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Sweet, Guilt-free Solutions for Holiday Indulgences

If making homemade goodies is one of your favorite holiday activities, but you don't want to push your family off the healthy-eating wagon, there may be a sweet solution for this common problem. The book Low-Carb Sweets and the Art of Self-Indulgence is bursting with desserts ranging from Brownie Fudge Pie to Cranberry Nut Bread and the best news...

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Eating Down the Fridge
Eating Down the Fridge

Recently my husband and I had his sister and her husband over for supper. I explained rather sheepishly that my meal choices were made because I was trying to clean out the kitchen of random food items. I mean, it wasn’t all canned mushrooms and Jello, although I did make Jello Jigglers for the first time since I was 12, because who doesn’t have...

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Paska – A Traditional Easter Bread
Paska - A Traditional Easter Bread

This great traditional sweet Easter bread is great with icing and sprinkles. Try it toasted too. Great as a dessert, with coffee or even for breakfast. Ingredients: 1/2  tbsp.  sugar 1/2 cup lukewarm potato water 1 pkg yeast 1 1/2 cups light creme 1 1/2 cups sugar 5 eggs, separated 8 cups flour 3/4 cup butter 1/4 cup lemon 1/2 tsp...

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Christmas Cream Cookies
Christmas Cream Cookies

Ingredients: 2 cups creamo 1 cup milk 3 tablespoons baking powder 1 1/2 cups shortening (creamed) i.e Crisco vegetable shortening 2 cups sugar 8 cups flour Directions: Cream shortening.  Add sugar and mix until fluffy.  Add creamo and milk, baking powder and 7cups of flour (use 1 cup for rolling out dough). Mix until well blended.  ...

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Have Yourself a Victorian Christmas!
Have Yourself a Victorian Christmas!

It may seem very complicated and appear to be a lot of hard work, but planning a Victorian Christmas is not only a memorable experience, it is lots of fun too. The key to the whole plan is to start the activities early! In prior years, when I was teaching cooking classes on this very theme, I would have to schedule the classes during the last...

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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) have thicker bones than freshwater...

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Delicious Backyard Barbecue Recipes
Delicious Backyard Barbecue Recipes

On the grill or in the oven, tasty wing recipes and more. (ARA) - Summer is meant to be spent outside and what's better than fast and delicious dishes for the backyard grill? Whether you're planning a graduation party, family get together or a weekend with friends, there's nothing like the ease of an outdoor barbecue to celebrate the arrival of...

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Ten Teas From Plants Around You And Their Benefits
Ten Teas From Plants Around You And Their Benefits

Tea handling instructions: All teas unless specified are brewed with 1 teaspoon dry material or 2 teaspoons fresh material to 1 cup of water. Always steep. This means pouring hot water over material and letting set for 5 - 15 minutes. Always dry leaves and roots out of the sun, in dark airy places. Then store in airtight containers. Try these...

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