Which “Wich” is Which?

The definition of a sandwich is much more complicated than you might think.
What makes a sandwich a sandwich? Is it the bread or the filling? Or both?
November 18, 2020

In times like these, people need to be asking the right questions that will affect the future of the world. Specifically, what constitutes something as a sandwich- possibly a more important question than...

Happy National Peanut Butter Fudge Day

The finished product
November 18, 2020

Friday, Nov. 20 is National Peanut Butter Fudge Day. There is no better way to celebrate than by making some fudge. Ingredients: ½ cup butter  1 16 ounce package brown sugar ½ cup milk ...

Why Does Peppermint Give the Illusion That Your Mouth is Cold?

Peppermint is an iconic wintertime candy.
Peppermint is one of the most iconic symbols of the holiday season. The most unusual thing about peppermint is that it gives the illusion that your mouth’s temperature has dropped to freezing lows. But why does this happen?
November 16, 2020

The most well-known food with peppermint in it is candy canes. According to How Products Are Made, candy canes are basically a mixture of mainly sugar that is heated and formed into the shape of a cane. When...

Has Bubble Gum Blown Us Away?

Bubblegum can be both good and bad for you.
We all love chewing gum, but did you know that it could be beneficial for your brain?
November 15, 2020

Benefits of Bubble Gum Chewing  One beneficial attribute of chewing gum is that it can improve your attention span for a long term project. According to SelectHealth, gum can raise your level of memory...

Beloved Bullseye Cookies

The finished product
These peanut butter & chocolate balls are easy to make and will leave you wanting more.
November 12, 2020

Ingredients: ¼ cup butter, softened 1 ¼ cups peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup powdered sugar 1 ½ cups Rice Krispies 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips Instructions: ...

Leftover Halloween Candy Cookie Bar

The finished product
Following Halloween, many families are loaded with many individual packets of candy. One way to put the treats to use is this wonderful cookie dessert! 
November 12, 2020

Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup packed light brown sugar ⅓ cup butter, softened ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg ...

Haystacks

The finished product
November 6, 2020

From the melted caramels to the crunchy Rice Krispies, haystacks are easy to make and great for any occasion. Ingredients:  1 bag caramel candy ½ cup sweetened condensed milk  1 bag (16...

Poisonous Foods to Our Furry Friends

Knowing what to feed your pets is important, especially around the holidays.
How to feed your four-legged friend around the holidays.
November 5, 2020

Holidays have so much delicious food, but some of it is dangerous for dogs. Many foods that we put on our table should not be anywhere near your dogs. Many people already know that chocolate is bad for...

Rolling Into Fall

Rolling Into Fall
November 3, 2020

Fall is here, and it's time to get in season. Pumpkin spice rolls are a perfect way to get into that festive feel. Here’s a recipe on how to make them. Ingredients: Dough: 3 cups flour 3...

Is Teen Dieting Healthy?

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While many teens are tempted to try extreme diets to lose weight, there are much safer ways to stay healthy.
November 3, 2020

Many teens try dieting; about 50% of teen girls and 25% of teen boys try dieting. However, dieting, when done wrong, can be very harmful, especially for teens. Eating healthy and exercising are safer and...

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