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Cooking Tips

December 30, 2018
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* Never cook on High! And then you won’t burn everything * Don’t use Teflon pans, they can cause cancer * Always grease the bottom of your pan with oil or butter * Yes, you do need to preheat the oven * You do need to wait for the water to boil * Use your […]

Everyday Tips

December 30, 2018
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One of the best tips I can offer is to buy yourself a Crock Pot.Get one that has both High and Low settings & a removable, dishwasher safe crock, You will wonder how you’ve ever lived without one. It is great for popping a meal in and returning to your home filled with the aroma […]

Pantry Basics

December 29, 2018
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* Flour * Sugar * Brown sugar * Baking powder * Baking soda * Yeast * Spices (in powder form, cinnamon, ginger, garlic, onion, paprika) * Vanilla * Kosher salt * Fresh pepper * Canned crushed tomatoes * Jar of olive oil * Jar of canola oil * Cans of (red kidney beans, garbanzo beans, […]

Italian Meatball Cookies

December 15, 2018
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* 1 ¼ Cup Crisco * 1 ½ Cups Sugar * 3 Eggs * 1 Cup Milk * 1 tsp vanilla * 5 Cups Flour * 5 tsp baking powder 1 TBS each of * Cinnamon * Cloves * Allspice * Nutmeg * ¾ Cup Hershey cocoa * 1 cup chopped walnuts * 1 cup […]

Sugar Cookies

December 15, 2018
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Ingredients: 1 Cup Margarine 1 Cup Sugar 1 Egg 1 tsp. water 3 Cup flour 1/4 tsp. salt 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder Cream margarine, sugar and vanilla. Add in the egg and water. Beat until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, salt and baking powder, and blend into the cream mixture. Divide dough in […]

Hungarian Thumbprint

December 15, 2018
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1/2 c. butter 1/4 c. sugar 1 egg yolk 1 c. sifted all-purpose flour 1/4 tsp. salt 1 egg white, unbeaten 1/4 c. finely chopped nuts Jam of your own choice Cream butter; add sugar gradually and cream thoroughly until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk and beat well. Sift in flour and salt; mixing […]

Sugar Cookie Tips

November 29, 2018
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Make the most of your dough this year! Check out the following tips to ease you into the Christmas baking spirit! Rolling and Cutting Cookie dough is much easier to work with after it’s been refrigerated for at least half an hour–and the cut-outs will hold their shape better if the dough is cold. Keep […]

Reindeer Cookies

November 29, 2018
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Ingredients: Chocolate chip cookie dough(store bought or homemade) Twisty pretzels M&M’s or small kisses or hard candies   Directions: Shape cookie dough into ovals, NOT circles! Smoosh pretzels into top of cookies to make antlers. Smoosh candies into place to make eyes and nose. Use red to make Rudolph’s nose and dark brown for his […]

Beaded snowflake ornament

November 28, 2018
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Photo and Article Courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens What You Need: 10 corsage pins with pearl ends (available in fabric and craft stores) Crystal-like beads in desired shapes and sizes 1 small cork Iridescent white glitter paint pen (usually used for fabric, available in craft and discount stores) Monofilament thread Instructions: 1. Add beads […]

Canning at Home

July 6, 2018
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Take it step by step~ Have all your equipment ready to use – Wash jars and lids with hot, soapy water. Thoroughly rinse and air dry. Check glass jar rims for even minute chips or cracks as these will not seal. Rinse new caps with hot water before using them. Prepare the food. Always start […]

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