Chapped lips tend to get worse in winter, but can be a problem any time of year. From too much dry air to medical conditions, we'll discuss what causes chapped lips, plus home remedies that show you how to get rid of chapped lips and heal. It's important to match the right remedies for dry lips so you heal as well as treating the symptoms. Remember – good health starts from the inside out. [Read more…]
When rhubarb is abundant, I like to use it in recipes like rhubarb pudding cake and rhubarbade, but I hadn't tackled rhubarb wine. When looking through my favorite old school winemaking book, I came across a rhubarb cherry wine recipe that looked like a perfect combination to use the rhubarb harvest and the stash of Door County cherries in my freezer. (You could use canned cherries, but the color won't be as bright.) I think it's fun to add some color to a basic rhubarb wine recipe, too.
If you'd like to give an easy homemade wine a try, this recipe is for you. [Read more…]
I read “Back in Control – A Surgeon's Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain” because chronic pain is a challenge for many of my readers. I've also personally dealt with a skin condition that made even simple things like breathing and smiling painful. Chronic pain affects your entire life. I didn't understand until I lived through it. Now I want to help others find relief, too. [Read more…]
Strawberry jam is often one of the first jam recipes that people make because it's so easy. Strawberry jams, jellies and preserves are also the most popular fruit spreads by far in the U.S. In this post, I'll share five strawberry jam recipes – classic strawberry jam with pectin, low sugar strawberry jam, strawberry banana jam, strawberry jam without purchased pectin, and honey sweetened strawberry jam. Plus – two more recipes on the site – strawberry-rhubarb jam and rhuberry spread. We also answer some common jam canning questions.
When I made haluski for the first time, the family's response was, “Ha-whata?” Now they ask for it by name when they know I'm picking cabbage, and even the youngest, my fussy eater, loves it. I kid you not – both boys ate leftover haluski for breakfast this morning. I make an assortment of things with cabbage, including sauerkraut and coleslaw, but this is one of our family's favorite cabbage recipes. [Read more…]