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Why You Shouldn't Encourage Your Kids To Finish Their Plate

While mom and dad know a lot of things, teaching you to eat everything on your plate was probably not the best parenting, according to dieticians. In fact, we should do the opposite. Truth is you want kids to stop eating when they feel full regardless of whether the food is finished or not. Being...
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Keep Cooked Food Safe To Eat At A Cookout

Cooking at home, the general rules is you have about two hours to get the food in your stomach or in the fridge before it begins to go bad. Naturally, that time is shortened when eating outside in the summer heat but it's shorter than most people believe. According to food safety experts,...
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Alexa Can Guide You On How To Properly Cut Food

Do you really know how to cut broccoli or a Kiwi? Perhaps you do but maybe you don't. That's where Amazon's Alexa can help. A new skill called Chop Chop will show you how to chop something you might have questions about and although it is designed for the Echo Show and Echo Spot, which had screens...
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Foods To Help You Sleep

Insomnia is horrible as the harder you try and fall asleep, the more awake you become. So let's turn to certain foods that can help you catch some zzzs. Walnuts, sunflower seeds and tart cherries contain melatonin, the hormone that makes you feel sleepy. Snack on a few of them a couple hours before...
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Keep Cats Off Your Countertops With These Tips

The struggle is real! Our beloved cat brings us joy but our curious critters can sometime be unwelcome in the kitchen, especially after using the litter box and wondering on to your counter where food is being prepared. Even worse is the food being out and they leap on to the surface to investigate...
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You Can Now Drink Wine-Flavored Water!

There are some food and drink items put out by manufacturers that I just do not understand! The latest one is “wine water,” and it is boggling my mind. It's a non-alcoholic drink called O. Vine , which lets you enjoy the essence of a bottle of wine without the hangover. I’ve heard of near beer, but...
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RECIPE: Unbeatable & Tasty Guacamole

Chunky avocado mixed with fresh tomatoes, red onions, garlic and fresh jalapeño are the ingredients of delicious guacamole. Throw in some cumin and you have an over-the-top yummy dip. This dish is great with chips, of course. But it is also a great topper for grilled chicken! Watch the video recipe...
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RECIPE: Angel Hair Pasta with Tasty Carrot Pesto

This tasty dish could serve four as a main vegetarian dish, or eight as a side dish paired with grilled shrimp, chicken or fish. Here's the video recipe from The Food Channel: PREPARATION: In a large pot prepare pasta according to directions, in the last minute of cooking add in the shaved carrots...
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Check If Your Toilet Is Leaking With Food Coloring

Your toilet may be leaking and you don't even notice it. While big toilet leaks are easy to detect as you can usually hear them, a slow leak is quiet yet still ends up costing you money. You can check to see if you toilet is slowly leaking by reaching for a bottle of food coloring. Just lift the...
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Jobs Where You Are More Likely To Be Single

Finding the right person to share your life with isn't an easy feat. For people working certain jobs it even hard, at least according to the job-hunting site Zippia . They analyzed census data for people under 40 between 2012 and 2016 and found bartenders, tile installer and food servers are most...
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