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MagicKitchen.com Blog · 13h ago

A Tale of Two (Thanksgiving) Dinners

It was the best of dinners, it was the worst of dinners, it was the age of entertaining, it was the age of cooking, it was the epoch of presentation, it was the epoch of preparation, it was ...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 1W ago

Mid-October, the Perfect Time to Start Your Christmas Shopping

When I was a much younger man, a kid actually, I used to poke fun at my mother for beginning her Christmas plans around this time of year.  She would (and still does) make a list of all the ...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 1W ago

October: National Financial Planning Month…Who Knew?

Yes, the designation of October as National Financial Planning Month could be a contrived creation foisted upon us by certified financial planners (to a cynic like myself).  Regardless, it’s...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 2W ago

10 Foods That are High in Iron

Iron is a healthy part of a balanced diet.  Iron helps to move oxygen around the body,  and plays a part in muscle function and building DNA. Of course, for women of a certain age, making su...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 2W ago

Avoid it Like the Plague…Fast Food that is

Yeah, I know, we’re all pressed for time in our hectic, supersonic lives.  We’ve got work, hobbies, kids to chauffeur around, Netflix series to watch and two world leaders caught up in a mid...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 3W ago

The Joys of the Autumnal Season

Before we begin, a bit of disclosure: perhaps my all-time favorite word in the English language is “autumnal.”  Definition: of, characteristic of, or occurring in autumn.  Rather than the vi...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 4W ago

What Are Your Kids in College Eating?

What Are Your Kids in College Eating? Couch pizza, convenience store chili dogs, and every kind of fast food imaginable, such as fried chicken that’s more “fried” than chicken, roast beef sa...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 1M ago

Surviving the Back-to-School Madness

(Written by a 51-year old as if he were eleven) There I was, two weeks ago, wasting the day away playing video games with friends, hanging at the pool, sleeping in and generally not having a...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 1M ago

A Message from My Sons Regarding Climate Change

Hello devoted MagicKitchen.com blog readers.  As the title implies, this week’s topic deals with a rather controversial issue for some, climate change, although I don’t fully understand this...
MagicKitchen.com Blog · 2M ago

12 Foods that are High in Potassium

If you’re having leg cramps, people will say, “Eat a banana!”. Why? Bananas are widely thought to have a lot of potassium, and leg cramps can come from a lack of that mineral. Leg cramps can...