Cucumber has a bitter taste: Take this action while you peel it!

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Bitterness is usually concentrated in the stem end of the cucumber and can be a consequence of fertilization, temperature, irrigation and space of the plant. It is very rare for the flavor to be found in the deeper parts of the cucumber, it is more often found in the greener areas under the skin.If you ...

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If you want to keep roaches out of your house and other annoying pests at bay, try these four easy, environmentally friendly treatments! 🐜

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In addition to hiring a professional exterminator, you may also attempt some all-natural solutions to get rid of those pesky pests. Here are four tried-and-true strategies that even experts can use: (1) Oil of Peppermint An excellent treatment for roach infestations is peppermint oil, which is considered to be a great insect repellent. To get ...

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Methods for Removing Grease and Burned Debris From a Pan's Base

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I try my best to maintain a spotless home since I've always taken great interest in my possessions. No matter how hard I try, my cookware only seems spotless on the day I bring it home from the store. Grease and charred food particles settle to the bottoms of cookware over time. It remains unsolved ...

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Hands down, the only lemon cake I'll eat!


Now, let me tell you about a little slice of sunshine that'll brighten even the cloudiest of days here in our cozy corner of the world – the good old Lemon Pound Cake. This beauty has been around since the 1700s, if you can believe it, and it sure has stood the test of time. ...

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Wet Burritos

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Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 4.5 oz diced green chile peppers 16 oz refried beans 8 oz tomato sauce 10 oz enchilada sauce 15 oz chili no-beans (Hormel) 6 flour burrito tortillas (about 12 inches) 2 cups shredded ...

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Just a teaspoon, and the orchid miraculously blooms many flowers.

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Orchids are one of the most beautiful and diverse plant families, numbering over 25,000 species and over 100,000 hybrids. Their stunning beauty and exotic appearance make them a favorite among plant lovers. Just like all plants, orchids have specific nutritional needs to thrive. An unconventional remedy that has become popular among gardeners is the use ...

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A Taste of Turkey: Discovering the Delightful Egg Dish

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In the grand tapestry of world cuisines, every so often, we stumble upon a dish so delightful that it prompts us to exclaim, “Oh my God, so tasty!” Such is the case with a unique egg dish from Turkey, a recipe that has the power to make one wonder, “Why didn’t I know this recipe ...

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One of my absolute favorite recipes of all time! Total comfort food!

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The Pineapple Casserole is a unique dish that marries the sunny sweetness of pineapple with the rich savoriness of cheese—a true testament to the creativity found in American Southern cooking. Its somewhat unexpected combination of sweet and savory notes creates a juxtaposition that’s akin to a culinary hug. The use of Ritz crackers adds a ...

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