Articles for tag: Healthy Cooking, Quick Breads, Sugaring

Karla News

Healthy Cooking and Baking with Dried Fruit

If you want to make your food preparation a little more nutritious, try adding dried fruit into your recipes. Not only are they good for your body but they also can boost the texture and moisture levels of breads and other baked goods. There are many kinds to choose from, my favorite ones are organics, ...

Karla News

Making Maple Sugar with No Thermometers

In making granulated, caked, or candied maple sugar, the syrup had to be boiled past the syrup stage and heated to 30-35 degrees over boiling point. With no thermometers, historic Native cooks used age-old methods of determining the correct time to pour the hot sugar. Pour too early, and the sugar will never turn into ...

Karla News

Santa’s Land in Putney, Vermont

Are you ready to celebrate Christmas this year and give your Christmas wish list directly to Santa Claus? If you are, you should really go and visit Santa and celebrate Christmas early at Santa’s Land in Putney, Vermont for a wonderful holly jolly time with your friends and family know matter what age you are. ...

Karla News

Family Fun at Vermont Maple Sugar Houses

Vermont does not hold a monopoly on maple trees or its derivatively delicious maple products. You can extract maple sap from maple trees in lots of places across the U. S. Occasionally you might work yourself up to collecting enough of the sticky stuff to boil off and create a sugar paste. Maple sugaring done ...

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5 Day Trip Ideas from Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois has many activities for people living in and around the area. After visiting many of the local attractions in Chicago, there are other options available in nearby areas that are close enough to be visited during a day trip. There are also several activities in each location that can be visited during several ...

Karla News

Kiss Unwanted Body Hair Goodbye: Master the Art of Sugaring

If you need a second job to afford the products and/or services that rid your body free of unwanted hair, you may wish to rethink your priorities. The cost of a single treatment could equal a new blouse or jeans — does it make sense to spend your hard-earned cash on products or services that ...

Karla News

Homemade Body Sugar for Quick Hair Removal

One of the earliest methods of hair removal was used by Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt. Historical records tell us that Cleopatra met with her handmaidens once a month for a hair removal session. Sugar, oil, and lime juice were mixed together to make the first known “Body Sugar.” Just like the famous ruler made ...