Month: January 2018

The Best 100% Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls

Yield: 1 dozen Ingredients ¼ c. water, warm (100-110 degrees F) 1 tbsp. active dry yeast 2 tbsp. honey ¼ c. unsalted butter, room temperature 2 eggs, room temperature ½ c. buttermilk, room temperature 1 tbsp. orange juice ¾ tsp. salt 2 tbsp. vital wheat gluten* 2¼ – 2½ c. whole wheat flour (white or regular) Read More

Gardening Tricks: Top Clever Tips for Every Gardener

Gardens are not just plants growing together in your balcony or the backyard. Some call gardening as an art. And those of you who are into it for years will nod your agreement. It all starts with the beginning. The moment you start a garden, they become a part of your life. The plants become Read More

The Secret Healing Benefits Of Rosemary

Names in other languages: Romero (Spanish),  Romarin (French),  Rusmari, Rusmary (Hindi), Rosemary, the fragrance and taste of which is unique when compared to the other members of the mint family, is a herb whose leaves look and smell like the leaves of a pine tree. Though rosemary leaves are most popular for their taste and rich Read More

Crazy Delicious Beef Enchiladas

Yield: 6 servings Ingredients 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp. chili powder 2 tsp. ground cumin 2 tsp. ground coriander ¼ tsp. smoked paprika 1 tsp. granulated sugar 1 tsp. salt 1½ lbs. boneless chuck steaks or spare/short ribs 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 large onion, diced 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce ¾ c. water Read More

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake

Yield: 1 (9×5) loaf Ingredients 1¼ c. granulated sugar 16 tbsp. (2 sticks) butter, room temperature 2 tsp. vanilla bean paste* 5 eggs, lightly beaten ⅓ c. sour cream 1¾ c. all-purpose flour ½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1 tsp. lemon zest 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly Read More

Asparagus Bacon Potato Frittata  

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 small red potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 2-3″ pieces 1 leek, quartered and sliced (white and light green parts only) 8 large eggs 3 tbsp. whipping cream ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. black pepper ¼ tsp. paprika ⅛ tsp. Read More


  The foundation for successful weight loss is eating well and exercising, but if you want to power up your efforts, check out some vegetables that do a little of the work for you. Research shows that these vegetables are some of the best you can eat to help you lose weight. 1 PEPPERS You may have heard that Read More

Almond Poppy Seed Bread

Yield: 1 (8×4) loaf Ingredients ½ c. (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 c. granulated sugar 1 tsp. lemon zest 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1½ tsp. almond extract 3 eggs 1⅔ c. all-purpose flour 2 tbsp. poppy seeds 1 tsp. baking powder ⅛ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ½ c. sour cream ¼ c. Read More

Plant Produces Flowers But No Fruit? Try Hand Pollination..

Do your fruit-bearing plants produce lots of beautiful flowers but little or no fruit? This is one of the most common and most frustrating problems that plagues gardeners today, especially in urban environments. You should probably hand pollinate if: You don’t see bees or other insects hovering around your flowering plants You’re growing indoors, in Read More

Guide to grow flower plants from seeds

Growing flowers from seed can be a difficult task for beginning gardeners. Seeds and seedlings are delicate, and the wrong conditions can ruin them fairly easily. In order to achieve the best results, plant your seeds indoors into a small, sterile container using professionally packaged potting soil. Follow the basic process and provide plenty of Read More

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