Category: Pets
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
Rather than using the regular plastic bags when cleaning dog’s waste, it is better to use biobag dog waste bags. Certified by Biodegradable Product Institute, this BioBag dog waste bags bulk is proven to be compostable as these bags are made of organic material, easy to be consumed by the micro-organism living in our soils. In which, it makes it easy to recycle. This leads to a new finding that these bags serve no harm to our environment. Just as how BioBag goal is, that is to divert organic waste entering the landfills. The bags can be used for various kind of waste, but the following paragraph will only highlight the waste bags for pets.

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Now let’s compare the biobag dog waste bags to the regular plastic bags. First, regular plastic bags are difficult to recycle. They’re made of a variety of chemicals which makes it seriously difficult to decompose. Studies have reported that it will take about ten to a thousand years for plastic bags to decompose. This is obviously not healthy at all for our environment. Second, it is harmful to our environment. Even there have been some cases where not only it pollutes the ecosystem, but it also killed its inhabitants. Those cases where sea dwellers are found killed with a plastic bag in them.

Clearly, with those two points are made, you can see that these bio bag bags are much a better option than the regular plastic bags. Also, if you think that a bio bag is weaker than a regular plastic bag, then you are wrong. Contrary to popular belief, these biobag dog waste bags are sturdier than a regular plastic bag is. Better yet, they also come in a bigger size than a regular plastic bag. While it is said to be bigger than regular plastic bags, these biodegradable bags actually come in various size and shape.

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Taken from its official website, you can either choose the one with standard size or large size, one with handles or one without handles. For an easier portability, then you might want to check out one on a roll. The color, however, it only comes in one color, black. Well, this is partly because the color would hide the contents after the use. To learn more about this, you can directly go to its official website and quickly purchase these biobag dog waste bags as a step toward being a responsible pet owner.
Category: Kitchen
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
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To make poached egg using the traditional pot could be tough; the better option is that you make poached eggs in muffin tin. So, a different case if the eggs were boiled in their shell, obviously the task wouldn’t be so hard. However, if you want to hard-boil the eggs out of their shell, then it must be difficult to do it without the eggs being huddled together.

According to this source, this is where this trick comes out to solve the problem. So instead of using a pot, you will poach the eggs using a muffin tin. In addition, instead of using regular stove, oven is required for this trick to successfully work. Let’s go through below recipe of poached eggs in muffin tin in oven before trying to do it on your own.

 

Ingredients:

  • Eggs (as much as you want)

  • Water


 

Cooking Instruction:

  1. In making poached eggs in muffin tin, first, you need to prepare your oven by preheating it to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Take out your muffin tin from the cupboard and place it on the top of a flat surface.

  3. Now, you can fill each muffin cups of the muffin tin with water. You should be careful in adding the water into cup because you wouldn’t like if the eggs are spilt later due to over-watered.

  4. Also, remember to fill each cup with the same amount of water.

  5. Now, crack the eggs on each of the muffin cups.

  6. Seasonings are not necessary. However, if you want, you can always sprinkle just a small pinch of salt onto the eggs.

  7. Put the muffin tin inside the oven.

  8. Check them after about eight to ten minutes straight. If the texture of eggs already suits your taste, then you can take them out of the oven. If not, you can put them back in for another round of minutes.

  9. Scoop them out from the muffin cups once you feel like the texture is okay with you. Be careful on how you scoop them. It is because even if the yolk and the white are already set, you won’t like it if the eggs are stretched; making them not aesthetically pleasing in the eyes.

  10. Enjoy poached eggs in muffin tin by itself or together with other dishes, it is all up to you.


Well, that is the poached eggs in muffin tin recipe. As noted before in the instruction part of the recipe, seasoning can be added when you don’t like your eggs to taste raw. Just remember, either salt or pepper or both, you can always add them into the recipe.

Obviously, now with this trick of a recipe, you can serve a dozen or a couple of dozens of poached eggs at once. In short, as long as you are in possession of muffin tin and you have oven, this trick of poached eggs in muffin tin can be done literally at any time to save some time and trouble.
Category: Kitchen
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
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Is it possible to make Ezekiel English muffin using a toaster? Sure you can! Your toaster is supposed to do more than toasting sandwich and unfreezing cold pizza. They could do so much more to satisfy your craving for good foods. Moreover, toaster enables you to do an even cooking and save so much energy. Therefore, your food will be crispy and ready to be served fast.

In this time, we are going to discuss the Ezekiel English muffins recipe using a toaster. This recipe will include tuna and mayonnaise – totally delightful choices. Some people also regard this dish as a perfect choice for athletes because it contains many nutrients.

So, let’s jump now on Ezekiel English muffins ingredients and how to cook it.

You Will Need

  • 1 Ezekiel English Muffin

  • 1 can of tuna in water, for best result use Albacore tuna

  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard

  • 1 tablespoon less fat mayonnaise

  • ½ cup of sliced onion and celery, can be cute in dice too

  • ¼ cup of less fat cheese, choose cheddar

  • Black pepper, cracked it

  • 1 slice of tomato

  • ¼ cup of lettuce, chop it


How to Make

  1. Prepare a large bowl. Mix mustard, mayo, celery, onion, black pepper and tuna in the bowl. Make sure all ingredients are mixed well

  2. Preheat your toaster oven up to 350°

  3. While waiting for the toaster to heat up, spoon the tuna mixture and put it on top of the half of the Ezekiel English muffin

  4. Put the shredded cheese on top of the tuna mixture

  5. Insert the muffin into the toaster oven

  6. Remove the tuna and muffin from the toaster once the shredded cheese melt

  7. Toast the other half of the Ezekiel English muffin

  8. Your Tuna Ezekiel English muffin is ready to be served


You can eat the muffin open-faced. Or, if you prefer a sandwiched muffin, then put the other half part of the muffin on top of the tuna muffin. It is simple, right? Beside its simplicity, this dish is loaded with many beneficial ingredients.

Tuna have high concentration of vitamins, mineral, and other organic compounds. By replacing other kind of meat with tuna, you can avoid a chance of having heart disease because it contains omega-3 fatty acids.

For you who are having a diet program, this recipe can help you maintain your weight and still keep supplying nutrients to your body. Using less aft cheese, mayonnaise, and mustard will dramatically reduce the amount of fat entering your body.

In addition, the Ezekiel muffin packs beneficial complex carbohydrate and fiber that can prevent your for being starving in the afternoon. One muffin contains 8 grams of protein, 6 grams of fiber, and 160 calories. Because it is made from sprouted grains, then this muffin is perfectly good in terms of texture, taste, and nutrition. Now, it is your turn to create this delicious meal. This one is just an inspiration, so use your own creativity to modify the Ezekiel English muffin recipe.
Category: Kitchen
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
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Once you taste Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffin, the only thing that comes into your mind is getting Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffin recipe. This is not too much since it tastes flavorful, giving you the best treat that brings you back to the childhood. Jordan Marsh muffin has a lot of berries that serves heavenly taste; moreover the sugary topping makes it more satisfying. If you do not want to queue up for a cup of Jordan Marsh muffin, making your own dessert will be a good idea.

There are plenty recipes for Jordan Marsh Blueberry muffin. However, not all of them give authentic taste of Jordan Marsh muffin. In this recipe, you are about to know very simple muffin recipe that does not require any weird ingredients. All you can find in the kitchen, not to mention the steps are also easy and fail free. Here is Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffin recipe 2016 that you should try right away.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour

  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 eggs, large size

  • 1 cup sugar

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 2 tsp baking powder

  • 2 ½ cups fresh blueberries

  • 2 tbsp topping sugar

  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract


Cooking Instructions:

  1. To begin with Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffin recipe, preheat your oven up to 375 degree Fahrenheit

  2. Prepare large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy and light. Add eggs one by one and continue beating after each egg addition.

  3. In another bowl, mix all dry ingredients. Use electric mixer to combine all the dry ingredients so that the dough will not be overmixed when combined with wet ingredients.

  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients bowl. Add vanilla and milk as well, continue mixing thoroughly.

  5. Mash half cup of blueberries and add into dough. Stir by hand. In this step, you will see the dough changes color into light blue. Add the remaining blueberries in whole.

  6. Prepare muffin baking pan and spray with non-stick spray. Fill up the muffin cups.

  7. Sprinkle topping sugar on unbaked muffins.

  8. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. When finished, cool in pan or wire rack.

  9. Remove muffin from cups. If you desire, brush with melted butter.

  10. Jordan Marsh Blueberry muffin is ready to serve.


What do you think about this Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffin recipe? As you see in the ingredient list, it does not need any magical ingredients. However, the combination of fresh ingredients and fresh blueberries bring nice flavor to your mouth.

As the tips from Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffin recipe Yankee magazine, it is suggested to use paper muffin liners instead of only greased muffin cups. Since this recipe uses a lot of blueberries, the chance is the blueberry will stick to the cups even though it is already greased. The paper gives you nice result when serving the muffin. So, this is time to make your own Jordan Marsh Blueberry Muffin recipe!
Category: Kitchen
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
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If you feel like eating pizza for dinner, this special recipe of Wolferman's English muffins must suit your taste. So, this recipe is specially arranged for you who want to reduce the risk of eating unhealthy fast-food restaurant made pizza. While you debate that it is much easier for you to order a pizza from them, you should also consider that you don’t really know what kind of ingredients included in the bread of a pizza.

As for this special pizza recipe, you will know what kind of ingredients is included in the making of the bread or muffins since it is written in their packaging. Additionally, you can read it by yourself what kind of nutrition that you get from this muffin through the Wolferman's English muffins nutritional info. Other than that, the obvious thing about this muffin being extra thick is a very good proof that this muffin is suitable for either breakfast or dinner. More about his recipe, let’s check out below recipe for your reference.

 

Ingredients

  • A package of Cheddar Cheese Signature Wolferman's English muffins

  • Oregano

  • Marinara sauce

  • Pepperoni slices

  • Basil Pesto

  • Mozzarella Cheese (roughly grated)

  • Parsley (neatly chopped)


 

Baking Instructions

  1. Prepare your baking pan and a sheet of parchment paper.

  2. Set it aside, while you slice the Wolferman's English muffins in half.

  3. Carefully placed them on top of parchment paper and garnish them.

  4. Start by brushing two tablespoons of marinara sauce for each of them.

  5. Or, another option is brushing the top of the muffins with a tablespoon of basil pesto and top of marinara sauce for each of the muffins.

  6. After the last brush of marinara sauce, sprinkle some pieces of dried oregano above the marinara sauce for each muffin.

  7. The step continues with you sprinkling the muffins with the roughly grated cheese and a couple slices of pepperonis.

  8. After that, you are required to cover the pepperonis with another sprinkle of grated cheese and chopped parsley on top of it.

  9. With those thick layer, start to bake them in 400 degrees for about fifteen to twenty minutes. Or, if you rather, you can start to remove them from the oven after the cheese is completely melted.

  10. Enjoy your dinner!


So, those are the Wolferman's English muffins ingredients as well as the steps for a savory dinner recipe of English muffin from Wolferman. While this recipe is adequate for eight servings, in overall, this recipe only takes about a half hour to be ready. This is not very long compared to how long it will take for your pizza order to be delivered.

Well, this is only the basic variety of pizza muffin. You can add another couple of ingredients to suit your taste. A couple slices of sausage can always be added into this recipe for meaty taste. Other recipes can be explored by using the same variety of English muffins. Or, just choose another variety of Wolferman's English muffins for other series of recipes.
Category: Kitchen
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
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Chefs – either they’re working in the restaurants or at home – need knives and the best manual knife sharpener they can use to sharpen the knives later on. Fortunately, there are myriad products available today that ease all chefs sharpening their weapon for the war in kitchen including sharpening stone, sharpening steel, and sharpeners. Sharpeners themselves are divided into several types, such as manual and electric. About manual sharpeners, below are some of the best options.

First choice of the best manual knife sharpener is from PriorityChef. According to Knifesharpenerstone, Manual knife sharpener from PriorityChef is capable to sharpen both serrated and straight knife. Get one from PriorityChef if you don’t like sharpening the knives again and again since the manual sharpener will not only sharpen your knives instantly, but also keep them sharp for long time. Another aspect that makes this manual tool recommended is its bargain prices.

Moreover, AccuSharp is the next provider of the best manual knife sharpener. The 001C is highly recommended because it is easy to be used. Other manual knife sharpeners usually have diamond abrasive wheels, but this product by AccuSharp has tungsten carbide abrasive wheels. Even so, it is capable to give your knives the sharp edge.

Both manual sharpeners above are having low price. The criteria are making them much better than other manual sharpeners. However, another criterion that makes 001C more special is its easy maintenance. To clean it, you just need to wash it using water and soap. Users can even wash this tool in their dishwasher. The size is another plus point as its small size allows you to store it in any drawer at kitchen. Besides, AccuSharp’s 001C is portable. You can bring and use it anywhere you want.

In addition, if your knife collection contains expensive ones, there’s nothing better than 4643 manual sharpener by Chef’s Choice. Japanese, European, and American knives can all be sharpened by 4643. You can even sharpen your pocket knives and serrated knives using this Chef’s Choice magnificent sharpener. Compared to 001C, 4643 is much better since the abrasive wheels are the diamond. It means the wheels will sharpen any knife properly and more accurately. This manual sharpener has three slots which one of them is to sharpen Japanese knives. Meanwhile, another one is for American and European knives and the last one is for honing and serrated knives. Unfortunately, this best manual knife sharpener has higher price.
Category: Kitchen
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
If you are a fan of Smith’s products, then obviously Smiths electric knife sharpener may become the first thing you will think of to be the solution for your dull knives. It is not a secret that Smith’s has been offering best of the best product in order to ease our daily life. The offerings vary from hunting tools, housewares, kitchen wares, and that being said, knife sharpeners are among them. With so many existing competitors in the same industry, now here’s why you should consider the electric knife sharpener of Smith’s instead of others.
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The design is compact and easy to carry. One of the best things about Smiths electric knife sharpener is the fact that it comes in a compact size. With its relatively small size, despite full of functions, you can smuggle it to your backpack—if you are someone who is into outdoor activities like hunting or fishing.

The second feature of sharpener is the duality which comes with it. Obviously, for the case of regular sharpeners, you have to manually hold the sharpener, swiping the knife, measuring the right angle, etc. However, this electric knife sharpener offers you not only manual setting, but also an automatic setting. Therefore, there are synthetic wheels in each of slots at sharpener. Hence, Smiths electric knife sharpener will automatically hold the knife with the perfect angle. As for the manual slot, it can be used for maintaining procedure of an already fine edge of blade.

Moreover, as for the third special feature about this particular Smith’s product, of course is its diamond-coated line of sharpeners. So, besides manufacturing ordinary sharpener with steel wheels, the company also puts a line in which it features diamond-layered sharpening wheels. In addition, these sharpeners are also time-saving. Usually, other products would take minutes for you to finally have the fine edge of blade that you desire. It also includes the duration of soaking the sharpeners. This electric tool only takes seconds for a durable and razor-like sharpness of edge.

To have your hands on these great features, the prices offered by the giant company of hardware Smiths are varied. If you now worry about the price, then don’t. You have to diminish those thought because once again, good things always come with a price. In addition, by remembering all those features above, surely, the product of Smiths electric knife sharpener is worth it.
Category: Kitchen
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
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Tri stone knife sharpener is the perfect tool to bring back the sharpness of your blade. Storing any knives which haven’t met a stone for years and was extremely dull? It does not matter as this sharpener will solve the problem for you. With several grits on the set, you can have the razor-like sharpness and clean edge of blade. Now, for any of you who don’t have the slightest idea about this set of sharpener, hopefully, this article will help you to decide what you are going to choose for the turned-to-dull favorite knife.

For your information, the basic thing about this particular tri stone knife sharpener, like its name, usually consists of a set of stones. In addition, it is different from the regular sharpener which only includes one stone, one rod, or a pair of wheels. Also, each of these stones has different number of grit—particles of the stone. Moreover, the less the grit of stone will result in rougher edge of blade and vice versa. That being said, in most of cases, the stones in a set of sharpener come in the form of rough-medium-finest grit which will be used simultaneously to achieve the desired edges.

For example, one product of tri stone knife sharpener includes 240-grit, 1000-grit, and 3000-grit stones. Furthermore, in the early process of sharpening, you will use one stone with the smallest amount of grit. That is stone with 240-grit. As for the later process, the medium grit of stone—1000-grit stone will help you to polish the rough edge to a finer edge. In the end, you will finish the process by using the stone with the finest grit, which is 3000-grit stone. This stone definitely brings out the smoothness of your edge of blade. Of course, please remember to soak the stone beforehand. Well, this is not obligatory, however, as some of the stone sharpeners can also work with only a splash of water.
In fact, the procedure of how to take care of the sharpener is pretty much simple and easy to do. After you are done with sharpening the blade, just wipe the stones of sharpener by using a wet towel or fabric. Wipe them thoroughly, so there is no any residual left on the stone. Now, you can have all these simplicity and effective sharpening of tri stone knife sharpener from Wusthof, Norton or Smith’s.
Category: Home Design
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
Having a nice backyard design is what everybody dreams of. Back yard is one of the most important aspect of the house which should be taken care well. It is part of the exterior design of the house which can add the style of the house. Besides, backyard is an area of the house which can be so private. More often than not, backyard is one of the most favorite part of the house which the owner will go to after coming back from work to release the stress. For that matter, finding a design which can make you feel comfortable is the first thing to do

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One good example of backyard design which you can copy from is shown from these pictures taken by Ema Peter. The pictures are taken from a 3857-square-feet cascading house located in North Vancouver, Canada. The backyard and the house are creatively designed by Office of McFarlane Biggar which built the house in between of the panoramic city of the South Vancouver and the lush ravines of the North Vancouver. The backyard is seemingly perfect and comfortable for a modern family, primarily for kids playground.

Even though the backyard seems so charming, but in fact, the key point is pretty simple. All you have to do is just making sure that your backyard has enough space for three main parts, which are the carpet grass area, the plants area, and the pavers area. You can save some spaces for plating carpet grass seed so that you and your kids can sit on it on the weekend while playing with them. The pavers area are very useful for giving a pathway connecting the house and the backyard. On the other hands, plants are just important to make your backyard look tidy, green, and not empty. Once you deal with these three aspects, you will get yourself a nice backyard design.

source: www.designestyle.com
Category: Home Design
Posted by: Zhon_Thor
If you think that that having book shelves in the living room or any other rooms at your house, you could not be more wrong. In fact, all you need is just a creative shelves idea. Commonly, you find many people put their bookshelves or ordinary shelves installed on the wall or on the floor. That is so ordinary! Have you imagined if the storage shelves are part of the wall itself? What is, you create your house walls for shelves too? It is practical and space-saving, we might say.

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If you have not pictured it well in your head, you might want to see what thesecreative shelves are going to look like in a real arrangement through these pictures. These shelves belong to an Arsenal Flat located on top of the Haussmannian building in Paris, France. The room is nicely done by the H2 Architectes. As you may see from the pictures, every walls in this house are transformed into bookshelves. They are not just practical and space-saving, but they are also pretty beautiful in the eyes. All you have to do is just making sure that the shelves are nicely and tidily arranged.

One thing we can surely learn from this magnificent design is how the designer knows how to balance the shelves and the walls. Turning your walls into shelves does not mean that you should transform every single walls into it. You still need some real walls for sure. That is why, in order to make that happens, you need to adjust it with your creativity. Ask your personal architect to help you out for this matter. Trying to pick the wood for the shelves to give the house a natural atmosphere. Selecting wood flooring can also support the creative shelves to look good and natural at the very same time.