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Perfect Foods for Social Gatherings

When it comes to a social gathering, the menu is an important part of the celebration. You want foods that look and taste good, and that are easy to make and easy to eat. You also want to make sure you’ve got a variety of foods to satisfy any appetite. Whether it’s a birthday, ...

Grilling Tips

Here are the top 5 tips to ensure perfect grilling for steaks.1. Clean and preheat grill on high.2. Lightly oil and season everything before you put it on the grill. This helps the searing process and prevents sticking.3. Sear the outside of steaks when grilling, using tongs or a spatula to ...

Grilling Takes the Stress Out of Summer Entertaining

This time of year is about celebrating fresh, simple, flavorful food with friends and family. The trick is to spend less time in the kitchen so you have more time to enjoy the great outdoors. Planning and preparing for such occasions will ensure that you aren’t tied to your kitchen ? and will ...

Mother’s Day Springtime Brunch

Warm breezes, blooming flowers – and Mom. When spring is in the air, and especially on a day designed to honor our mothers, there’s plenty of reason to celebrate. It’s the perfect time to bring family together for a welcoming brunch. When planning your menu, be sure to have plenty of ...

Blue Ribbon Skillet Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE: Mother’s Day Springtime Brunch Blue Ribbon Skillet Yields 3 servings. 7 links breakfast sausage 3 tablespoons lard or butter 4 cups shredded hash browns 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped orange bell pepper 1 ...

Chicken Tacos With Cucumber Salsa Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE: Celebrate the Flavors of Mexico Chicken Tacos With Cucumber Salsa 2 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 red onion, chopped, divided 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 packet (1.25 ounces) reduced sodium chili seasoning mix 2 chicken thighs (about 1/2 pound), cooked, ...

Crunchy Salsa Chicken Bake Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE: Celebrate the Flavors of Mexico Crunchy Salsa Chicken Bake 1 box (12 shells)yellow corn taco shells or whole grain taco shells, broken into pieces 1 bag (20 ounces) cubed, cooked chicken 1 packet (1.25 ounces) reduced-sodium taco seasoning 1 jar (16 ounces) thick ...

Game-Winning Dips and Healthy Tips

Two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions are losing weight and eating healthier. But by the time the big game rolls around, many people are ready for a break – or looking for an excuse to cheat. But kickoff does not have to be a signal to punt your healthy-eating habits. Registered ...

Family Fun in the Sun

In today’s hurry-up world, many families are looking for ways to slow down a little and spend some quality time together, just having fun. The good news is that it doesn’t have to cost a lot of money, and you don’t have to go very far to have a great time. Here are some ways your ...

Sausage Mushroom Quiche Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE: Mother’s Day Springtime Brunch Sausage Mushroom Quiche Yields 8 servings. 1 package (12 ounces) breakfast sausage patties 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1 package (3 ...

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Fiery Fiesta Empanadas Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE: Celebrate the Flavors of Mexico Fiery Fiesta Empanadas Cornmeal Crust: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, cut into 1-inch pieces 6 tablespoons water Filling: 1 pound ground beef 1 ...

Bacon-Herb Appetizer Eggs Recipe

MAIN ARTICLE: Perfect Foods for Social GatheringsBacon-Herb Appetizer Eggs Recipe6 hard boiled eggs, peeled3 wedges Laughing Cow Smooth Sensations Cream Cheese Spread in Classic Cream 1/3 Less Fat3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1 ...

Cleaning Made Simple

Giving your home a good cleaning doesn’t have to be a big chore. You can make the whole house look and feel fresher by focusing on a few key areas.FloorsEven if you vacuum regularly, floors and carpets could use a deep down cleaning now and then. For carpeted areas, start by vacuuming as ...

Plan the Perfect Party

When it comes to a party, there’s a lot of planning involved, and there’s a lot of things to consider. Here are a few tips to help you ensure your big bash goes off without a hitch.Crunch the Numbers: Count on each guest eating between 8 and 12 servings of appetizers over a two-hour period. ...