Month: July 2021

Kitchen Items That Could Be Making You Sick

The kitchen is often called the heart of the home. However, there are dangers lurking that can make you sick. Some of these can lead to digestive upset, but others can be more lethal to those with compromised immune systems. Take a look around your kitchen to see if any of these items could be the culprit. Food Handling. How you handle food in the kitchen is a crucial health

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Broccoli Cheddar Bites Recipe

If you’re looking to incorporate broccoli into a meal, you can never go wrong pairing it with cheddar cheese. Broccoli cheddar bites are great for snacks at brunch or a kid-friendly lunch or party. This recipe combines broccoli, cheddar, torn bread, onions, eggs and mayo into mini muffins until toasty brown. Easily make these ahead and chill or freeze, then reheat when needed. Prep time: 15 minsCook time: 30 minsTotal

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French Toast Grilled Cheese Recipe

Prepare these for tomorrow’s breakfast! All you need is some basic ingredients commonly found in your pantry. The cheese is the secret ingredient, making the French toast into a grilled cheese combo! Serve these solo or along your other breakfast favorites like bacon and eggs. Ingredients: 2 Tbsps. Milk 1 Tbsp. Vanilla 2 Eggs Brioche Bread Cinnamon Non-stick cooking spray Mozzarella cheese Directions: Mix milk, vanilla and eggs in a

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Gazpacho Recipe

Perfect for the hot summer days ahead, gazpacho is made of ripe summer tomatoes blended with other ingredients such as cucumber, shallots, and garlic. Traditionally, a few slices of old bread are blended for a thicker and more substantial soup. Serve on its own or as a start to a meal. Ingredients: 1 1/2 to 2 pounds ripe tomatoes 2 thick slices day-old bread 1 medium cucumber 1 shallot 1-to

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How to Store Yeast

There’s nothing worse than dedicating your time and effort to baking bread only to have it ruined by an old, inactive yeast. If you’re looking to stock up on yeast but unsure of how long it’ll last, here’s how to store it so you can count on it the next time you need to make dough. How Long Yeast Lasts Dry yeast that is sealed and unopened will last about

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Graham Cracker Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

Try something new with this air fried graham cracker cinnamon french toast. Prepare a delicious breakfast meal in under 10 minutes. Be sure to top with your choice of syrup or cream cheese frosting. Ingredients: Brioche Bread 2 Tbsp Milk 1 Tbsp Vanilla 2 Eggs Graham Crackers Cinnamon Brown Sugar Syrup Cream cheese frosting Directions: Cut brioche bread into strips about ½” each. Mix milk, vanilla and eggs in a

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Brewing a Better Cup of Coffee

If you’re trying to cut back on running to your typical coffee shop, we’ve got you covered on how to up your coffee brewing game. Whether it’s finding and storing beans, finding the right brewing method or how to add an extra boost of flavor, here’s what you should know to make a better cup of coffee. Learning What Kind of Coffee You Need We all have differing coffee tastes,

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Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Try out this new recipe for dinner tonight! Coconut shrimp come out great in an air fryer thanks to the healthier frying method. If you’re all out of serrano chiles you can easily substitute with 2 teaspoons of crushed red pepper. Pair these with a homemade spicy honey-lime dip for the perfect mouthwatering combo. Ingredients: ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper 2 large eggs ⅔ cup unsweetened

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What Not to Do With Soap

Dish soap is great for many purposes beyond cleaning dishes. It cuts through grease and leaves things squeaky-clean. However, there are a few things you should never do with dish soap. Here are a few. Mix with Bleach. Cleansers are powerful on their own, but can be toxic when combined. Never mix your dish soap with bleach, ammonia or any cleanser. Wash Cast Iron. While you can technically wash your

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Blueberry Pie Recipe

As blueberries come into season, there’s nothing better than baking them into a delicious blueberry pie. Blueberries are full of health benefits such as neutralizing free radicals and protecting against degenerative brain diseases. They freeze well and can be easily made into a pie. If you have the option, find locally sourced berries for optimal freshness. Store the pie by loosely covering and storing it on a counter for 3

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