5 simple flavor variations for grilled cornTake classic grilled corn over the top with these 5 simple flavor variations.
Spread low-fat mayonnaise on still warm corn. Roll in 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese and 5 strips cooked bacon, chopped.
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2. Mexican-Style Street Corn
Spread low-fat mayonnaise on still warm corn. Roll in 1/2 cup crumbled cotija or feta cheese. Sprinkle with chile powder. Serve with lime wedges for squeezing.
3. Pizzaiola Spread
Grate 2 vine-ripe tomatoes, seeded, using a coarse box grater; strain and press out all excess liquid. Stir in 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese, 1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped basil and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Spread on corn.
4. Toasted Sesame Butter
Stir together 4 tablespoons salted butter, softened; 1 teaspoon with sesame seeds; 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped cilantro; and 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil. Spread on corn; sprinkle with more sesame seeds.
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5. Garlic-Old Bay Butter
Stir together 4
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Woooo-wee, it's hot out there. Skin tingling hot. And, odds are that at some point this summer you'll get the chance to cool off by the pool with a cold, frozen drink made with your trusty blender (if you don't have a trusty blender yet, check out our latest blender reviews!). Because you did all that work to get the blender out of the cabinet, untangle the cord, concoct your drink, let me share with you a few more goodies you can blend up.Read More »from 7 New Ways to Use Your Blender
1. Whipped Cream
Cool down this summer with an ice cream sundae topped with homemade whipped cream. Making your own whipped cream takes a measly minute and you most likely have the main ingredient stashed in the back of your fridge waiting to be used up. Pour 1/2 cup heavy cream into the jar of your blender and blend on medium speed for 15-20 seconds until soft peaks form. Add in 1 tablespoon of your favorite sugar (powdered, turbinado, or granulated) and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and continue to mix on medium speed for another 15-20 seconds or
Cleaning product swaps that you should avoid.When you run out of a cleaning product, there's often another one that can get the job done. For example, you can use a few drops of hydrogen peroxide instead of a laundry stain remover or baking soda as a sink and faucet cleanser. But there are several cleaning swaps that you should never, ever make. Here are 5 cleaning product substitutions to avoid.Read More »from 5 Cleaning Product Substitutions to Avoid
1. All-purpose cleaner for glass cleaner
You're probably wondering what could be the harm in this swap? Well, using an all-purpose cleaner on windows or mirrors will leave them with soapy streaks. A smart alternative would be a multi-surface cleaner.
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2. Hand dish soap for automatic dishwasher detergent
Make this exchange and you'll wind up with mountains of suds all over your kitchen floor that just won't quit. If this happens, here's what to do to break down the foam.
3. Stainless steel cleaner for silver polish
Don't use a tough stainless steel metal cleaner on your fine
Oreo from 1912From breaking world records, to surviving Blizzards (DQ, that is), to gracing the pages of Good Housekeeping and becoming a social media superstar, the Oreo has had an exciting 101 years. Read on for the most important moments in Oreo history and fun ways to eat 'em this summer!Read More »from The History of the Oreo
1912: The first Oreo cookie is born in NYC and sold in Hoboken, NJ. Back then, grocers bought the cookies in bulk tins for just 30 cents a pound.
1923: The now-classic Oreo "twist" first appears in advertisements on trolley cars. Today, about 50% of Oreo eaters twist open their Oreos before taking a bite.
1950: "Oh, Oh! Oreo" becomes the brand's slogan, set to a catchy tune.
1952: A 1952 advertisement in Good Housekeeping shows a young girl demonstrating another acceptable way to eat Oreos: two at a time.
1953: "Let them have another, Mother," this 1953 Oreo ad urges our readers. After all, they're "wholesome, made with the finest-of-the-fine."
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1965: Oreo packaging
- Good Housekeeping | Beauty – Thu, Jul 25, 2013 1:50 PM EDT
They say what's old is new again - and that certainly holds true when it comes to beauty. While there are countless new trends that hit it big each season, there are certain ones that just keep coming back. We'll show you how to revive 4 beauty styles in a new way.
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Beer Brat Skewers with Spicy SlawBite-size bratwurst slices alternate with veggies in this kebab version of the Sheboygan, WI, classic, which is basted in a beer-brown sugar sauce.
Yields: 4 main-dish servings
Total Time: 45 min
Prep Time: 35 min
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- 4 tablespoon(s) cider vinegar
- 3 tablespoon(s) packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon(s) packed brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) crushed red pepper
- 1/2 head(s) (medium) cabbage, very thinly sliced, (6 cups)
- 1/2 cup(s) beer
- 2 teaspoon(s) lower-sodium soy sauce
- 2 medium onions
- 2 large red peppers
- 6 (1 pound) fully cooked bratwurst sausages
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1. In large bowl, stir 3 tablespoons vinegar, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper until sugar dissolves. Add cabbage; toss to coat. Let stand.
2. Prepare grill for direct grilling on medium-low.
CoinsSure, germs are everywhere but the truth is, roughly 2 percent of germs contain potential pathogens. Before you whip out the antibacterial hand sanitizer, check this list of 8 not-so-dirty places that get a bad rap.Read More »from 8 Things You Think Are Dirty -- but Aren't
Germs prefer soft, moist environments. "Coins are made of metal, and metal has some antimicrobial properties," says microbiologist Kelly Wroblewski, director of the infectious disease program at the Association of Public Health Laboratories. "They're not a good place for germs to live." In fact, copper, nickel, and silver are antimicrobial, says microbiologist Charles Gerba (a.k.a. Dr. Germ), a professor in the University of Arizona's department of soil, water, and environmental science. "Coinage money, like dimes, nickels, quarters, generally don't support bacteria," says Philip Tierno, director of microbiology and immunology at New York University Langone Medical Center and author of The Secret Life of Germs. "Trace metals like silver, nickel, aluminum and
Grammy's Peach Custard Pie This peach custard pie has a taste of summer and a delectable creaminess. Your grandma would be proud!Read More »from The Perfect Pie for Peach Season
Yields: 8 servings
Total Time: 1 hr 15 min
Prep Time: 20 min
- 1 cup(s) all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
- 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
- 1/3 cup(s) cold vegetable shortening
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- 3 cup(s) (about 5) peeled and diced fresh peaches, or 3 cans (15 ounces each) sliced peaches in light syrup, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup(s) granulated sugar
- 3 teaspoon(s) granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon(s) butter
- 3 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
- 3 large eggs
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1. Crust: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In medium bowl with a fork mix flour, salt, shortening, and 2 tablespoon cold water just until dough begins to form. On work surface, knead 2 to 3 times, until dough comes together. Shape into ball; dust lightly with flour. With rolling pin, roll between
Union JackThe word is out - Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth Monday afternoon and it looks like her and Prince William's new bundle of joy will be wearing Royal blue (it's a boy!). Britain's beloved baby boy is going to need optimal nutrition from the start to take on the tasks that await him as the heir to the throne. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization recommend exclusive breastfeeding for at least 6 months to benefit the health of both mom and baby. Along with these recommendations come some dietary tips that all new moms should be aware of. We've zeroed in on the nutrients that help new moms like Kate fight fatigue (hello, sleepless nights), reduce the risk of postpartum depression, and meet the demands of nursing during the upcoming months. Let's hope Kate loads up on these foods and nutrients.
1. Whole Grain Carbs
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