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1. Make spaghetti from veggies
The trouble with spaghetti is that it is basically all carbohydrates. I love spaghetti more than anything else.
I don't want to give it up.
What to do? I know the answer. Be moderate. Only eat a tiny bit of pasta.
I am still hungry if I only eat a little bit. How can I only eat a little bit?...
2. How to Make Rose Beads from your Wedding Flowers
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:54:19
Make beads from your wedding bouquet? Making beads from rose petals is not difficult. A little patience is needed, but when you are done making these beads, your roses from your wedding can be turned into a lovely necklace that you will be able to wear forever. These beads are high quality and wo...
3. Can't sleep? 21 Insomnia tips to help you sleep
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:43:06
Can't sleep? Suffering from insomnia?
It's late, and you still can't relax and fall asleep. Your body feels wired and stressed. You want to sleep but sleep eludes you. Or maybe you woke up at 2-3 am and no matter what you did, you found you couldn't get back to sleep?
The old solutions work, but...
4. How to preserve a rose
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:14:32
How to save roses is an important question, because a rose isn't always just a rose. It is often connected with important memories.
Did you receive a rose or bouquet with roses for your birthday? Perhaps you have the happy occasion of a wedding and need to preserve your wedding bouquet? Or perha...
5. What to do with Zucchini?
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:50:23
What to do when your garden is loaded with zucchini? Gadzukes! Head to the kitchen with all the little squashes and fill your freezer with great zucchini dishes for those days when the zucchini have long been iced over with frost. On this page you will find a compendium of
*The best zucchini rec...
6. How to make a zucchini racing car or zucchini doll with that big zucchini from your garden
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:45:36
What can you do with a big zucchini? You could put it in the compost, make a baked zucchini, or... you could make a zucchini car or a zucchini doll!
How it all began...
One fall day I was walking home from the community garden, and I noticed I was holding my big zucchini like a baby. My kids agr...
7. Chinese characters - their deeper wisdom
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:14:32
Chinese Characters are not just a scribble, but are made up of parts that have meaning, like the word telephone in English. TELE means far, and PHONE means sound, or voice. So "TELEPHONE" means "hearing sound from far away," describing what a telephone does. Chinese characters are often made up o...
8. How to Make Parmesan Cheese
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:12:55
Parmesan cheese is made from raw milk, and good Parmesan is aged for two or more years. It is not a fast process! Here you will find some photos that show the steps of making Parmesan Cheese, from the cow's milk to the final cheese aging on the shelves. I hope you enjoy them!
The cheese making p...
9. What is a Buddhist Temple like? Visit some Chinese temples and find out
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:52:50
This page is for anyone who is curious to know what a Buddhist Temple is like. And also for people from other countries who have to visit a lot of temples during their time in Asia and want to understand them better. And for architects, builders, photographers, and people who appreciate beautiful...
10. International Waffle Day is March 25th
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:12:49
March 25 is International Waffle Day. Amazingly enough, this day has been connected to waffles for several hundred years thanks to our friends the Swedes.
Why did International Waffle Day begin in Sweden?
March 25 is the Christian holiday of the Annunciation, when Jesus' mother Mary was told tha...
11. How to Make Hong Kong Milk Tea without stockings!
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:22:58
I had never really thought about it - what was the secret of that silky smooth stiff but gentle milk tea that you get in Hong Kong? If you ever ask anyone who has had the chance to try Hong Kong Milk Tea, they will get this far away look on their face before they tell you how incredible it is. Ho...
12. Come see our Miki Dog named Cricket
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:20:32
This is an introduction to a sweet puppy in our family named Cricket. She isn't a cricket. That's just her name. She is a Miki dog, a new rare breed that is being developed in the US. Of course, we can't say enough good things about her. One of the best things is that she is an eternal puppy.
13. Crickets in China
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:22
Did you know that the Chinese have been raising crickets as pets for thousands of years? Have you seen the movie "The Last Emperor"? He pulls out a cricket cage at the end of the movie... remember? Emperors fell in love with crickets, had cricket fighting competitions, wrote poetry about them, an...
14. Fun facts about the Tang Dynasty in China
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:17:49
If you ask me what period of history I would like to have lived in, I would choose some time during the Tang Dynasty in China.
The Tang dynasty was an amazing time. While Europe was suffering during the Dark Ages, people in China were doing things like playing polo. See the photo to the left? Th...
15. Autumn Moon Festival Poetry
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:16
Poetry? What does Poetry have to do with the Chinese Autumn Moon Festival?
On the night of the mid-autumn moon, usually in September, Chinese people love to go outside and be with the moon. The crisp air makes the moon look clearer than in the heat of the summer, and it is perfect weather to gat...
16. Harvest Festival Fun - Old traditions and New ideas for Fall
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:24
This page will introduce you to the history of the Harvest Festival (often called Michaelmas, especially in the UK), its saint, Saint Michael, and give you ideas and activities for modern versions of old traditions and the festival of Michaelmas.
In modern times we have developed some of our own...
17. Keukenhof Gardens - pictures of tulips from the world's biggest flower garden
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:40:33
The Keukenhof Garden park in Lisse, Holland, is the place to go if you love the bright and cheery colors of tulips and other spring bulbs. Each individual bulb is a beauty, but to see them massed like enormous carpets and in designs of all sorts is surprising and delightful to the eyes. Even if i...
18. Three Kings Day Celebrations and Traditions
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:51:02
Epiphany! Time for a party! In many countries around the world, Epiphany - Three Kings Day - is the last day of the celebration of the Christmas season.
Three predominant themes influence Epiphany - Three Kings Day:
* Gift giving - from the tradition of the gifts of the Wise Men to Jesus
19. What is a daruma doll?
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:27
Look at this cute little roly-poly red Daruma doll! Want to learn all the secrets about him and his good luck?
Keep reading! Here you will discover who Daruma was, the history of the Daruma doll, how he is used for goal setting, and why the Daruma doll's eyes painted in or not.
20. How to Cure Jet Lag
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:32:30
If you are going to take a trip and will be faced with jet lag, this information will help you recover quickly. These remedies will also help you if you have to work odd shifts or have on and off night and day shifts, which has the same result on your system as flying between time zones.
21. Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:22
These chewy, soft molasses cookies are a family favorite we have made since my daughters were little. They are not gingersnaps. Their essence is the flavor of molasses, which is full of all the minerals they take out of sugar cane when they refine the white sugar out. So they count as relatively ...
22. Jet lag Pancakes - my personal recipe to prevent jetlag
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:23
Yup. It's all part of a system I developed for myself. I travel a lot. And I don't like meat much, so it isn't easy to find good food on the road. And preventing jet lag is something I feel a bit passionate about.
I have included all my favorite tips here on this page, so you can see what worked...
23. Fennel and Anise Snowy Crinkle Cookies
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:21:27
The ground fennel and anise seeds in Snowy Crinkle Cookies have special properties.
You may have seen fennel seed in an Indian restaurant. You can take a spoonful of fennel seeds plain or covered in a pastel sugar coating after a meal to help digest your food.
Fennel tea and Anise tea are also ...
24. Vanilla Pudding Recipes for National Vanilla Pudding Day - May 22
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:46:02
Vanilla lovers unite! National Vanilla Pudding Day happens in May, and Vanilla is our celebration.
There is so much you can do with vanilla, and the opportunities to create things with vanilla pudding are endless. Here you will find two full recipes for outstanding vanilla pudding, one creamy an...
25. Green Sauces for Pasta
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:39:06
Some people love tomatoes. Some people don't. I am someone who doesn't like tomatoes, so I have been working on Green Spaghetti Sauces so I can enjoy the fun on top of spaghetti too!
Here are two versions of sauces I like a lot, and I hope you enjoy them too. They both have really healthy ingred...
26. Chinese Kitchen God
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:18
The Chinese Kitchen God
Would you know the Kitchen God if you saw him? (I mean, someone other than your own brother or sweet husband looking in the fridge in the middle of the night!). When you are done reading this lens, you will know enough about him and his wife(s) to pick the Kitchen God out ...
27. Vegetable Recipes That Kids Love
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:39:05
This lens has a few recipes that I have found most kids like. I like them too, and I love vegetables! So whether you like veggies or not, you will certainly like these recipes.
Down below I have put some of my theories how to make the most kid-friendly vegetable dishes. So this page can help you...
28. The Chinese Garden
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:08
Photos of most of the elements of a Chinese Garden can be found here on this page. Most Chinese classical gardens have these elements, and they are part of what makes the Chinese Garden Chinese.
*Moon gates and special carved windows
*Fascinating Stones, usually from Lake Tai
*A Pond, usually wi...
29. Persimmon Pudding - an Autumn Delight
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:18
Sweet bright orange persimmons are the key ingredient in this gorgeous English style "pudding" which has an aroma that sings of Autumn in Asia. The pudding is slow cooked until the edges turn to chewy caramel. This dessert is perfect for Thanksgiving if you don't have time to make a pie. Easy to...
30. St Louis Pumpkin Pie
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:11:35
Everyone has their favorite pumpkin pie - but this one is special. St Louis Pumpkin Pie is light, not overly sweet, and has a beautiful aroma.
The crust for this pie is fantastic, and uses the power of vinegar (or lemon juice) to make the crust tender. Once you have tasted this, I bet you won't ...
31. No-fat Cookies - Cinnamon Raisin bars
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:20:20
These cookies have no fat/oil in them. They are GREAT for summer eating because they are light. And they are great for eating in the winter, because they are spicy with cinnamon, which is a warm and cozy flavor.
These bars were originally made by the children's book author Bea Gormley, who lived...
32. Tips to nourish your spirit
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:05:47
Having a spiritual practice is just like having any other habit. You have to make the effort in the beginning. But once you are underway, the practice should help you connect to your spiritual self, and give you a deeper sense of your connection to the divine.
You can change your practice as oft...
33. Here come the Cicadas! Cicada facts, fun, and photos
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:44:05
Okay - you may not like bugs. And if you aren't on the east coast you may not see this crowd, sweetly named "Brood II" by the insect scientists, but this is an event you should know about! Might even be worth a trip east... because after 17 years of growing underground, the red eyed "Magicicadas"...
34. Valentines Day in China
Education - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:42
Valentine's Day in China didn't really exist when I arrived here in 1988. People were very shy about saying the word "love." Actually, the word "love" was reserved for things like your country - you could "love China," but if you said "I love my daughter" or "I love my wife" everyone would blush....
35. Bee Mine Valentine Dessert with no added sugar!
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:13:22
Do you have someone in your family who doesn't like sweets, or can't eat sweets, or shouldn't eat sweets? How do you make a Valentine dessert "sweet" without adding sugar?
One way is in your presentation. With a simple bowl of red fruit, you can add special touches that will make this the "sweet...
36. Try Dragon Biscuits for Breakfast!
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:41:13
Make a dragon biscuit to "slay" at breakfast! In the fall it is fun to bake, and fun to enjoy them hot from the oven. Slather them with butter and jam and you can be a proper knight in battle. Perfect for eating before a test, before having to do something that is a little daunting, or simply to ...
37. Bok Choy 101 with recipes
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:33:33
Did you know that there are dozens of kinds of Chinese cabbage? It's true. And there are many ways to cook it.
I have some favorites, so in this lens I am going to share all the different kinds of Chinese cabbage, and two recipes. I hope it will be an encouragement to you to try the Chinese cabb...
38. Black Russian Chocolate Bread recipe
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:42:22
Have you ever tried Russian Black Bread? I grew up on it in New York City. Our local bakery's version was dark brown, filled with raisins, and didn't have caraway seeds, which was a relief, since I don't like them! There was something very special about it, but I couldn't put my finger on it. Thi...
39. My favorite appliance - a stick blender
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:42
A blender stick can do just about everything your KitchenAid, Food Processor, blender, and drink mixer can do when you have smaller amounts. Stick an immersion stick blender into a pot of cooked vegetables and push the button. Zoom. You have a gorgeous pureed soup. Want to whip one egg white and ...
40. The Gardens of Suzhou China
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:44:07
Suzhou is the perfect place for an adventure! Chinese gardens are built to give you the impression of great size and long views in a small space.
Some are actually quite tiny, but as you ramble through them, looking through each gorgeous round moon door to the distance or climb on the famous Lak...
41. Carve a vegetable for your garden gnome or fairy
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:21:30
Scary things are fun for some kids, but others prefer not-so-scary Halloween fun. Carving a scary Halloween pumpkin is customary - but you can carve lots of other things too. In this lens you will find some inspiration for carving garden gnome and fairy houses that you can use for outdoor or indo...
42. My Superhero - Mr Rogers
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:42:22
Superheros are strong. They fly in to distressing situations and save good people from disaster. In comic books they are strong on the outside - maybe they have a sword or some other sort of weapon to do their work.
Mr Rogers was a little different. He did not look like a superhero on the outsid...
43. Santa's Favorite Cookies
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:35:07
Have you ever debated what sort of cookies Santa might like? Considering that he has a lot of cookies to eat that night - and no doubt faces indigestion the next day - something simple and not too sweet is probably smart.
So we asked Santa. And this is what he said:
"Chewy, but not too sweet" as...
44. Chinese New Year photos and stories
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:33:25
Chinese New Year is upon us, and we are slithering from the Year of the Snake into the Year of the Horse!
The new year festivities begin at least a week ahead of time, with lots of traveling to offer New Years wishes ahead of time. The point of the New Year holiday is to be home with family. If ...
45. Candlemas Day - A Day to Make and Bless Candles
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:44:05
What is Candlemas??
Candlemas Day gets its name from the day when candles were traditionally blessed in churches across Europe. For Western Christians, it occurs 40 days after Christmas, which is the traditional time when a baby would have been presented at the Temple. It commemorates the day whe...
46. Heated Mattress Pad Review - warm those feet!
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:25
Do you hate to sleep in a cold bed?
Are your feet blocks of ice when you go to bed at night? Do you hate going to bed because it is so cold it feels like sleeping in a refrigerator?
Keeping your house at cooler temperatures can mean suffering when it is time for bed and the sheets feel like the ...
47. MicroCrafts book review
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:18
Looking for miniature craft ideas? This is my favorite book for creating tiny crafts. Why?
Microcrafts has lots of unique projects. The projects are simple, very eye-catching and are:
*whimsical - my favorite sort of project!
*can use up small scraps
*warmly welcomed by both children and...
48. Tea Nog - The Latest Egg Nog!
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:41
Perhaps where you live you can buy egg nog, but I live in China, the land of tea. I guess you could call me a tea geek. Tea freak? Tea connoisseur? Yes, I live in Shanghai, and it is a great city to live in if you like tea. But there are drawbacks when it is time for the holidays. There is no egg...
49. Bowl of Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:22:59
No time for breakfast? Take the bowl of oatmeal you wanted for breakfast along with you in the form of a muffin.
Did you know you can make an incredible breakfast or snack muffin using oatmeal? When they come out of the oven you will have to protect them carefully if you want any left by evening...
50. Dutch Baby Pancakes
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:24
The first time someone asked me if I would like to eat a Dutch Baby for breakfast, I said, "What? You eat babies here?" Everyone roared with laughter, and patted me on the hand and said, "Just wait!"
Soon there was an amazing puffy pancake sitting in a cast iron pan on the breakfast table, sprin...
51. Healthy Sweet Potato and Apple Recipe - light and delicious
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:09:29
I love this recipe because it is a healthy sweet potato recipe that is also delicious and - well - sweet! But the good news is that there is NO SUGAR added. How does that happen? You can use the sweetness and fragrance of apples to make the recipe taste divinely sweet without adding any further s...
52. Chocolate and Zucchini
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:00
Are you a chocolate fan but would love to find ways to enjoy your vegetables while you are at it? Or perhaps you have a few too many zucchini in your patch? On this page you will find some of the best recipes you have eaten in ages and the ingredients include... you guessed it!
Chocolate and Zuc...
53. Ginger Moon Cookies
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:51
They are pale and look like the moon with its craters and valleys. But underneath the quiet exterior there is a snappy ginger cookie, warming and fragrant. These would be good to eat with some hot tea gazing at the moon on a cool night.
Having no oil or butter is a plus, and incorporating a touc...
54. Bee My Valentine cookies
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:23:42
These cookies look like Valentine cookies. But they are so fragrant and tasty they get raves from everyone, and it's a favorite with people who don't like greasy or overly-sweet recipes.. It is almost no-fat (4 tablespoons butter for 4 and 1/2 cups of flour) compared to other cookies, and it is i...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:25:29
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