Friday, September 26, 2014
Reports show that in the United States for 2014, about 62,900 new thyroid cancer cases will be diagnosed. Medullary thyroid cancer is a rare form of cancer located in the thyroid gland at the base of the throat, which represents about three to four percent of all thyroid cancers. Since it is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, AstraZeneca has launched the aMTCSupport.com online resource center to provide information and support specifically designed for people living with advanced medullary thyroid cancer (aMTC) and their loved ones. This site allows people to understand the hurdles associated with this rare disease, and comfort those who have it.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sweeping regulations that would require states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by an average of 30 percent nationally. This costly plan is another step in the administration’s policies designed to eliminate low cost and reliable electricity and replace it with expensive and less reliable sources. The impact of this regulation will be felt by all Americans, as the electricity bills will become expensive.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Culinary All-Stars compete for the first ever Cutthroat Kitchen Superstar Sabotage Tournament Hosted by Alton Brown. This five-Episode primetime event premieres on Food Network Wednesday, October 8th at 9pm ET/PT with the first all-star match-up, leading up to a final showdown between the four heat winners on Wednesday, November 5th at 9pm ET/PT, where the grand prize is awarded. Among the sixteen chefs only the craftiest and most cunning chefs survive in this battle of cooking chops and sabotage skills, and just one wins ultimate bragging rights, and up to $75,000 for the charity of their choice.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
This flavourful Tomato Jam made with ripe tomatoes is delicious to serve as a side and enjoy with rice and flatbread. It is a perfect way to save up the garden harvest.
about 20 tomatoes when pureed it will be about 2 1/2 to 3 cups
1/4 cup sugar brown or white, add more to taste
1/2 tsp cardamom crushed into powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/8 tsp salt
1 to 2 tbsp raisins optional to add towards the end
Monday, September 1, 2014
I recently checked out the FoodSaver® 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing System, which I never thought would be very useful. When I usually buy meat and fish in bulk or have extra vegetable and fruits from the garden I like to freeze, but bagging them or putting in containers don't usually keep the produce fresh. When I tested and used the FoodSaver® Vacuum Sealer, I was impressed how easily I can freeze both cooked and uncooked meat, fish, vegetables, and fruits. FoodSaver® preserves food five times longer than other storage methods like Ziploc bags.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Bananas aren’t just for breakfast or lunch. They are perfect addition to dinner and dessert recipes, as well as an incomparable tasty and nutritious snack on their own. In the summer, bananas ripe really fast so instead of enjoying it on its own I tend to make desserts and smoothies with it. Everyone at home will enjoy this delicious Banana Walnut muffin. The official site for more recipes is www.dole.com/peelthelove
Monday, August 4, 2014
Stonemill Bakehouse is a family bakery that started crafting quality artisan bread in Germany for 100 years. They have been continuing this tradition since 1982 in Canada, and their first location in Unionville and the St. Lawrence Market has been open for more than 20 years. Now we can purchase Stonemill's bread at major retailers and specialty stores in Ontario and select retailers across Canada and United States. Stonemill’s core values, People, Planet, Prosperity are the cornerstone to Stonemill’s goal to be carbon neutral.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Hampton Creek Mayo has a wonderful smooth texture, perfect to add in a variety of recipes or use it as a delicious spread. This cholesterol free, affordable mayo has become our favourite in a variety of sandwiches. Hampton Creek Mayo is wonderful for people with soy and egg allergies, as it is egg free; we don't have to worry about salmonella risk. I like that the unique Hampton Creek Mayo flavours; Chipotle, Sriracha, and Garlic is available in squeeze bottles because it is easy to use.