Paprika…The What

Event though most of have a conainer of paprika sitting way back far in the spice cabinet, waiting to be pulled out only on those rare occasions when you make deviled eggs…kike once or twice a year…paprika is a spice that has way more to offer than we give it credit for. But what exactlyContinue reading “Paprika…The What”

Making the Perfect Copycat Bisquick Baking Mix

If there is one thing that I hate as far as grocery shopping, it would be spending extra money on products that I could already have made with the ingrefdients that I already had in my house—such as Bisquick and many spice blends.   There are a ton of recipes out there that require this BisquickContinue reading “Making the Perfect Copycat Bisquick Baking Mix”

Making the Perfect Protein Bites

  Getting adequate amounts of protein is important for all women, not only die-hard athletes. Adequate protein is important for both appearance and long-term health, especially among active women….(okay, now find me one woman who is not active…usually we have more on our plate than one person could possibly handle, right)… So why is proteinContinue reading “Making the Perfect Protein Bites”

Baking from Scratch 101

The first breading that we are going to look at is for… Baking Soda Batter… Why? Because most of us have had it sitting in our pantry or fridge for how long without knowing what to do with it? There is sits, day after day, week after week…sad and lonely. Yet this big yellow boxContinue reading “Baking from Scratch 101”

Kimchi—The What Else—Star Anise

Star anise is another spice to look for on your journey through an Asian market or website. Star anise comes from the seed pod from the fruit of the Illicium verum plant, a small evergreen shrub which is native to Southwest China and northeast Vietnam. As far as shape, the star anise that comes fromContinue reading “Kimchi—The What Else—Star Anise”