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Comforting Dinner Recipes to Brighten Up Your Day
January 24, 2017
Janet’s Notebook

Janet’s NotebookComforting Dinner Recipes to Brighten Up Your Day
By Janet Tharpe

It's been pretty gloomy this past week in my neck of the woods. One day it's warm and the next cold but, consistently rainy and dreary. When the weather is...

6 Tips to Posting a Recipe
January 22, 2017

6 Tips to Posting a Recipe
By Kitchen Crew

Sharing recipes is fun and there aren't really any rules to writing a recipe. But, there are a few tips to follow to make sure you post the best possible...

Ways to Add Some Pop to Popcorn
January 19, 2017

Ways to Add Some Pop to Popcorn
By Kitchen Crew

Movie theater classic gets elevated with these amazing recipes. Get poppin! German Chocolate Cake Caramel Popcorn It's been way too long since we've been able to...

8 Time-saving Crock Pot Recipes
January 18, 2017

8 Time-saving Crock Pot Recipes
By Kitchen Crew

The Crock Pot is our best timesaver in the kitchen. Simply add the ingredients, turn it on and dinner is in the works. Try one of these tasty time-saving Crock...

What You Need for a Well-Stocked Pantry
January 18, 2017

What You Need for a Well-Stocked Pantry
By Kitchen Crew

Here’s everything you need to make sure that your pantry (and fridge) is fully stocked. Plus, we gave you the shelf life of all these must-have items. 10 Obvious Must-Haves:...

How to Make the Perfect Cheese Plate
January 18, 2017

How to Make the Perfect Cheese Plate
By Kitchen Crew

There’s nothing cheesy about it - no party is complete without the perfect cheese plate. So be a hero and learn how to make one. First, let’s start with the...

Easy Homemade Soup Recipes
January 17, 2017
Janet’s Notebook

Janet’s NotebookEasy Homemade Soup Recipes
By Janet Tharpe

In my part of the country, one day it's cold the next it's warm. I'm not sure Mother Nature can figure out what season it is. Even if the weather...

What's in Season This Winter
January 16, 2017

What's in Season This Winter
By Kitchen Crew

When thinking of winter, your thoughts may be of snow falling, colder temperatures, or hot cocoa by the fireplace... not necessarily eating fresh fruits and veggies. But you can!While lots...

15 Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar
January 15, 2017

15 Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar
By Kitchen Crew

Take another look at that apple cider vinegar lurking in your kitchen cabinets—you may be surprised to learn there’s a lot more to this common ingredient than salad dressing! Praised...

How to Host a Stay-In Adult Game Night
January 14, 2017

How to Host a Stay-In Adult Game Night
By Kitchen Crew

Why go out, when you can stay in and play some super fun games? Just grab the snacks, drinks and card table and you’re good to go! Invite Friends Yes,...

13 Time-Saving Kitchen Gadgets
January 14, 2017

13 Time-Saving Kitchen Gadgets
By Kitchen Crew

Everyone needs a few kitchen shortcuts. We've gathered 13 items that will save you time in the kitchen, and maybe your sanity too. Herb Scissors Saves space and time......

Foods to Help You Fight Colds This Winter
January 12, 2017

Foods to Help You Fight Colds This Winter
By Kitchen Crew

If there’s one thing winter’s famous for, it’s cold season. All it takes is one sniffling kid at daycare or one coworker with a cough to have you—and everyone around...

Must-Have Tools for Setting up Your Kitchen
January 11, 2017

Must-Have Tools for Setting up Your Kitchen
By Kitchen Crew

Setting up a kitchen takes years. It can be a bit overwhelming figuring out what is needed versus what's wanted. We chose 7 tools we can't live without in the...

5 TV Shows You Need to be Watching Now
January 11, 2017

5 TV Shows You Need to be Watching Now
By Kitchen Crew

1. This Is UsHave you seen #PrayforToby on your social media feeds and wondered who is Toby and why should I pray for him? Then you're probably not watching the...

It's Chilly... So It's Time for Chili!
January 10, 2017
Janet’s Notebook

Janet’s NotebookIt's Chilly... So It's Time for Chili!
By Janet Tharpe

Hearty and flavorful, chili is my go-to recipe when the weather turns cooler. Serve with a side of cornbread and you have a comforting dish. Plus, it makes the house...

Tips for Cutting Energy in the Kitchen
January 9, 2017

Tips for Cutting Energy in the Kitchen
By Kitchen Crew

January 10th is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day, so how can you make a difference while cooking? Easy! Just check out these four easy tips for cutting energy costs...

Portion Control is Key to Healthier Eating
January 8, 2017

Portion Control is Key to Healthier Eating
By Kitchen Crew

Thinking you want to slim down a bit this year but don’t want to go on a diet? By simply setting up the right size portions for yourself, you may...