Thought You Couldn't Drink Coffee Anymore?

Written by Tonya Sage

Every month, 60 million Americans experience heartburn and 15 million of those Americans suffer daily. Heartburn, indigestion and upset stomach cause countless Americans to limit their intake of their favorite foods like coffee. Doctors frequently restrict or eliminate coffee to help controlrepparttar painful churning in their patient’s stomachs. Consumption of prescription and OTC medications to relieve heartburn has reached an all time high. Unfortunately, reducing your naturally occurring stomach acid exposes you to several new health concerns. New research suggests that relying on drugs like Nexium and Prilosec may increase your risk of developing pneumonia. Improperly digested food and lower food poisoning protection are just a few other complications associated with lower levels of stomach acid. Routine consumption of stomach acid altering drugs, even antacids, has become a necessity for coffee lovers to continue enjoying their favorite drink.

On a daily basis, coffee drinkers with sensitive stomachs struggle with a painfully difficult decision. Is their cherished “morning coffee” worthrepparttar 113121 hours of stomach pain or discomfort? Can they endurerepparttar 113122 pain (so they can have their coffee) or should they consume another round of stomach acid altering drugs? What is a coffee lover with a sensitive stomach supposed to do?

Dutch Oven Cooking Basics

Written by Robin Shortt

Pioneer Cooking

When you think of a cast iron Dutch oven, what comes to your mind? Pioneer cooking? Stews overrepparttar open fire?

Of coarse both are true, but they are still very much in use today and as forrepparttar 113120 Dutch oven,repparttar 113121 possibilities are endless.

Dutch ovens can be used for frying, baking, boiling, and steaming as well.

Purchasing Your Dutch Oven

When purchasing your Dutch oven, make surerepparttar 113122 lid has a raised ridge.
This is to hold your heat source, which will be briquettes.

This will help you to reachrepparttar 113123 proper temperature needed for whatever cooking you are wanting to do , withrepparttar 113124 exception of boiling or frying.

In which case you would want allrepparttar 113125 heat onrepparttar 113126 bottom.

Heating Fundimentals

If you are planning on baking, you need more heat onrepparttar 113127 top than onrepparttar 113128 bottom.

Put one briquette onrepparttar 113129 bottom for every 3 onrepparttar 113130 top ofrepparttar 113131 lid.

For preparing stews, use one onrepparttar 113132 top for every 4 onrepparttar 113133 bottom. When roasting, put briquettes onrepparttar 113134 top and bottom evenly.

Best Temperature

To understandrepparttar 113135 temperature and number of briquettes needed takes a little math.

Each briquette adds about 25 degrees of heat.

A good starting temperature is 350 degrees F.

To figure out how many briquettes to use, takerepparttar 113136 size ofrepparttar 113137 oven in inches, and subract three to getrepparttar 113138 number of briquettes for under it, and add three to getrepparttar 113139 number of briquettes forrepparttar 113140 top.

Preparing To Cure Your Dutch Oven

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