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Delicious Homemade Italian Pasta Sauce Recipe

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Every Italian family has their own special recipe for pasta sauce. But no matter what you say, my father's was the best—passed down from generations who immigrated to American from Italy.

When we woke up on many a weekend, he already had a large pot simmering on the stove…and did we ever love that smell which filled every room in our home!

Here's a family recipe for some tasty pasta sauce:

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Secret Homemade Authentic Italian Pizza Dough Recipe

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Some Sundays, my father would tell us stories about his Grandmother's delicious baked pizza dough. Grandma would then either add all the trimmings for a pizza… or drizzle olive oil on it… sprinkle a little garlic salt and black pepper and serve it warm right out of the oven.

Here's our family's secret for an authentic Italian Pizza dough recipe:

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Are Carrots Really Good For Eyesight??

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Remember how your mother always used to make you eat carrots in order for you to see better? True or false? First of all, mom was kinda fibbing just to get you to eat em’, because carrots can neither improve eyesight nor give a blind person back their vision. Carrots contain beta-carotene which the body converts to Vitamin A—a crucial nutrient for maintaining your eye’s health.

Here’s how carrots CAN help your eyes:

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Honey Has More Benefits That You Can Believe!

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Humans have been hunting for honey for at least 8,000 years as depicted by cave paintings in Valencia, Spain. Here, on rock etchings, two hunters are shown collecting honey from a honeycomb in a wild bee nest. In ancient Egypt, honey was not only used as a pastry sweetener, but also for embalming the dead and for offerings to, Min, the fertility god of Egyptians.

Fast forward to today. Is Honey really that good for your honey? Of course it is! Following are just a few of the many health benefits reported in the literature for this busy bee’s, natural sweetener:

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Lemons Are Bitter, Bad For Cars, And Not Good For Your Teeth: Now The Good News!

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Lemons, in general, have a bad reputation. Was your first car a lemon? Also, your taste buds do not live to savor bitter lemons — unless they are laced with lots of sugar. And your dentist says that too much of these culprits will erode your teeth away. Yes, the reputation of lemons needs to be rescued.

No matter what you think, the Egyptians recognized the health benefits of lemons centuries ago. They used its juice as the cure for infections and an antitoxin for poisons. These days, use of lemons for health benefits continues.

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