How to Cut Costs and Monthly Expenses

34 Ways to Cut Costs and Monthly Expenses

The suggestions that follow are based on ideas from our readers. Grow as much food as possible to lower the food bill, and freeze what you can’t use immediately. Even tomatoes can be frozen and used in soups and stews. Save leftovers to make potato scones, soups, stews or fried…

How to Cook Steak

20 Ways to Cook Steak

Steak is a universal favorite, and although the tender cuts are expensive, there’s no waste and you know you’re serving a meal that everyone will appreciate. Cheaper cuts can be prepared in many delicious ways, as shown in the recipes in this feature. One of the most appetizing features of…

Great Ideas on Curve Control

Great Ideas on Curve Control

“I like you just the way you are” is a comforting phrase to hear, especially if it’s spoken by someone you care about. But¬†when it refers to your figure it is wise to accept the compliment with reservations so that you will not be lulled into security and finally find…

Ideas for Poultry Dishes

New Ideas for Poultry Dishes

Poultry is a traditional item on the dinner menu, and although the main methods of cooking – roasting, boiling and steaming – vary only slightly, new ideas may be incorporated to produce a delightful main-course dish. The inclusion of fruit and fruit juice in your stuffing and basting will give…

6 Ideas for Backyard Barbecues

6 Ideas for Backyard Barbecues

For some people the recent exceptionally warm weather heralds barbecue time. For others it is a year-round enjoyment that can give the opportunity to try new¬†barbecue recipes. There is absolutely no need to stop short at steak and chops and sausages with a bit of limp salad and a lump…

5 New Ideas for Family Meals

Microwave Cooking: 5 New Ideas for Family Meals

We had so many requests for “more microwave cooking” that we planned this special family feature in response. We’ve also included unusual recipes which will be microwave favorites, too. VEGETABLE RISOTTO 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 2 sticks celery 4 shallots 30 g (1 oz) butter or margarine 1…

5 Ideas for Egg Dishes

5 Ideas for Egg Dishes

Habit asserts itself in most homes. Consequently eggs are still looked upon very much as something only to be served at break fast. Even then the variation in ways of serving eggs is limited. Egg and bacon, boiled or scrambled eggs are served perhaps ninety-nine times out of a hundred.…

How to Properly Stretch to Increase Flexibility

How to Properly Stretch to Increase Flexibility

Stretching should feel wonderful, but be careful to ensure you know what you should stretch when you stretch. Stretching the wrong tissues may cause irreparable damage to your body. Bones and joints Don’t put pressure on your bone and joints when you stretch. There are no positive changes from attempting…

7 Remedies for Acne Spots

7 Remedies for Acne Spots

Bacteria breeding anywhere on the body can add to the spread of acne. An infection of the tonsils, appendix, lymph nodes, teeth, or gums can encourage ugly acne lesions. Many things can be done, both by you at home and by a doctor, to control acne. Keep Your Skin Clean.…

How to Color Your Hair at Home

How to Color Your Hair at Home

When you color your hair at home it often looks better than when your hairdresser does it. This is because colors should never be put evenly over the hair. Dense, all-over color is not natural. When you decide to change the color of your hair, it’s because you want to…

How to Dry Your Hair Properly

How to Dry Your Hair Properly

The simplest way to dry hair is to take a soft, absorbent towel and mop up as much water as possible, leaving the sunshine to do the rest. The hardest (and most harmful) way is to put rollers into wet hair and then go to sleep. But the most effective…

The Expert Way to Shampoo Your Hair

The Expert Way to Shampoo Your Hair

Any shampoo will clean the hair, but a shampoo specially formulated for your hair type will result in shinier, easy to manage hair. Good shampoos contain extra proteins and oils to keep the balance between cleansing and manageability. Bad ones don’t. Use a gentle shampoo and stay away from those…