I recently decided to start to try and cook versus baking. I have cookies down to a science but one type of food has always been intimidating to me–meat. With different types of cuts, temperatures, and methods of cooking, sometimes it seems easier to just go ahead and head for takeout. I am here to tell you that nobody has perfectly cooked something the first time around. In order to learn how to cook meat, you have to go ahead and cook it.
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You decide to bake cookies and the recipe calls for margarine and you only have butter or vice versa–what now? Many bakers are lost about what the differences are between butter and margarine in baking. I am here to tell you which to use for the cookies that you want.
Magazines, health gurus, and your distant uncle always tell you about the benefits of yoga. With the ability to tighten, stretch, and tone every part of your body, yoga is as healthy as it is relaxing. However, many of us who want to try yoga don’t know what we are doing, how to start, or are self-conscious about our own bodies to even attempt yoga in a group. Yoga Buzz, a non-profit Saint Louis company, is changing all that. While teaching you the basics, Yoga Buzz promotes positive body image and community engagement in each session.
Don’t throw out those coffee grounds! I recently have started my summer plant obsession which means a lot of plant research. Looking for a natural, cheap fertilizer, I stumbled upon the wonderful world of coffee grounds. Find out how to make a beautiful, flourishing garden that will be the envy of your neighborhood, all from leftover coffee grounds.
The season is here for more gardening adventures! I have bought several plants from houseplants to perennials and I can’t wait to share my growing tips and adventures with you! All of you gardener’s out there, prepare to navigate with me on this garden adventure!
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I love to bake cookies–plain and simple. I will always try to experiment with cookies to see if I can find the perfect flavor combination. Although some cookies do well, being on the flatter side, (chocolate chip and sugar cookies for example) sometimes I want my cookies on the cakey side. So I began to do research and I found my answer–baking powder. I am going to share with you what baking powder is and what effect it will have on your cookies.
I have recently decided to renovate my basement bathroom. The last time this bathroom was touched was around the 1990’s so it was not in the best of shape. As I began to research, I discovered that renovating is not such an arduous task as some might think. I continued my quest and I found some helpful hints to renovate your bathroom on a very tight budget (I am in college after all).