(Family Features) Brighten up your Easter feast with unique flavor twists to refresh traditional dishes like ham and deviled eggs. And don’t forget the decorations — it’s easy to create vibrant centerpieces using eggs dyed in the hottest seasonal shades.
“We’ve developed easy tips to dress up your table, from the ham to the centerpiece,” said Mary Beth Harrington of the McCormick Kitchens. “An orange glaze can bring new flavor to the classic ham, while food color can be used to make a variety of spring-inspired egg dyes to feature in Easter table décor.”
By Jesse Akre
In days of yore people stored there most precious belongings in cedar chests for safe keeping. You see cedar chests are able to protect and preserve anything you put in them because the natural oils in cedar wood are insect repellants. A chest made of cedar is particularly good at repelling moths whose larvae eat things made of natural fibers like wool, linen or paper.
(NAPSI)—Children are naturally curious, move quickly and explore the world with their mouths. And we all know: they have a tendency of getting into things they shouldn’t. In observance of National Poison Prevention Week, take the necessary steps to ensure your home is a safe place for your little ones.
Note: Just a reminder to keep in mind that berries also attract bees. So, if anyone in your family has a bee allergy, it can be a real danger.
Every edible landscape deserves to have one or more berry bushes. Your garden will be especially delightful when you include berries, which are some of natures finest offerings. If you are trying to decide which berries to include, here are a few ideas.
(Family Features) From full-course brunches to simple sit-down dinners, Easter celebrations are a time to enjoy family, friends and the delicious tastes of spring.
However elaborate the festivities, a rich and creamy dessert is the perfect finale to any Easter gathering. Made from fresh milk and real cream, PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese is the high-quality ingredient that makes sweets stand out.
(Family Features) From the classics of yesterday to favorites on the table today, peanut butter is a delicious ingredient enjoyed in recipes generation after generation.
“Whether it features creamy or crunchy peanut butter, is a snack your grandmother made, a side dish your dad loved to cook at the holidays, or even a main entree you love serving your family on a busy weeknight, we want to honor your go-to, time-honored recipe,” said Leslie Wagner, executive director, Southern Peanut Growers (SPG).
I was looking for something else on Pinterest and came across these pancake mix muffins. Instead of making pancakes in a skillet, you can put them in muffin pans. There are many variations and flavorings. Here are some delicious-looking ideas!
What is better on a weekend morning than a warm plate of French toast? French toast with caramelized bananas of course! Read on for the recipe and printable recipe cards.
“Do you really believe God loves you — not just tolerates you? When I ask this question to women who are exhausted from trying hard to be “good enough,” the reaction is usually tears springing to their eyes. I understand this response because it was my story for many years too.” Read the complete article by Holley Gerth here.
Paper butterflies make a lovely spring craft. The possibilities are endless for these beautiful creations. Children can be entertained by making simple projects, but there are also some amazing ideas for adults to make.
Several families I know have expanded their living quarters by remodeling their basements. Housing is expensive, and moving to a new place is not always feasible. Finishing your basement adds more value to your home if you ever do try to sell it.
(Family Features) It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. These tips and recipes will help you throw a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests — including make-ahead corned beef and a minty-green cookie recipe both adults and little leprechauns will love.
Here are recipes for quick and easy ham chowder with Parmesan croutons. This makes a nice lunch or even a quick supper when you have one of those busy evenings. It is a good idea to make the croutons a day ahead of time.
I love casseroles. My husband is a meat and potatoes man and likes everything separate, but after years of marriage, I’m getting him to like casseroles better also. They are so easy. You have almost a complete meal in one pan, which makes the clean-up simpler, too. Casseroles are especially nice in the fall and winter because the oven helps to warm up hour house.