Every day we turn to our lovely cup of java to replenish our energy, thwart ourselves from dozing off or to boost ourselves. For most of the people, coffee isn’t just about those things but the taste also matters. Whether you make your own coffee or you go to your favorite café, the question might have crossed your mind what makes coffee taste great? Or why does it taste so dull sometimes? The answer lies in another question, why do we grind coffee? It is this question when answered will clear all your dilemmas about the taste of coffee. Читать дальше “Reasons Not To Buy Pre-Ground Coffee” »
It’s something of a cruel vicious circle: you’re stressed out so you go and raid the pantry for comfort foods like chocolate, ice cream and bags of chips. But the truth is that these so-called comfort foods actually promote health problems like diabetes, obesity and oxidative damage. The short-term gain of reducing your stress levels by eating these foods might actually be part of the stress problem!
A house is brought to life by its residents and as any other living being, it requires a heart. Kitchen is the place that serves that purpose because it is the place that provides its dwellers the energy they need. When it comes to maintaining the kernel of your house, you want it to be resourceful, elegant and enamoring, which can only be achieved if you equip it with the items you actually need.
Whenever you compile a shopping list, you ensure that all the crucial items are included. The same should go for your appliances. Buying expensive appliances that you don’t utilize won’t make your kitchen look beautiful but will only take away precious space and the lightness of your kitchen. Among the variety of cooking, baking is something everyone loves but as delicious as it can be, it’s really hard to select what appliances you should have in your kitchen to make it a home bakery. Читать дальше “Essential Appliances a Baker Needs” »
Before you head out to that pricey Indian restaurant, why not give one (or more) of these recipes a try? They don’t require a shopping list of hard-to-find ingredients, yet they are just as tasty as the dishes you can get at a sit-down place. Best of all, you can stay in and enjoy the company of loved ones! Читать дальше “Incredibly Delicious Indian Recipes” »
While most of the home decoration should be done by a professional, consider adding some small touches that will greatly improve the final look. It is important to note that you are the one living in your house, and not everything done by the decorator can reflect your needs, so some minor adjustments may be necessary. We have briefly outlined some tips for home decoration below. Читать дальше “Five Tips to Decorate Your Home like a Pro” »
Although medication like statins can reduce bad cholesterol, such treatment can also lead to a number of unpleasant side effects, including muscle pain, memory loss, and elevated liver enzymes. In fact, muscle pain affects between 2 and 11 percent of patients taking statins and can even persist for several months after you stop taking the medication.
Luckily, there are plenty of effective ways to lower your cholesterol naturally, without the need for medication. All you need to do is focus on particular aspects of your lifestyle and change what you put on your grocery list. Читать дальше “How to Lower Your Cholesterol” »
Going vegan is a huge lifestyle choice, and sometimes it can be hard to keep a balanced and nutritious diet while adhering to vegan guidelines. With these recipes, your tummy and your wallet will be satisfied. These are filling and healthy meals that keep things easy for your shopping list. Читать дальше “Simple Recipes for Vegan Beginners” »
No matter if the yard is big or small, use the place to transform it into your little Heaven. We have some ideas and advices on how to beautify the garden in your house! It’s important to be economical and to use the space rationally. Before you implement any plan or idea, clean the garden and remove the unnecessary items and tools. If you have dying plants, remove them too; they will only interfere the new plants to grow and flourish properly. Читать дальше “The Garden is Your Little Heaven, Make it Shine!” »
There is a reason why rice pudding continues to be a favorite dessert among many folks. The ingredients are simple, the baking is easy, and there is almost no clean-up afterwards!
White rice, 1/3 c
Sugar, ½ c
Milk, 4 c
Preheat oven to 300 F. In a casserole dish, combine the rice, sugar, salt, and milk; stir. Bake, uncovered, for a half-hour. Stir it again and bake another half-hour. Stir once more.
Continue baking and check frequently to see when the rice gets plump (about another half-hour.) Stir and continue baking for another 10-30 minutes (keep checking and stirring until the rice is fluffy.)
Remove the pudding from the oven once you see the milk is thick and the rice is puffy and prominent in the mixture. Allow the pudding to cool to room temperature (or chill it in the refrigerator) before serving.