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Why you should use straws at home

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Why you should use straws at home

Perhaps it is because they're such a ubiquitous and simple item that few people ever consider what straws actually do for us aside from streamlining the beverages we drink. However, straws actually provide several benefits for our oral and dental health.  Here are three reasons why you should consider stocking up on straws for your kitchen: Convenience: One of the reasons why straws are great for children is that they protect them from germs that may exist on glasses, especially in restaurants and other public venues where you can't verify the cleanliness of everything. Additionally, the controlled amount of liquid...

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Celebrate fall’s arrival with autumnal food and drink

Eating Healthy Food & Drinks Ideas & Tips Kitchen Seasonal

Celebrate fall’s arrival with autumnal food and drink

In many parts of the country, a hint of fall is already in the air, with folks enjoying bright crisp days and clear cool nights. If you're excited for autumn, be sure to celebrate it's arrival with some seasonal food and drink! Here are some of our favorites: Apples: If you live somewhere that apples grow, schedule time to go pick fruit at a local orchard with your family! Then arrange the bounty in a lovely, stainless steel fruit bowl on your counter. You'll have a quick and healthy snack at hand all week!  Butternut squash gratin: Butternut squash is one...

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2 tips for making tasty spaghetti

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2 tips for making tasty spaghetti

Spaghetti is a dish that comes with a deep, long history and is popular for a number of reasons, including both its taste and the ease with which it can be prepared. However, though there is no official set of guidelines for what comprises the perfect serving of spaghetti, these common tips are worth remembering the next time you plan to make a batch of pasta: Olive oil etiquette: Though there will never be a consensus regarding how olive oil should be used with spaghetti, some people believe that it shouldn't go anywhere near the pasta while it is still...

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3 tips for throwing an Oktoberfest party

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3 tips for throwing an Oktoberfest party

If you’re planning to celebrate Oktoberfest this year a party at your home may be exactly what you’re looking for. With just a little planning and surveying among friends in regard to what their interests are, the food, music, beer and more can all work to convey the true spirit of the festivities. Here are a few suggestions on how to make the most of your Oktoberfest: Beer: When laying out the blueprint for your Oktoberfest celebration, one of the first inquiries to come from your guests will likely be about the beer. Clearly, there are several options for you to consider when building...

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How to make your own aioli dipping sauce

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How to make your own aioli dipping sauce

Although technically made-from-scratch aioli is just flavored mayonnaise, it's a far cry from what you'll find in a bottle at the supermarket. Serve it on gourmet sandwiches or as a dip with crudités, good bread or French fries. The best part: Aioli is easy for anyone to make at home in the comfort of their own kitchen! Real Simple magazine explains that aioli's unique creamy texture is the result of emulsification. That's when two liquids that naturally repel each other, such as oil and vinegar, are whisked together until they are combined. By adding one substance to the other in...

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