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Green Kitchen Tips

How to Safely Cook with Cast Iron Pans

The 1950s brought the denizens of the American kitchen no shortage of newfangled miracles: "high pop-up" toasters! Automatic electric can openers! The world’s “first and only refrigerator that m…

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5 Herbs for Kitchen Gardens

There’s a reason why herb gardens are often called ‘kitchen’ gardens. Firstly, they can be grown right in your kitchen, indoors, any time of year! And secondly, it seems natural for cooks and gardener…

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51 Fantastic Uses for Baking Soda

I don't mean to sound seditious here, but I have a rebellious plan to combat the ills that many corporations are perpetrating in the name of fighting grime and germs. My main gripe is about the enviro…

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10 Foods that You Should Make from Scratch

Cooking from scratch can be time consuming but it can also be healthier and even save you money. Here are 10 foods that you should make from scratch! I think that the key to cooking from scratch is…

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5 Reasons Our Bacon Obsession is a Bad Idea

I know: bacon tastes good. There’s no denying it. But even if you don’t care at all about animal rights, there are some solid reasons to check that bacon obsession. Bacon has always been a pretty p…

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NY’s Styrofoam Ban Will Remove Nearly 30,000 Tons of Trash

New York city is scheduled to ban food establishments from using plastic foam containers starting this summer. The country’s largest city follows San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Oregon in prohibi…

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Start Preventing Food Waste in Your Home Today

In 2010, around one-third of the food produced in the United States was not consumed, and ended up being wasted. That is a troubling statistic, and represents a food waste crisis that if left ignored …

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15 Ingenious Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Next to your mortgage, if you have one, you probably spend more money on food and groceries than any other item in your budget. You can cut expenses way down by following some of these ingenious ideas…

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5 Delicious Vegan Sandwich Recipes

Sandwiches are such an easy on-the-go food, whether you're packing lunch for work or school, putting together a picnic basket, or just looking for a quick meal on a busy day. Because they're so often …

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4 Ways to Extend the Life of Green Onions

I love having fresh green onions around. The younger, milder allium, also known as scallions, are a fantastic addition to a huge range of meals and cuisines across the world. But there's one big probl…

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Mmmm. I seem to be making excuses (GOOD ONES) to have stopped walking. I'll do it tomorrow -- I pr…

I love to add pepper flakes to various dishes, but have to do so discreetly, or my wife will freak o…

Darlene..... after what we have been through with you and your "double talk" I wouldn't agree with A…

Hmmmmm,, who eats seaweed as a snack ?? Kinda takes the joy out of snacking...