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How to Toast the Perfect Marshmallow

How to Toast the Perfect Marshmallow

Sit upwind in the fire. No one wants smoke in their face!

Once you get your puffy, delicious marshmallow on your stick of choice (preferably a roasting fork or long wooden stick), make sure you stay a little to the side of the flames, and also over an area where you see glowing coals. According to scientists and engineers, the radiant energy is better for toasting than the flames themselves.

4 Easy Afternoon Snacks for Back to School

4 Easy Afternoon Snacks for Back to School

It’s back to school, and new supplies, homework, and class schedules get a lot of attention!

It’s important to plan for what happens after school, too. Healthy midday snacks can provide your kids with essential nutrition and improve their focus during homework time without spoiling their dinner.

5 Flavorful Summer Grilling Recipes for Vegetarians

5 Flavorful Summer Grilling Recipes for Vegetarians

Grilling isn’t just for carnivores, especially during summer when produce is at its freshest. In fact, there many vegetables and types of fruit that taste great grilled.

Grill-friendly vegetables include bell peppers, zucchini, onions, corn, potatoes, asparagus, and tomatoes. The most grillable fruits include watermelon, peaches, apples, bananas, and figs.

5 Quick and Easy School Lunches to Impress the Class

5 Quick and Easy School Lunches to Impress the Class

The ideal school lunch, for both parents and kids, requires the following 5 elements. The lunch should be:

  • Easy to Prepare
  • Easy to Pack
  • Visually Pleasing
  • Tastes Good
  • Provides a Little Variety