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Recipes Every College Student Should Know

Recipes Every College Student Should Know

It’s back to school time and that also means back to college time.  Equipping your college student with the fundamentals can be daunting.  You wonder if they will have all of the skills they need to live on their own.  You also wonder if they will be eating on ramen and anything that they can(…)

Amish Cooking

Amish Cooking

We live near Amish Country.  The craftsmanship and cooking are amazing!  We enjoy venturing out to a nearby Amish Village “attraction” every now and again for the day to go shopping and, well, simply to eat the down home cooking of the Amish.  If I ever had a personal chef, I would want that chef(…)

Meet Jasmine:  Master Chef Junior Winner!

Meet Jasmine: Master Chef Junior Winner!

What has been your culinary history? When did you start cooking? My culinary history is my family. My mom’s side of family loves to cook southern food, that just warms you inside. Whereas my father’s side of the family cooks a lot of Jamaican food, and exotic dishes. And I guess the both came together(…)

Must Have For Grilling Season – Aluminum Foil Dispenser

Must Have For Grilling Season – Aluminum Foil Dispenser

I consider myself to be pretty smart overall. Not just book smart, but street smart as well. One thing that eludes me is a clear tear of plastic wrap or aluminum foil from the box these products come in. No matter how much time I take to carefully prepare for a nice clean tear or(…)

Just Add Sun:  Solar Oven Kit for Kids

Just Add Sun: Solar Oven Kit for Kids

Summer is a time of exploration and endless activities for the kids. Keep them from saying, “I’m Bored” this summer with this fun activity kit from Griddly Games.  This kit is eco friendly and easy to use.  Teach your kids the science of zero-emission solar energy as they use familiar items and learn more ways(…)

Meet Even from #MasterChefJunior

Meet Even from #MasterChefJunior

Who or what was your inspiration to start cooking? I always loved watching cooking shows and YouTube, and whenever there were parties food would be a central idea. At what age did you start cooking? What was your initial experience like? I started cooking when I was 9. I was the best microwave pesto egg(…)