and “extras” like chocolate chips—into bars. Bind your ingredients with […]

Diets To Lose Weight

Frittatas and stratas are dishes that work for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re egg-based dishes similar to an omelette or a crustless quiche, incorporating meat or seafood, cheese, and/or vegetables. The word frittata means “fried” in Italian, and frittatas are typically made in a skillet. But when we drilled down into this recipe, which was […]

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