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Saving garden seeds

It's easy to get a start on next year's garden right now
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Roasting a pork butt

Pork butt is succulent and deeply satisfying when prepared properly
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How to set a buffet

Advice from pros to help you create a stunning buffet
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How to grill corn

Grill your corn to perfection and enjoy the flavors of summer
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How to cook oatmeal

A steaming bowl of oatmeal starts your day on a warm note
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How to cook beets

Learn how to to turn these ruby red veggies into a dinner time treat
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How to make hummus

Fresh humnmus is simple to make, and tastes better than store-bought
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How to brew perfect ice tea

Ice tea is a delicious and refreshing drink that can be served at any time of year.
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Earth Day celebration ideas

Earth Day, the first political holiday founded to honor the environment, was launched by Senator Gaylord Nelson in April of 1970.
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How to make waffles

You don't have to be a culinary genius to create delicious waffles
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Spanish coffee recipe

In Spain, cafť carajillo (Spanish Coffee) contains a small measure of brandy or rum.
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Healthy eating habits for kids

Establishing healthy eating habits early on will decrease your child's chances of becoming an obese adult
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Kabob recipes

And now, ladies and gentlemen...Kabob!
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How to make bread

Anyone can learn how to make bread with these easy recipes
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How to make cheese

You can make any type of cheese you want, including Gouda
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Tasty vegan cookie recipes

Being a vegan doesn't mean you have to miss out on this old favorite. No list of vegan cookie recipes would be complete without a recipe for chocolate chip cookies
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Rice pudding recipes

These great rice pudding recipes will warm your family's heart
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Easy mole sauce recipes

Mole sauce, a diverse mix of onions, peppers, spices and sometimes chocolate, is a versatile treat that enhances chicken and tamale dishes as well as anything else you want to spice up
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The best Florida recipes

Delight your tastebuds with delicious Floridian cuisine like fajitas, salsas and mojo chicken made with the unique, international flavors of the Caribbean
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Banana bread recipes

Banana bread lends itself well to additions and modifications. These recipes improve nutrition and fiber content by adding whole wheat flour
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Recipes using barramundi

Whether you steam, grill, fry or bake barramundi, it lends itself beautiful to many flavors like garlic, lemon, shallots and parsley because of its sweet, mild flavor
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Easy cake recipes

Next time you're stuck for a dessert idea, try one of these easy cake recipes - a delicious dessert doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming
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How to cook pumpkin seeds

No matter which recipe you use to add the spices to your pumpkin seeds, you should begin with these simple steps
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What are different types of sugar?

Be aware of sugar's presence in a wide variety of foods and learn about different type of sugars to manage your diet better
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Great barbeque tips

Keep your grill clean and free of any grease buildup; this will enable your grill to work more efficiently and safely
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Delicious tapas recipes

Tapas are an hors d'oeuvre served with drinks Ė especially in Spanish bars; now tapas are becoming more and more popular in American bars as well
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How to make pancakes better

These tips should help you when it comes to making pancakes better - you may never want to go out for breakfast again
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Popular ground beef recipes

Until everyone learns the technique, put extra napkins on the table. This is probably also the messiest of many ground beef recipes, but the mess is a lot of fun
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How to make ground beef treats from abroad

Bring international flair to the old standby of plain ground beef with the heat from flavorful Jamaican patties, the savoriness of moist British pasties and the taste sensations of ethnic spices
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How to make stove-top ground beef

Making lasagne with ground beef in a skillet saves long baking time in the oven time but is just as delicious with some quick changes like using egg noodles instead of traditional wide lasagne pasta
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Easy fudge recipes

If you have fudge on your dessert menu, you can't go wrong
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Easy chicken recipes

Don't settle for a boring old chicken dinner - bring something different to the dinner table with these chicken recipes
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How to make french toast

It's a good guess that methods of making French toast existed as soon as bread went stale and grew from there
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Recipes for special apple pies

Serve up one of these versions of the all-American apple pie with some vanilla ice cream on the side and you will delight those special people in your life with a wonderful treat that's sure to please
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Classic apple pie recipes

There are many variations on the traditional apple pie with different crusts, apple spices and apples
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Delicious sugar cookie recipes

Sugar cookies are known for their pure, sweet, genuine taste - sugar cookies are always worth your time and effort in the kitchen
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Homemade ice cream recipes

A summertime treat for many families, ice cream can be made by churning your cream in a homemade ice cream cylinder
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Popular kitchen bakeware

Spooning cake dough into a cupcake baking sheet is one family-favorite activity for a Saturday afternoon
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Healthy soup recipes

Eating a healthy meal does not mean you have to compromise taste. Enjoy these delicious, healthy soup recipes
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How to make succulent homemade spaghetti sauce

The best way of creating delicious homemade spaghetti sauce is by making and canning your own because no store-bought sauce compares with the taste of homemade versions
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Why eat organic foods?

If a food item is deemed 100-percent organic, all the ingredients in that food are organically created
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Delicious apple dumpling recipes

Whether you're looking for an elegant dessert or a unique treat, these apple dumpling recipes are sure to please your taste buds
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Granola recipes

These granola recipes make for a great snack
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Make jelly at home

Homemade jelly recipes have been passed down from generation to generation--and they all still warm the soul
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How to make eggnog

Once you taste homemade eggnog, you'll never want to store bought again
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How to cook brisket

A delicious favorite, a brisket is ideal for large family gatherings
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How to make butter

Once you taste freshly made butter you'll never want to buy grocery store butter again!
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How to roast chestnuts

Chestnuts donít have to be roasted in an open fire to enjoy their delicious taste and aroma
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How to cook hardboiled eggs

Remember these tips on how to cook hardboiled eggs and youíll have perfect eggs every time
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Christmas cookie recipes

Christmas wouldnít be the same without the wonderful aroma of Christmas cookie baking in the oven and wafting through the house.
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How to cook popcorn

Popcorn is liked by all, but the true aficionados usually cook popcorn on the stoveónot the microwave oven.
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How to cook a pork roast

A pork loin roast is surprisingly low in fat and a good source of protein; itís delicious, too!
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Cake decorating ideas

Do you need to bake a cake, but you're not sure how to make it special? Here are 7 fresh ideas to make your cake a winner.
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Halloween recipes

These Halloween receipes are sure to send chills - and thrills - down your spine.
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Christmas crafts cookies

Now that the tree is decorated and all the wreaths are hung, it's time for different kinds of Christmas crafts - delicious Christmas cookies.
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Beef cuts

Learning about various cuts can make shopping for beef a much easier experience
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Cooking filet mignon

Filet mignon is, quite simply, a high quality cut of steak;it is an extra thick cut, from the tenderloin, that is very tasty, extremely lean and usually the tenderest cut available.
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Cooking roast prime rib

To cook a great prime rib or standing rib roast takes patience and timing. Other than that it is a very simple meal to prepare.
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How to make a gingerbread house

Nothing makes a more impressive centerpiece during the holidays than a homemade gingerbread house.
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How to cook a turkey

Some people believe they don't like turkey because they're thinking of an overcooked bird.
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How to smoke a turkey

Smoked turkey is a delicacy that many people love, but don't have often because it's expensive to buy.
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How to make pumpkin seeds

There are always plenty of pumpkins to carve up around and after Halloween time and a great way to make use of the seeds is eat them.