A refreshing summer partner, cucumber can be eaten in all our salads or in sticks for light aperitifs. We take stock of its benefits.

1 – CARDIOVASCULAR PROPERTIES Cucumber is a natural source of magnesium, fiber and potassium, three components that help reduce blood pressure. Consumed with its skin, it also provides peroxidase to the body, a protein which reduces cholesterol as well as triglycerides. It would therefore reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. 2 – IT IS ANTI-CANCER … Read more

My Mom’s Fudge

Ingredients ¾ C. Butter unsalted 2 ½ C. Granulated sugar ⅔ C. Evaporated milk 12 oz. Bag semi-sweet chocolate chips 7 oz. Marshmallow fluff 1 tsp. Vanilla extract Continued on next page

GARLIC BUTTER SAUSAGES WITH LEMON GREEN BEANS😋

GARLIC BUTTER SAUSAGES WITH LEMON GREEN BEANS😋 INGREDIENTS: 1 lb (450g) sausage (Bratwurst or Italian style) 1 lb (450g) fresh stringless green beans, trimmed 3 tablespoons butter, divided, 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning Juice of 1/2 lemon + lemon slices, for garnish Salt and fresh cracked pepper 1/4 cup (60ml) vegetable or … Read more

My Kentucky friend makes these balls every Christmas and they are hands down the best!

Dive into the rich, enchanting world of Kentucky Bourbon Balls, a classic southern confection that promises a delightful escape with every bite. Crafted from a luxurious mix of Kentucky bourbon, luscious chocolate, and crushed cookies, these bite-sized treats offer a perfect symphony of sweet and warm notes. Born in the bourbon heartland of Kentucky, where … Read more

𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝘆 𝗣𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗹𝗲𝗱 𝗕𝗲𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗽𝗲

With just 10 minutes of preparation and just 5 ingredients, you can turn earthy beets into refreshing slices of absolute goodness. This simple pickled beet is gluten-free, eco-friendly, vegan and a summer favorite! It is very good, like standing at the table, eating straight out of the bowl nicely. Like turning your pee red for … Read more

BETTER THAN ANYTHING TOFFEE RECIPE

If you have an insatiable sweet tooth and adore the magical blend of buttery goodness, crunchy pecans, and silky chocolate, then this toffee recipe is tailored just for you. A culinary masterpiece that promises to outshine any toffee you’ve tasted before. Ready to dive into this decadence? Let’s go! Ingredients: 1 cup of pecans, coarsely … Read more

Oven Baked Chicken Thighs

Oven Baked Chicken Thighs Ingredients 2 pounds chicken thighs bone-in skin-on 1 teaspoon salt or to taste 1 teaspoon black pepper or to taste Sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoons whole grain dijon mustard 1 tablespoons mustard 2 tablespoons honey 6 cloves garlic minced ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes Instructions Continued on next page

Most people get this wrong and toss out the can. The right way to read ‘Best By’ or ‘Best Before’ dates

Navigating “Best By” labels on our food products, particularly canned items, can be perplexing for numerous consumers. Contrary to common misconceptions, “best by” dates are not stringent expiration dates but rather indicators of the period during which the product retains optimal quality. This article delves into understanding and safely utilizing canned foods, including corn, green … Read more

7 Clove Tips Every Women Should Know

Clove, a spice with a rich history and diverse uses, is derived from the sun-dried flower buds of the clove tree, turning them brown and hard with a spicy, hot flavor. With over 2000 years of use in Asia for both medicinal and culinary purposes, cloves gained popularity in Europe during the Middle Ages, rivaling … Read more

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