Blog Posts by Miss Kate

  • Spicy Tomato Soup Recipe

    You can always add in hot sauce to taste on a per bowl basis. Cooking time can be reduced by not simmering as long, but the flavor will be better the longer you let it simmer. This soup can be refrigerated for a couple of days, or frozen without losing much flavor. I like to make it in the fall when I have a lot of ripe tomatoes and other veggies in the garden that need to be used before they pass their prime.

    It is also good for using up some of that big basil bush that I usually have at that time of year. Of course, grocery store veggies work just as well. Experiment with variations by adding cilantro, parsley, or your other favorite leafy greens. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

    Heat a little olive oil in a large saucepan or your favorite soup pot over medium-high heat. Add chopped scallions (including green part) and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add 5 tomatoes - seeded and diced. Reduce heat to low, then stir in the broth, V8 and tomato juice. Cover and simmer while preparing

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  • How To Choose The Perfect Jewelry

    Choosing your jewelry is no different than choosing your wardrobe. Most crucial is to stick within your comfort zone and your own model fashion. That said it never hurts to step out of the box once in awhile.

    What's most essential is that your jewelry matches up with your outfit. Your jewelry is the finishing touching on your total gaze. Make your model statement count!

    You need to determine what you want your jewellery to do. Do you want it front and center stage? Do you want it to compliment? Do you want it subtle? The occasion or celebration you'll be wearing your jewelry to is ...Read More>>>

  • Chocolate Corporate Gift Baskets

    Chocolate Corporate Gift Baskets gift baskets used as marketing tools gives the recipients great gifts they associate with you and your brand. Chocolate gift baskets are favored by most and giving them will help solidify your logo around the office. Chocolate Corporate Gift Baskets are great corporate gifts and should be a part of your marketing arsenal.

    Chocolate Corporate Gift Baskets are available at many different price points.

    There are many different investment levels for your chocolate corporate gift baskets. Depending on your company's needs these corporate gift baskets can range from small imprinted mugs drop shipped to dozens of business associates to more elegant gourmet chocolate filled baskets you could personally deliver. Each basket is equally important and useful depending on your specific needs. Read More>>>

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  • Green Mountain Coffee

    Founded in 1981, the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) has long been considered as one of the leading producers of high quality coffee. The company is based in Vermont, and has been publicly traded since the year 1993. They even had sales that reached an excess of $137 million just for the fiscal year which had ended in September 2004.

    The Green Mountain coffee is generally noted for its excellent taste and aroma. It comes in a number of varieties though, and each variety if highly valued by thousands of customers throughout Vermont and the world. The Green Mountain coffees are produced from ... Continue Reading Green Mountain Coffee

  • Beauty Of Japan Sea

    When most people were warming themselves around a fire in the winter month of January, I journeyed to Japan for windsurfing. I went somewhere cold to go to the beach, but no, I am not insane.

    The winter storms cause strong winds and decent waves, and the combination makes for very fun windsurfing. But more than the actual surfing conditions, the Japanese foreignness was the main lure leading me on the trip ...Read More>>>

  • Rwanda The Most Hilly Place Of The World

    Rwanda is a really beautiful country with a lot of awesome scenery to look at. You would be surprised to know that scores of travelers visit here everyday to indulge in the rich culture and to experience the wonderful flora and fauna of the place. Tourism business for the area has grown significantly over the course of recent years and the main reason behind that is the physical features of Rwanda which provide an inviting site for tourists from all around the world. Natural beauty of the country has just no alternate to it, and hence it has been the center of attraction for tourists from all the walks of life.

    Kigali City in Rwanda is the center of attention of a large number of tourists due to its astonishing beauty. It is on top of the hill, making it a really interesting place for one and all. The city consists of a good variety of flora and fauna, making it even more attractive for nature lovers. The city is evergreen, and looks like a heaven on earth. It is not really a

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  • Delicious Chocolate Gifts

    Are you a chocolate lover? Do you enjoy giving chocolate gifts to others? Are you always looking for a new and unique chocolate treat to add to your list of favorite deserts? Do you enjoy finding delicious chocolate recipes to make for family and friends?

    Chocolate or (kah kow) was discovered 2,000 years ago in the tropical rain forests of the Americas. Over various cultures and time, it evolved into what we know chocolate to be today. Spain got it's first look at chocolate when ...Read More>>>

  • 10 Facts About Chocolate

    Chocolate is something that just about everyone has tried at some point and chocolate is something that many people love. Such is the power of chocolate in fact, that books. Movies and even songs have been written about it. Below we look at 10 facts about chocolate.

    1. Chocolate may have some health benefits. A lot of people talk about whether or not chocolate is healthy or unhealthy. Generally that are a lot of calories is many chocolate candies but studies have also shown that some chocolate, particularly dark chocolate, is rich in flavonoids because of the high percentage of cocoa. The antiociant value of these ingredients is thought to be beneficial to us, provided we do not overdue it.

    2. Chocolate varieties. There are dozens of different types of chocolate and these can range from milk, dark and white chocolate through to chocolate defined by its percentage of cocoa content. It is even possible to get chocolate which is 100% although this for me tasted a little too extreme.

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  • Pleural Plaques Life Expectancy After Diagnosis

    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer almost exclusively caused by asbestos exposure. Pleural mesothelioma is the most common type of mesothelioma, a rare cancer that develops in the mesothelial cells that make up the mesothelium, a membrane that lines many of the body's organs and cavities.

    In the case of pleural mesothelioma, the cancer develops in the lining of the lungs, called the pleura or pleural membrane. Pleural mesothelioma accounts for most cases of mesothelioma, about two thirds of all diagnosed cases. Pleural mesothelioma typically develops in ...Read More>>>

  • Chocolate Gifts For Weddings

    Make Your Chocolate Wedding Favors Something Special

    Weddings are simply wonderful. It is a day of joyous and loving celebration and it is important that we are able to have it just the way we want it to be. Many are the different details that has to be cared for to get it right.Everything has to be planned; from the menu to the brides dress to the cake to the invitation cards and so on. It may seem a bit overwhelming at some times but after all, the planning is part of the joy and something that reminds us of the beautiful event that is to come.

    There is one thing that definitely will impress the guests attending your wedding - custom wedding favors. It is now possible to have your wedding favors designed in your won unique way. Why not let each of the guests get a bar of fine chocolate and have a picture of ...Read More>>>

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