Monthly Archives: August 2010

Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker

200 Recipes for Healthy and Hearty One-Pot Meals That Are Ready When You Are

Book Description
By now the remarkable convenience of the slow cooker is no secret. It keeps the kitchen cool on warm days and is inexpensive and durable. The perfect appliance for vegetarian and healthy cooking, the slow cooker offers a foolproof way to cook beans, grains, and numerous vegetables. Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker delivers recipes for simple, delicious, hearty fare without relying on canned soup for flavor. With chapters on appetizers, soups, stews, breakfasts and more with… Continue reading

Tomatoes are key to great take-to-work lunches

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ONGOING EVENTS: ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION SUPPORT GROUP The Alzheimer’s Association’s Monthly Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month at Chestnut Knoll Assisted Living, 120 W 5th Street in Boyertown from 6 to 7:30 pm. It is an opportunity to meet and share with other caregivers experiencing similar issues. We do offer free respite care in a secured area for loved ones during the …

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Vegan Dinner Party Recipes :

Making Chickpea Appetizers for Vegan Dinner Recipes

Learn about how to make chickpea appetizers for a vegan dinner party with expert vegan cooking tips in this free vegan recipe video on throwing a vegan dinner party. Expert: Marieve Herington Contact: Bio: Marieve Herington has had a passion for the culinary arts and entertaining since she was very young, opening her first freelance event coordinating and catering company when she was only 16. Filmmaker: Nili Nathan

How to use kitchen knife cut cucumber, Martin Yan

I think chef are amazing as they make chopping veggies, fruits and other things seems so cool. Once you learn how to cut and have proper knife techniques you can do anything. Here is a short video by Matin Yan who shows you how to cut cucumber and make it look like art. Who knew cucumber cutting can be so cool.

No More Onion Tears

Over the years I have heard of a lot of remedies for preventing tears when cutting up onions. Many of these have been quite amusing; chew on a matchstick while cutting (must be wood), others sound as though they might work; run the onion under water for a few minutes before chopping and others sound just to weird to try at all; ‘with your swimming goggles firmly in place light the incense, place it next to your chopping board and chop away’.

For me the solution was discovered not by taking old… Continue reading

How To Develop Healthy Eating Habits

Watch this video for a demonstration of “How To Develop Healthy Eating Habits”. Tocomplete the task, you will need: Cooking facilities A shopping list Healthy foods Get started with the first step: Cook and prepare your own meals as often as you can. This will help you avoid eating processed and fast foods, which are higher in sodium and fat. For the complete guide, go to Also check out Howcast for other do it yourself videos from Equilibrio and more videos in the Better Health category. How can you contribute? Create your own DIY guide at or apply to the Howcast Emerging Filmmakers Program at

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