What Is Buckwheat Honey?
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What Is Buckwheat Honey?

You may have heard people talking about buckwheat honey and wondered exactly what it is and how it might differ from regular honey. This type of honey has created such a buzz that even Dr. Oz got into the action on his show when he talked about his flu prevention checklist and what supplements can…

Why 100% Beeswax Candles Should Be Your Candles Of Choice
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Why 100% Beeswax Candles Should Be Your Candles Of Choice

With Valentine’s Day soon upon us again, the idea of sitting down to a romantic, candlelit dinner is very appealing. But, do you know what kind of candles you are burning? There’s soy, beeswax and paraffin candles just to name a few, and then there’s the various scented kinds and all of the different shapes…

Baking Powder Vs Baking Soda – What’s The Difference?
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Baking Powder Vs Baking Soda – What’s The Difference?

Do you know the difference between baking powder and baking soda? Most people know that these two ingredients are used to make cakes, cookies, muffins, and tarts rise when baked. Although they are very similar in appearance, they do not perform the same functions, so they should not be interchanged in a recipe. In the following…

What Is Cream Of Tartar? And What Is It Used For?
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What Is Cream Of Tartar? And What Is It Used For?

Contradictory to its name, Cream of Tartar is not a cream but a powdery substance that serves multiple purposes in our households. The usage of this ingredient can be dated back as early as the 1300s. For sure, we have all seen this ingredient at least once in our lives. It is not only an…

Sourdough bread Vs Regular Bread – Is Sourdough Bread Better For You?
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Sourdough bread Vs Regular Bread – Is Sourdough Bread Better For You?

You’ve no doubt heard a lot about sourdough bread lately (thanks 2020!) and maybe you’ve even had a go at making your own homemade sourdough starter and sourdough bread. But, the question remains, what’s the difference between sourdough bread and regular bread? And is sourdough bread better for you than regular, store bought, mass produced bread?…

Health Benefits of Pickles
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Health Benefits of Pickles

Are you a pickle lover or a pickle hater? There are two groups of people in this world – those who pull the pickles out of their burgers before eating them, and those who love them!But, other than texture and taste, what is the point of eating pickles? Are there any health and nutritional benefits…

Why is Australian Gin Becoming a Favorite Around The World?
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Why is Australian Gin Becoming a Favorite Around The World?

Are you fond of gin? Enjoy a gin and tonic from time to time? You’re not alone! Gin seems to be having its moment in the sun as a popular drink of choice right now. Have you tried an Australian gin yet? We think you’ll be impressed!What most people don’t know is that Australia has…

Best Dutch Oven For The Money
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Best Dutch Oven For The Money

Sometimes known as a “casserole”, dutch ovens have been around for a very long time and are a very useful piece of kitchen equipment that every home cook should have in their kitchen. They are usually made from enamelled cast iron which is an excellent material for heat retention and even heat distribution. These qualities make…

Cooking Marinated Chicken Wings In The Oven
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Cooking Marinated Chicken Wings In The Oven

As far as I’m concerned, cooking chicken wings in the oven is, hands down, the best way to cook chicken wings. It’s quick and easy, healthier than frying and, if you do it the right way, it’s easy to clean up. There are so many options out there when it comes to choosing a marinade for…

The Best Way To Cook Chicken Wings In The Oven
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The Best Way To Cook Chicken Wings In The Oven

If you’re looking for the best way to cook chicken wings in the oven, you’ve come to the right place. Oven baked chicken wings are a much healthier option than deep fried chicken wings, and it’s easier, and creates less mess, when you bake them in the oven rather than frying them.Of course you could…