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How to Make Homemade Bacon in an Oven

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Almost everyone loves crispy bacon, but there’s nothing quite like homemade baked bacon. Once you try to cook bacon in the oven, the store-bought stuff tastes depressingly inferior. Making your homemade bacon bits is an easy affair, but without access to a smoker, many people assume they’re out of luck. Not so. Delicious, affordable bacon …

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What are the Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds?

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As I’ve studied nutrition with various programs and institutes, I’ve seen how important it is to find little things we can add to our diets to improve health and target certain conditions and disorders. As the adage goes, “Food is medicine.” And while I’m not a proponent of the attitude of “superfoods” (these are typically …

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Best Humidifier for Plants – Top Picks of 2021

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If your houseplants are looking a little duller than you’d expect despite being watered regularly and receiving proper sunlight, they might need more humidity. Humidity is just as important for plant health as it is for us. These provide plants with moisture and air circulation that better mimic their natural environment, promoting better health and growth. The …

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