Deep Fried Turkey Safety

It’s hard to beat the speed of deep-frying a turkey—or the irresistible flavor and juiciness that result. But turkey fryers have the potential to cause fire and serious injury, which is why organizations like Underwriters Laboratories and the National Fire Protection Association advise against using them. If you plan to deep-fry your holiday bird, be sure […]

Grilling Safety Tips

With another holiday here, there will be hundreds of thousands enjoying an outdoor cookout.  Here are a few safety tips to make sure you avoid any disaster while grilling. General grilling tips Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors. The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and […]

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar – Part 1

Apple cider vinegar is said to be a natural remedy for many ailments. In 400 B.C.E Hippocrates (the father of modern medicine) knew about apple cider vinegar’s antibiotic properties and recommended it to his patients for its healing properties. Since then it’s been valued by many cultures right up to modern times. Apple cider vinegar […]

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar – Part 2

In researching the health benefits of apple cider vinegar I’ve found a lot of anecdotal evidence – stories from people of the beneficial effects of taking apple cider vinegar. There isn’t scientific evidence to back up all of these claims, but of course unless the studies have been done there won’t be. Lack of scientific […]

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar – Part 3

The health benefits of apple cider vinegar will vary depending on the ingredients and process used in making it. Commercial production can use wood shavings, and other vinegars as the base (speeding fermentation), changing the makeup of the end product. You’ll get the greatest health benefits from apple cider vinegar that is made from organic […]