3 Easy Ways to Clean Your Coffee Thermos

A coffee thermos is an ideal container that allows you to sip hot coffee hours after it was originally made. This makes it ideal for road trips that don’t feature too many coffee shops along the way. However, the thermos does come with a design flaw and that is the need to constantly clean it. This procedure is important because any coffee stains that remain after a superficial cleaning can interfere with the quality of the drink. Using vinegar and baking soda One of the most … [Read more...]

How to Make Teaching Good Nutrition Fun

When you imagined taking care of your kids before they were born, what did you see? You probably pictured them splashing around in the bathtub or riding a bike for the first time. Those memories are unforgettable. Yet there are plenty of other firsts to discover. Once your kids graduate from baby food, it's fun to show them what new stuff tastes like. Licking a lemon slice or chocolate ice cream for the first time guarantees a picture-perfect reaction. However, what happens when they don't … [Read more...]

Benefits of a Food Processor

Most of us have encountered the idea of cooking a nice meal from scratch, but somewhere along the way, it all goes terrible after all the time and effort spent in preparation. Imagine spending ages chopping, slicing, grating, and dicing ingredients for a recipe that looks fantastic but, in reality, is a chunky mess not entirely worth the effort. If you can relate, then it's probably time you invested in a good food processor. You get to enjoy a transformation in the way you go about preparing … [Read more...]

Popular Alcohol To Have In Your Home

If you like having people come over to visit, hang out, have dinner or just swing by, there are important things you need to have in your home to make it welcome, friendly and an enjoyable place to be. Have some of the basic things always stored in your home for such social occasions and your home will be a winning one when it comes to popular and relaxed places for friends to come to spend time. The secret to this hospitality is essentially two main things that you require and should always … [Read more...]

Reasons to Eat Out

The battle to stay at home to cook or to go out and eat is a daily one and there is likely to be one winner if you don’t like getting the dishes dirty. There are those that are of the opinion that you’re supposed to be preparing meals at home every night while others think there is no harm in going out every once in a while. The decision to eat out will depend on a couple of factors. For an adult, you’re likely to have a philosophy on how you get meals. It might not be effective but it works … [Read more...]

Is Ice Cream Healthy For You?

The popularity of ice cream is undeniable. The smooth and creamy dessert is an American staple, so much so that it is present in 87% of U.S. freezers at any given time. Whether you eat it with a spoon directly out of the carton, share your ice cream with your dog or cat (something one in five of us readily confess), or use it to mark a special occasion, just about all of us enjoy eating ice cream. That begs the question: Is it healthy for you? Should you feel guilty about eating it? Let's … [Read more...]

Why Beef Brisket Is Perfect to Smoke

Almost any type of meat can have the distinctive taste and smell of smoke, even if it’s just a burger or hotdog. But way past the humble burger, beef brisket is one of the finest cuts of meat and the premier cut for smoking. It comes from the best part of an animal, the breast section. Perhaps, like most other things, it used to be a cheap cut to purchase, maybe not as cheap now, but still relatively inexpensive for a big, juicy hefty piece of meat. For the best smoked meat, you’ll have to learn … [Read more...]

Caliente Cooking: Easy Mexican Dishes the Whole Family Can Enjoy!

Making tacos and burritos are simple with a kit, but the healthiest and tastiest Mexican food is homemade. Learn these easy Mexican dishes to spice things up! In 1519, the Spanish discovered the Mexican emperor, Moctezuma, enjoyed slurping a mixture of chocolate of honey. Fast-forward to now and we call them milkshakes. Mexican cuisine has not only gifted us with electrifying spices and dishes but it’s one that can be explored forever. There’s more to Mexico than tacos and … [Read more...]