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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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If you love to indulging in fall flavors, use seasonal liquors for fall cocktails. Blend liqueurs with various spices and zest, to make craft cocktails to celebrate autumn. Spicy Chocolate Liquor Decadent chocolate flavor with a hint of chili brings a powerful punch to your senses. The liquor is versatile and can be added to a dessert, cocktail, or coffee. Pecan Liqueur Hickory, nut infused with a warm maple fragrance. It has a strong kick, but it is smooth and pairs well with almost any spice you may desire. Excellent choice for anyone who enjoys classic tastes. Ingredients: • One…

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Get ready to fall in love with these amazing seasonal dessert recipes. These sweet treats capture the spicy, smoky and sweet flavors of autumn. From apple crisp to pumpkin cheesecake bars, you’re sure to wow your guests this year with these recipes. Nice Spice Ginger Cookies Like sweets with a bite to them? These soft ginger cookies offer a nice zesty sweetness. Prep Time: 15 min Bake Time: 10 min Makes 2 dozen cookies. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup molasses 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground ginger 1…

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Pierogies are a classic Polish dish that’s comforting and versatile. These dough pillows are boiled and fried in butter with onions or served with butter and sour cream. These can be filled with fruits, farmer’s cheese, mushrooms, sauerkraut and other endless options. We have compiled some of the best pierogi recipes here for you. When are they made? These are traditionally made for Christmas. However, you can make them to celebrate any occasion. Pierogies are best made with family members and friends as many hands lighten the work load. What are the various accompaniments? Melted butter, sour cream and onions…

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Developing an affinity for great tasting German food begins with learning how to choose the ingredients that are part of traditional German recipes. There are comfort food recipes that will help you make a German dinner to remember. Einz Zwei Drei When you are in a hurry at lunchtime and hanker for a German sandwich (belegte Brote), keep a few of these ingredients handy. . Bratwurst, knackwurst or leberwurst . Sauerkraut . German mustard . Thinly sliced onion . German rye or sourdough rye bread Directions: • Slice bread about 3/4 inches thick. (You can use one slice or two,…

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Super foods are rich in nutrition and should be a part of your every day diet. They are packed with minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants that can decrease your chances of having a stroke or getting diagnosed with cancer or a heart disease. Super foods also have the ability to improve your immune system and decrease inflammation and can help you maintain a healthy complexion while strengthening your hair and nails. Here is a look at some super foods you should add to your diet. Berries Berries have high levels of flavonoids in them that can help lower the risk of…

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Tacos are a delicious and simple to prepare, it’s a playful meal that your family can partake in making. Bring the flavors of Mexico into your home with these simple and easy tips for National Taco Day. Shopping Essentials Toppings Purchase toppings used to decorate your tacos including lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, shredded cheese, limes and jalapeños. Taco Shells Choose any type of taco shell, including flour tortillas, corn tortillas, and pre-made or hard taco shells. Taco Filling Select the filling for the tacos. There is a variety of meat to choose from: chicken, ground beef, fish, shrimp,…

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The crisp days of fall are fast approaching. You may be feeling inspired to make a delicious drink that will warm you from the inside out. Hot apple cider is one of the biggest fall staples, so cuddle up next to your fireplace and enjoy one of these mulled cider recipes. Classic Apple Cider This warm apple cider recipe will fill your home with the aroma of the holidays. This cider will serve around 6 guests, so it’s wonderful to make during small gatherings of friends or family. Ingredients: • 2 quarts all-natural apple juice • 1 unpeeled apple (sliced…

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With the school year in full swing, keeping your kids healthy is likely a top priority for parents. During the school year, it’s important for children to have healthy and delicious snacks with them at school and around the house. This isn’t just essential to their health, but that it sets a lifetime habit of healthy eating. Here are some healthy snacks you can make for your little ones after school. Lime-Siracha Kale Chips Kale has gone from a food that required force feeding, to an ultra-trendy favorite. It is simple to make your own kale chips. Mix together a…

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