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Testing and Adjusting your Wine

Two of the keys to making a great batch of wine are testing and making adjustments based on those tests. There are two critical areas where you will need to perform tests and possibly make adjustments. Those are sugar and acid levels. As you are already aware, the sugar level of your wine is incredibly […]

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Pros and cons of the Atkins diet

The Atkins diet is one of the most popular low carbohydrate diets on the market today. Its popularity has sparked dozens of look-a-like diets that center on the same principles of high-protein, low-carbohydrate eating. There are a lot of fish in the sea when it comes to choosing a low-carbohydrate plan. Studies have shown that […]

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Making Rosé Wines

The interest in Rosé wine has become markedly increased. At one time this type of wine tended to be somewhat looked down upon and was frequently referred to as a ‘summer’ wine due to the fact that it was much lighter than a white wine or red wine. Today there are many different styles of […]

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Making Chocolate from Molds

In the late 1800’s, chocolate makers already used molds made from metal. This made it possible to shape them either as flat or three dimensional. Plastic soon replaced that as these were expensive to produce making it possible for amateur chocolatiers to make these at home. When you buy chocolate molds from the craft store, […]

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Making Chocolate Extra Special

Have you even been bitten by the love bug? For sure, you have. What is your fondest memory of being in love? Is it the hugs or kisses? Is it being with the person you are most fond of every day of your lives? Or is it the process of making chocolate and being given […]

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How to Get Started Making Wine at Home

If you have given some thought to the idea of making wine at home but just haven’t quite gotten around to it yet, there is no reason to delay any longer. Thousands of people around the world happily enjoy the benefits and rewards of making their own wine. While certain equipment is required, you do […]

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How to Start Your Own Wine Journal

Many years ago homemakers made a practice of keeping kitchen journals. A lot of information went into those journals, including successfully adapted recipes and the likes and dislikes of guests who were frequently invited to dinner. These kitchen journals made the process of running a kitchen far more efficient. If you are going to make […]

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Gas Barbeque Grills

The act of Barbequing or Grilling has been around as long as humans. Cavemen quickly realized that food tasted good after it was cooked over an open fire. Barbequing has become a standard American tradition for families. The reasons as clear as to why, not only does the food that comes from barbequing have a […]