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Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

Breakfast Bagel Sandwich

By Katie Workman - A perfect breakfast sandwich is the ultimate way to start your day.  It’s the kind of meal that puts you in a great mood, and also will carry you through to lunch without feeling snacky. So, what’s in a great breakfast sandwich?  Let’s start with the bread – I can’t think of a more satisfying base than a bagel, and the type is completely up to you: plain, sesame, poppy, everything….I’d steer clear of the cinnamon raisin in this case, unless you are my mother-in-law who is a firm cinnamon raisin fan, even when the toppings...

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Blood Orange Habanero Chili

Blood Orange Habanero Chili

By Andy Brown - There’s just something festive about having a nice bowl of spicy chili and washing it down with a cold beer or two on a hot summer day. Though big chili cook-offs probably aren’t in the cards this summer, chili is such an easy dish to make at home for you and your family to enjoy. Adding fresh fruit juice with the new Prepara Juicy Reamer helps to keep the dish from becoming too heavy. The brand new Prepara Chop Turner combines the functions of a spatula and meat chopper in one handy tool so you can...

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Cooking with Kids By

Cooking with Kids By

By Katie Workman - As of now, any of us with young kids are now spending pretty much 24/7 with them. And even though there are bigger issues at hand, we still need to figure out what to do with our little (or not so little) guys that will provide entertainment and distraction …and maybe even a meal or a snack.     We all love our kids to pieces, but at any age confined + bored kids = trouble + too much screen time + crankiness.  So, let’s shut down the dives for a bit and nudge them towards the kitchen so they can make...

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How to Make Homemade Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker

By: Katie Workman Check out the Prepara Super Scoopers for a fun way for the kids to eat their frozen treat! Ice cream makers are great.  But maybe it’s not a purchase you’ve felt worth your while.  They do take up real estate in your kitchen, and usually your freezer (the inner container often has to be frozen for the appliance to do its job).  But hooray and lucky for us -- we can get to homemade ice cream with just a food processor (and a pot and a zipper top plastic bag, which I am confident that you own)....

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Transform the Way You Cook with Fresh Herbs and Olive Oil

Transform the Way You Cook with Fresh Herbs and Olive Oil

There is something so refreshing about adding herbs and olive oil to a dish. The taste of the dish instantly transforms to a more vibrant and flavorful meal. If you have never cooked with fresh herbs and olive oil before, I suggest you start immediately as they will change the way you cook and eat forever. I’m very big on adding both to every dish so I have included some delicious recipes. I also included some tips and tricks on how to preserve herbs and olive oil properly so they don’t spoil or lose their amazing flavor. Fresh Herbs: I...

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