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Appetizers

Appetizers are made to hold over the hungry and appeal to somebody who's waiting for their food. Appetizers are meant to be yummy, but not meant to be an individuals full meal. Lots of people hosting a get-together spend a lot of time and effort on the main course, as they should. As much as the main course should be the most appealing part, appetizers are important and shouldn't be forgotten about. Luckily, there are many easy and great ways to make an...

Desserts

Nothing ends a meal as well as a good dessert. However, desserts are known to be high in sugar content, and if you are watching the scale, you might want to cut back on them. Alternatively, you can choose sugar free desserts recipes and indulge your sweet tooth while watching the waistline at the same time. Health experts say that contrary to popular belief, diets that are high in sugar and starch lead to obesity more than high-fat foods. The tricky thing...

Healthy Choices

Acid reflux is one of the most common ailments in the country with over 60 million people experiencing symptoms at least once a month. Sometimes, the pain can be so severe that it affects everything you do, including getting a good night's sleep. Knowing which foods to avoid with acid reflux is the easiest way to deal with this recurrent problem. There is a muscular ring that exists at the end of the esophagus and the start of the stomach. This muscle ring...

Recipes

When looking to enjoy a meal or snack, there are many different options open to a cook when seeking to create the perfect pizza dough capable of fulfilling the needs of any picky eater. There are a number of Online resources available providing information about the many varieties of pizza dough recipe that can be used to create the perfect base for any meal. As the majority of people know, pizza is perhaps the most famous dish from the country of Italy...

Restaurants

White Castle is an American fast food chain. The first White Castle opened in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas, and is frequently considered to be America's first fast food restaurant. White Castle is often credited with changing America's view of consuming ground beef, and it has steadily gained in popularity due to its iconic "slider" burgers. When the chain first opened, these small, square-shaped burgers were priced at five cents each. Since first...

Remedies

When consumed in the right proportions, cholesterol is not a bad thing for the body. As a matter of fact, it occurs naturally and the body produces not less than 75 percent of the cholesterol contained in the blood. The other remaining percentage comes from the foods consumed by the body. Cholesterol only becomes problematic when it gets out of balance. If it gets completely out of balance, it can even cause heart disease, stroke and heart attack as...

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Cooking Dinner

Cooking dinner can be a major time investment for some, but if done the right way, it can be the highlight of every person's day. Somethings to consider at first include the type of food that diners are in the mood for, how much time there is to prepare the food, and the budget available for ingredients. Another consideration that is important to think about is whether or not those who are eating the food have any sort of food allergies. Food allergies can be a serious and life threatening thing and should always be taken seriously to avoid any medical emergencies. Common food allergies are those to tree nuts, dairy, and gluten. Generally speaking, those types of ingredients will be listed in the ingredients section of any recipe for meals. Depending on the meal and the type of food, there are multiple outlets that can be used to find appropriate...

International Desserts Worth a Try

Always making the same desserts and looking for a new sweet treat to make? Look to the rest of the world to satisfy your sweet tooth, and bring some international flair to your kitchen. These desserts make great celebratory dishes, or can even be an everyday treat. Below are some of our favourite recipes for international desserts. A popular dessert throughout Latin America and Spain, flan is a thick, creamy custard drenched in caramel sauce. Begin by preheating oven to 350 degrees and melting 1 cup of sugar in a pan. Once melted, pour into a glass baking dish. Next, mix together 3 eggs, 12 ounces of evaporated milk and 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract. Pour the egg mixture into the pan and bake covered for 1 hour. Let cool completely, flip the pan over, and enjoy! Baklava is a dessert from the ancient Ottoman Empire and today is eaten all...

Comfort Foods for Flu Season

With winter just around the corner, the thermostat isn't going to be the only one feeling under the weather. Influenza, otherwise known as the flu, can come in many forms but typically burdens us with symptoms such as congestion, coughing, sneezing, fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. Whether you are experiencing the full effects of the flu or various flu-like symptoms, we have holistic ingredients and recipes that will help you have a speedy recovery....

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi is a delicious, creamy dish that will delight both pasta and seafood lovers, but it can be a difficult dish to perfect. Fortunately, there are many recipes available online to help cooks create a flavorful shrimp scampi that anyone will enjoy. Finding a good shrimp scampi recipe doesn't have to be hard. Consider the following when looking for a recipe. With or without wine Shrimp scampi can be prepared either with wine or without. The...

Heart Healthy

Taking care of your heart is the most important way to ensure a healthy life. The Center for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) estimates that 25% of annual American deaths can be attributed to heart disease and that it kills 610,000 people per year. With such sobering statistics, Americans are taking a hard look at their diets and opting for heart healthy recipes. People with heart healthy diets are less likely to suffer from heart disease and...