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What is guacamole? Classic guacamole recipes include avocados, onion, tomatoes, garlic, jalapeno, some sort of acid, usually a lime, and various spices. Some of these spices can include salt and pepper, cumin, cayenne pepper, and cilantro. If you are not sure what spices to use or you do not have the spices on hand you can also use a guacamole mix that you can just put in with the ingredients and it will flavor the guacamole for you. What is guacamole mix? Basically it has all of the dried ingredients to make your avocados taste like guacamole. Guacamole nutrition is not too bad. Avocados have fat in them but they are also good for you because the fat is a mono non-saturated fat. This makes them a healthy fat. They are also high in protein and in (more…)
What’s the latest trend in unique wedding cakes? According to ABC News, it might be something you’ve never heard of before. Naked cakes are the new trend popping up across the country as a part of wedding day festivities.
Though the name might lead you to imagine scantily clad figures atop the cake, the reality is a bit more palatable — literally. Naked cakes are a departure from regular custom wedding cakes in that they lack any frosting on the outside. No heavy fondant or creamy buttercream whipped around the sides. Instead, the cake is in its “birthday suit” so that you can see the cake and creamy layers that normally would lay beneath.
Called an exposed-crumb finish or exposed-edge cake, this look is becoming popular with brides who request custom wedding cakes that are seasonal, and look m (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Your daughter has definitely entered an entirely different part of the country. Her phone calls home are about crawfish boils, creole dishes, and other kinds of cajun specialties. Her first three years at college have been south in the state of Louisiana and after she completes her Bachelors Degree this year she may be staying [...]
While we typically think of flowers as something just to be seen, humans have always known that certain flower petals can also be eaten. Today, the crystallized rose petal and other edible blossoms are used in many different ways to enhance our eating experience. Here’s what you need to know about the crystallized rose petal [...]
Few industries are growing as fast as craft brewing. In 2015, the number of operating craft breweries in the U.S. grew 15% to more than than 4,200, which was the most in the history of the country. Craft beer now makes up about 12% of the overall beer market in the U.S., and the craft [...]
Health and Fitness
- Well: War Wounds That Time Alone Can’t Heal
Moral injury resembles post-traumatic stress disorder with an added burden of guilt, and requires different treatment. [...]
- Well: Direct-to-Consumer Lab Tests, No Doctor Visit Required
Firms promise to help consumers spot metabolic red flags. Critics say the services persuade healthy people to seek unneeded treatment. [...]
- Well: A Doctor on Schedule, Rarely on Time
Everyone can tell when I’m behind. Every visit is pared to essentials. Paperwork is postponed, chatting minimized. [...]
- Well: Early Puberty in Girls Raises the Risk of Depression
Those who developed breasts younger than their peers had a higher risk of depression, a new study found. [...]
- Well: Think Like a Doctor: The Tired Gardener Solved!
Readers solve the case of a previously healthy 67-year-old gardener who is too exhausted and feverish to garden. [...]