What to do when your bored

35 Things to Do When You’re Bored

Most things had fascination, and you burned with a thousand plans and ambitions. Did your fingers itch to create something beautiful? Did you yearn to be out-of-doors and doing? Here’s what to do when you’re bored. Treat yourself to a homemade facial. Raid the fridge for those wilting cucumbers, which…

Pork Recipes

5 Quick and Easy Pork Recipes

The new pre-trimmed cuts of pork without bone, rind or excess fat are more nutritionally desirable than traditional cuts which are often high in fat. Nevertheless, many people enjoy the cheaper, old-style chops and roasts. Depending on the cut, pork can be roasted, boiled or stewed, stuffed and baked, stir-fried,…

Potluck Dinner

8 Delicious Ideas for Potluck Dinner

To “bring a plate” is a popular way of catering for fund-raising functions or friendly get-togethers. What to bring is solved by these potluck recipes. They’re great for family meals too. Chicken Wings, Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings 1 kg (2 lb) chicken wings cornflour 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1…

7-Day Diet That Really Works

7-Day Diet That Really Works

The marvelous thing about the desperation diet is that it won’t leave you either desperately hungry or bored. You can eat more goodies than you would believe, and still lose a lot of fat. So you’ve simply got to lose some weight. And fast, too! You hopped onto the scales…

12 New Ideas for Mayonnaise

12 New Ideas for Mayonnaise

Summer is salad time, and for most people, mayonnaise is an essential salad ingredient. But there are many other delightful dishes in which mayonnaise can be used for extra flavor. In this feature is a selection of tempting recipes that are examples of the use of mayonnaise, showing how it…

8 Easy Dessert Recipes to Make at Home

8 Easy Dessert Recipes to Make at Home

1. Heavenly Pie Take 2 bananas, pinch of salt, 2 egg whites, juice of 1 lemon, some chopped walnuts, 1 cup castor sugar, 1 small cup whipped cream, and a little table jelly. Prepare a deep pastry case, beat the mashed bananas, castor sugar, salt and lemon juice, and fold…

Ideas for Easy Summer Desserts plus Recipes

10 Ideas for Easy Summer Desserts

1. FROZEN FRUIT SALAD Three cupfuls cooked peaches, finely cut and drained; 1 cupful shredded coconut; 12 marshmallows, quartered; ½ cupful maraschino cherries; ½ cupful walnuts, finely chopped; 1 cupful cream, ½ cupful mayonnaise. Add the peaches, coconut, marshmallows, cherries, and nuts to the whipped cream and mayonnaise (which have…

Baking Ideas plus Recipes

12 Baking Ideas plus Recipes

1. Lemon Yeast and Bread Mix together 4 tablespoons flour and 2 of sugar, 4 tablespoons lemon juice, adding sufficient warm water to make the consistency of thick, fresh cream. Bottle and cork tightly, let stand 24 hours (have a little old yeast to start it). Peel, boil and mash…

Ideas for a Happy Camping

7 Ideas for a Happy Camping

Camping is a traditional exercise, a final fling before the chilly season sets in. It can be a wonderful, relaxing, rejuvenating experience; or instead a fiasco of muddle and clutter, with badly organised gear in a badly chosen campsite. 1. PACK AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE One of the joys of…

Steps to Live a Happy, Healthy Life

11 Steps to Live a Happy, Healthy Life

Mental health fluctuates in everybody, just as physical fitness does. Most people show some mental disorder symptoms under stress at some time or other. Want to keep in good mental health? Then remember it depends almost entirely on yourself. Here is a step-by-step plan toward a way out of anxiety…

6 Fascinating Ideas for Chestnut Dishes

6 Ideas for Chestnut Dishes

Glossy brown chestnuts peeping from a little sack what fascinating ideas they conjure up for the enterprising cook. If you have never made a dish of curried egg and chestnuts, or tried chestnuts in mayonnaise, or eaten chestnut tart with chocolate frosting, or tasted chestnut soup, you have some treats…