Food

Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

on May 8, 2015, 7:28 AM / in Food

Haven’t done this for awhile, but I thought that I would share a dish mom used to make in my later years of teen life while still in residence in the home of my parents. I had forgotten it till it showed up in Coastal Living this week. Mom tweaked it bit. So here it is: Ingredients 1 pound mild ground pork sausage 1 pound […]

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Build a compost tumbler

Build a compost tumbler

on February 20, 2015, 7:09 AM / in Food

By Joe Mooney   /  Backwoods Home Magazine   A few years back, I caught myself becoming a bit frustrated with my compost pile. It seemed that I just couldn’t produce compost as easily as I’d seen others do. Videos, blog posts, gardening magazines — everyone seemed to have the same mantra: “Put it in a pile and let it happen!” So […]

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“Uncle Sam is a horrible nutritionist”

on February 15, 2015, 6:40 AM / in Food, National News

Does that mean I can Eat Again? By Walter Olson They’re finally letting the egg back into the good graces of government nutritionism, long after it had become clear that the cholesterol scare was unfounded [Washington Post] Again and again, health guidelines promoted by Washington have pushed Americans from safer toward less safe food choices, and from long-familiar foods that […]

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From my Sister, we have some holiday tips to observe.

From my Sister, we have some holiday tips to observe.

on December 15, 2014, 7:06 AM / in Announcements, Food, People

  Holiday Eating Tips  1. Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone who puts carrots on a holiday buffet table knows nothing of the Christmas spirit. In fact, if you see carrots, leave immediately. Go next door, where they’re serving rum balls. 2. Drink as much eggnog as you can. And quickly. Like fine single-malt scotch, it’s rare. In fact, it’s even rarer […]

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Hottest Holiday Cookies

Hottest Holiday Cookies

on November 30, 2014, 7:09 AM / in Food

Chocolate Chip Blondies Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup milk chocolate chips Preparation Preheat oven to 375°F. Mist a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray or line with paper muffin cups. In […]

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Garlic cloves

Garlic cloves

on October 22, 2014, 7:29 AM / in Food

Just saw this on Wheel of Fortune Can’t wait to try it. No more one at a time peeling…. Break up a clove of garlic into individual cloves. Put them in one metal bowl and cover with another metal bowl Shake the bowls for 25 seconds All the skins come off and no having to peel off by hand I […]

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Confirmed: Bacteria From Bees Possible Alternative to Antibiotics

on October 15, 2014, 7:23 AM / in Food, National News, News

Hat tip to Linda B for this item…..   (Have you checked your pH today?) Heather Callaghan Activist Post Not just a possible alternative – but totally a preferable alternative to antibiotics whenever possible. People are already using this incredible healing substance without having needed a nod of approval from researchers. And no, we’re not talking about using the actual bees. […]

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No rolling pin is needed for Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

No rolling pin is needed for Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

on October 9, 2014, 3:17 PM / in Food

Compliments of Southern Living…… Refrigerated pie crusts give you a leg up in the preparation of this classic comfort dish. Ingredients CHICKEN PIE FILLING 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning 2 tablespoons butter 1 large sweet onion, diced 1 (8-oz.) package sliced fresh mushrooms 4 […]

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OK It’s Super Bowl Weekend and Everyone Wants to Snack

OK It’s Super Bowl Weekend and Everyone Wants to Snack

on January 31, 2014, 5:30 AM / in Food

Spinach-and-Artichoke Dip I am told that this is a go-to appetizer for parties, this spinach and artichoke dip has all the creamy-inside, brown-and-crispy-on-top texture and cheesy taste that makes dips like this appealing, but with less calories and fat. Now if I could just afford it….. what do I need? 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3  garlic […]

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N’uh Uh! You can never cook just enough spaghetti

N’uh Uh! You can never cook just enough spaghetti

on November 13, 2013, 6:21 AM / in Food

By Andrea Agardy / Tullahoma News, Tennessee Try as we might, there are just some codes that humanity hasn’t been able to crack — at least not yet. Outside of comic books and movies, people still can’t fly unassisted. No matter how much women wish it were true, or how much empathy it would create, men can’t have babies. I’m […]

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Soups and the Weather

Soups and the Weather

on October 18, 2013, 9:11 AM / in Food

I am a great lover of soups and stews…. I would say it if not for soups and stews my life would be very much different. That could be true for a great many of us. But not just us. Did you know that there is evidence of the existence of soup that could be found as far back as about 20000 BC? […]

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Fricassee of Chicken with Cream and Morel Mushrooms

Fricassee of Chicken with Cream and Morel Mushrooms

on July 12, 2013, 6:00 AM / in Food

This earthy chicken stew features dried mushrooms, new potatoes, leeks, bacon and fresh herbs for a savory, satisfying one-dish meal. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups chicken broth 1 cup dried morel mushrooms (or other dried mushrooms) 8 skinless chicken thighs (or a combination of legs and thighs) 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 2 slices smoked bacon, diced 1/2 cup white wine 1 1/2 cups whipping […]

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It’s Summer, Let’s Cook Some Meat

It’s Summer, Let’s Cook Some Meat

on June 1, 2013, 4:02 AM / in Food

If you run by the local stores in Jackson, you will see an endless supply of grills just waiting to taken home for the summer. Every man that ever walks by gracfully eyes each and every unit on the lot even though they have one already waiting at home patiently, one that has served at great many years. Maybe it […]

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Mexican in Minutes

Mexican in Minutes

on May 6, 2013, 8:17 AM / in Food

It’s been a while….. its time to share some of the quick meals that we can have in just minutes… and I am not talking about a can of soup….. Black Bean-Taco Salad This no-cook salad is loaded with good-for-you veggies, roasted chicken breast, and crunchy chips. Prepare the vinaigrette up to 3 days ahead and store in an air-tight container […]

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Study Finds You Can Eat Healthy in Restaurants

on February 12, 2013, 12:05 PM / in Food, National News, News

Original Post Despite a lack of evidence that restaurants are a unique contributor to obesity, activists have focused on punishing them for the problems of obesity nationwide. But restaurants — even those fingered by food cops for promoting so-called “Xtreme Eating” — have responded by offering reduced-calorie options to diners who want them. Why? It’s good business, as a study […]

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Top 20 Tailgating Dips and Appetizers

Top 20 Tailgating Dips and Appetizers

on February 1, 2013, 10:10 AM / in Food

Okay, I subscribe to Southern Living….. have done so for years…. the stories are pretty good…. but it’s the food that keeps bringing me back! So, let us score big points with your fellow football fans by sharing these crowd-pleasing starters on game day. Game-Winning Appetizers Whether you’re at the game or cheering from home, kick off your tailgating party […]

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Oil of Oregano

Oil of Oregano

on January 11, 2013, 8:54 AM / in Food

Oil of Oregano Thanks to the WGEN reader who sent this additional information in   ….  it relates to my comment about your tongue being white, indicating candida.   This is GREAT additional information to be aware of!!!   Jackie White tongue is not necessarily Candida (usually it is not)… but it IS always liver distress. It could be several things, but must […]

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Calm Down, Commentators: Sugar Is Neither Poison Nor a Rifle

Calm Down, Commentators: Sugar Is Neither Poison Nor a Rifle

on January 8, 2013, 10:59 AM / in Food, National News, News

From the Center of Consumer Freedom Sugar and other nutritionally equivalent sweeteners like high fructose corn syrup are under attack by the nation’s foodie commentariat and would-be regulators. In a new book released just in time for New Year’s resolution-makers, Robert Lustig says that the stuff is “toxic” and kids shouldn’t be allowed to buy soft drinks. Meanwhile, New York […]

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