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Ona J Bass

Ona J Bass

Ona Jo Bass grew up on a small farm in the middle of the United States. Food and farming are two things that go together. She learned how to harvest food and prepare simple meals from scratch. As a young woman, she discovered that you can’t always walk out the back door and pick a meal. Cooking from scratch helped stretch her budget and, after a few mistakes, she learned how to make tasty food from basic ingredients from the grocery store.

Splenda Simple Syrup: Saving Your Pancakes?

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Simple syrup with Splenda can be a way to have your save Sunday morning pancakes when they are threatened by the low-sugar, reducing diet you recently adopted. Sugar has been linked to a number of adverse conditions including diabetes and obesity. But we humans do love our sweet flavors, and if you’ve been missing that special taste, then Splenda might offer a solution to your dilemma.

Making and Serving a 7 Course Meal

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A seven-course meal doesn’t have to be heavy or complex. While it might mean a table groaning with food to some people, in reality, it can be very light and simple. The Italian and the  French both have a simple seven-course menu. The secret of the seven-course dinner is the 7-course meal order. You might have familiar and recognizable foods, but the order in which they are served is important.

Easy and Delicious Sous Vide London Broil

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A sous vide London Broil is an amazingly American dish, in spite of the French used in the description and the reference to London, England. It is a cooking method long used by fancy restaurants to make cuts of beef that are ordinarily tough and unpalatable into a delicious serving of meat. Some fanciers say that it is less a cut of meat and much more a cooking method.

Tasty Home-Baked Low Sodium Biscuits

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Making low sodium biscuits is about more than just leaving out the salt. Finding salt-free biscuits or salt-free cookies recipes can be a challenge. One of the tough things about controlling blood pressure with diet is cutting back on sodium chloride, commonly known as table salt. Sodium chloride is a primary ingredient in sea salt, too, so in spite of the trace minerals and other goodies that might be in sea salt, it still has that basic salty flavor and affect going on. 

How to Cook Fresh Kielbasa and 8 Ways to Serve It

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The easiest way to cook fresh kielbasa is to boil it. Sometimes called white sausage or white kielbasa, unlike the smoked kielbasa with which most people are familiar, fresh kielbasa is uncooked. It can be found in the meat section of many grocery or department stores near the other types of ground meat or uncooked link sausage.

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