How to read a kosher food label

“Kosher” is a term used to describe food that is prepared in accordance with Jewish dietary laws. In order for one to understand kosher food labels and thus choose the appropriate foods, they must first understand what foods and food practices are considered kosher. According to the Jewish faith, foods that may be eaten include: […]

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How to make gourmet apple treats

Candy apples go as far back as anyone can remember. When the circus came to town; during the annual town fair; at the local carnival these candy-coated treats widened the eyes of many youngsters, and some of the grown-ups, too. These days, the candy apple has evolved into a whole new creature: the gourmet apple. […]

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How to make Easter candy

Ah, Easter time. The most popular holiday in the spring of the year. Easter brings with it baskets full of decorated eggs and, of course, delicious candy treats. You can either place store-bought candy into the baskets that you prepare, or you can take some time and make your own delectable sweets. The easiest type […]

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How your body uses amino acids

All life depends on nitrogen sources for survival. Humans get their nitrogen from amino acids, which are the building blocks for proteins. Amino acids are the nuts and bolts for all our cellular processes. While plants can synthesize all the amino acids needed for its survival, the case is not true for humans. Humans make […]

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How to make pizza step by step

What you need: pizza sauce or tomato sauce (a spaghetti sauce may be substituted)can of biscuits toppings ie: pepperoni, mushrooms, hamburger, ham, pineapple chunks cheese To prepare: Turn the oven on and set it for the temperature that is stated on the biscuit tube. Take out a cookie sheet and place tin foil over it […]

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How to manage a hangnail

Hangnails seem inconsequential in nature, especially when compared to more significant injuries like scratches, cuts, or burns. Yet even a simple hangnail can be painful, and if not treated properly, may lead to irritation and even infection. Those with diabetes or other neurological conditions need to protect their hands and feet against any type of […]

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How to paint your nails

If polishing your nails seems like a mundane task, you’re right; it can be. And yet many women feel it is an indispensable part of your overall image, whether for professional or casual dress. Here are some tips that can help you do a better job of accenting those lovely tips of your hands and […]

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How to become a vegetarian without increasing grocery bills

In this carbohydrate conscious era, there seems to be precious little information out there for people who choose to eschew animal protein. It may seem obvious to load up on fresh fruits and vegetables, but how do you replace the protein missing from your diet? There are several companies that provide protein substitute foods, frozen […]

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How to make a low-carb salad

If you thought that all salads contain relatively few carbohydrates, think again. Many lettuces or spinach salads include hidden carbs that can be found in croutons, dressings, and certain toppings or veggies. To reduce the number of carbohydrates in your favorite salad bowl, keep the following tips in mind: Check out the salad dressing labels […]

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How to make homemade baby food

When introducing solid foods to baby, at about four to six months, many parents choose to puree fruits, vegetables, and meats rather than purchase the ready-made baby foods that are available, often at an expensive price. Price is one advantage of pureeing your own foods for baby, but there are others to consider, as well. […]

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