December 9, 2016

A fun business to start if you like sweet treats is an ice cream business. You can open your shop in a small store so that it has a cozy environment or in a large store so that you have space to put multiple freezers, tables and serving stations, don´t forget to call WasteFocus, they will help you save money by recycling all of the waste and rubbish your store throws away. These stations can be full of toppings that include fresh fruits, sprinkles, sauces and other items that customers might want to add to their cups of ice cream or the cones that they get. You want to get a few supplies before opening to make serving and storing ice cream a little easier, such as 3 gallon ice cream tubs, cups of all sizes and containers that you can put in the freezer when the ice cream isn’t being served or so that you have a backup in case you run out of a popular flavor.

One of the first things that you should do is research the ice cream business in your area. You want to find out the kinds of ice cream that people like and what the competition would be in the area as you want to serve something that is different and that stands out from the other shops. Find out about the costs that are associated with starting the business as well as the paperwork that needs to be completed with the health department and the city before you open, make sure you call Smith Jones Solicitors accident at work claim, just in case any employee gets injured while working, but before they start, make sure you get background checks for employees so you know that you´ll be able to trust the people you are hiring. If you want to operate an ice cream cart, then you need to get a mobile permit so that you can take your products to various locations.

Search for a location where you will get the most business. Try to find a spot near a park or near an attraction where there are children or families. If you live in a warm climate, then you’ll find that your ice cream business will likely do better as customers will want a way to cool off. You need ample storage space for your ice cream as well as dipping stations where the ice cream will be stored so that customers can view what you have to offer. You would also need to buy a stålskap to have a safe place to store your belongings while you work. When decorating, you should use bright colors that entice people to enjoy ice cream as well as small tables with chairs that are bright in color as these can put people in a better mood for enjoying the sweet treat.

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December 9, 2016

Many people understand the importance of their personal appearance and have no trouble spending money on clothing, haircuts or hair clippers from ManlyMatters, jewelry or makeup. Another area worthy of consideration is your smile. Are you happy with it? Are your teeth and gums all that they could be?

If you prefer tape extensions, it is also possible to use fresh flowers to create lush, gorgeous statement piece! For something bold, the effect would be stunning.

Why You Should Invest in Your Smile?

In the United States, smiling is important. It’s a way of connecting with people and showing that you are friendly and open to interacting with them, dentist Apopka fully understands that and they do their job with that in mind. When your teeth and gums look healthy, your smile takes on a whole new quality. It not only improves your overall appeal but makes you look healthy, successful and like somebody who cares about their appearance.

In recent years, an AllStar dental academy have made many advances in the area of cosmetic dentistry. These innovations allow dentists to help their patients achieve great-looking teeth and gums. In fact, these improvements are possible even if an individual has serious issues with their mouths, such as missing teeth, severe discoloration, obvious crowns or teeth spacing issues.

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is the practice of improving the appearance of a person’s smile. While good oral health habits, such as brushing, flossing and regular professional cleanings can go a long way, there are other procedures that can make an average smile absolutely stunning.

These procedures include tooth whitening, bonding and veneers, and even invisible braces. An expert Park Slope Cosmetic Dentist, such as Dr. Ronald I. Teichman, can help you identify any issues with your teeth and gums and recommend a course of treatment that can truly enhance the way you look.

In general, these procedures are relatively straightforward and do not require a lot of time spent in the dentist’s office. In fact, some treatments, such as teeth whitening, can actually be done at home by using a take-home kit. The same goes for teeth straightening, through the use of Invisalign® transparent braces which can straighten teeth without the look of traditional wire braces.

Benefits of Treatment

Many people believe that cosmetic dentistry has improved not only their personal lives but their professional lives as well. This is particularly true for individuals who have to work with the public and whose personal appearance is very important to job success. Many of these people have found that the time and cost of getting professional dental treatment are offset by an increase in career and salary potential. In my case, I always let my dentist from Dallas take care of my smile, and he does a pretty good job.

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November 28, 2016

Look what I got from the mail today! I love to cook and I love using new utensils, too. This set from Ozeri looks amazing and I really like how colorful these utensils are.



Product Description

My Thoughts

I love that this utensil set comes with everything you need. It has a large spoon, a ladle, a pasta server, tongs, a whisk, a skimmer, four spatulas and a holder. All the utensils look durable and the best thing is, all of them are made of food-safe BPA-free silicone material. This material is heat resistant, so they are definitely safe to use when cooking. They are easy to clean and wash as well because they are non-stick.

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If you are worried about your expensive pans and pots getting scratches, I recommend you these popular option during kitchen remodels. They are carefully crafted and would look lovely in your kitchen.

For more information about Ozeri products, visit their website at http://www.ozeri.com/ or follow them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OzeriProducts.

Where to buy?

This lovely set can be purchased through Amazon for only $19.95.

Disclosure: I have received one or more of the products mentioned above in exchange for my honest review. I was not paid for my thoughts and opinions. What was written above are 100 percent my own and was in no way influenced by the brand or anyone.

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October 19, 2016

Whenever I can’t think of something to make for dinner, I make these yummy meatballs. This is an easy recipe made with ingredients that we always have around the house. My family loves this and I’m sure yours will love this, too.



Sweet and Sour Beef Meatballs


  • 1 pound ground sirloin beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup carrot strips
  • 4-5 stalks spring onion, cut into 1 1/2 inch strips
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  • olive oil


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the ground beef, egg, bread crumbs and onion. Mix thoroughly and shape into golf ball-sized balls.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, gently brown the meatballs and set aside.
  3. Combine the brown sugar, flour, water, white vinegar and soy sauce into a bowl, set aside.
  4. In a large saucepan, add oil. Saute garlic until lightly browned, then add onions. Saute for 1 to 2 minutes, until onions are transparent. Add carrots and bell pepper until cooked.
  5. Add the sauce mixture into the pan. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Add meatballs and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring often, for 30 minutes.
  7. Serve with garlic or steamed rice.
  8. Enjoy!

You should also try oven baked pork chopes. Find out simple recipe here at easyrecipedepot. Remember, always use fresh ingredients for a better, tastier meal!

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October 19, 2016

With roughly just six weeks before Christmas, you must be one of the many who are making lists of people to give gifts to, poring over  Xmas shopping catalogues for gift ideas or stressing over the not-yet-there Christmas bonus for your holiday shopping budget.

And while waiting for that bonus can test your patience, you can easily pass away the time by thinking what gift ideas could work around your Christmas shopping budget. Well, no more problem, rabatterbjudande cdon is there for you! There are so many ideas over the Internet already that doing a simple search would result with an overwhelming list but there is one often overlooked idea that is actually the most practical, cost-efficient, appreciated and thoughtful gift you can give – FOOD.

Food items may have a perishable shelf life but you are guaranteed that your gift will be consumed and used. Most of us underestimate the value of quality good food baskets, especially those that families do not get to experience themselves quite often but ask yourself this questions: Which Christmas gifts have you really appreciated? Aren’t those little boxes of homebaked cookies, jars of jams and spices, baskets of holiday treats often gone even before the new year begins? What would you prefer to receive – small trinkets that would most likely just take up more clutter around the house or food that is sure to be consumed and appreciated not only by you but by your whole family and house guests?

Christmas gift baskets and artisan food jars are usually the food gift choices during the holidays. Most companies give away food baskets to its employees and artisan food delicacies are passed around during exchange gift parties. Here are some ideas to spruce up your Christmas good gift ideas and get your mind (and tummy) rolling:

  1. Do a themed basket. Do a wine and cheese basket for those with the palate for it, indulge in all things chocolate for the sweet tooth – mix a variety of flavors and an odd ball such as chilli chocolate to make it stand out.
  2. Don’t do all food items – throw in a useful item in your basket. You can throw in a cheese board platter in the wine and cheese basket or a wine opener! Package your appetizers in a picnic basket for reusing. Wrap homebaked goodies into nice, embroidered or even personalized napkins so your recipients can have their own at home.
  3. Make it personal. If you are giving a homebaked goodie, why not print a little recipe card with it and go even further – give little jars of ingredients with a note that says you can have a little baking date together if your recipients wants to? If you are giving a movie-themed basket of popcorn, hotdogs and drinks, why not give free movie tickets or better yet, a Netflix subscription? Go with the whole package – they will surely be blown away with your idea – and effort.

Christmas shopping catalogues have these ideas online. They even curate ideas for you and package it for selling, saving you the time and effort to curate each item. Give it a try – you won’t be disappointed!

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October 12, 2016

Do you own a restaurant and you want to start selling soft serve ice cream? If this is the case, you will need to start seriously looking at different types of ice cream machines. There are many different models for you to choose from. You need to do your homework and choose your ice cream machine very carefully. Do not make the mistake of believing that awol academy are made with basically the same level of craftsmanship. That is not true at all. You will need to educate yourself to determine which machine is the best. Here are some tips you can use which will help you with this task.

1. Talk to other business owners about the soft serve ice cream machines they are currently using.

You can get a great deal of insight into the various models of ice cream machines that are out there by paying a visit to some local businesses. You should talk to all of the business owners in your area who have soft serve ice cream machines in their establishments. You need to find out if their machines have ever broken down. If so, what was wrong with them? How often does this sort of thing happen? How much does it cost to repair their machine? Finally, you should ask the business owners if they would recommend their model of ice cream machine to other people. Their answer to this question will speak volumes.

2. Get a demonstration of many different ice cream machines.

You need to see an ice cream machine work with your own ice before you make your final decision. Obviously, you should also taste the ice cream that each model produces so you can see if the flavor is up to your standards. Taylor soft serve ice cream machines have a very good reputation in the industry.

3. Should you rent or buy your ice cream machine?

You will need to decide if you want to buy an ice cream machine or rent one. Renting the machine will save you a great deal of money initially if you are trying to get a new business off the ground. However, buying the machine will mean that you will not have a rental payment every month. Another advantage of renting an ice cream machine is the fact that you can rent a different model if you are unhappy with the first one you choose.

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September 26, 2016

Laing is a coconut milk based Filipino dish composed of dried taro leaves. This originated in Bicol and is quite famous here in the Philippines as well as in other countries. It’s a must to serve this in Filipino restaurants because people will be ordering this, for sure.

Laing is usually cooked with pork or shrimps, this time though, I thought of using Tinapa (smoked fish). Well, it turned out really good and yes, I’ll definitely be making this again. Recipe adapted from Panlasang Pinoy.


Laing with Tinapa

Laing with Tinapa


  • 100g dried taro leaves
  • 6 cups or 3 cans coconut milk
  • 2 cups or 1 can coconut cream
  • ½ cup shrimp paste
  • 1 cup cooked tinapa flakes
  • 5 to 7 pieces red chilies
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced
  • ½ cup sliced ginger
  • 8 cloves garlic, crushed


  1. Combine the coconut milk, tinapa flakes, ginger, shrimp paste, ginger, onion, and garlic in a cooking pot. Heat the pot and let it boil.
  2. Once the mixture starts to boil, gently stir to mix the ingredients. Cover the pot and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Make sure to stir once in a while to prevent the ingredients from sticking to the bottom of the cooking pot.
  3. Add the dried taro leaves. Do not stir. Let it stay until the leaves absorb the coconut milk. This takes about 20 to 30 minutes. you can gently push the leaves down so that it can absorb more coconut milk.
  4. Once the leaves absorb the coconut milk, stir the leaves and then continue to cook for to 10 minutes.
  5. Pour the coconut cream in the cooking pot. Add the red chilies. Stir. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes more.
  6. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with steamed or garlic rice.

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