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5 Practical Tips on Learning to Cook
5 Practical Tips on Learning to Cook

I still remember setting the table with my heart pounding and palms sweaty, silently praying that my parents and their friends would genuinely like the food. I was in Grade 8. Making a meal from scratch and serving it to guests was my final project for Home Economics. My grade was dependent on their review. […]

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Sure Fire way To Teach Kids to Cook
Sure Fire way To Teach Kids to Cook

Teach your kids to cook so you don’t have to! Here’s my philosophy in a nutshell: Each year after age 10, they learn to make one meal per year. So at 11 they can make 1. At 12 they can make 2. At 13 they can make 3. And so on, and so on, and […]

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Knowing Your Oats
Knowing Your Oats

Oats are inexpensive and very nutritious. Half a cup of porridge (cooked oats) has only 62 calories and only 1 gram of fat. Oat bran offers even more nutrition because for only 40 calories you also get a high fibre cereal. Watch what you add on top, though. If you load on cream and sugar […]

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My husband controls my life and I want to leave
My husband controls my life and I want to leave

My husband controls who I have for friends, what kinds of meetings I go to, what I should wear to cook breakfast in. I’m thinking of leaving him. Advice: You really do have some choices before you move out. You can give your husband the choice of being controlling or of being frustrated. The reason […]

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How to Deal with a Controlling Husband
How to Deal with a Controlling Husband

My husband controls who I have for friends, what kinds of meetings I go to, what I should wear to cook breakfast in. I’m thinking of leaving him. You really do have some choices before you move out. You can give your husband the choice of being controlling or of being frustrated. The reason we […]

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Who’s Assembling Dinner?
Who’s Assembling Dinner?

Times have certainly changed. Home cooking used to involve thawing meat, peeling and slicing vegetables and planning on the time it takes for everything to cook. These days – so many recent television commercials would have us believe – home cooking is as easy as pouring a bag of frozen “Pot Roast with Vegetables” into a frying […]

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Fish Tales
Fish Tales

Fins are in! The fruit of the sea can be a wonderful addition to a well-balanced diet. Fish is a great lower-fat protein alternative and the diversity of seafood could keep menu planners going for months. But before you head to the market, check out these fishy tips: Saltwater fish (such as cod and flounder) […]

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Grillin’ Light
Grillin’ Light

Steak on a Stick Substitute chicken for the steak and have chicken sticks! Ingredients: 2 pounds eye of round steak (beef) 1 21-ounce can crushed pineapple in its own juices Kebob sticks Garlic salt (optional) Directions: Cut steak into 1 1/2-inch pieces, removing all visible fat. In Ziploc gallon-sized bag, marinate steak pieces in crushed […]

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9 Ways to Cheer Up Your Wife
9 Ways to Cheer Up Your Wife

1. Give a small gift?- My wife loves flowers. Buying her flowers (as long as they are not fake) is a foolproof way of cheering her up. Other gifts like her favorite chocolate or a dessert also work. 2. Give a massage?- My wife enjoys foot massages, especially after a day when she’s been on her feet […]

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Great Salmon Recipes
Great Salmon Recipes

Sizzler Salmon Recipe thanks to Mike Rippingale, Campbell River, Canada Ingredients: Use Salmon steaks cut fairly thick or Filets –preferably with skin ON. Lemon juice Mayonaise Green onion or chives pepper Salt [lemon pepper is great] Dillweed Capers* [see below] Directions: Thoroughly drench salmon with lemon. Add salt, pepper, and dillweed. Cover with thin coating […]

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