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Spice Substitutions When In a Pinch

Has this ever happened to you?  You’re in the process of preparing dinner when you realize you don’t have a crucial spice for one of the dishes.  Don’t despair! This chart of spice substitutions can help you get by “in a pinch.” Spice Substitution Allspice Cinnamon or a dash of nutmeg or cloves Aniseed Fennel…
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6 Dipping Delights for Your Next Party

Dips are an absolute essential at any picnic, dinner party or family movie night.  Fun to make and even more fun to munch!  RealSimple.com shares these dipping delights for your next get-together. Spinach-Artichoke Dip  1 10-ounce box frozen cut or chopped spinach, thawed 1 12-ounce jar artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped ½ cup whipped…
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Keep Your Backyard Bistro Safe

Spring is the perfect time of year to start firing up the grill for family and friends. Opening up your “Backyard Bistro” to others is a great way to entertain, but only if you make it a safe establishment to visit. Between 2005 and 2009, U.S. fire departments responded to an average 8,200 home fires…
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