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Who doesn’t love Mickey Mouse? Most kids adore this Disney character, but he is also loved by adults as well. Celebrate Mickey’s 90th Birthday with foods shaped like your favorite mouse. Let’s take a look at 10 unique food creations that you can easily make at home. Sugar Cookie Any time that you have a lot of kids together, cookies can be a great treat. If you make sugar cookie dough from scratch, you can easily shape the dough into Mickey Mouse shapes that have ears and all. The easiest way to make these cookies is to find a cookie…

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Turkey is the star dish on the Thanksgiving table, so it’s important to make sure its cooked to perfection. Also, if you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner and are worried about carving the turkey, below is an easy step-by-step guide on how to carve the bird. Carving Tools • A carving board • A cutting board • Chef’s knife or a slicing knife • Paper towels • A serving platter • A boning knife or any other long, flexible knife • Quality tongs Now that you have all the necessary hardware, here is everything you need to do to turn a whole…

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Bundts pan are one of the most under-utilized tools in the kitchen. Chances are you have one or more of these aluminum pans in your cabinets . You might think they are only good for one thing, but there are lots of ways to utilize them. Here are twelve unique ideas that take the Bundt pan out of storage and into the limelight. Monkey Bread Bundt pans are often associated with fancy, complicated recipes, but monkey bread is a crowd pleasing dessert that couldn’t be more simple. Instructions 1) Start with two 16-ounce cans of biscuit dough, separated into individual…

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Do you have an jar of pickle juice sitting in your fridge leftover from summer BBQ’s? If you’re not sure what to do with leftover pickle juice and don’t want to just throw it out, here are some creative uses for pickle juice you can test on National Pickle Day. Add Veggies to the Brine Wash, chop and trim raw veggies that you didn’t use when preparing a crudité platter or salad and add them to leftover pickle brine. Allow everything to soak to make a delicious fresh batch of marinated veggies. Clean the Counters If you’d rather use an…

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Game day bar carts are ideal, they let people graze and grab what want. Below is a game plan on how to incorporate a bar cart while entertaining during sports season. Locations for Your Cart Place the cart near the dining or breakfast table. You could use your bar cart strictly for drinks and place food somewhere else. Consider making a hot dog station, a sandwich station, or make a wing station. Create a bar for drinks and set up a dessert table. Special Drinks Create a special game day cocktail, inspired by your team. You could make a special…

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A nacho bar is a fun idea to have if you’re planning on hosting a game day at your home, a birthday party, or any other special event, such as a holiday celebration. This kind of bar is easy to set up and can be customized depending on how many people you’re going to serve and the types of foods that your guests enjoy. When building your nacho bar, you can include healthy toppings along with a few sweet and savory options so that there is a variety for every taste. Setting Up Your Bar When you’re setting up your…

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Oatmeal, a grain with the nutritional power to punch out the body’s bad guys, patiently waits for its turn to change the world of eating. Oatmeal’s smooth and creamy voice speaks softly as it idles warmly in your bowl. What oatmeal really wants to tell you is that it can rock your appetite in a gazillion different ways. It’s time to hear what whole grain oatmeal really has to say Sweet Additions Almost any kind of fresh or dried fruit can be added to oatmeal. From raisins to berries to bananas. How about a couple of tablespoons of shredded coconut…

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Fall is a season to spending time with your friends and family, sharing memories and home cooking. However, it is also a time for making sweet and savory treats. If you plan on creating a desert this year, try our fall fudge recipe. We have several easy step by step directions to make the most delicious no-bake fall fudge. Homemade Chocolate Fudge Ingredients: • 11/3 cups of sweetened condensed milk • 3 1/3 cups of chocolate chips • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt • 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract • Nuts, peppermint, or your favorite candies Directions: 1) Cover…

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National American Beer Day is a day to raise a glass to all the brewers America has given us, and toast the day with your favorite American brew. Below are some fun facts about this beer-tiful holiday! 10 Fun Beer Facts 1. Nearly all the minerals needed for human survival can be found in a glass of beer. 2. Consuming a 12-ounce bottle of beer daily prevents heart disease because it increases levels of plasma antioxidants in the human body. 3. The intoxicant in beer known as ethanol is also a powerful antiseptic. 4. The oldest beer advertisement that has…

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Even when you try to maintain a healthy lifestyle, sometimes you’ll crave greasy takeout foods. Everyone has their favorite, unhealthy food to indulge in when they want to eat to their hearts content. Here’s a list of the best takeout foods for National Greasy Food Day. Pizza Who doesn’t love ooey gooey cheesy goodness of pizza? With so many options of toppings for takeout pizza, you are never too far away from this fine food. Try out some new locations and you might find a hidden gem that’ll quickly becomes your favorite pizza shop. Tacos Tacos are a mix of…

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