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Great Father’s Day Eats

Here are a few of our favorite recipes we wanted to share with our fans to help make Father’s Day a fun and memorable day this year!

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Peach and Mint Iced Tea

Ingredients
8 cups of boiling water
8 tea bags
4 rip peaches cut into 1/2 inch in pieces
1 small bunch fresh mint sprigs
sugar (optional)Directions
Pour 8 cups of boiling water into heat-resistant pitcher. Add 8 tea bags and let steep for a minutes. Remove and discard bags and allow to cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until ready to use. Before serving, add the peaches and mint and pour over ice.

 

 

Happy Labor Day!

We are so excited to celebrate Labor Day with our families this year. Most of us will be heading to the beach or pool to soak up the last few weeks of summer. We thought we could share some delicious and easy cookout recipes for our readers to try this weekend.

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Dijon Chicken Wings

IngredientsDijon Chicken Wing
Vegetable oil, for brushing
4 pounds chicken wings, split at the joints, tips removed
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
3/4 cup dijon mustard
1/2 cup honey
3 tablespoons mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon finely grated garlic

Directions
Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven; preheat to 450 degrees F. Brush 2 large baking dishes with vegetable oil. Pat the wings dry; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Spread in the dishes and bake, rotating halfway through, until golden, 40 to 45 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix the dijon mustard, honey, mustard powder and garlic in a bowl. Remove the wings from the oven and toss with the mustard mixture, then continue baking until glazed, 3 to 5 more minutes.

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Arugula and Honeydew Salad

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Cut 1/2 honeydew melon into small, thin pieces. Puree 1/2 cup of the melon pieces with 1/3 cup mixed fresh herbs, 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, 2 tablespoons lime juice, and salt and pepper. Toss with 10 ounces baby arugula and 1 cup of the melon pieces. Season with salt and pepper.

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Fresh Peach Cake

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1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups sugar, divided
2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
1 cup sour cream, at room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 large, ripe peaches, peeled, pitted, and sliced
1/2 cup chopped pecans
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Directions
Watch how to make this recipe
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan.

In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter and 1 cup of the sugar for 3 to 5 minutes on medium-high speed, until light and fluffy. With the mixer on low, add the eggs, one at a time, then the sour cream and vanilla, and mix until the batter is smooth. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. With the mixer on low, slowly add the dry ingredients to the batter and mix just until combined. In a small bowl, combine the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and the cinnamon.

Spread half of the batter evenly in the pan. Top with half of the peaches, then sprinkle with two-thirds of the sugar mixture. Spread the remaining batter on top, arrange the remaining peaches on top, and sprinkle with the remaining sugar mixture and the pecans.

Bake the cake for 45 to 55 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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KeriCure’s NEW! Professional Liquid Bandage

Advanced SealWe are excited to announce a new line of professional grade liquid bandages, KeriCure’s Advanced Seal™ Liquid Bandage, specifically formulated for health professionals! Our new line provides a highly concentrated liquid bandage product that is ideal for protecting skin biopsies, mole removals, and closed surgical incisions from infection. Ask your healthcare professional about using Advanced Seal Liquid Bandage on your minor cuts, scrapes, burns, abrasions, irritations, closed surgical incisions and excisions to seal and protect the skin from infection.

Skin cancer is one of the leading forms of cancer (especially here in Florida!) that affects thousands of people every year. Be sure to check your body regularly for any abnormalities. If you see any changes or new growths, be sure to visit your dermatologist and have it tested. And don’t forget to ask your dermatologist for KeriCure’s Advanced Seal™Liquid Bandage to help cover and protect the skin after removal of any moles and other skin spots to hydrate and protect against infection!

MelanomaSkin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Although some people are at a higher risk of having skin cancer, anyone can get it. It is important to know that the main cause of skin cancer is from ultraviolet (UV) light, which is emitted from the sun’s rays or from artificial light sources, like tanning beds.
Below you will find some information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention about skin cancer symptoms and also the measures you can take to prevent it.

 

What Are the Symptoms of Skin Cancer?

A change in your skin is the most common sign of skin cancer. This could be a new growth, a sore that Skin Chartdoesn’t heal, or a change in a mole. Not all skin cancers look the same.
A simple way to remember the signs of melanoma is to remember the A-B-C-D-Es of melanoma—
• “A” stands for asymmetrical. Does the mole or spot have an irregular shape with two parts that look very different?
• “B” stands for border. Is the border irregular or jagged?
• “C” is for color. Is the color uneven?
• “D” is for diameter. Is the mole or spot larger than the size of a pea?
• “E” is for evolving. Has the mole or spot changed during the past few weeks or months?
Talk to your doctor if you notice changes in your skin such as a new growth, a sore that doesn’t heal, a change in an old growth, or any of the A-B-C-D-Es of melanoma.

What Can I Do to Reduce the Risk?
sun protectionCDC recommends easy options for protection from UV radiation

• Stay in the shade, especially during midday hours.
• Wear clothing that covers your arms and legs.
• Wear a hat with a wide brim to shade your face, head, ears, and neck.
• Wear sunglasses that wrap around and block both UVA and UVB rays.
• Use sunscreen with sun protection factor (SPF) 15 or higher, and both UVA and UVB protection.
• Avoid indoor tanning.

For more information Click Here to visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website and learn more about skin cancer and how you can

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is in just a few days and we can’t wait to spend the weekend out enjoying the sun, pool, and beach with friends and family. A party in the sun isn’t complete without some tasty food fired up on the grill. Here are some delicious, healthy, and refreshing recipes we will be trying out this weekend!
Keep your Natural SealTM handy for all those grilling mishaps and painful sunburns!

Frozen Watermelon Slushies

DirectionsWatermelon slushy
The night before your picnic, puree 6 cups chopped seedless watermelon in a blender until smooth, pour into a shallow airtight container and freeze. Bring the frozen watermelon on your picnic (it’ll double as an extra ice pack) and let thaw slightly, then mash with a fork and spoon into cups.

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Grilled Shrimp with Mango, Lime and Radish Salsa

Ingredients:
12 large shrimp
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 lemon, juiced
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

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2 limes
2 mangoes, diced
4 to 5 red radishes, diced
1 red onion, diced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Directions
In a large bowl, toss the prawns with the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Let marinate for about a half hour while you heat up the grill. Grill prawns on each side until they turn pink, about 5 minutes depending on size.

Remove the peel and pith from the limes and cut between the membranes to remove the segments. Put these “supremes” into a bowl and squeeze over the juice from the membranes. Add the remaining ingredients and mix; season with salt and pepper. Place warm grilled prawns on a platter and top with salsa.
Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence
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Turkey Burgers

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Burgers:
1 1/2 pounds 90-percent lean, freshly ground turkey (not all white meat), chilled
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
8 slices goat cheese, sliced 1/2-inch thick
4 sesame seed hamburger buns, split and lightly grilled
Watercress, for serving

Meyer Lemon-Honey Mustard:
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
1 heaping tablespoon clover honey
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon fresh Meyer lemon juice, from Meyer lemons, if possible
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions
For the Meyer lemon-honey mustard: Whisk together in a small bowl the mustard, honey, orange juice, lemon zest, lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 24 hours to allow the flavors to meld.

For the burgers: Preheat the grill to high. Form the meat into four 6-ounce burgers. If you are not going to cook right away, keep the burgers cold in the refrigerator. Sprinkle the burgers on both sides with salt and pepper. Grill until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes on each side. During the last minutes of cooking, add 2 slices of cheese to each burger, cover the grill and let the cheese soften slightly, about 1 minute. Put the burgers on the buns, drizzle with some of the Meyer lemon-honey mustard and top with a few sprigs of watercress. Serve with extra mustard on the side.

Cook’s Note: If you are unable to find Meyer lemons, mix 1/2 teaspoon fresh orange juice and 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice.
Recipe courtesy Bobby Flay
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Stawberry – Watermelon Sangria (Adults Only)

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1 small seedless watermelon, rind removed, flesh cut into large chunks (about 4 cups)
1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced, 1 cup reserved for garnish
1 bottle rose wine, cold
1 cup vodka
1 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 cup orange liqueur
1 orange, sliced
1 lime, sliced

Directions
Combine the watermelon and strawberries in a blender and blend until smooth; add a splash of the vodka if needed to get the fruit pureed.
Strain into a large pitcher; you will need about 4 cups total juice. Add the rose, vodka, orange juice and liqueur and stir to combine. Add the orange and lime slices, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours. Just before serving, add the reserved strawberries. Serve in glasses over ice.

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay
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Pet First Aid Awareness

Tough Seal First AidWe all know how important it is to be prepared for ourselves and our families in the state of an emergency. We check our first aid kits routinely and we make sure its contents are up to date. Why should it be any different for our pets? Our Dogs and Cats are the ones constantly running around outside, protecting their territory, getting nics and cuts. The month of  April is Pet First Aid month and we feel it’s important to be prepared not only for ourselves but also for our furry friends.  Our dogs and cats are unpredictable and if they’re anything like my pets, they’re always getting into trouble.

If you are to include anything in your Pet’s First Aid kit, make it KeriCure’s Tough Seal Liquid Bandage for pets. Tough Seal  SEALS BLEEDING, SOOTHES THE SKIN and BLOCKS GERMS FROM CREATING AN INFECTION!

It’s great for Hot Spots, skin irritations, abrasions, cuts and scratches. Our specific formula for pets is sting free and hypoallergenic making it perfect for our animals because they won’t even know it’s on!  Tough Seal is soft enough for felines and tough enough for canines! Below is a list of items the American Veterinary Medical Associations believes you should include in your pets first aid kit.

American Vet Medical Association’s Check List 

1. Veterinarian Contact Information and Emergency Contact Information

2. Gauze, and Clean Towels or Clothe Strips

3. BandagesNot human bandage ex Band-Aids –>KeriCure’s Tough Seal for pets is specifically formulated for  your pets. Cats and Dogs.

4. Hydrogen Peroxide  

5. Milk of Magnesia

6.Digital Thermometer

7. Eye Dropper

8. Leash and Carrier

 

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Follow this link,  https://www.avma.org/public/EmergencyCare/Pages/Supplies-Checklist.aspx for additional tips from AVMA on how to be ready for your pets!

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