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HOMEMADE ARTISAN NO KNEAD BREAD

Are you a fan of those breads from the grocery store’s bakery department, you know, the one’s with that deliciously crunchy crust and soft, fluffy inside?  Yep, this bread tastes just like that.  Personally, I think it tastes even better!!  It sounds fancy and complicated, but trust me on this one, it’s not.  In fact, there’s no kneading whatsoever The …

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Mom’s Famous Homemade Bread

That’s right. Simple, plain jane, ah-freaking-mazing homemade white bread. It’s a classic, a staple in any home. And it comes straight from my mama. My mom bakes the best white bread, soft and tender and better than anything you’ll find at the store. And her strawberry peach jam is out of this world. A fat slice of mom’s bread fresh …

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Easy Homemade Buttermilk Old Fashioned Doughnuts

It was my first time in Portland and I was pretty excited about it. For one, I am sick of California’s shenanigans, and for two, I got to hang out with two of my blogging besties, Barbara and Nicole. Oh, and I guess for three, because Portland is known for their amazing doughnut scene. And let me preface this by …

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MOM’S EASY HOMEMADE FUDGE

I know that some of you like the specialty fudge, like rocky road, peanut butter, or white chocolate. And I agree that there is a real place for those amazing fudges, but I think everyone needs an awesome, basic chocolate recipe in their arsenal. This recipe is not complicated but it is so delicious! In fact, I almost hesitate making …

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HOMEMADE PITA BREAD

I think the puffing aspect of pita bread is what scares the bejeebies out of most people who think they might, at some point in their life, want to try making pita bread on their own at home. Or maybe that’s just me since I’m pretty sure most normal people don’t go around obsessing about the pitfalls of pita bread. …

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Homemade Caesar Dressing

As a kid, I was fairly vegetable shy, and Caesar salad is one of the first I legitimately enjoyed. Caesar salads are also the first pile of greens that Ben deemed as something other than “a waste of stomach space.” Although I still love Caesar dressing’s garlicky flavor and decadent texture, I often shy away from ordering Caesar salads when …

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Homemade Cheese Curds – Plan B

Making your own cheese curds at home requires several special ingredients, takes many, many hours, and there are a lot of steps. Other than that, it’s a pretty quick and easy thing to do. So, if you’re planning on making poutine, and there’s a store nearby that sells fresh curds, you should really consider that Plan A. This recipe is …

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Homemade Italian Sausage – I Was the Uncle Bill of My Slow Casing Fill

The last time I remember making sausage was with my Uncle Billy many years ago, who was doing his famous dried Italian sausage for Christmas Eve. By the way, I said “making,” but for the record I actually meant mostly watching. Anyway, this fresh version is inspired by those, and while we loved how they came out, I’m kicking myself …

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Homemade Corn Tortillas – Seconds to Learn, Years to Master

Even though they only require a few of ingredients, and the technique to make them only takes a few seconds to learn, homemade corn tortillas do take a fair amount of experience to master, because of all the variables. But, don’t let that stop you from trying, since the results, even as produced by a novice, are vastly superior to …

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Homemade Yummy Vanilla Pudding Recipe With Berry Topping

Homemade vanilla pudding is easy to make Have you ever made pudding from scratch? It’s super easy and rather tasty. Here is a kid-friendly recipe worth trying. The berry topping is optional depending on how much time you have. Yummy Vanilla Pudding With Berry Topping Makes 4 small servings2 1/4 cups 2% milk3 tablespoons cornstarch1/2 cup sugar2 large eggs1 tablespoon

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