May 6, 2015

Adult Cystic Acne: Possible Causes

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We're brought up to believe that acne is just a teenage problem expecting to go away as we grow up.  But the truth is for some it never goes away. Mine never did in fact it actually got worse and turned into cystic acne. Now I'm just hoping to get rid of my acne before I start getting wrinkles! 

Apr 22, 2015

Eco-Friendly Picnic, Wedding, or Party Ideas

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Since Earth day is today and warm weather is right around the corner, (t was in the 70s last week, but rain/snowing here yesterday). I thought I'd share a few simple ideals on how to throw a party, wedding, or picnic that is more Eco-friendly.

Apr 7, 2015

Red Wine And Honey Braised Brisket Recipe With Kosher Wine Pairings For Passover



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I'm not Jewish, but I do love brisket.  For those who are celebrating passover or thoose like me who just like a great brisket, award winning Chef Gabe Garcia of Tierra Sur Restaurant at Herzog WineCellars in Oxnard, California and Jay Buchsbaum, Director of Wine Education for Royal Wine Corp. (Bayonne, NJ),  give us their take on traditional Passover dishes and wine suggestions that are sure to wow guests at the Passover Seder. “Today’s kosher cook is looking to serve the Seder meal with a gourmet touch, something a little different than what Grandma used to make, now that there is a plethora of kosher ingredients available for Passover and year round,” says Chef Gabe. 

Mar 21, 2015

Zuppa Tuscano Soup (Olive Garden's Copy Cat Recipe)


Ever since I stumbled upon Olive Garden's Zuppa Tuscano, I've been in love.  I'd often order only soup and salad so I could have all the Zuppa Tuscano I could eat.  Seriously one of the best soups I've had to this day.  Long before the days when I became accustomed to looking for recipes online I attempted to make my own version.  I was pretty proud and surprised that I actually felt it was a pretty good ringer for it.

Mar 20, 2015

Chick-a-licious Fruity Green Salad

I use to watch cooking shows all the time, but lately have opted for other entertainment such as history shows and murder mysteries.  Eventually I have started to come back around to watching cooking shows.  I often watch Alton Brown, America's Test Kitchen, The Best Thing I ever Ate, The Pioneer Woman, and on a rare occasion Hungry Girl.