Instead of baking to a frazzle this holiday season, try chilling out. Bake ahead and freeze foods to avoid last-minute hassles. Here are some guidelines to help you start.
Are you looking for a way to save money at work? One way to save an average of $5 a day is to bring your lunch from home instead of eating out.
Many consumers prefer the convenience of a slow cooker for preparing soups, stews and other favorites. These appliances cook foods slowly at a low temperature, so vitamins and minerals are retained. Also, less expensive cuts of meat are tenderized and meats shrink less. Best of all, the slow cooker can do all this while you're away from home.
As filled pies are higher in moisture content and take longer to cool/heat/reheat than many baked goods, pies can be trickier to freeze than many foods. The best advice: Do a trial run with freezing a favorite pie BEFORE you freeze it for a special event. Here are an assortment of tips that may help you decide how to most successfully freeze your favorite pies. <font ...
During the holiday season, many people expect that they will gain weight. What they may not know is that what they are drinking is affecting those added pounds.
David Elkind, professor of child study at Tufts University and author of "The Hurried Child," lists several reasons why early dating is a problem for young people. He says youth younger than age 14 do not have the social and interpersonal skills that are required in dating situations.
Two simple facts we know of affect weight loss: take in less calories when eating and burn more calories with physical activity.
Have you ever felt like a circus juggler trying to do everything at the same time in your kitchen without dropping the ball? Here are some kitchen items you might want to add to your kitchen to reduce the number of balls you're trying to keep in the air!
1. To determine whether a product is made from a whole grain, always look for the word "whole." Check the ingredient list for the words "whole grain" or "whole-wheat." Look for "100 percent whole-wheat" on the package when buying bread and other whole-wheat products.
Both partners in a marriage are equally responsible for nurturing the relationship and "keeping the spark alive."
Currently most Americans consume less than a single serving of whole grains daily. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 diet recommends eating 6 ounces of grain products every day, and at least half (3 ounces) of this amount should be whole grains.
I love fresh vegetables, but they are not as plentiful or as affordable in winter. But thank goodness for winter squash.
I am sure with fall right around the corner that you will be heading to some of our wonderful North Georgia festivals and fairs, and of course you will be faced with many food temptations.
Weekends during fall can include outings to view foliage, go tailgating or enjoy harvest festivals. Many of these activities include a traditional favorite, hot dogs with all the trimmings.