Living Well


Coffee Shop Quality Joe at Home

Coffee—whether it powers your mornings, gets you through the mid-afternoon slump, or is your evening time pick-me-up, a good cup of joe can go a long way. The next time you find yourself needing a boost of energy, don’t wait in line at the coffee... …more


Delectable Chicken Pad Thai

Pad thai is all about balance—a perfect combination of sweet, sour, and salty mixed with a little spice—that enhances every sense of the flavor palate. This dish is not only known for its vibrantly rich characterizations of tastes, but also its soft,... …more


Remove Bathroom Mold Without Toxic Chemicals

The moisture and humidity in your bathroom makes an ideal place for mold to grow and flourish. Not only is mold unsightly, but in severe cases it can also lead to health issues. Luckily, you can battle mold with inexpensive, household products. Here... …more


Basil Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a household favorite across the United States. The standard recipe usually includes russet potatoes, cream or milk, and butter. But this simple recipe can be made new simply by adding some fresh, flavorful herbs. HHS Chef Salvatore... …more


Prevent Fires: How to Clean Your Dryer Vent

More than 2,900 house fires start each year because of clothes dryers, causing over $35 million in property loss. The fact of the matter is that 34 percent of these fires are directly caused by failure to clean out the clothes dryer properly. To... …more


Basil: King of Herbs

By Misty Miranda, RDN, LD Basil, whose Latin name is Ocimum, is an herb that is part of the Lamiaceae, or mint, family. It is native to Asia and grows best in tropical and subtropical regions. It is often referred to as the “king of herbs,” given its... …more