Same Wine Different Name – Syrah/Shiraz

Syrah is mainly a dry table wine that originated in the wineries of southeastern France. When the grapes were cultivated in Australia, the wine produced from them was called Shiraqz, which accounts for the two names for the same wine. Shiraz is also the name of the wine produced in South Africa and Canada. Continue reading…

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Why Eating Meat Is A Good Source Of Nutrition

Eating meat was a good source of nutrition, since the use of hormones, pesticides and mass production methods was as yet unheard of. A family raised and processed their own livestock. Every morning the large golden eggs were plucked from the chicken’s nests, which were lovingly cared for and fed healthy pesticide-free grains.. Continue reading…

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How to Make Meat Casseroles that are Good for Everything: Family Meals to Church Socials to Pitch-In

It is always good to have some tasty casserole recipes on hand for everything from family dinners to picnics, church socials, office pitch-in meals, etc. If you are tired of using the same old casserole recipes over and over and want to bring new life to the occasion, here are some very good recipes for you. I recommend Florence’s Easy Goulash. Florence has always been like a second mother to me and she was also manager of the local school cafeteria back in the days when the local ladies went in early and cooked the meals from scratch. This recipe was a favorite among the students. Florence is in her 80s now and still makes this for me when I’m in the area. Love you, Florence! If you prefer chicken over ground beef, try this Chicken and Broccoli casserole. Both recipes are okay for diabetics, too. Continue reading…

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How To Make Less Expensive Cuts Of Meat Tender

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Briskly rub the inside skin of a fresh papaya on both sides of steaks and chops, then cover the meat with the papaya skins and refrigerate for two hours. Papain, an enzyme in unripe papaya, is the main ingredient in many commercial meat tenderizers. Continue reading…

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Meat and Potatoes meet the Modern Day Cook

There has been a big push toward healthy eating in the last couple of decades. This trend may be bringing longevity and healthy lives but something has been lost, the traditional meat and potatoes meal.

Here is a newer version of a time honored tradition that is tasty and satisfying. The lemon addition to the mashed potatoes is a surprisingly delicious twist.

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Create A Dinner Party That Meet The Needs Of A Dieter

You are planning an elegant dinner party, with delicious food and drinks. But you know that two or three of the guests you really want around your table are trying to shed a few pounds.

Can you invite them with a clear conscience – without feeling you are “sabotaging” their dieting efforts? At the same time, can you mix them with guests who are not concerned about their weight? Continue reading…

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