Author Archives: Heather Carr

Five Food Charities

December 29th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Not sure what to do with that Christmas money Santa left you? Perhaps you shopped all the sales and came in under budget for the season. Or maybe you haven't maxed out your tax-deductible charitable contributions for 2013. These five food charities would appreciate your donations


Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables – A Winter Refresher

December 7th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

As we head into the holidays, many of us will be cooking large meals and using fresh fruits and vegetables. I figure now is a good time for a quick refresher on the “Dirty Dozen” - those fruits and vegetables in the U.S. food supply that show the most pesticide residues


Three Free Cooking Apps

November 30th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

It's the cooking season and these three free cooking apps are here to help with ideas and instructions for appetizers, main dishes, and desserts – lots of desserts


The 30 Minute Vegan: Soup’s On! Cookbook Review and Recipe

November 30th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

The 30 Minute Vegan: Soup's On! by Mark Reinfeld arrived in my mailbox a week ago, just as the weather started to cool. The timing of Soup's On! is particularly good, since I am happy for a break from cooking large, multi-course meals. A quick, hearty soup is perfect. But Soup's On! doesn't limit the selection of soups to winter. It has more than one hundred quick and easy recipes for every season


How to Make Turkey Stock

November 28th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Turkey stock is so simple to make and it adds a great deal of flavor to soups and casseroles. Use up the leftover Thanksgiving preparations and get one more use out of the turkey bones



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