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Get Crockin' in the Kitchen
February 21, 2017
Janet’s Notebook

Janet’s NotebookGet Crockin' in the Kitchen
By Janet Tharpe

Things have been so busy recently my slow cooker is getting quite the workout. Breakfast, dinner or dessert there's no meal the crock pot can't handle. Starting breakfast the night...

5 Different Delicious Margaritas You Need to Make
February 20, 2017

5 Different Delicious Margaritas You Need to Make
By Kitchen Crew

Are you searching for you lost shaker of salt yet? Well you better start because we heard it’s always 5 o’clock in Margaritaville. Say cheers to these absolutely amazing margarita...

17 Puppy Treats for Your Best Friend
February 20, 2017

17 Puppy Treats for Your Best Friend
By Kitchen Crew

Let's be real, National Puppy Day is basically every day in your house. We know that your pup deserves delicious, homemade dog treats too...which is why we collected our favorites...

The Margarita Mystery
February 19, 2017

The Margarita Mystery
By Kitchen Crew

The claim to fame about the beloved Margarita may be up in the air forever. There are about as many stories and people claiming responsibility as lovers of the famous...

How to Up Your Vitamin D Intake in the Winter
February 16, 2017

How to Up Your Vitamin D Intake in the Winter
By Kitchen Crew

Vitamin D is a crucial nutrient that can be hard to get enough of, especially in the winter. It plays a significant role in promoting absorption of calcium during digestion...

Foods to Help Fight Inflammation
February 15, 2017

Foods to Help Fight Inflammation
By Kitchen Crew

Right now, the words anti-inflammatory are hot in the news and media. The buzz has created a controversy; there are so many lists of anti-inflammatory foods out there it's hard...

Chocolate Recipes Guaranteed to Feed Your Cravings
February 14, 2017
Janet’s Notebook

Janet’s NotebookChocolate Recipes Guaranteed to Feed Your Cravings
By Janet Tharpe

Let's be real, in my mind chocolate should be its own food group. It's my weakness and I can never pass up a bite. Chocolate covered strawberries, cake, mousse, ice...

7 Ways to Improve Digestion
February 13, 2017

7 Ways to Improve Digestion
By Kitchen Crew

Many Americans struggle with poor digestion or symptoms of poor digestion at some point in their lives. Sometimes all it takes is to change a few simple things to get...

Most Romantic Cities in the USA
February 12, 2017

Most Romantic Cities in the USA
By Kitchen Crew

“This heart of mine was made to travel the world.” – Unknown When thinking of romantic cities, Paris, Vienna, Florence, Dublin or maybe Edinburgh may come to mind. But there...

5 Foods that Help Promote Heart Health
February 12, 2017

5 Foods that Help Promote Heart Health
By Kitchen Crew

Recent information about heart health as related to nutrition is more confusing than ever. Luckily, there are more than a few foods that have stood the test of time as...

Don’t Be Afraid of the C Word - Carbs
February 11, 2017

Don’t Be Afraid of the C Word - Carbs
By Kitchen Crew

Carbohydrates, the topic that will never cease to be fought, laughed, and cried about until the world ends. Why is there so much debate? Firstly, it’s because the total grams...

18 Best Romantic Movies
February 10, 2017

18 Best Romantic Movies
By Kitchen Crew

We wish we knew how to quit these movies, but we don’t. Never let go of these amazing love stories. 1. The Notebook (2004) Who to watch with: Your...

11 Recipes with Foods that Make You Frisky
February 8, 2017

11 Recipes with Foods that Make You Frisky
By Kitchen Crew

These energy-boosting and mood-enhancing foods are rich in vitamin B6, loaded with zinc and other stimulants to give you that lovey-dovey feeling. Work these aphrodisiacs into your recipes to spice...

Is Valentine’s Day Really a Holiday?
February 8, 2017

Is Valentine’s Day Really a Holiday?
By Kitchen Crew

Here is a debate you probably don’t want to get into with your spouse. Is Valentine’s Day a real holiday? Is there a real historical significance or does it come...