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Exciting Ideas For Stuffed Mushrooms

October 28th, 2014

One of the classiest and, sometimes, most delicious hors d'oeuvres of all time is stuffed mushrooms. They could be a great way to whet the appetites of dinner party guests. However, the complex layers and flavors might lead some people to believe stuffed mushrooms are challenging to assemble, but  they're not. There are several versions of stuffed...

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The History Of Peanut Butter

October 28th, 2014

How many peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have you eaten over your lifetime? Americans in particular have a strong love affair with the creamy food, and they have been eating it for more than 100 years.From the first evidence of the peanut in ancient South American cultures to the amount of peanut butter Americans currently consume annually, the snack has...

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Two Great Festivals For Bacon Enthusiasts To Enjoy

October 20th, 2014

The smell and sizzling sound of bacon being cooked have an uncanny way of awakening something in the human spirit, unless you're a vegan or vegetarian.Lately, it seems bacon has been deemed an appropriate topping to any dish. From donuts to ice cream, there's nothing this cured meat can't  enhance. If you can't get enough bacon, consider checking...

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How To Get The Chemistry Of Baking Down To A Science

October 15th, 2014

Don't be fooled by that spatula and chef's coat, some of the best cooks are also science whizzes. That's because, in many ways, baking something from scratch is a lot like mixing agents in a chemistry lab. Take this scenario that can be used to describe the work of a chef or a scientist once the apron is on: Step one is to gather materials. Step two, combine...

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How to Make Pumpkin Cheesecake Alternatives

October 14th, 2014

No matter how delicious a particular dish may be, someone's always out there trying to think of ways to kick it up a notch.Walnut pumpkin cheesecake Ordinary pumpkin cheesecake - or as "ordinary" as pumpkin cheesecake gets, at least - could make a rich, creamy addition to any holiday meal. However, putting a unique twist onto the seasonal treat doesn't have...

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How to Make Brandied Fruit

October 10th, 2014

Fall is the perfect season to make your own brandied fruit, since National Brandied Fruit Day falls in October every year.Stop by the produce stand and the liquor store for supplies, then check out these easy brandied fruit recipes:From brandy to candy It's actually relatively easy to preserve your fruit with brandy, as long as you choose a bottle of high-quality...

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Celebrate National Popcorn Poppin' Month With These Delicious Homemade Recipes

October 7th, 2014

  Can you smell that? The warm, buttery, salty aroma wafting through the air can only mean one thing, somebody's poppin' some popcorn. Wait, it's not just one person making this delicious snack either - it seems like everyone on the block has their microwave's popcorn setting cranked up to 11. What's the occasion, you may be wondering? Well, it's National Popcorn Poppin'...

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5 Dinner Recipes Featuring Bologna

October 6th, 2014

When you think of bologna, you probably think of childhood school lunches. Did you know that this affordable deli meat can be deliciously incorporated into dinner recipes? Check out these five tasty options to add to your family's menu.1. Fried bologna sandwich This comfort food classic is sure to appeal to even the pickiest eaters at your dinner table. To make four...

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Devil's Food Cake And Other Super Chocolatey Desserts

October 6th, 2014

Do you like delicious desserts with a dark side?Oct. 10 is National Angel Food Cake Day to honor the fluffy treat that's often enjoyed as the base of strawberry shortcake. If you're more of a chocolate lover, however, devil's food cake may be the best way to celebrate this obscure holiday.Check out recipes for the rich chocolate cake as well as...

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What Are The Foods That Can Help You Fight Disease?

September 22nd, 2014

No one has time to keep track of every food item that he or she eats, but it's still important to get the portions right. The body needs those nutrients to ward off disease, maintain a healthy weight and make a person feel good. Trying these superfoods can be a great way to start improving your health.Mom always said Mom and Dad were right - it's important for...

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