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November baking: easy breezy bread with popovers

Sometimes, we want a fresh, hot bread to serve with a meal, but we don’t want to devote a lot of time and effort into achieving that.  While there are numerous commercial products designed to satisfy that desire, they aren’t … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Buttermilk Biscuit Mix and some recipes

We all hate spending more than we have to at the grocery store.  We also hate getting things home only to discover that we should have read the label better while we were standing in the aisle.  One way to … Continue reading

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Doing your own wedding cake

For a bride, the wedding is a social occasion that has to be done perfectly, as well as a solemn occasion marking her commitment (and her partner’s too!) to the relationship.  If it goes “wrong” we take it very personal, … Continue reading

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Hot cocoa mix, a do-it-yourself recipe!

Hot cocoa is one of the most popular of hot drinks in America, right up there with hot tea and coffee.  It ranks well above hot cider or other fruit-based drinks too.  Almost everyone loves its chocolate-y and rich milky … Continue reading

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Mixes of the home made sort

Once upon a time, the wide variety of easy mixes we see on grocery store shelves did not exist.  Everything was homemade.  The few mixes that were available usually had distinctly lesser quality than the home made goods did, which … Continue reading

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