Month: January 2021

Vitamin C Foods to Add to Your Diet

Your body’s immune system relies on vitamin C to boost its strength while helping reduce the risk of several chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease. Vitamin C pills or supplements leave out other health benefits found in whole foods with high vitamin and mineral content. The recommended daily dietary allowance for healthy adults is 75mg for women and 90mg for men. Here are the foods you should incorporate into your

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Everything You Should Know About Garbage Disposals

Garbage disposals are essential to any kitchen to quickly grind down solid food waste. When you turn on the disposal a spinning disc turns rapidly, forcing waste against the outer wall of the grinding chamber. This turns food into tiny bits which can then be washed down. A common misconception is that disposals have sharp blades. Avoid Putting This in a Garbage Disposal Not everything’s meant to go into a

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Air Fryer Chinese Egg Rolls

Fry delicious egg rolls with less oil and in less time with this air fryer recipe. We love the health benefits with air frying and the extra crispiness you can achieve. Serve these as a delicious appetizer along with the perfect dipping sauce. Prep time: 20 minutesCook time: 25 minutesYield: 12 egg rolls For the egg rolls: 1 tablespoon olive oil1 pound ground pork or chicken1 clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon

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Delicious Bourbon Chicken Recipe

This bourbon chicken recipe combines brown sugar, ginger, soy sauce and of course, bourbon to create a perfect dinner dish. The secret is the high heat, giving the chicken a crunchy, golden sear for a signature smoky flavor. Yield: Serves 6Prep time: 20 minutesCook time: 12 minutes to 18 minutes Ingredients: 3 cloves garlic 1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger 1/2 cup apple juice 1/4 cup low-sodium tamari or soy sauce

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The Versatility of Olive Oil

Everyone knows olive oil is great for flavor and health benefits when cooking. But did you know that olive oil can be used in many other ways around your home? Here’s a pro tip, keep some oil in a spray bottle. In the Kitchen Protect Wood. After washing your wood cutting boards, salad bowls and utensils, apply a light coating of olive oil. This will nourish the wood and prevent

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Baked Salmon with Avocado Mango Salsa Recipe

We’ve got you covered for dinner. A baked salmon recipe is quick and easy with minimal work. It also makes for an easy clean-up! Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Yield: serves 4 Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil 4 6-ounce salmon fillets Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 small or 1 large mango, not overly ripe (1 to 1 1/2 pounds of mango) 2 just ripe avocados 1/4

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Design 101: Mixing Materials

Creating a timeless kitchen space can be accomplished when incorporating and mixing different styles. You don’t need a massive budget to learn some key principles and apply them to your own kitchen. Here’s five ways you can leverage materials to create beautifully layered interiors. Contrast. Worry less about whether furniture should match and more on how different pieces can enrich each other when placed together. If you have straight lines

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Classic Linzer Cookies Recipe

Try this delicious recipe for a sweet tart cookie with a rich, tender crumb. Almonds take this dessert to the next level with fragrant warm notes of toasted nuts. Prepare these for a memorable occasion the whole family will love. Yield: 2 dozen Ingredients: 1/2 cup whole, skin-on almonds 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup granulated

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5 Options for Kitchen Flooring

Kitchen floors go through a lot. A flooring space must endure spills, drips, heat and dropped utensils. When deciding on a kitchen floor material, you’ll need to consider style, function and comfort. Here’s five materials you should look into. Hardwood While hardwood flooring by nature is very durable, it has its limitations in areas susceptible to moisture. Modern sealers and polyurethane finishes can aid in preserving hardwood floors longer however.

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How to Make Your Home Smell Great

The smell of your home is unique. Although it may not always be smelling the best, there are some steps you can take to boost the overall aroma on a daily basis. Start here to deodorize your house instead of burning a fragrant candle for a quick fix. Garbage Disposal Start with your sink. Drop lemon-scented dish soap into the disposal and run the water, then turn it on. You

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