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Although Fall brings thoughts of apple and pumpkin picking, apples are in stores year round to help you enjoy these tasty treats during any season.  You can pour this batter into muffins tins or loaf pans but why decide…do what I do: I use the...
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“What’s for dinner?” This question is music to the ears of some parents when time is no object and when their kitchens are fully-stocked with supplies to create delicious, crowd-pleasing meals. But if your nights are unforeseeable, and filled with late meetings at the office,...
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Although it took two decades to come to fruition, the sometimes ignored and often misunderstood food label is finally getting a facelift. In May 2016, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced its proposed modifications to the Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP), and by the end of July...
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Ever feel like everything you do and everyone you know gets more attention from you than you give to yourself? That’s probably because, like many of us, we tend to leave ourselves off of our bulging to-do lists. Work and family pleasures and pressures supersede...
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Whether it's cooking up some waffles or setting a DIY cereal bar filled with a variety of toppings, weekends in our home always meant something special was going on at breakfast time. ...
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Did you ever realize that the word “stressed” is “desserts” spelled backward? It makes sense if you think about how too many desserts, eaten too often, might bring your mind and body more pressure than pleasure. Stress is like that in other ways, too –...
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For me, cooking is like therapy. When my mind is on slicing, dicing, chopping, and mincing (especially when accompanied by my favorite tunes playing in the background), I feel relaxed and creative. Apparently, this is not the case for many Americans. According to a study...
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