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The following are the ingredients for antipasto salad with dressing:

  • 1 c. celery, diced
  • 1 (16 oz.) can artichoke hearts (drained and sliced)
  • 1/2 c. Mozzarella cheese, diced
  • 1 stick pepperoni, diced
  • 1 c. provolone, diced
  • 1/2 c. pitted black olives
  • 1/2 c. red onion, diced
  • 1 each green and yellow pepper, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 pt. cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 c. stuffed green olives
  • 1 (10 1/2 oz.) can chick peas (drained)
  • Antipasto dressing
  • 1 (16 oz.) can cannelloni beans
  • Sliced Italian bread

Procedure:

Mix all these ingredients except the dressing in a bowl. After you mix the ingredients, add the dressing and then toss. Mix everything in a large bowl, and refrigerate it for an hour. Serve with sliced Italian

You can toss all the ingredients, except the dressing in a large bowl. You can add the dressing and then toss. Transfer it to a large bowl. Refrigerate for one hour. Serve with sliced Italian bread.

For Antipasto Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh basil or 1 tbsp. dried basil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (or to taste)
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c. red wine vinegar

Procedure:

In a bowl, combine all the above ingredients. Pour over the antipasto salad, and then you need to follow the instructions which are given above for making the salad.

– See more at: http://www.6recipes.com/

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Antipasto Salad Recipe


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In order to make creamy Colombia cafe you will need:

  • 1 c. whipping cream
  • Coffee ice cubes
  • 1 c. Colombian coffee, chilled and
  • 2 tbsp. powdered sugar

Procedure:

First you can blend the coffee cubes, coffee, powdered sugar, whipping cream. Blend it till the mixture becomes smooth and creamy. Then pour the mixture in a frosted mug, and sprinkle it with sugar and cinnamon. Serve your Columbian café.

– See more at: http://www.6recipes.com/

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Creamy Colombia Caffee Recipe


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Despite the barrage of anti-aging products in the form of creams, pills and pricey procedures that promise to help you stay young forever, the most effective treatments don’t have to cost a thing. As these experts attest, the real keys to staying young are both inexpensive and easily accessible. Here are five things you can start doing today to stave off the appearance of aging.

GO RAW

Mimi Kirk, author of Live Raw, coming to stores in May, was recently voted PETA’s sexiest vegetarian over 50 — at 70 years old. How’d she get that honor? She recommends consuming raw foods whenever possible. The easiest way to up your raw intake is to blend organic fruits and vegetables together for a delicious, green juice you can drink daily.

EAT GREEN

Alina Zhukovskaya, nutrition designer and raw food chef, swears by the power of all foods green. The reason? Chlorophyll. Found in green, leafy vegetables and algae, it purifies the blood, body and skin, making it a critical component in reducing signs of aging. Chlorophyll-rich foods include kale, collard greens, celery, parsley, watercress and spinach.

BEAUTY SKIN FROM WITHIN

For a brighter complexion, nourish your body with carotene. Rich sources include carrots and squash. Zhukovskaya also recommends regularly eating oranges, grapefruits, lemons, papayas and pineapples. Each contains enzymes that are vital in maintaining skin that is smooth, pliable and young-looking.

LIFT

Joan Pagano, fitness expert and former trainer to Jacqueline Onassis and Caroline Kennedy, shares that “a 20-year-old woman who does not lift weights will lose about 6 pounds of muscle and gain five pounds of fat by age 50.” In her bestselling book, Strength Training for Women, she demonstrates a variety of strength training routines to help women stay young. Pagano swears by strength training because it restores muscle, giving both your strength and energy levels a boost. It reduces your risk of developing osteoporosis, heart disease and adult-onset diabetes, and it alleviates symptoms of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, as well as hypertension. If you’re hesitant to join a gym, start a simple strength training routine at home while watching TV with a pair of light free weights. Start out doing two full-body sessions twice a week on non-consecutive days. For suggested routines, visitjoanpaganofitness.com.

ELIMINATE INFLAMMATION

Dr. Barry Sears, a leading authority in anti-inflammatory nutrition and creator of The Zone Diet, maintains that “aging is ultimately due to increased inflammation at the cellular level.” To reduce the inflammation, there are some easy adjustments that you can make to your diet today, like removing vegetable oils rich in omega-6 fatty acids. A common component in the Western diet, you may not realize how many omega-6 fatty acids you consume. Typical sources include corn, safflower, cottonseed and soybean oils, which are often added into processed foods because they are a cheap form of calories. According to Sears, “these omega-6 fatty acids will generate inflammatory hormones (eicosanoids) that speed the aging process.” In addition to carefully reading ingredient labels, an easy way to eliminate the oils is to replace processed foods with raw, natural alternatives whenever possible.

Source: http://www.sheknows.com/

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Natural Way To Stay Forever Young


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Movie stars get it done. Fashion models get it done. Television personalities get it done.

Many famous people turn to facelifts in order to appear younger. While it’s true that these options can tighten loose skin and reduce fine wrinkles, there are many detrimental side effects and risks associated with getting a facelift.

  • Pain– Lasting 2 weeks to 6 months
  • Numbness– For 6-8 months, and up to 18 month around stitch lines
  • Swelling – You may be unrecognizable for weeks
  • Bruising – Up to 8 weeks of looking battered
  • Surgery Risks – Including infection, adverse reaction to the anesthesia, failure to properly heal, or a doctor who goes “too far” once you’re on the table.

Facelifts can also be expensive. Between the operating room rental, anesthesia, the physician’s fee and other associated costs, people can pay between eight and fifteen thousand dollars. This isn’t for a high-end celebrity plastic surgeon,� simply a reputable practice—and while you may find cheaper rates at some medical practices, you really shouldn’t go to a discount doctor when having work done on your face.

Needless to say, for most people, that’s a lot of money to spend on an elective procedure. But what’s surprising is that even some famous A-listers are skipping facelifts, turning instead to the rare charentais cantaloupe, found in a remote region in the south of France, to help preserve their perfect skin.

Here’s the second surprise: The ingredient is not only affordable, it’s part of a great skincare system that’s available to women everywhere.

The Youth Molecule
The secret is actually a powerful super-antioxidant calledsuperoxide dismutase or SOD. SOD has been referred to as a “youth molecule” for its miraculous age-defying properties, and is believed to be one of the most powerful antioxidants known to science.

The use of SOD as an anti-aging agent was pioneered by one of Europe’s premier skin doctors, Jean Louis Sebaugh. Dr. Sebaugh noticed that melons containing SOD decayed at a much slower rate than melons that lacked the nutrient (see image).

With this in mind, Dr. Sebaugh tested SOD as part of a skin care regimen and was amazed by its ability to restore the appearance of youth and vitality. From those results he created a first-of-its-kind skincare regime using this rare melon extract and called itMeaningful Beauty�.

Already popular among in-the-know stars and models, Meaningful Beauty’s new Advanced Anti-Aging System helps smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, adds radiance to your complexion, preserves skin’s youthful vibrancy, and protects it from environmental damage. It’s naturally enriched with SOD, as well as other powerful ingredients such as coenzyme Q10, lipoic acid, and restorative minerals.

The 5-Step System:
Step 1: Cleanse the skin 
using a a gentle formula designed to remove makeup and skin impurities without stripping your skin of essential oils.

Step 2: Protect the skin with antioxidant day cr�me that has one of the most advanced sunscreens on the market.

Step 3: Restore the skin with anti-aging night cr�me and lifting eye cr�me, so that you’re boosting collagen while targeting wrinkles, fine lines, and other visible signs of aging while you sleep.

Step 4: Revitalize the skin with the glowing serum, wrinkle smoothing capsules, and firming chest and neck cr�me, which are all formulated to improve firmness and even out skin tone.

Step 5: Purify the skin with the deep cleansing masque that replenishes and revives stressed-out skin by lifting away dead surface cells and skin-dulling impurities.

Perhaps the best thing about Meaningful Beauty New Advanced Anti Aging System is the price. The entire 5 step system consisting of 8 separate products for just $39.95 (plus shipping and handling). There’s also a 60-day money-back guarantee, so if you’re not completely satisfied, send back the bottles (even if they’re empty) and receive a full refund (minus s&h).

Thousands of women, including some well known celebrities, are now relying on the Meaningful Beauty system to deliver younger looking skin without going under the knife. And, at this price, you don’t have to be a supermodel to afford it.

Click here to check out Meaningful Beauty for yourself.

Source: http://firsttoknow.com/

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Melon Extracts Create Younger Looking Skin


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Chicken cacciatore will be a perfect choice when your saliva secretion is much high. If you have chicken cacciatore on your dining table certainly, you will have a good influence on your health as well as your family. As far as the healthy aspect is concerned, this particular recipe is enriched with less saturated fat and sodium.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Skinless bone-in chicken breast halves
  • 1 medium size onion, cut in half, and thinly sliced into half-moons
  • Take 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 tsp)
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, with juices
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes or more to taste as per your choice
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips for a spicy preparation

Method of preparation:

  1. First of all rinse the chicken and make it dry with the aid of a dry towel, finally add some salt and black pepper to it.
  2. Keep the pan on medium-high heat and pour some oil into it, once the oil get heated add the chicken till it become brown on both the side.
  3. On an average the whole process will take 8 minute and after that transfer the chicken into a separate plate.
  4. Then add the onion and bell pepper into the pan and coo it for 5 minute or till all the vegetable get soft.
  5. Add the mushroom and cook it and stir it occasionally.
  6. After 10 minute the mushroom will become brown in color at that moment add the wine and cook until reduced by half.
  7. Finally add the chicken breasts to the pan cover under pan and cook it for 20 minutes.
  8. Add a little salt, black pepper according to your taste and the Chicken cacciatore is ready to serve.

– See more at: http://www.6recipes.com/

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To make your shortcut clear without arrow sign on your desktop, here is the step by step way to do it:

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1. Go to Start and type Regedit

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2. You will see registry box and click HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

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3. Scroll down and click Inkfile.

4. Right click on the IsShorcut and modify to “IsShortcuts

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5. Close the registry box and restart your computer!

6. You will see the result on your computer desktop the shortcut without the “Arrow” on it.

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7. Hope it can help.

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Eliminate an Arrow Sign on the Shortcut – Windows 7


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Ingredients:

  • 1 quart milk or half and half
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 loaf day old Italian or French bread
  • 1 scant cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 4 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, divided in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh, finely grated ginger root
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum or banana liqueur

Procedure:

  1. First you need to add raisins in the rum or liqueur.
  2. warm it in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds.
  3. Then you have to make it sit for 30 minutes.
  4. Add half teaspoon of cinnamon and mix.
  5. Cut the loaf of bread, and add it in a bowl of milk.
  6. Make it stand for one hour.
  7. In another bowl, you need to beat eggs, vanilla, sugar and spices.
  8. Combine the bananas and other ingredients together.
  9. Put this mixture in a baking dish, and bake it for 70 to 75 minutes at 325 degrees.
  10. You can serve it with whipped cream.

– See more at: http://www.6recipes.com/

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Banana Bread Pudding Recipe


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This soup recipe is first started by the Paula den in 2003. Since that day the lady’s chicken noodle shop has gained importance among st all Americans. In fact, this soup recipe is very simplified, and it can be prepared by anyone with a very short span of time.  The total cooking time of this soup recipe is 1 hour, and the preparation time is 25 minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 4 bay leaves
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 3 cloves garlic preferably minced
  • 2 cups sliced celery with leafy green tops
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups sliced carrots
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3 1/2 quart water
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon Paula Deen Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced and kosher salt
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked egg noodles

Procedure:

  1. First of all keep ready the soup pot and take all the ingredients over the soup pot.
  2. Now cook the chicken for 35-40 minutes or till it tenders completely, whichever is earlier.
  3. Once the chicken gets tendered remove it and allow it to cool.
  4. Now peel the onion and bay leaves.
  5. Wait for the chicken to get cooled, once the chicken get cooled, discard the bones and skin from the chicken cleanly and keep it aside.
  6. Then next step of this soup recipe is bit a time consuming one.
  7. On this step keep ready the carrot and boil it for 10 minutes.
  8. After that boils the egg nodules in a pan and after it gets boiled drain it and allow cooling.
  9. When the nodules get cooled add the rosemary, parsley, mushrooms, sherry and chicken to the nodule.
  10. Now seasoning it with salt and pepper and serve it to satisfy your taste bud.

– See more at: http://www.6recipes.com/

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The Lady’s Chicken Noodle Soup


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Ingredients:

  • One 12 oz. can Minute Maid frozen orange concentrate
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 1 ½ cans (18z) cold water
  • 1 scant tablespoon pure vanilla extract and
  • 4 tablespoons honey

Procedure:

First you have to mix all these above ingredients in the ice cream maker. Freeze it. You can serve it when the mixture sets. You can also place it in the freezer and serve it as you use sherbet. You can pour this mixture into the pop molds of the freezer.

– See more at: http://www.6recipes.com/

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Orange Cream Ice Sherbet


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Ingredients:

For making the base you will need:

  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 30 graham crackers crushed
  • For making the filling you will need:
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 pkg Jell-O 4 oz. any flavor and
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • For Topping you will need:
  • 1 container cool whip, but this is optional

Procedure:

First you need to mix the graham wafer crumbs and butter. Place this mixture into the pan. There is no need to grease the pan. You do not have to bake it. Mix the Jell-0 and water. Add ice cream to this mixture. You need to stir it till the ice cream melts. Pour this over the crumb mixture, and then you have to put it in the freezer for it to set.

– See more at: http://www.6recipes.com/

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Ice Cream Squares Recipe


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Ingredients:

  • 500 g sausage
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tins of red lentils – rinsed
  • 2 tins of canned cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small sachet tomato paste
  • 1 medium onion – chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic – crushed
  • Fresh basil or parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbs red wine vinegar
  • More fresh basil or parsley for garnishing
  • crème fraiche or yogurt(optional)

 Procedure:

  1. Take the sausage meat out of the casings and form into small meatballs.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a heavy based pot and fry the meatballs until they are golden brown.
  3. Remove from the pot and keep one side.
  4. In the same sausage flavored oil, add the paprika and sauté the onion and garlic.
  5. When the onion is soft and translucent, add all the ingredients except the crème fraiche and some of the fresh herbs.
  6. Bring to the boil and add the meatballs.
  7. Turn the heat right down and allow the soup to simmer and for the sausage flavors to infuse all the other ingredients.
  8. When ready to serve, drizzle some crème fraiche  over the top and sprinkle with the fresh herbs.
  9. Serve with a crusty farm loaf!

Source: http://www.food24.com/

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Tomato and lentil soup with spicy meatballs


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Ingredients:

  • 45ml olive oil
  • 1 onion – finely chopped
  • 4clovesgarlic – crushed
  • 1 chili – chopped and seeds removed (optional)
  • 3400 g cans whole peeled tomatoes in juice
  • 750mlgood quality chicken or vegetable stock
  • 45ml tomato paste
  • 30mlbalsamic vinegar
  • 30ml brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 slices of stale ciabatta – broken into pieces
  • A handful of roughly chopped basil
  • A handful of roughly chopped parsley
  • 1 packet of Calamata olives – pitted and halved

 Procedure:

  1. Sauté the onion, garlic and chili in the heated olive oil until soft and aromatic.
  2. Add the tomatoes and heat through briefly.
  3. Add the stock, paste, balsamic vinegar and sugar. Cover and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Place the bread pieces into the soup, cover and simmer for another 15-20 minutes. If too thick, add more hot stock.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the fresh herbs and olives.
  6. Serve topped with plenty pecorino and drizzle with olive oil.

Source: http://www.food24.com/

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Tomato and olive bread soup


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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken breast boned and sliced thin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 small cabbage head, shredded
  • 1/2 pound mushroom, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups cashews
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce and
  • 3 ounces Chinese noodles

Procedure:

First you have to place the chicken, 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 2 tablespoons soy sauce in a bowl. You have to keep it for 15 minutes. Then you need to heat 2 tablespoons of oil with salt. Chicken should be added, and you need to stir it till it is white and firm. Then add onions and mushrooms and stir till the vegetables become soft. Then remove it from the pan. Then 2 tablespoons of oil need to be added. Then you have to stir in cabbage and sugar. Then you need to fry it for 3 to 4 minutes. Cashews should be added to the chicken vegetable mixture. One teaspoon cornstarch should be added to ¼ cup soy sauce. Then you need to stir into chicken cashew mixture. You need to cover and steam for a minute. Then, you need to stir till the sauce becomes thick.

Source: http://www.6recipes.com

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Chicken With Cashews Recipe


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Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons frozen concentrated orange juice, thawed
  • 1 cup dairy sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 cup halved seeded grapes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 can (8 to 9 oz.) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup diced peaches
  • Salad greens

Procedure:

In a bowl which is chilled you need to whip sour cream. You have to whip the mixture till it thickens and doubles in volume. It will take you 5 to 7 minutes to do this. Then you need to combine lemon juice, sugar, orange juice, salt and mustard in another bowl. Mix sour cream gently. Add pineapple, grapes, and peaches. Put it in salad molds and freeze. You can unmold it on plates.

Source: http://www.6recipes.com

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Frozen Fruit Salad Recipe


 

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Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 teaspoon yeast
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 cup bread flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 4 anchovies, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 teaspoons lemon peel, grated
  • 1 1/2 cup sourdough starter

Procedure:

First you have to place all these ingredients in the bread machine. They need to be placed in order, or you have to follow the directions which are given by the manufacturer. You can bake it on white bread setting. You can also use dough setting or bake it in an unconventional oven. You can use cold nuts or provolone cheese filling.

Source: http://www.6recipes.com

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Spicy Sandwich Bread Recipe


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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 c. and 2 tbsp. sugar, divided
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 tbsp. and 1 tsp. cinnamon, divided
  • 3 ripe bananas, cut in chunks
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 c. and 2 tbsp. oil
  • 2 egg
  • 1/3 c. milk
  • 1 c. chopped nuts and
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Procedure:

First you will have to mix flour, baking powder, ¾ cup sugar, salt and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a bowl. Keep this bowl aside. Then mix banana, oil, milk, egg and vanilla in a blender. You need to mix, till it is smooth and creamy. The banana mix should be poured into the dry mix. Then chopped nuts should be added. You need to keep stirring, till the dry ingredients become moistened. Place the batter into muffin tins. Fill them up to 2/3rd of the tin. Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon. Sprinkle it over each muffin, and then bake it for 20 minutes at 400 degrees.

Source: http://www.6recipes.com

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Cafe Courtside’s Cinnamon Banana-Hut Muffins


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Ingredients:

  • 2 t. unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 t. ground coffee
  • 2-3 packets Splenda or any sweetener of your choice
  • 1 1/4 c. hot water
  • about 2 t. half and half (optionally fat free)

Procedure:

Kona whole beans are recommended for making coffee. You can grind them yourself. For cocoa, you can use Droste or Ibarra. Use French press and let it brew for more than 5 minutes. Cocoa should be added to the mug and the pour coffee in it. You can add ½ splenda to taste.

Source: http://www.6recipes.com/

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Cafe Mocha Recipe


Saving a file(s) to Windows Clipboard:

  1. Open Windows Explorer
  2. Select File(s)
  3. Hold Shift Key + Right click
  4. Select “Copy as path
  5. Now the File(s) have been saved to Clipboard

See the steps below for details!

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Opening a file(s) from Windows Clipboard:

  1. Open Microsoft Office like MS Excel, MS Word or MS PowerPoint
  2. Select and click Clipboard to open file(s) – Step 1
  3. Double click File(s) on the Clipboard – Step 2
  4. You will see the file(s) on the layout – Step 3
  5. Now the File(s) have been opened from Clipboard

See the steps below for details!

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Save and Open File(s) to and From Office Clipboard In Windows 7


The new search feature in Windows 7 has been greatly improved, however, some users may not want to use it and are using a third party utility instead. If that is the case, you might want to completely get rid of the search feature and we’ll show you how.

Disable Windows Search

If you want to disable Windows Search, click on Start and select Control Panel.

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Click on “Uninstall Program” in Control Panel dialogue box

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Next in the left panel click on the Turn Windows features on or off hyperlink.

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Scroll down the list and uncheck the box next to Windows Search.

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Click yes to the message asking if you’re sure you want to continue.

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Now click Ok in the Windows Features window.

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A progress message comes up while the changes take place.

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Then a restart is required to complete the changes.

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When you get back from the reboot you’ll no longer see the Search box in the Start Menu.

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Instruction:

Especially on a rainy and cold day, you will love to have this old fashioned chicken nodule soup. This soup recipe will make you feel warmer on a sold day. The whole preparation time of this soup recipe is around 3 and half hours consisting of 40 minutes of preparation time and 3 hours of cooking time.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large carrots
  • 2 large onions
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 lb of dried fettuccine
  • Chicken, 3 1/2 to 4 lb, quartered
  • 1 Tbs. canola oil
  • 2 quarts water
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 Tbs. of finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 bunch celery

Procedure:

  1. In a medium sized bowl take some canola oil and pre heat it.
  2. In the mean time you keep ready the chicken by seasoning it with pepper and salt.
  3. After 5-10 minutes, when the oil will start to heat add the seasoned chicken to the pan  and cook it for 10-15 minutes or till the chicken turn brown in color.
  4. Carrots, thyme sprigs, celery, coriander, onion, chicken broth and bay leaf should be kept ready for the next step, as the next involves the cooking all the ingredients.
  5. To the above mixture add the chicken and heat with a low heat.
  6. Keep cooking it with a slow heat for 1 and half hour; later you will notice the falling off the bones.
  7. In a large pot take some water and boil it by adding some salt to it and add the pastas to the boiling water.
  8. Drain the noodles and allow cooling in an open place with the aid of cold running water.
  9. After discarding the chicken from the bone, cut it into pieces.
  10. In the chicken pot cook the pasta for 4-5 minutes with occasional stirring so that the thickness of the soup recipe will be maintained.

Source: http://www.6recipes.com/old-fashioned-chicken-noodle-soup.html

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Old Fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup For Kids


Follow the steps below!

Right Click on the Start Menu and Select Properties:

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From  the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties screen click on Customize.

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Scroll down System administrative tools and select Display on the All Programs menu and the Start menu.

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Click OK to accept the changes and close out of the remaining screens. Now when you click on the Start Menu, you’ll see Administrative Tools and can select the different settings and features contained there.

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Add Administrative Tools to Start Menu


Disable System Restore in Windows 7

If you need a way to save some hard drive space one trick is to decrease the size or completely disable the System Restore feature.  We like to share all options on how to take control of your operating system, so for readers living on the edge this tip is for you.

Now with all that being said…Open Control Panel, switch to all items view and click on System.  In the next window click on the System Protection link.

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By clicking “YES” button you will disable the system restore on your computer and hope it helps.

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Enable and Disable System Restore in Windows 7


How to Avoid Windows from Shutting Down or Rebooting Suddenly?

If you’ve ever accidentally triggered a system shutdown and then suddenly changed your mind, here’s the simple trick to tell Windows to abort the shutdown and let you get back to goofing off.

Here is how we do it:

When Windows pops up a message telling you that you need to reboot right now… and you accidentally choose Restart now, but you can avoid it by following the steps below:

  • When you suddenly receive  pops up a message telling you that you need to reboot right now

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  • Aborting the System Shutdown

    To prevent Windows from shutting down on you, just type in shutdown /a into the Start menu search box, and then use the Ctrl+Shift+Enter shortcut key combination to run the command as administrator—of course, if you’ve already disabled UAC you can just hit the Enter key.

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Stop Windows Shutting Down or Rebooting


Disabling StartUp Programs in Windows Can SpeedUp Your PC/ Laptop

For some programs, it’s smart to have them start with Windows, such as anti-virus and firewall software. However, for most programs, starting them at boot-up just wastes resources and extends startup time. There is a tool installed with Windows, called MSConfig, that allows you to quickly and easily see what’s running at startup and disable the programs you prefer to run on our own after startup as needed. This tool is available and can be used to disable startup programs in Windows 7, Vista, and XP.

NOTE: MSConfig can be used to configure several things other than just startup programs, so be careful what you do with it. If you’re not sure about using it, just follow the steps in this article and you should be fine.

To run MSConfig, open the Start menu and type “msconfig.exe” (without the quotes) in the Search box. As you type, results display. When you see “msconfig.exe,” click on it or press Enter, if it is highlighted.

NOTE: If you are using Windows XP, open the Run dialog box from the Start menu, type “msconfig.exe” in the Open edit box, and click OK.

See the Pictures below for clear instructions!

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Then Select msconfig and you will see the dialog box as follow:

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Select the startup programs to be disabled by unchecking the StartUp Item and you will be prompted with …

A dialog box displays telling you that you may need to restart your computer for the changes to take affect. Click Restart to restart your computer immediately. If are not ready to restart your computer, click Exit without restart.

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SpeedUp Your PC From StartUp Programs


Turn Your Desktop into a Picture Slideshow in Windows 7

Are you looking for a way to easily change your desktop background periodically throughout the day? Today we look at using the desktop slideshow feature in Windows 7 that will automatically change the wallpaper at different time intervals.

Using Desktop Slideshow

To create your slideshow right-click on the desktop and click Properties.

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Picture Slideshow in Windows 7


Exercise 1

Underline the common nouns in these sentences.

  1. There’s a little bird in the garden.
  2. Who is your teacher?
  3. Don’t eat that rotten apple.
  4. Kate has a lovely doll.
  5. I like reading stories.
  6. My father is a doctor.
  7. Every child has a dictionary.
  8. Rudy hates bananas.
  9. The phone is ringing.
  10. Here’s a book for you.

Exercise 2

Put each word under its correct heading.

  • swimmer — snail — fire — engine — clown
  • letters — flag — river — barber
  • mountain — fox — hotel — parrot
  • granny — taxi — gardener — camel 

People

Animals Places

Things

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Exercises: Nouns


Exercise 1

Underline the verbs in the following sentences.

  1. The children go to school by bus.
  2. Bats sleep during the day.
  3. These toys belong to Kathy.
  4. Every pupil has a good dictionary.
  5. Polar bears live at the North Pole.
  6. Most children learn very fast.
  7. Mr. Thomas teaches us science.
  8. The earth goes around the sun.
  9. We never cross the street without looking.
  10. Many stores close on Sunday.

Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks with the simple present tense of the verbs in parentheses.

  1. Winter ________ after autumn. (come)
  2. A dog ________. (bark)
  3. You ________ tired. (look)
  4. Everyone ________ mistakes. (make)
  5. Ali ________ in a department store. (work)
  6. Judy ________ English very well. (speak)
  7. Tim’s knee ________. (hurt)
  8. Monkeys ________ bananas. (like)
  9. Kate always ________ sandwiches for lunch. (eat)
  10. He ________ very fast. (type)

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Exercises: Verb and Tenses


An interjection is a word that expresses a sudden, strong feeling such as surprise, pain, or pleasure.

  1. Wow!
  2. Goodness!
  3. Oh!
  4. Good!
  5. Oh no!
  6. Hooray!
  7. Thanks!
  8. Help!
  9. Good luck!
  10. Well done!
  11. Gosh!
  12. Hey!
  13. Merry Christmas!
  14. Happy New Year!

** Notice that an exclamation point (!) is often used after interjections.

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Interjection


A conjunction is a linking word such as and, or, but. Conjunctions are used to connect words or sentences. Grammar Help A conjunction may link two or more than two words or sentences.

  1. The animal is large but timid.
  2. It’s cold, wet and windy today.
  3. Is this a sheep or a goat?
  4. a cat and its kittens
  5. a builder and his tools
  6. a doctor and a nurse
  7. slow but steady
  8. sweet or sour?
  9. a male or a female?
  10. A horse, a zebra or a donkey?
  11. Paul has a dog, a parrot and a cat.

The words before, after, as, when, while, until, since, are also conjunctions. They tell when something happens, so they are called conjunctions of time.

  1. Look both ways before you cross the street.
  2. Joe listened to music while he was doing his homework.
  3. Miss Lee was smiling as she walked into the class.
  4. Wait here until I come back.
  5. Don’t leave until you’ve finished your work.
  6. Tran saw an accident while he was walking home.
  7. Take all your belongings with you when you leave the plane.
  8. Joe first met his wife when he was studying in London.
  9. Tom and Joe have been friends since childhood.

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Conjunction


A preposition is a word that connects one thing with another, showing how they are related. Some prepositions tell you about position or place.

  1. Dad always keeps his wallet in the drawer.
  2. There is a long mirror on the wall.
  3. The school is near the park.
  4. There is an old castle on the hill.
  5. The horse jumped over the hurdle.

A preposition is usually followed by a noun or pronoun.

  1. We get up in the morning.
  2. We go to bed at night.
  3. It’s always hot in summer.
  4. The movie starts at two in the afternoon.
  5. Autumn begins in September.
  6. They were married in 1990.
  7. Joe arrived after me.
  8. It has not rained at all for two weeks.
  9. Breakfast is served at seven o’clock.
  10. Kevin and Joe have been in the same
  11. class since first grade.

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Preposition


A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a common noun or a proper noun. There are different kinds of pronouns.

  • Personal Pronouns: The words I, you, he, she, it, we and they are called personal pronouns. They take the place of nouns and are used as the subject of the verb in a sentence.

   Examples:

  1. My name is David. I am the youngest in the family.
  2. This is my father. He is a teacher.
  3. This is my mother. She is a lawyer.
  4. I have a brother and two sisters.
  5. They are Peter, Sharon and Jenny.
  6. I have a dog. It is called Lucky.
  7. Lucky, you are a good dog.
  8. Good morning, children! You may sit down now.
  9. My family and I live in a big city. We have an apartment.

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Pronoun


An adverb is a word that describes a verb. It tells you about an action, or the way something is done. A lot of adverbs end in -ly.

Adjective Adverb
beautiful beautifully
brave bravely
bright brightly
fierce fiercely
happy happily
heavy heavily
loud loudly
peaceful peacefully
slow slowly
sound soundly
sweet sweetly

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Adverb


An adjective is a describing word. It tells you more about a noun. An adjective usually appears before the noun it describes. Sometimes, though, the adjective appears after the noun, later in the sentence.

  • Here are some words for adjectives:

a busy street
a dark corner
a deep sea
a large bed
It is windy.
John’s handwriting is very neat.
The sea is rough.
All the players are very tall.
The baby’s hands are very small.
Sue’s drawing is beautiful.
That problem is too difficult.
Peter is very quiet today.

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Adjective


Nouns are divided into common nouns and proper nouns.

Common Nouns: are words for people, animals, places, or things.

  • Here are more words for people:

actor, lawyer, aunt, judge, baby, man
baker, nurse, cook, police officer, dentist, singer
doctor, soldier, giant, teacher

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Verbs: Most verbs are action words. They tell you what people, animals or things are doing.

Examples:

act, jump, bake, move, bend, pull, buy, run, lend, enjoy
close, shout, cook, sing, cross, sit, fall, slide, eat, like, collect
fly, stand, go, start, grow, swim, hop, walk, snow, wash, take

Example in Simple Present Tense:

  • Mary enjoys singing.
  • Peter sometimes lends me his bike.
  • Cows eat grass.
  • Monkeys like bananas.
  • Tom collects stamps.
  • The earth goes around the sun.
  • It often snows in winter.
  • We always wash our hands before meals.
  • We eat three meals a day.
  • Father takes the dog for a walk every morning.

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Verb


** Source or Reference: BASIC ENGLISH GRAMMAR By Anne Seaton • Y. H. Mew

What is Grammar?

Here’s an old children’s rhyme about the eight parts of speech of English grammar. It gives you an idea of what grammar is about. Read and remember it.

  • Every name is called a nounAs field and fountain, street and town.
  • In place of noun the pronoun stands, As he and she can clap their hands.
  • The adjective describes a thing, As magic wand or bridal ring.
  • Most verbs mean action, something done, To read and write, to jump and run.
  • How things are done the adverbs tell, As quickly, slowly, badly, well.
  • The preposition shows relation, As in the street or at the station.
  • Conjunctions join, in many ways, Sentences, words, or phrase and phrase.
  • The interjection cries out, “Heed! An exclamation point must follow me!

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8 Parts of Speech

Gluten free oatmeal and dates cookie


Simply called "Food"

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On this hot summery day at the country, I decided to make another of my cookie recipe. I don’t know if you are like me but sometimes I run out of ideas. What can I put in my cookies for a change, and trust me, if I repeat myself, my kid will let me know that they are fed up to eat the same thing.

It’s probably my fault, we never have left over the next day unless I rework it. Except for pizza (healthy of course)! 🙂

This morning, when I made this recipe, I was just all over the place and felt a bit disorganized. That’s why it took me a bit longer then usual to make. It was so hot and humid, with the oven on, it didn’t help. 🙂 But in the end, the scent of homemade cookies was a great reward.

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wear: Ear Cuffs are Having a Moment


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ear cuff trendRecently, it seems like ear cuffs, like most trends from the 1980s, are having a comeback moment. It’s hard to pinpoint when this trend started picking up steam, but I noticed it during the 2013 Met Gala. The theme was punk rock, and fashion icons like Sienna Miller, Rooney Mara, and Cara Delevingne were all seen with clip on earrings that covered the outer rim of their ears. For those weary of leaping head first into this trend, there is a wide range of ear cuff that start from delicate and simple to intricate, bejeweled, and studded. You can ease your way into to this trend which looks like its here to stay for awhile.

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Our new baby and the reason I am MIA these days!


Chaos and Cookies

IMG_4582It’s funny when you are young you look ahead and try to plan out your life detail by detail. I started planning out mine very early on, I was going to get married young and I was going to have kids young because all I wanted in life was to be a mom and wife. For real, that was really my goal and I was going to have 4 kids, 2 boys and 2 girls. That’s just how I saw it. Well, y’all know I have 2 kids, and to me that is perfect because sometimes there is a reality when you are young and dreaming that just hasn’t hit ya yet! I did get married young, I did have kids young and it’s been more than I could ever have dreamed of having but it wasn’t only because I wanted it that way, it’s because that was God‘s…

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My Own Version Mac & Cheese


Simple but nice! Atta boys!

Spikes and Spices

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So I went to McCormick and Schmicks last week and I really enjoyed their four cheese Macaroni and Cheese with Shrimp and Sausage. So, of course I had to try my own!

My version was pretty simple and quick. I just added cheese (enough to my own liking), a little milk, and a little olive oil to cooked pasta shells in a saucepan over low heat. Then, I seasoned it with Essence original flavoring and creole seasoning(for a slightly spicy taste), paprika, pepper, garlic, basil, and rosemary to my liking. Then, I experimented further by adding a very small amount of relish and olives. Finally, I added in the sausage and topped it off with Parmesan cheese and baked it about 10 minutes in the oven at about 450 for a little less saucy texture.

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Music To My Ears (Eyes)


Fay Moore: I Want To Be a Writer

A writer begs to be read and appreciated for his craft, his art. Today I was lifted from a groveling place on the ground to Cloud Nine by author Shelton Keys Dunning.

A while ago, Troy P invited me to write the ending to a short story called “The Reunion.” Three writers preceded me in contributing to the story line. The author that started the tale was Shelton Keys Dunning.

To make a long story short, in the comments on my post “Writing Changes,” Dunning wrote words that made me giddy. I have to share them here:

I saw your potential in storycrafting when you finished my The Reunion on such a perfect endnote. I’ve been a fan ever since. I’m truly looking forward to purchasing everything you do!

If you are a writer, you know the weightiness and import of those words to my soul. It means every agonizing hour spent…

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