Aubergine Schnitzel with Celery Salad

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  by Alfredo Zotti Aubergine Schnitzel Cut a nice and big aubergine (eggplant) long-side, with a sharp knife, about 1/3 of an inch thickness, paying attention not to cut yourself. You will get about 8 or 9 stakes. Place them flat on a dish and sprinkle some salt on both side, just enough to sprinkle […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Xist to Exist!

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     by Samantha Lewis It’s an unfortunate fact that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 200,000 women in America will be diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Even worse, more than 40,000 will die from the disease.   There are so many hideous facts and statistics that it makes […]

The Biggest Sports Sensation Can be Found on the Street

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  by Amy Lignor   Streetball; everyone’s talking about it. For those who are unaware, streetball is basically exactly what it says it is; basketball that’s played on outdoor courts with far more lax rules than professional basketball. This is a good thing, however; because not having that incredibly formal structure that the NBA has […]

Xist Fitness Aids the Happy Campers of Summertime

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    by Cindy Haynes There are many ways to camp; whether it be jumping into that mammoth RV and heading into the forests of Wyoming; or, jumping into the truck with gear and ammo along for the ride to hunt, fish and trap while roughing it in the woods – all vacationers want a […]

Chicken Cannellini Bean Chili

Chicken Cannellini Bean Chili

  Sprinkle one and one half cups of diced chicken breast with 1 teaspoon salt. In 6-quart Dutch oven or equivalent pot, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil on medium-high until very hot. Add chicken to Dutch oven in 2 batches, and cook 6 minutes per batch or until chicken is no longer pink, stirring occasionally […]

Mid-Winter Roma Tomatoes in Earth Boxes

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  Richard A. Hudson – In early October I started a mid winter garden on the back porch-lanai. We’re located in Florida, about 50 miles south of Tampa. It’s often cold and can even freeze now and then in November and January, but it’s been rather warmer than that the last two years. Thus, counting […]

Aging is Not An Issue When it Comes to Spray La Vie!

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  When the concept of sunless tanning arrived on the health and beauty scene, it literally changed the way people looked at the great outdoors. In other words, the benefits that came from spending time in the sun changed to negatives almost overnight.   As we know, the stunning sunshine is what we all wish […]

Spinach Salad And Cannellini Bean Swiss Chard Soup

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  Here are two green dishes which can be eaten together or at different times of the day as part of a meal or for a mid-meal snack. In other words, they are a go anytime, anywhere. They are both easy to make from readily available ingredients. Spinach Salad: Wash the leaves of a large […]