What should you do if you are in the middle of a recipe and realize you are out of an ingredient? You could send your child to the local convenience store for cream cheese and end up having to serve your caviar with Velveeta because to a 13-year-old they are both soft cheeses. This really happened when my Mother sent me for cream cheese.
Instead of sending off the kids, or launching into a panic attack and reaching for the Zoloft,... Read More
If you just can't resist rich desserts, know that you are not alone. Everyone craves a sweet treat every now and then but whether you are looking to lose a few pounds, keep a fantastic figure, or can't eat sugar for medical reasons, searching for a delicious sugar-free dessert can seem impossible (or expensive).
Don't despair! If you like your desserts fresh and enjoy being in your kitchen, you can whip... Read More
by Shannon Beineke
Aphrodisiacs stimulate sexual desire, and one of the strongest happens to be food. It can add serious sizzle to your sex life. Aphrodisiacs affect no two people alike. So to see what works best for you, you may need to experiment with your lust for love.
Several qualities make chocolate a potent aphrodisiac.... Read More
Dessert takes on a new meaning when you try to work the word "healthy" into it. You can tell by the looks on your husband and kids' faces that they have visions of dry, hard, granola bars and vegetables masquerading as dessert. But you can spin a lot of healthful foods into dessert dishes with just a little tweaking and a promise to satisfy their sweet tooth.
Fondue Party! ... Read More
Before the days of Photoshop, spray tans and hair extensions, ladies had to get gorgeous with whatever they had on hand. And that usually meant finding a multitasking product that had some other purpose in mind when it was created. We can still take the simple beauty lessons of yesteryear and incorporate them into our modern routines, though. A major multitasker that's been used since the American Indians discovered its medicinal... Read More
Parents, family, and child care professionals devote themselves to the welfare of children. Yet, even with love and devotion, 80 percent of deaths of children under five-years of age are avoidable. More then half of those deaths are caused by mistakes in the administration of medications given to benefit the... Read More