Movies About the Magic of Food – 4 Magical Movies for Halloween

Simple Irresistible (1999) ‘Simple Irresistible’ is a movie about Amanda, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar. She gets some magical help from a crab. (Yes, a crab.) Amanda is a chef, whose tiny restaurant is slowly failing. She has inherited it from her mother, but doesn’t have her mother’s confidence. She uses her mother’s recipes and customs, and thus doesn’t manage to keep up with modern day expectations. The crab plays…

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Natural Disaster Survival Kit-Best Survival Kit

Do you need a natural disaster survival kit? In my opinion most people are very complacent about their personal security. Saying that, most think it can’t happen to me. But wait it has happen to people you know or someone else knows. Examples of this are just what has happened with hurricane Harvey and Irma, damage and devastation to homes, businesses, and even loss of life. In both of these…

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Five Surprising Benefits of Outdoor Recreation

When it comes to exercise, many people head straight to the gym, preferring to work their muscles on a treadmill or elliptical machine. While gyms are certainly useful and can give an athlete a head start on their fitness goals, nothing quite beats the benefits of nature. For those looking to improve their physical fitness, outdoor recreation can help boost both physical and emotional fitness and health, while also transforming…

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6 Tips to Survive in the Wilderness

Have you ever been in the wild? If so, what did you take with you? You may have taken a lot of gadgets with you so you don’t have any problems. But what if you find yourself in the wild with nothing on you? How would you cope with this situation? What would you do to survive? Given below are some tips that may help you. 1: Don’t panic It…

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Campylobacteria – A Major Cause of Food Poisoning

The commonest cause of food poisoning in the US, responsible for 2.1 to 2.4 million episodes of poisoning every year, is a rod-shaped Gram negative bacterium called Campylobacter jejuni. Although most episodes of Campylobacteria food poisoning are relatively mild, resolving within a week or two, the infection occasionally triggers an autoimmune response that can lead to serious, even life-threatening complications. A related concern about this organism is that an increasing…

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Outdoor Entertaining and Outdoor Party Ideas

With the summer almost a wrap I thought I would share with you some outdoor party ideas you can do at home. What is great about entertaining outdoors is that it can be casual or formal, you set the tone. Plus in the west, we have summer-like weather most of the year making the outdoor entertaining season last a bit longer than other parts of the country. First, some tips…

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Cooking With Chontaduro Palm Fruit

Meet the Chontaduro or Palm Fruit “What’s that?” I asked staring at the plum-sized fruit the woman peeled in her hand. “These are chontaduros from the coast.” “How would you like yours?“ “How can I have them?” I queried back. “You can have them with salt or honey.“ “Then give me two of each.“ The middle-aged Black woman sat on the top stair leading into the strip mall. Her clothing…

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