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3 Ways to Cook the Perfect Turkey

Cooking turkeys can be a daunting task. Instead of resorting to an old recipe, try something new this year if you’re up for the challenge, here are three different ways you can cook that perfect turkey. Smoke It Smoking turkey takes about the same amount of time as cooking it traditionally in an oven, however it requires more attention. You’ll need to truss your turkey to make it easier to

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Spice Up the Season With These Easy Recipes

The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes delicious foods for the whole family! Snacks are a staple for any occasion but are often overlooked. Don’t miss the opportunity to bring a memorable experience when you impress your family with these recipes. Learn how to make these delicious treats below, courtesy of AmericanPecan.com Reindeer Pecan Brownies Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Yield: 20 brownies Nonstick

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Essential Pantry Staples to Have on Hand

Keeping a well-stocked pantry ensures you can pull together a quality meal on a moment’s notice or when unexpected circumstances keep you from making it to the store. In many homes, the pantry is filled with mismatched odds and ends that may not fit together, but you can shop smart to gather basic ingredients you need for a wide range of recipes. Spices: A robust spice rack lets you customize

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Common Cooking Myths Busted

It isn’t just inexperienced home cooks who make mistakes in the kitchen. There are countless cooking myths that keep even the most competent chefs from reaching their full potential in the kitchen. Before you suffer through another less-than-stellar meal, make sure you’re not falling for these cooking myths. And start making every meal healthier and more delicious. Myth No. 1: Frozen isn’t as good as fresh Frozen food is just as—and

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Cooking with a Range – Beginner’s Guide to Cooking like a Pro at Home

Everyone is entertaining at home these days, and whether it’s for a small group or large gathering, the trend of professional-grade kitchens in the home is here to stay.  A top chef’s kitchen adds lots of value to your home, and the focus is the appliances.  Here are some key factors to consider when choosing pro-style chef-grade Gas Range . Gas Heats up Faster Because the Flame Is the Source

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Delicious Microwave Recipes Made Ready in Minutes

Cream Cheese French Toast In a Mug Recipe PREP TIME: 5 mins COOK TIME: 1 min 20 secs YIELD: 1 cup Recipe by fabulesslyfrugal.com Ingredients 1 ounce cream cheese 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 1 large egg 1/4 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons milk 1 cup cubed bread or croissant (about 1 1/2 slices hearty bread cut into 1/2-inch pieces) 2 tablespoons raspberries (fresh or frozen), chopped Instructions Place cream cheese and sugar in mug,

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Healthy Living: Steps to Take for a Healthier Lifestyle

There isn’t a better time than now to start getting fit with health information and products so easily accessible. Simply incorporate the basics into your daily routine – good nutrition, adequate exercise and a daily supplement – and start down the path toward better health. Plan a Nutritious Diet The Dietary Guidelines for Americans describes a healthy diet as one that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs,

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Space Saving Places To Put Your Microwave

If there’s one kitchen appliance every home needs it’s a microwave but it’s one bulky appliance with a large footprint.   The typical location for a microwave oven is on the countertop, where it takes up so much precious counter space.  The second most common location is above the stove which is a popular option for smaller kitchens. The Over the Range microwave (OTR microwave) doubles as a vent hood. 

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Let Kids Get Hands-On with Healthy Treats

Snacks are a way of life for people of all ages, but especially children, who consume about 25% of their daily calories from snacks, according to research published in the “Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.” Providing nutritionally balanced snacks for your children at home can make for a happy and healthy day. Planning snacks that are as delicious as they are healthy is a winning solution, and snacks are

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How to Chill Wine Quickly

One of the biggest factors that affects way you experience wine is serving temperature; which has an impact on the wine’s flavor, structure, and aroma. That being said, what do you do when company is on the way and you’re in need of some perfectly chilled wine now. Resist the urge to add ice cubes to your glass; this dilutes the wine.  So we decided to take a look at the proper

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