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Reheating Food: Microwave Vs Toaster Oven

Since the creation of the microwave oven over a half century ago, the debate has raged as to what food items you should cook or reheat in the microwave compared to the more traditional oven and more convenient toaster oven. Fortunately foodies have chimed in with their recommendations based on the...
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Easy Steps To Reduce Salt Intake While Keeping Flavor

If you've been told to cut down your sodium intake, aka salt, there's no need to lose flavor! The Centers for Disease Control says 90% of Americans consume too much salt so any way to cut back is a good move. For instance, swap out soy sauce for chili sauce. A tablespoon of soy sauce contains 1,...
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Scientifically Proven Home Remedies To Fight A Cold

The cold and flu season is here and while the cold weather doesn’t literally make you sick, the fact that we're inside more often without the AC on to circulate and filter the air and the drop in temperature leaves your mucus membranes dry, irritated, and more vulnerable to infection, means your...
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Add This Secret Ingredient To Your Chicken Stock For The Best Taste Ever

As hard as it may to believe just autumn starts a week from Friday and eventually the weather will cool down and thoughts of comfort foods will begin to swell in our heads. And one thing the Great Recession has taught us is to be resourceful and thrifty with our funds. So you've learned to make...
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The Easy Way To Clean The Office Microwave

Nothing is more disgusting than the office microwave. From leftover pasta to bowls of tomato soup, all those zapped meals splattering and overflowing is beyond a nightmare. Worst part is no one fesses up to their mess as the grime builds. However you can be the office hero with a simple way to...
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Foods That Boost Your Immune System

It is mid-October and we're starting to get a little taste of fall weather. Fall also ushers in the cold and flu season and while the flu shot is available, wither you get one or not, you can prep your body's defenses with these 10 foods. Raw garlic-it has great anti-viral properties. Slice up a...
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