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GARLIC BENEFITS, USES AND COOKING

GARLIC BENEFITS, USES AND COOKING

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Posted: April 18, 2015

“Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.” ~Alice May Brock […]

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SOME TIPS ON MAKING HOMEMADE CANDY

SOME TIPS ON MAKING HOMEMADE CANDY

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Posted: December 10, 2014

Do you like making homemade candy gifts at home for your friends and family or just enjoy homemade better than store bought anytime?  Here are a few handy tips on making candy you might find […]

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HOW TO MAKE SELF-RISING CORNMEAL MIX

HOW TO MAKE SELF-RISING CORNMEAL MIX

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Posted: November 19, 2014

Make your own self-rising cornmeal mix is an easy way to substitute the ingredients below if you don’t have self-rising cornmeal on hand or cannot find it in your area.    So many of you […]

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HOW TO STORE AND TEST SPICES FOR FRESHNESS

HOW TO STORE AND TEST SPICES FOR FRESHNESS

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Posted: November 13, 2014

Here are some tips on how to store and test spices for freshness.  Many of you probably already know how to test spices but we can always share with others that may not. I love […]

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HANDY FOOD TIP – MAKE YOUR OWN CAKE FLOUR

HANDY FOOD TIP – MAKE YOUR OWN CAKE FLOUR

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Posted: November 7, 2014

Cake flour substitute you can make yourself.   Make this cake flour substitute if you run out and don’t want to make a trip to the grocery. Cake flour is easy to make. Did you […]

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SUBSTITUTE FOR BUTTERMILK IN RECIPES

SUBSTITUTE FOR BUTTERMILK IN RECIPES

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Posted: October 22, 2014

Did you ever get ready to make a recipe that calls for buttermilk  to find that you don’t have any on hand?   Here is a handy tip on how to make a substitute for […]

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HANDY FOOD TIP – FREEZING AND KEEPING MARSHMALLOWS FRESH

HANDY FOOD TIP – FREEZING AND KEEPING MARSHMALLOWS FRESH

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Posted: October 9, 2014

Freezing Marshmallows:  Leave in the original bag and place in a large zip lock bag.  Freeze.  Remove and thaw the amount you need.  Once thawed they become soft again.  Use frozen marshmallows with 4 months […]

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HANDY FOOD TIP – MAKE YOUR OWN ALLSPICE SUBSTITUTE

HANDY FOOD TIP – MAKE YOUR OWN ALLSPICE SUBSTITUTE

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Posted: October 2, 2014

Allspice is used in a lot of sweet desserts like cakes and pies. Did you ever get ready to make a recipe and check the cupboard for spices to find that you don’t have the […]

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