Topic: FAQ

We're having a "challenge" at HH HQ! This week we can only discussgood things with each other; we're making an effort to focus on the positives and in the event something negative happens, we have to find the silver lining -- we have to find a positive in the negative.

For example, if we get a customer service complaint, we can't focus on the negativity, rather we must be thankful for the feedback that allows us to ...

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I have a confession: I've been having a love affair with baking soda. 

For me, baking soda has always been that box of white stuff in the fridge that helps keep the smells out (with a cousin in the pantry for the occasional baking recipe). I just never used it much.

Then my sister came to visit and she pulled the baking soda out when I was cleaning my stove rather unsuccessfully. You see, I am a horribly ...

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Hi Herbies. It's Courtney again. An old friend of mine's funeral was yesterday, was an overdose from diet pills. An obsession with looking a certain way that stemmed from childhood, that he couldn't shake. Yes, I said he.

Did you ever make fun of the chubby kid at school, or did your friends and you did nothing to stop them? I'm not talking about bullying, but just "kids being kids" type of jokes. Some parents ...

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Fresh fruits and vegetables are all around us, but most of them come with a few extras (pesticides). Organic fruits and vegetables are grownwithoutpesticides, irradiation and/or bioengineering.

While buying organic may be healthier than non-organic, not everyone can afford the organic food prices. How do you draw that line? 

The USDA released a report last year of the fruits & vegetables with the most pesticides on them - meaning to always by these as organic to avoid ...

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You've got questions, I've got answers!

1.  Why does a recipe call for garlic powder over fresh garlic? 

Could be any number of reasons. Maybe the chef prefers garlic powder, maybe the recipe is designed to be easy and quick (and powder is faster than mincing) or maybe it's a texture -- the recipe should yield something smooth not something with chunks in it. For example, I use garlic and onion powders in my mac and cheese recipe because ...

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