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  • Ramen Bowl
    Easy Ramen Bowl
    Something about fall always screams soup and noodles and basically anything with broth. But when you're both busy and on a budget, it can be a struggle to find food that tastes good, isn't expensive, and doesn't take an hour to make...
  • A nutty, cheesy bread
    A nutty, cheesy, bread
    Cheese is a food that's nutrition-packed, full of flavor and versatile. By checking out the local supermarkets, especially those that have a deli section, you can see that there's multitudes of cheese to choose from, according to your...
  • First Lady Michelle Obama leads jumping jacks
    Quick workout - 7 moves you can do anywhere in just a few minutes
    It’s easy to stick to a workout plan when you’re near your favorite gym and have plenty of time – but what about when you’re traveling? Or snowed in? Or stuck at home with the kids, or short on time?This exercise set can be...
  • Easy Dark Chocolate Fudge
    Easy Dark Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge
    Fudge is one of the best indulgences out there, in this Examiner's humble opinion. However, if you've ever tried to make fudge at home, you may have experienced the frustration of ending up with a puddle of thick icing rather than anything...
  • Orange flavors this whole-wheat bread
    Orange flavors this whole-wheat bread
    Are you a fan of whole wheat bread? Many people are and in recent years, we've been hearing how whole grains are much better for us than refined ones. I personally enjoy whole wheat bread, especially making it. Though there are many good...
  • Connecticut's Jonathan Quick and Henrik Lundqvist
    A Connecticut Yankee in King Henrik's court
    Henrik Lundqvist earned the nick name "King Henrik" because he is thought of as the best goalie in the NHL, the top of the heap. He will retain the nickname but the Stanley Cup Championship was won by another goalie, Hamden, Connecticut&...
  • Yeast rolls without the wait
    Yeast rolls without the wait
    Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, a warm yeast roll is always welcome! At breakfast time, with butter and jam or jelly, it's a good way to get your day off and running. At lunch or dinner, yeast rolls make the meal extra special....
  • Vegetable-Stuffed Portobellos
    Vegetable-Stuffed Portobellos
    I often substitute portobellos for hamburger patties, but in this open-faced recipe, they take the place of buns. My family loves this tasty, healthful dinner, and it's ready in no time.What You Need:(Makes: 4 servings)1 can (15 ounces) of...
  • Lifting weights
    Five ways to find more fitness in the same 24 hours
    You have the same 24 hours everyone else gets each day. The only question is what you'll pack into your 24 that others may or may not. If you're serious about your health, you won't take or make any excuses about being unable to fit in...
  • Red Pepper Crostini
    Quick snack recipe: Cream cheese and red pepper crostini
    For a quick but flavorful snack, combine tangy cream cheese with sweet sauteed red peppers. Start with excellent quality bread, such as a sourdough loaf from Hintonburg bakery Bread By Us. Spread generously with cream cheese and top with chopped...
  • Cranberries make a unique bread
    Cranberries create a unique bread
    If you've noticed in the grocery store lately, the fresh cranberries have begun to appear. This special holiday fruit makes its annual appearance around this time each year until about the end of December. Some cooks insist on fresh...
  • Baklava - Old Time Favorite
    Baklava - Old Time Favorite
    This is a great recipe for the upcoming holiday festivities and family get togethers. Baklava is a classic sweet pastry with a smell that will make mouths drool and everyone wandering towards the table or kitchen. Baklava is believed to be hard...
  • All a Theme of Steam
    A Theme of Steam
    People attempt to improve their moods and/or cope with emotions through alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, food, retail therapy…the list of vices goes on and on. It's been said that similar to consuming high amounts of sugar or going on a run,...
  • Yeast rolls baked with buttermilk
    Yeast rolls baked with buttermilk
    Buttermilk is a cool, refreshing drink but very few people like it as a drink. Fortunately,buttermilk is a necessity in many recipes. It works wonders in many cake recipes and is just the thing to put into cornbread. Breads tend to be very...
  • Uncommon beauty uses for common household items
    Uncommon beauty uses for common household items
    You've had a tough morning, you're already running late and just as you're about to run out the front door, you get a quick look at yourself in the mirror and see the dreaded deodorant mark on your cute black blouse.Sound familiar?If...