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Thaw Frozen Shrimp Fast with a Simple DIY Fountain

Sauteed shrimp is one of THE easiest, quick meals. Not only is it very tasty, but not much has to be done ahead of time, other than have shrimp in the freezer. So, you need to know how to thaw frozen shrimp, which can be done especially fast with a simple fountain made out of […]

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How to Sew a Secret Earbud Cord Porthole Pocket in an Apron or Anything

Sewing an earbud cord porthole is similar to making a bound buttonhole or welt pocket, only easier. Just apply a facing to the area where you want the porthole, stitch, slash, turn, and press. That’s it in a nutshell. Even if you are unfamiliar with this process, and the sewing lingo, I think my explanation […]

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How to Make Healthy Peanut Butter Snack Balls for Toddlers and Other Athletes

I was recently reminded of a recipe for no-bake peanut butter snack balls that I had cut out of the newspaper years ago. I used to make these for my little kids a lot. They loved them. I enjoyed them. But one day I forgot to make them anymore. How do these things happen? But […]

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10 Easy Ways to Eat Your Abundance of Chicken Eggs

I am not a natural egg eater. If they are not from my chickens, I’m not that interested. So, when my hens start laying I really have to switch gears. I want to enjoy my bounty. I understand the nutritional treasure chest of an egg, especially from chickens as happy as mine are. From the […]

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Is the Paleo Diet Good?

The basic premise of the Paleo diet is to eat what people purportedly ate between 10,000 and 2.5 million years ago. There are both good and questionable aspects to this way of eating. First, here are some weak points to the premise: It is extremely difficult to say what foods, and in what forms, people […]

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