Posted on Jul 3 2015 - 3:30pm by burningsalad
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Many of us are trying to cut down our cholesterol levels, and sometimes it’s feels like a lot of hard work: less smoking, less drinking, more exercise, and more boring food. But it doesn’t have to be this way! If you are trying to lower your cholesterol there’s actually a lot of delicious food you can eat which will also be better for your health. The key is...

Posted on Jun 23 2015 - 4:34am by burntsalad
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I just love to have friends and family over for the evening. Sometimes we have quite a formal dinner party event to make the evening extra special. Over the last few months, I’ve been thinking more and more about what makes a great dinner party. Is it just the food, or is it really all about the company? Here are a few of my thoughts about the secrets to a great...

I might be a lot more confident in the kitchen than I used to be, but from time to time I still have my little cooking disasters. What I have noticed is that whenever I have a cooking problem, it always tends to be when I am rushed or stressed out. Cooking requires concentration and precision, so when I am unable to give it my full attention, it’s no wonder things...

Source: In today’s world, it’s almost impossible to escape the pressures of eating healthy. Whilst we all know the benefits of a balanced diet, the constant bombardment of telling us to do so can make it a struggle. Those toils are made even worse when we see the unattainable bodies splashed across magazine front covers. Most of us want to eat healthy but staying...

Posted on Jun 9 2015 - 1:39pm by burningsalad
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My grandmother always used to make one sinfully rich and yummy cake for the whole family every Thanksgiving and Christmas (and the many other odd times when I begged her to bake one just for me). It was much later that I learned that what I was devouring each and every time was in fact called the Japanese Fruit Cake. It’s quite a mysterious name for this cake as...