How to Core an Apple

It is apple season, and Pinterest is exploding with recipes. Apples are wonderful, but they have that crazy core, which can make prepping apples for recipes take forever. I don't have room for a big apple corer&dmash;but I do have something hidden in ...more

10 Great Gift Ideas for Cooks

Every year, as I write down my Christmas list for my husband to peruse, most of the items I ask for are gadgets and small appliances for our kitchen. What can I say? I love cooking! And, cooking is always better when you have the right tool to use. ...more

Homemade Fruit Leather

The first time I heard the words "fruit leather," the images that appeared in my mind weren't all that appetizing. When I found out that fruit leather is essentially the non-trademarked term for Fruit Roll-Ups, the bad images were replaced with good ...more

A Guide to Cooking Turnips

Michelle Obama gave one of the lowliest of veggies a place in the sun yesterday with an adorable Vine of herself holding a turnip and dancing to a healthy version of DJ Snake and rapper Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What."  ...more

Peaches and Cream: A Healthy Version

I love peaches. Just the word "peaches" makes me think of summer orchards in the country, full of plump, sweet peaches, ready to be picked and eaten. I consider myself one lucky girl when it comes to peaches, since I live in Georgia and near South ...more

10 Turkey Soup Recipes Your Family Will Love

What to do with that leftover turkey? Make turkey stock and turn it into mouthwatering and nutritious turkey soup, of course. I've scoured the interwebs looking at turkey soup options, and here are my top 10 picks. Of course, this is a subjective list, and no one person can ever find all the good recipes for turkey soup, so if I missed your favorite turkey soup, please tell us about it or share the link in the comments. ...more
Delicious! Great turkey soup recipes to share! The Tortilla Soup sounds especially good!more

10 Delicious Homemade Spice Blends to Spice Up Your Christmas Gift Giving

Christmas is a time when budgets are stretched, people are busier than usual, and we're all looking for some type of unique gift idea that will be a hit. In my cooking adventures, I often mix up spice blends to use for certain recipes. A few years ago I hit on the idea of making large quantities of one of my favorite spice blends from that year and giving it as Christmas gifts for neighbors, co-workers and friends. ...more
These look like great ideas! i love giving homemade spice mixes as gifts.more

Don’t Let Thanksgiving Dinner Be Your Last Meal

Don't Wash Your Turkey. It Could Kill You! You know what's even a worse Thanksgiving fail than politics at the dinner table, salt in the pie instead of sugar, or being stuck in #Snovember? Salmonella. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 6 Americans get food poisoning each year. That's 48 million people. 128,000 hospital visits. 3,000 deaths. Whoa. ...more
Good advice! And, yes, I'm definitely guilty of leaving things out because I want people to feel ...more

Manathakkali Keerai Moong Dal Kootu | Lunch Box Series : LBS#77

I know it seem to be another kootu here. However let me tell you that I have another delicious kootu, this one made with greens called as the Manathakkali Keerai. It is called as Solanum Nigrum / Black nightshade in English ....more

{Pumpkin Orange Bundt Cakes} – Guguluf cu dovleac

The post {Pumpkin Orange Bundt Cakes} – Guguluf cu dovleac appeared first on Pastry Workshop. Based on an old recipe of mine Orange Pumpkin Cupcakes, these pumpkin orange Bundt cakes...more

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, some more pumpkin pie themed food! It’s healthy…ish pumpkin pie themed food. With chocolate ....more

The Super-8 Tasty Food that also Helps you Flaunt a Toned Body

Is a woman’s balanced diet different than that of a man? Why should a woman eat anything differently than a man? We are all human beings after all.The answer is simple. The nutritional needs of a woman are different than that of a man. On that note here are some flavor-packaged and nutrient choices of food to help you eat healthy as well as tasty food. This list will help you fuel that beautiful womanly body of yours....more

Oh, It's Definitely Unique

Lianne spotted a new cake shop opening up nearby, and, well.... I'm guessing the owners don't believe in sounding it out. But on the bright side, I bet they never get testy! ...more

Salted Chocolate Hazelnut Scotcheroos

A layer of peanut butter Rice Kripsie treats topped with a layer of dark chocolate, hazelnuts and a little bit of sea salt. These scotcheroos will knock your socks off! How was your.. ....more

{Skinny} Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Hazelnut Fudge

A rich holiday favorite made Skinny, Dark Chocolate Fudge with Pomegranates and Hazelnuts! Well, first off I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday and made some fun memories! I know we did! ...more

Jameson Manhattan

Happy day after Thanksgiving! I hope you had an amazing holiday and are currently enjoying some blissful peace with a ton of leftovers. I know I am! ...more

#HillshireSnackPros Review

So. Didja have a good Thanksgiving? Yes?...more