Recipes of the Week: Summertime Snacks!

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Summertime Shrimp Summertime just calls out for shrimp. And corn. And you can cook them both in the same pot! Fresh ears of corn only need three minutes of cooking time — any more than that, and they’ll be mushy instead of appealingly crisp. That three-minute window is perfect for shrimp, too, although you may […]

Taking Back an American Classic

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It’s hard to say whether the current status quo is due to an onslaught of commercials featuring kids eating carrots while playing in valleys or whether Americans have a group-mind when it comes to dressings, but one thing is clear: Ranch is just about everybody’s favorite dressing. I love the concept, too — you can’t […]

Say GoodBye To Ab Flab!

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Whether you have a month, a week or even just a day: IF YOU HAVE 24 HOURS: Drop up to an inch from your belly by de-bloating, says Health Magazine. Here’s how: Build meals around plain grilled chicken, fish or seafood and steamed veggies like zucchini, salad, green beans, asparagus or carrots. Eggs are OK […]

Cucumbers: Nature’s Secret Health and Household Quick-Fix

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When you think of cucumbers, you probably envision a scenario involving terry cloth towels, a stream filled room and gobs of thick, white face cream with two little green slices breaking it all up. But cucumbers can serve many purposes that don’t involve chilling on your eyelids during a facial. They are one of nature’s […]