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Allergic to Eggs? These 3 Webpages Provide Info About Egg Substitutions

February 10, 2016 5:02 pm

Vegans and those with egg allergies may think that certain foods are off limits, but thanks to egg substitutes, you can still enjoy things like cakes, breads, and other baked goods. These helpful websites are full of tips for using egg substitutes to help you create egg-free dishes that taste just as good as the originals.

PETA
Though this website is tailored toward vegans, its tips are helpful for anyone who wants to remove eggs from their diet. The Egg Replacements page features information about all of the different types of egg substitutes, including silken tofu, potato starch, ground flax seed, and canned pumpkin. There’s also a list full of tips about egg substitutions.

The Kitchn
The Kitchn’s Vegan Egg Substitutes page helps you to choose the perfect egg substitute for any dish. It offers full descriptions of everything from tofu to applesauce, and it also provides information about the best brands of commercial egg replacers.

About.com
The vegetarian section of About.com is a wonderful resource to learn more about egg substitutes. It answers readers’ most pressing questions about cooking without eggs, and it also describes which egg substitutes work best in different types of recipes.

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Sook Pastry: Indulge in a Treat

February 3, 2016 5:03 pm

Indulge in something sweet at Sook Pastry. Grab a cup of coffee and a pastry, crepe, tart, or cookie. When you're craving something more substantial try the tasty sandwiches, soups, savory crepes, or marinated beef tart. Customers say the cookies are some of the best they've ever had. Try the Almond Croissant! Specialty coffee drinks are available to go with the sweet treats like cappuccinos, espresso, latte, and chai tea. The staff is friendly and happy to help you pick out a dessert. There are a few seats inside and outside to enjoy your delectable treat at. Feel free to relax for a while in the laid back environment.

Sook Pastry
24 South Broad Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 493-2500

www.sookpastry.com
www.yelp.com/biz/sook-pastry-ridgewood

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Cool and Unusual Uses for Fabric Softener Sheets

January 27, 2016 9:55 pm

While you likely already know that you can use fabric softener sheets for, well, making your fabrics softer, you may not know that there are a number of other uses for these handy household items. Here are just a few smart and surprising things to do with your dryer sheets.

  • Wipe up fine, powdery spills like flour or makeup using dryer sheets, because the anti-static properties help to pick up these hard-to-scoop messes.
  • Likewise, dryer sheets also make great DIY dusters for shelves, television screens, and baseboards.
  • Freshen up musty places by placing dryer sheets inside of your smelly winter boots, gym bag, or in a musty closet.
  • Remove pet hair from just about any surface (including your clothing) by wrapping a dryer sheet around your hand and gently running it over the surface.
  • In the summertime, stuff dryer sheets in your pockets to repel mosquitos.
  • Remove hard water stains from faucets and the door of a shower by running a dry dryer sheet over the surface.
  • End static on your hair and clothing in the winter by running a dryer sheet all over yourself.

10 New Uses for Dryer Sheets [Real Simple]
20 Household Uses for Used (Yes, Used) Dryer Sheets [Apartment Therapy]
25 Alternative Uses for Fabric-Softener Dryer Sheets [Curbly]

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