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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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Summer Picnic Food Ideas
Summer Picnic Food Ideas

We're finally seeing the signs of summer: long days, warm breezes, red sunsets and of course, fresh food. British Columbia, Canada, is bountiful with locally-grown, in season produce choices. Now is the time to experiment with colourful, creative menu ideas. The more colour, the more nutrients. So whether life is a picnic, a backyard barbecue, or...

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Lost Arts
Lost Arts

In many ways, entering Annie Armstrong’s living room puts one in mind of a house in another age. Though there is ample evidence of the modern world, the room is brimming with decorative and handmade items. The cozy room’s walls form a gallery - testament to Annie’s legendary skill with a needle. The promise of something delicious floats on...

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Easter Story Cookies
Easter Story Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup whole pecans 1 teaspoon vinegar 3 egg whites (room temp.) Pinch of salt 1 cup white sugar Utensils: Bible Mixing bowl Wooden spoon Zipper baggie Electric-beater/mixer Masking tape Directions: PREHEAT THE OVEN TO 300° F. (This is important – do not wait until you are half-done with the recipe to turn...

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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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