How to Quickly and Easily De-Seed a Pomegranate


Have you ever struggled with a pomegranate, attempting to peel it, cut it, or scoop out the seeds?  Struggle no more!!  You seriously won’t even believe how easy this is… Start by scoring the skin of the pomegranate around the “equator.”  You only want to cut in about 1/4″ into the pithy skin – you do… 

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Garlic Parmesan Flatbread with Kielbasa, Arugula and Sweet Potato


I’ll be the first to admit this flatbread has a lot going on.  It’s a bit of work to get all of the components pulled together, but trust me, it’s worth it.  If you want to skip making your own dough, buy premade refrigerated pizza dough instead. Garlic Parmesan Flatbread with Kielbasa, Arugula and Sweet Potato… 

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Pumpkin Gingerbread


This is a delicious twist on pumpkin bread and a great way to use fresh roasted pumpkin! Pumpkin Gingerbread   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Serves: 1 loaf or 12 muffins Ingredients 1½ cups sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs ⅓ cup water… 

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Living on Less Challenge: Results


A month ago, my family decided to try a little austerity program we called the Living on Less Challenge.  We saved our receipts, ate from our pantry, and found inexpensive ways to have fun.  The month is now over; here’s how it went: Spending: Overall, we saved a ton of money just by being mindful about… 

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Overnight Pickled Vegetables


For our wedding anniversary, my husband and I went to a fantastic vegetarian restaurant in town.  Rather that jump directly to the main course, we decided to splurge and get two – yes two – appetizers!  One of them was a little mason jar full of yummy pickled veggies.  Ever since, we’ve been craving all things… 

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