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Migraines are not at all funny for the people who get them.
They can seriously ruin your day. However the word is out that if you take salt quickly as soon as you feel one coming on, you can “catch” it and make it go away. This is because migraines are thought to be connected to sodium deficiency.
Read more at Blog » How To Stop Migraines With Salt.
For someone who has not experienced severe migraines, its easy to dismiss migraines as “ordinary headaches”. Far from it though, as migraines are also often accompanied by symptoms like throbbing pain, light and sound sensitivity, or even nausea and vomiting. The American Academy of Neurology further states that as simple as bright lights, coffee, cigarettes, alcohol, reaction to certain foods or even medications can trigger migraine attacks.
more at Herbs For Migraines.
ObamaCare is not free.
A lot of people think that ObamaCare is free because their concept of universal healthcare is “free healthcare.” Universal healthcare is a term that politicians use because they sound better than “a compulsory insurance mandate.” Universal healthcare is different in every country and it’s not very well understood by Americans, but the important thing to understand or know is that ObamaCare is a “compulsory insurance act.” Healthcare is not free. Everyone is required to have buy insurance, so everyone is supposed to have “affordable healthcare coverage.”
ObamaCare is a law that requires compulsory or mandatory insurance – not healthcare.
We are all required to buy insurance that is subsidized by our employers and/or possibly the government. Employers are only required to pay up to 60% of the cost of insurance premiums. Thus, you’re still going to need to pay for the rest of the insurance cost.
These garlic dills will forever change the way you approach pickles. If you’ve never canned before, you can make it easier on yourself and make them as refrigerator pickles. However, for those of us who love stashing away a little bit of summer for later in the year, canning instructions are also included.
Classic Sweet Pickle Relish Recipe
makes 7 to 8 half-pints
What doesn’t go well with a sweet pickle relish? It makes a great pairing with such homey favorites as hot dogs, barbecued meat on buns, grilled cheese, crackers and cheese, cold-cut sandwiches, and tuna fish salad. A spoonful or two added to my Sweet Pickle Macaroni Salad makes an all-American classic.
4 cups finely chopped cucumbers
2 cups finely chopped onions
1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/4 cup pickling or fine sea salt
2 cups cider vinegar
3 cups sugar
1 tablespoon celery seeds
1 tablespoon mustard seeds
1. Combine the cucumbers, onions, and green and red bell peppers in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the salt and toss well to mix. Cover with cold water. Let stand for at least 2 hours, and up to 6 hours. Drain well, pressing out the excess liquid.
2. Combine the cider vinegar, sugar, celery seeds, and mustard seeds in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Add the vegetables and simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Pack into clean hot half-pint canning jars, leaving ½ inch headspace. Remove any air bubbles and seal.
4. Process in a boiling-water bath for 10 minutes, according to the directions on page 31. Let cool undisturbed for 12 hours. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not open for at least 6 weeks to allow the flavors to develop.
Autumn means apples! When you’ve made enough pies and jelly, think apple juice! No fancy juice extractor? This step-by-step method is for you! You can be sipping unfiltered, unsweetened apple juice with a minimal amount of time and effort! Here is what to do: