Milk is not an antacid. An antacid is a nonprescription drug that is used to treat heartburn and acid reflux. People should not take antacids with milk, because milk can absorb antacids and reduce their effectiveness.
According to the nutrition information listed on the box and at major retailers, Swiss Miss hot chocolate is 99.9 percent caffeine-free. This information applies specifically to the milk chocolate and chocolate with marshmallows varieties.
Consuming too much carrot juice may lead to a condition called carotenosis in which the skin turns a yellowish orange color, primarily on the nose, palms and soles. Most of the time, this condition causes no harm, but sometimes the carotenosis that occurs as a result from drinking large amounts of carrot juice indicates a more serious medical condition called hypervitaminosis A. Carotenosis is also known as carotenemia, xanthemia and xanthosis.
An 8-ounce serving of canned, unsweetened orange juice contains 458 milligrams of potassium, according to the USDA's National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. The exact amount of potassium can vary based on the form in which the orange juice is preserved.
Brandy can be mixed with Coke. A classic brandy and Coke cocktail can be made by mixing 1.5 ounces of brandy with 4.5 ounces of Coke. This cocktail is best served over ice and garnished with a lime wedge.
Drinking pickle juice provides multiple health benefits and also acts as a remedy for some common ailments. According to Medical Daily, pickle juice replenishes depleted sodium levels and rebuilds electrolytes, making it a popular hangover cure.
KidsHealth recommends that babies younger than six months of age not be given any kind of juice, including apple juice. Even at that age, many pediatricians recommend a very limited intake of juice for babies.
Chicken parts take anywhere from 8 to 17 minutes to cook properly in a deep fryer with a consistent cooking temperature of between 350 and 365 degrees Fahrenheit. Whole chickens are deep-fried for 4 to 5 minutes per pound at temperatures between 325 and 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Guavas are said to taste like a combination of a pear and a strawberry. In addition, they are apple or pear-shaped and act as thirst quenchers.
Miche and baguette are terms for different shaped loaves of bread with a miche being a large, round loaf and a baguette being a long, thin loaf. Both are types of French bread.
Betty Crocker, the company that makes Bisquick, offers hundreds of Bisquick recipes on its website. Many recipe websites, such as Simply Recipes and allrecipes, also have Bisquick recipes that can be found easily by typing "Bisquick" into the search box.
Pineapples contain the enzyme bromelain, which aids in the digestive process and can have anti-inflammatory effects. Because of this enzyme, pineapples are helpful in relief from gastrointestinal problems, improving circulation, and ridding the body of harmful toxins. Pineapple can also be used to eliminate calluses and dry skin and to prevent wrinkles.
According to Betty Crocker, spaghetti noodles require eight to ten minutes to cook. Cooking times are based on an al dente preference, or slightly under-cooked texture.
As a rule of thumb, soft cheeses, including cottage cheese, should not be kept out of a refrigerator for longer than a couple of hours. Some hard cheeses can be left out of the refrigerator nearly indefinitely, provided the room in which it is stored is maintained in a temperature range that does not exceed approximately 80 degrees Fahrenheit and the cheese is stored appropriately.
In the United States, one stick of butter equals 8 U.S. tablespoons. If you are using the British Imperial measurement system, one stick of butter equals 6.66 U.S. tablespoons. In the metric system, this is equivalent to 118.29 milliliters.
Yeung Chow or Yangzhou fried rice is an egg fried rice dish. Meat and vegetables may also be added. Unlike other fried rice recipes, soy sauce is not an ingredient.
National Pizza Day, or Pizza Pie Day, is on Feb. 9. According to OC Foodies, there are also a few other unofficial pizza-themed holidays, including National Cheese Pizza Day on Sept. 5, National Sausage Pizza Day on Oct. 11 and National Pizza with Everything Day on Nov. 12.
There are about 2 cups of white rice in 1 pound. Brown rice is slightly more, about 2 1/4 cups per pound. With wild rice, it takes about 3 cups to equal 1 pound.
Processed oats may contain oat bran, or the bran can be removed and prepared separately. The cereal grain known as oat is the source of edible oats and oat bran.
A quarter-pound of butter is equal to a half-cup in U.S. measurements. In the British Imperial system of measurements, this is 0.42 cup or 118.29 milliliters. In the U.S., a quarter-pound of butter is packaged and sold as a stick.
When planning a buffet, prepare 6 to 8 ounces of protein per person when serving poultry, meat or fish as the main dish, according to About.com. Offer 4 to 5 ounces of potatoes and vegetables for each guest. Plan on 1 1/2 ounces of salad greens, rice and grains to round out the offerings.
To serve 40 people 4 ounces each of potato salad, one needs to make approximately 10 pounds of it. When planning food per person for a large gathering, the serving portion for each person should be one pound.
The average packaged, presliced slice of cheese weighs about 0.6 ounces. The dimensions, thickness and type of cheese impact the weight of each slice.
When substituting applesauce for eggs in a recipe, use 1/3 cup of applesauce for each egg. Alternately, 1/4 cup of applesauce plus 1 teaspoon of baking soda is effective as well.
Quaker 100% Natural Oatmeal Raisin Granola cereal contains 250 calories per serving, according to Walmart. One serving of the cereal is 15 grams and each box contains about 16 servings.