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How to Plan a Picnic

Picnics are a relaxing way to spend a weekend afternoon and are a perfect way to reconnect with friends and family. I enjoy packing simple and delicious picnics full of flavor. Throughout the summer, I will [...]

How To Make Homemade Yogurt

The wind whipped through the city last night. I only know this from the clanking sound made by the bathroom vent as the building slowly inhaled and exhaled, as though being resuscitated by the wind outside. [...]

How to cook during a recession

Whether it’s called a Recession or a Depression, the economic conditions around the world are depressing and quite frightening. Since this summer, my hard-earned retirement accounts have lost over 30% of their value while continuing to [...]

Testing Baking Soda and Baking Powder Strength

There’s nothing worse than baking a cake only to find it flat and lifeless. Both baking soda and baking powder should be stored in a cool, dry cupboard and will remain potent for up to 6 [...]

How to Boil Eggs

I just received a call from my mom who was reading my blog today. She read about the Food Fight using eggs and wanted to quiz me on my egg knowledge. Do you know how to [...]

Creating a Photo Recipe Journal

When I was little my favorite playtime activity was to sit on our dining room floor and rummage through my mom’s cookbooks, flipping the pages slowly while I stared at the pictures. There was also a [...]

Pomegranate Massacre Leaves 1 Dead

Pomegranates are native to Iran and extend to the Himalayas, growing on shrubs ranging 8 feet in height. Over the past year there has been a rise in pomegranate products, especially juices and concentrates touting the [...]

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