Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Sweet Tea

May 1, 2018 by  
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There’s nothing that says Southern more than sweet tea. Christy Jordan says, “Dr. Phil once jokingly mentioned that Southerners started drinking sweet tea at age three, but Mama and I looked at each other in complete confusion as we knew perfectly well all of us had started on it by age one!” Check out these […]

Bagged salad full of it!

April 1, 2018 by  
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You might think that “pre­washed” and “triple-washed” salad greens sold in plastic clamshells or bags are squeaky clean. But our recent tests found room for improvement. No, we didn’t find pathogens such as E. coli O157:H7, listeria, or salmonella. With our small sample size — 208 containers representing 16 brands purchased at stores in Connecticut, […]

MYO Baby Food

April 1, 2018 by  
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Control what goes into your baby’s food by making homemade baby food in your own kitchen. It is easier than you might think. Baked Apples Preheat oven to 350 degrees F., then wash and core apples. Wrap each apple in a square of aluminum foil, and seal tightly. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, testing […]

Simple Cereal Bars

April 1, 2018 by  
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Submitted by:  Happy Housewife Kali (you can read more of her great recipes on her blog, Toddler Treats – and more!) 2 c oats 1 c whole wheat flour 1 c white flour (I’m sure you could use 2 c of either flour, I was just experimenting a bit) 1/2 c brown sugar 1 tsp […]

Get back in the kitchen!

March 1, 2018 by  
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Why would some moms buy designer clothes for their kids but give them the worst junk to eat? It’s your responsibility as a mom to give your children the freshest most nutritious foods available to you. There is just no excuse for giving your children hot dogs and boxed macaroni and cheese night after night. […]

How to buy organic

March 1, 2018 by  
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Written by Happy Housewife Beth Organics have become such an important part of so many peoples lives, making them so much more available than ever before. For those who are still unsure of what organic foods are all about, here is some basic information that may make it easier to choose the organic section in […]

Drew Kime’s Tarte Tatin

March 1, 2018 by  
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Back around the turn of the last century, the Tatin sisters in Paris invented an upside-down apple pie for their pastry shop. It must have been a success, since people are still making it over a hundred years later. If you like apple pie, except for the way the filling tends to run out when […]

Cream Cheese Brownies

January 31, 2018 by  
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* Cooking spray * ½ cup butter, no substitutions * 1-½ cups sugar * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract * 2 large egg whites * 1 large egg * 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa (from the box–dry) * ½ cup milk * 1-½ cups all-purpose flour * ½ teaspoon baking powder * ¼ teaspoon salt Topping: * […]

Cooking Tips

December 30, 2017 by  
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* Never cook on High! And then you won’t burn everything * Don’t use Teflon pans, they can cause cancer * Always grease the bottom of your pan with oil or butter * Yes, you do need to preheat the oven * You do need to wait for the water to boil * Use your […]

Hoppin’ John

December 30, 2017 by  
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by Sonya Cardiff Fry 1 or 2 slices of bacon (or you can use olive oil) Dice a bell pepper (any color), a medium onion, and 1-2 celery stalks. Saute in the oil/bacon grease until veggies are beginning to brown. Toss in a couple of cloves of minced garlic. 2 cans of black-eyed peas or […]

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