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All the Recipes, Tips and Tricks you need

With their delicate and fresh taste, zucchini are one of the stars of the summer kitchen. Before seeing how to cook them, discover some curiosities about these delicious sweet seasonal vegetables. Zucchini (also known as courgettes) are the unripe fruit of a species of the Cucurbitaceae family, of the genus …

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History and tips on the Gluten free grain

Buckwheat or beech wheat is an annual herbaceous plant that is part of the Polygonaceae family, the same as spinach and beet. It’s commonly included in the “cereal family” due to its nutritional characteristics, but it would be more correct to call it a pseudo-cereal. What’s buckwheat’s story? Studies show that …

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Tips From a Romance-Turned-Mainstream Novelist

Under the pen name Anna Schmidt, Jo Schmidt has written over thirty novels that have collectively sold over half a million copies. She is also the author of Parkinson’s Disease for Dummies and several books on eldercare published by AARP. Her latest novel, The Winterkeeper (March 2019) is her first …

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7 tips for checking your trees before high winds arrive in the Baltimore area

Gusty winds are expected to continue sweeping the region Friday after heavy rains caused some flooding in the Baltimore area. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory from 1 p.m Friday until 5 a.m. on Saturday in portions of the far northwest Baltimore-Washington suburbs. Winds during Friday afternoon …

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How to Make Smorrebrod: Tips and Recipes

Smorrebrod or Danish open-faced sandwiches are both a tradition and culinary art form in Denmark. From everyday eateries to fine dining, these creative sandwiches are a local favourite in culinary hot spots around Copenhagen and beyond. While there are some traditional favourites you can always go carte blanche with your own …

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6 Tips for Creating Good Bridging Conflict

photo adapted / Horia Varlan To write a novel is to invite your reader on a journey. Once she gets to the station for departure, don’t expect her to be satisfied watching the train sit on the tracks. Or taking a tour of its cars. Or watching its engine be …

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Tips and Recipes for the perfect skewer

When BBQ season swings around again, it’s always an excellent opportunity to brush up on those outdoor cooking skills, and re-visit recipes with more technique. Like, learning how to grill skewers. They’re a great addition to any grill, and succulent skewers of marinated and flame grilled meat, seafood, fish or vegetables …

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Tips and Recipes to Maximise this Peppery Herb

Humble garden cress is often relegated to the sidelines, but this fast-growing herb has been around since the Roman times, and with reason. Commonly used as the ubiquitous garnish this peppery spice is just at home in the classic egg and cress sandwich despite boasting a long and regal history, …

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Walmart Rant – Great Value Coffee – Part 1

What Walmart marketing “Genius” came up with this idea? Take a great product that sells well and exchange a different product in its place. Walmart Great Value … source

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The Art of the Book Event: 9 Tips

It was nearing 8:00 PM on a New York City summer evening and a group of friends and colleagues had gathered at a popular book event to hear a much beloved author read from her latest. We were hugging, kissing and smiling despite the 90-degree weather. We were excited for …

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