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Why Honey Is A Better Than Sugar

Sugar is the most popular sweetener in the world, and its use is particularly common in such drinks as coffee and tea. However, the natural sweetener honey is a better and healthier choice for you than sugar, and is even arguably better tasting. Honey is superior in large part because it is more natural than processed sugar. In unrefined sugar cane there are present certain vitamins, organic acids, and beneficial enzymes that are lost in the sugar manufacturing … [Read more...]

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

In warm weather even the most sanitary kitchen can become a host to a swarm of fruit flies. Not only are fruit flies annoying, they can spread disease and pose a health risk. The problem is that once they establish residence in your kitchen they can invade your whole home. And, it can be very difficult to get rid of these insects. For many people, using poisons and/or toxins to get rid of fruit flies in your kitchen just doesn't seem to be wise. These poisons or toxins … [Read more...]

6 Secrets for Baking a Perfect Pie from Scratch

Preparing a flaky pastry crust for fruit pies, potpies and cobblers can be tricky, even for the most experienced baker. Some people prefer to buy the prepared pie crusts found in the refrigerator section at the grocery store simply because it’s easier. However, it’s difficult to match the texture and flavor of a perfect homemade pie crust. By following a few tips for flaky pastry, even a novice baker can impress guests and delight family members. After … [Read more...]

Six Easy Salmon Recipes

For those out there who love salmon, here are my 6 favorite, easy salmon recipes. When it comes to choosing between wild salmon or farmed salmon, I prefer to go with wild. Although wild salmon can be a bit more expensive, I tend to like it more. Farmed salmon is great, but there is something about wild salmon that just tastes, well, wild. If one's budget is an issue, farmed salmon works fine. Enjoy! Boiled Salmon -------------- Ingredients:- 6 oz. of salt to … [Read more...]