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Ultralight Backpacks – The Lightest Out There

December 2, 2020

Why ultralight backpacks? Devotees of ultralight backpacking know you reduce your pack weight most by concentrating on the “big three;” backpack, shelter, and sleeping bag. Forget those 6-pound backpacks, 9-pound tents, and 5-pound sleeping bags. Reduce that 20 pounds to less than 5, keep the other gear to 5 or 6 pounds, and you can […]

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The Lost Art of Vacationing

December 1, 2020

This article discusses how the vacation market has changed and talks about many new vacation options that are now available. Topics include points programs, exchange programs, timeshare rentals, and wholesale vacation networks. The stock markets are rocky, and the economy is in rough shape. Work is even more stressful than normal, and a pay raise […]

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The Care And Use Of Fresh Ricotta Cheese

November 30, 2020

Among cheeses, ricotta cheese is unique in that it is made from whey instead of milk. Usually made using the whey that is a by-product in the creation of mozzarella or provolone cheeses, it takes a lot of this liquid to make a little ricotta cheese. To create it, the whey is boiled so that […]

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