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Time with the Kids vs a Home-Cooked Meal? You can have both!

By By Elizabeth Yarnell www.GloriousOnePotMeals.com

Believe it or not, today’s mothers spend more hours focused on their children than the mothers of the 1960s did. While we like to hark back to the Leave It To Beaver halcyon days of mothers greeting kids after school with milk and cookies as an ideal for raising happy children, the reality, according to a University of Maryland study, actually looks better these days. » Read more

The Ultimate Crab Cake Recipe

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The Last-Minute Cook

By By Elizabeth Yarnell www.GloriousOnePotMeals.com

Ask almost anyone who is in charge of putting the daily dinner on the table what the most dreaded chore is and you’ll likely hear a complaint about meal planning. Figuring out what to make for dinner day in and day out is something many of us loathe. » Read more

Teach Your Kids to Cook

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers, www.FreshBaby.com

Years ago, it was a family tradition to pass down the secrets to treasured recipes and spend hours in the kitchen teaching children to cook. Somewhere between the addiction to video games and the overactive schedules of parents and children, cooking lessons have been neglected. » Read more

Simplest Pot Roast Ever

By Shauna Hanus Pot roasts of generations past are not as forgotten as you may think. With just a few minutes prep time and the simplest pot roast recipe ever you will be well on your way to a terrific pot roast supper. Pot roasts are inexpensive cuts beef legs or beef shoulder that when slow cooked with fresh vegetables turns into a delightful home cooked meal. For many cooks who have never tried cooking a pot roast they may feel a bit intimidated at first. » Read more

Sesame-Soy Salmon

By Elizabeth Yarnell www.gloriousonepotmeals.com Servings 2 Ingredients 1 Tbsp. sesame oil, divided 1 cup jasmine rice, rinsed 1 cup water or broth 1/2-3/4 lb. salmon fillet or steak 2 carrots, cut into julienne strips 2 Tbsp. soy sauce » Read more

Mississippi Mud Pie Recipe

By Ken Miller

This may come as a disappointment to some of you, but according to Wikipedia, Mississippi Mud Pie was not created in Mississippi. It's actually from California. The name came from the fact that the brown crust or cake resembles the brown banks of the Mississippi River. Where ever it came from it is sinfully delicious. » Read more

Hashbrowns Recipe - Fried Just Like The Diner

By John T Pratt Hashbrowns Recipe - how to make perfect homemade hashbrowns each and every time with my foolproof recipe that your family will love every time you serve it! I've been making hash browns for the family for years, and I have to admit that my recipe wasn't always the best. I can remember when I was just a kid having my grandma make homemade hash browns and they would be so crispy and perfect each and every time, just like her fried potatoes. » Read more

Green Bean Casserole Recipe - Green Bean and Chicken Casserole

By Brandy Summers A creamy casserole with chicken, green beans and a crunchy stuffing on top. » Read more

Shopping for Organic Foods

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers When shopping for your family, you should consider that per pound of body weight, babies consume about 60 times more fruits and vegetables than adults. This fact combined with undeveloped digestive and immune systems, put young children at the greatest health risk for pesticide residues. To minimize the effects, you might consider buying organic for those foods that your children eat regularly. Produce: Pesticides levels vary in produce. Here is a list of common fruits and veggies that are high in pesticide residues*. » Read more