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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 Lemon Curd

Homemade Lemon Curd Once you make homemade lemon curd you will never go back to shop bought, it is so quick and easy to make and absolutely delicious! Makes: 1 x 500g or 2 x 250g jars Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 4 x unwaxed lemons, zest & juice 200g/7 oz unrefined caster sugar 100g/3 ½ oz unsalted butter …

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Fish Tacos with Homemade Salsa, Guacamole & Chipotle Garlic Mayonnaise

Fish Tacos with Homemade Salsa, Guacamole & Chipotle Garlic Mayonnaise  A wonderfully delicious meal to share with friends and family!  All the accompaniments can be prepared in advance to create hassle-free entertaining! Serves 4 Prep time: 30 minutes (plus an hour resting time) Cooking time:  10 minutes Ingredients For the salsa: 3 tomatoes, seeded & chopped 3 small spring onions, trimmed …

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