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What are the best type of meat slicer for home use?

When it comes to choosing the best home meat slicer, you have to understand that not all of the meat slicers are equip. You will need an excellent quality meat slicer but you may go wrong with the devices that too power and larger than you needed.

There is no point in buying a meat slicer designed for commercial or heavy-duty use, put it in your kitchen and take a lot of space. This post will help you get the right meat slicer that suit your family.

#1 Type of slicer

Light duty: If you have a small family and you do not frequently use your meat slicer, this is what you should get. These slicers are designed to be used by all those people who use a slicer less than one hour per day. There is no reason to get the higher quality one with higher price.

These slicers are more than enough to slice a small amount of meat for everyday use and even for slicing vegetable. However, they are not designed for cutting raw or frozen meat or cheese or bone.

Medium duty: If you use a lot of deli meat, particularly if you have a large family and you looking for the slicer that can slice several hours per day, you should consider this type. These food slicers can handle a variety of meat.

Thinking about how often you will use the slicer and how much quantity you will slice every time you use a slicer before choosing. The blades of these slicer can become strained as a slicer is used for more than recommended usage.

Heavy Duty: If you are looking for the home use meat slicer, there is a big chance that you do not need this one. These heavy-duty slicers are often to use at big restaurants. They are the type of slices found in butcher shops and other meat markets as you can use it to handle even frozen meat or bone.

#2 What is the best meat slicer for home use

There are some brands that I would like to recommend due to their effective and good quality: OSTBA meat slicer, Cuisinart Kitchen Pro Food Slicer, Kitchener meat slicer. These meat slicers are actually a pretty good deal for under 150$. They are compact size, include a child lock to avoid any accident. Moreover, they allow you to adjust the thickness of the meat slices.

How To Make An Omelet? Recipe And Notes

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. Eating breakfast helps you stay focused, energizes your body, and moreover helps you maintain a healthy body. Eggs are one of the healthy and nutritious dishes for breakfast. Besides, eggs are cheap and can be processed into many different dishes. However, it will become a boring dish if you do not know how to combine it with other foods. So the omelette appears, serving as a nutritious and delicious dish for breakfast.

Omelette is also a fried egg, but it is evenly spiced in the yolk and white parts. With this delicious dish, you can substitute optional ingredients such as bell peppers, green onions, spinach, sausages, olives, diced tomatoes and mushrooms. You can use cheddar, swiss cheese, goat cheese, feta or any other type you like.

How to make an omelet?

#1 Ingredients:

2-4 eggs

Butter, grated cheese

Ham, chicken, sausage, bacon

Peppers, tomatoes, onions, spinach

Salt and pepper

#2 Steps:

Beat eggs (Tip: should use fork instead of spoon to beat eggs will be quicker and tastier), seasoning with little wedge seeds, pepper.

Cut onions, ham, bell peppers, sausage into small pieces.

Add butter to the omelet pan (to create the aroma), when the pan is hot, add the eggs evenly over the pan.

When the bottom layer is cooked and dry, using a shovel or spoon to gently fold the egg twice.

Sprinkle cheese in the middle and use it hot.

#3 Notes:

Curently, there are a number of non-stick pans dedicated to frying omelets avaiable on the market. These pans often have high quality of non- stick layer and are quite durable, making it easy and quick to make an omelette. You can learn more about how to use a omelet pan and how to choose the best omelet pan here.

Is omelette good for your health?

Eggs are high in protein, not fat, so eating omelets doesn’t make you gain weight. This dish is very suitable for gym people to strengthen muscles, so it does not increase your fat and does not make you gain weight.

Combining your eggs with a variety of non-starchy vegetables, such as tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms and bell peppers, onions, will help supplement your diet with vitamins, minerals and fiber. If you want to add cheese, use cheddar cheese to increase the flavor of the omelette.

Adding tofu to your omelette will increase protein content and keep it moist and smooth without adding saturated fat. And did you know that using about one teaspoon of sesame oil will make it more flavorful and provide some healthy unsaturated fats.

Using salmon helps replenish essential protein and omega-3 fats for the body instead of processed meats. Spices such as curry powder, chili powder, basil, marjoram or tarragon, can give omelette flavor without adding calories or sodium.

Eating a plate of omelet in the morning will provide enough protein for the body all day. Eating omelet also makes you full long. This is the reason many people use omelet eggs during weight loss because this food contains a lot of protein and not much fat. In addition, eating omelet also helps the body supplement choline – an active ingredient that is good for nerves and brain health.

Buying Guide: Best Cooler for The Money

There are several different types of <camping coolers, and you must choose the right one for your journey. You’re going to want to pick one that houses all your perishables. The cooler you pick also needs to be able to keep your food cold all the time you’re away from the refrigerator. It would be a shame if you had to cut your vacation short because of spoiled food. Purchase the right cooler and prepare it correctly to prevent your camping experience from being ruined.

Shop around for the cooler you need before you make your purchase. Camping coolers come in different materials. Some of these substances cause the ice to last longer than others. Steel coolers are recommended for long camping trips. They can well insulate the inside, but they’re so heavy that they’re only recommended for use if you’re traveling by car to your camping spot. Styrofoam refrigerators are perfect for beverages and other things that won’t break if the ice melts. They are lightweight and can be comfortably taken on overnight trips.

When planning to prepare camping refrigerators, you can make ice blocks or buy gel packs and freeze them. The use of small ice cubes alone is unsuccessful because they melt too easily. Ice blocks can be made from a variety of containers at home, such as milk cartons. The blocks should be put at the bottom of the cooler because they are very large. Place the perishable food on top of the ice. Cover the food with a lot of ice cubes so the things can no longer be seen and make sure to find cubes along the sides of the food as well.

When you need a bag to keep your perishable products dry, there are a few different steps to take. You’re going to want to use frozen gel packs for this sort of cooler because they’re going to stay frozen longer than ice. Freeze the things you want to pack in the camping refrigerators the night before the ride. This will encourage them to stay cold all the way through your camping trip. Store the products in the insulated containers so that the cold temperature stops the food from going sour. Place the food in the center of the container, surrounded by the gel packs, to keep it as cold as possible.

As you can see, it’s important to invest in <best cooler for the money. You do want to make sure that you prepare the cooler appropriately to keep the food safe and fresh when in the woods. Camping refrigerators often come in a backpack style, so it’s important that you know how to store them properly so that your food isn’t spoiled.

How to Use Weight Loss Supplements

With a host of weight loss pills and supplements out there it can be hard to know where to start and who you can trust. Many of these over-the-counter supplements are not approved by the FDA so it is always a good idea to speak to a professional before using them to make sure they are suitable for you and not likely to be harmful to your long-term health.

In this blog post, we take a look at two of the most popular weight loss supplements on the market: Herbalife and Metamucil and see how these can be used for weight loss.

Using weight loss supplements

When it comes to losing weight the old method is still the best: eating healthily and taking part in regular exercise. For some excellent healthy recipe ideas to help with weight loss check out our blog post here.

However, if you do decide to go down the weight loss supplement route you should always consult your physician first and look into the possible side effects of taking a weight loss pill or supplement.

How To Use Herbalife For Maximum Weight Loss

Herbalife offer various weight loss programs that generally revolve around their meal-replacement shakes. They also offer metabolism-boosting supplements and supplements which manage blood sugars and digestion. It can be an expensive program to follow and, while offering quick results, may not be a sustainable method of losing weight in the long run.

To use Herbalife for maximum weight loss you will need to get in contact with your local Herbalife independent distributor. They will inform you about the right program for you and should encourage you to check with your physician before beginning the course.

How to Take Metamucil for Weight Loss

Studies have shown that as little as 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily dose of fiber (38-grams for men and 25-grams for women) from the food they eat. This can lead to constipation and even putting on weight. The Metamucil fiber supplement aims to aid with all of these issues and in just 2-weeks people can start to feel lighter and notice weight loss by adding this supplement into their diet. Remember to always check with your physician before implementing the Metamucil program.

So, how do you use Metamucil for weight loss? Here are 4 quick steps to take you through the first 2-weeks:

  1. Start with adding 1 daily teaspoon of Matamucil to a cup of juice or water.
  2. Don’t increase the dose for at least 3 days as you may experience bloating and discomfort. This is normal but should pass in a few days.
  3. If you start feeling the benefits of improved digestion and increasing regularity when it comes to visiting the toilet and ‘passing on the goods’, as it were, then you can try increasing the dose up to a maximum of 3 teaspoons a day. However, for the first two weeks at least it is best to stick with the base dose.
  4. After 2-weeks, some people notice they feel less sluggish due to improved digestive health.

Losing weight can be a difficult journey to go on so it can be tempting to have the helping hand of weight loss pills or supplements. Always make sure you weigh up the pros and cons of such assistance in terms of achieving sustainable weight loss and also check out any side effects as well as consulting an expert before taking anything.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Size of the Crater Lake Camp Naivasha?
Crater lake camp is 10,000-acre game sanctuary.

2) Altitude of Crater Lake?
1800m -2000m above sea level.

3) Location of Crater Lake
38km From Naivasha town along the Moi South Lake road off Mahi Mahiu Nairobi Highway.
It’s a mere one and half hours drive from the nation’s capital on 1138kilometers of a good road. Contiguous with Hells Gate National Park.

4) Photography possibilities at Crater Lake?
The Crater lake is a photographer’s paradise – using Nature walk, Boat ride, or Game drive vehicles.

5) Are Walking Safaris possible in Crater Lake?
Yes, experienced Naturalist guides conduct walking safaris in the surrounding all through to Game sanctuary.

6) Are Bird Walks allowed in Crater Lake?
Bird Nature Walks conducted by a well-known resident naturalist / ornithologist.

7) What kinds of animals are there in Crater Lake Camp?
Apart from the flamingoes and various other exotic birds, giraffes, Antelope family we also have all the big five except the elephant, Rhino and  Lion.

8) Does Crater Lake Camp accept credit cards?
Yes from foreign currency to Kenyan only

9) What types of rooms do you have at Crater Lake and how many?
Luxury Tents and 1 Honeymoon Suite which has a double Jacuzzi.

10) Is Crater Lake Camp a malaria prone area?

11) Do you have Internet facilities at Crater Lake?
No, e-mail only.

12) Are there conference facilities at Crater lake and how big are they?
Yes, 1 well equipped conference room with capacities of 15 U-shaped & 25 Theatre style.

13) Do you have Camping facilities at Crater Lake camp?

14) How is the road from the main gate at Crater Lake Camp?
It is a murram road (all weather).

About Us

Tucked away in a hidden corner of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, Crater Lake offers a stirring encounter with wild Africa, just ninety minute’s drive from downtown Nairobi. This magical lakeside lodge is the perfect stopover en route to the Nakuru and the Maasai Mara game parks, as well as a romantic getaway by itself!

History is everywhere at Crater Lake. The 10,000-acre game sanctuary houses the famous hilltop grave where Happy Valley’s tragic heroine, Lady Diana Delamere, is buried with her last two husbands, Gilbert Colvile and Thomas Delamere. For the truly intrepid, there are the mysterious ‘Caves of God’ in the golden wheatfields of Ndabibi, reputed to be an inspiration for H. Rider Haggard’s Allan Quartermain.

At Crater Lake, the wild world of Africa meets the refined elegance of the colonial era in an utterly enchanting location. Here, you can sip chilled champagne and dine on the finest cordon bleu cuisine under the watchful gaze of genet cats and Colobus monkeys. After dinner, the expert trackers will transport you to another world among the hippos, giraffes and leopards that call the Camp’s private game sanctuary home. 

Crater Lake Naivasha
The camp is built on the shores of green volcanic like in the bottom of an old volcanic crater. The crater is 87 hectares in extent and the lake takes up to 14 hectares of this area. Over the last four years,the camp has been awarded a total of four awards by the Kenya travel Magazine “Travel News and Lifestyle” including Best tented camp in Kenya and Best Weekend getaway. It has also gained the reputation of being the most romantic camp in Kenya. The camp is open for 24 hours.

The camp comprises of eight double rooms and two permanent family bandas, all which are ensuite with hot and cold showers. Honeymoon suite which has a large bush pole bed and double Jacuzzi. All rooms look out over the lake.
There is a fully stocked bar, dining room, verandah and a conference room and the camp is popularly known for its full meals and snacks.

Activities at the camp are centred round nature and wildlife. There are guided nature walks in the crater and the Sanctuary.The bird list is over 400 species,of which it is easy to spot more than 100 species in a day. There  are 30 species of wildlife in the sanctuary. At night the Hippo come out of the main Naivasha lake to graze,and it is possible to see the Aardvark and spring hares on night game drives. There is a colony of over 70 Colombus monkeys living here. In addition for the most of the year are Flamingoes covering almost the entire lake, numbers of which can go upto 3-4000.

Accommodation Rates

High Season Rack Rates – April 1st to June 30th, 2010/2011

Single Room 4,560 5,510 6,460
Double Room 7,700 9,600 11,500
Honeymoon Suite 9,950 11,850 13,750
Third Adult Sharing 2,335 3,285 4,235
Children 2 – 12 yrs 2,240 2,715 3,190
Reservation Toll Free: 1-888-790-5264
Single Room 151 169 187
Double Room 208 244 280
Honeymoon Suite 264 300 336
Third Adult Sharing 88 160 124
Children 2 – 12 yrs 59 68 77


Reservation Toll Free: 1-888-790-5264

Low Season Rack Rates – July 1st to March 31st, 2010/2011

Single Room 3,591 4,541 5,491
Double Room 5,975 7,875 9,775
Honeymoon Suite 7,888 9,788 11,688
Third Adult Sharing 1,700 2,650 3,600
Children 2 – 12 yrs 1,761 2,236 2,711
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Reservation Toll Free: 1-888-790-5264
Single Room 123 141 159
Double Room 166 202 238
Honeymoon Suite 213 249 285
Third Adult Sharing 69 87 105
Children 2 – 12 yrs 47 56 65


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Single Room
Double room
Third Person Sharing




500 per night
250 per night
Breakfast  USD 10.00                     Lunch USD 16.00                      Dinner: USD 18.00
These Rates are inclusive of all Government Taxes.


This is the heart of what the Kenyan settlers called “Happy Valley”, that lush oasis where the early European farmers forged their first links with the African soil. Today, the fine living of that elegant era has been recreated in this luxurious tented camp on the shores of Crater Lake.

The spacious eleven tents sit in secluded clearings in the lakeside forest with sweeping views over the flamingo-lined waters. Each tent is furnished with a giant four-poster bed, the finest furniture and an ensuite bathroom with piping hot shower. The new ‘honeymoon tent’ or the “Clouds”offers a sumptuous bedroom and a deep sunken double jaccuzzi overlooking the lake through a giant stained-glass window.

Crater Lake Fact Sheet

The weather is moderately hot most of the year

Altitude of Crater Lake
1800m -2000m above sea level

Location of Crater Lake
38km From Naivasha town along the Moi South Lake road off Mahi Mahiu Nairobi Highway. It’s a mere one and half hours drive from the nation’s capital on 1138kilometers of a good road. Contiguous with Hells Gate National Park.

The average temperatures are 27°C during the day and 18°C during the night

Recommended Attire
The camp site is informal. Comfortable clothes are recommended, e.g. casual wear, hats and sweaters for the evening.  Trainers are the most ideal footwear.

Recommended Equipment
Cameras, extra films, binoculars, Hats, Suncreams,

Important Information

  • Number of tents: 11
  • Number of honeymoon Suites with Jacuzzi: 1
  • Number of family Banda: 1
  • Bed types available: Single / Double / Twin / Triple
  • Children: Child friendly environment
  • Mosquito nets: Yes
  • Private flush toilet: Yes
  • Private shower: Yes
  • Hot Water: 24 hours
  • Security: All tents lockable
  • Safe: At main reception
  • Personal bars: On request
  • Telephone: At main reception
  • Mobile phones: Network very good
  • Room Service: 24 hours
  • Check in: 10am
  • Check out: 11am
  • Power: Electricity
  • Invertors for charging cell phones: Available at reception
  • First aid kit: Available at reception
  • Excursions: Drinks and Food available on sale

Camping Rates

Own TentCrater Lake

  • Adults Kshs 500 per night or $6
  • Children Kshs 250 per night or $3

Tent Hire(from the Camp & inclusive of bedding)

  • Kshs 1,500 per person
  • Kshs  2,500 two people sharing
  • Kshs 3,000 three people sharing

Camping with Meals

  • [email protected] Ksh 5,000 FB per person FB
  • [email protected] Ksh 8,000 FB for two pax FB

Equipment/ Items Hire

  • Sufuria-Kshs 100
  • Jiko-Kshs 100
  • Charcoal per Debe- Kshs 250
  • Blanket Kshs 100
  • Mattress Kshs 150
  • Bed sheets Kshs 100
  • Pillow & case Kshs 50
  • Chef per meal-Kshs 1,000

N.B. The camping rates are commissionable at 10% to tour operators