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Sugar Cookie Tips

November 29, 2017
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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 […]

Beaded snowflake ornament

November 28, 2017
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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 […]

The Perfect Bird

November 4, 2017
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PREP TIME 30 Min 1 (18 pound) whole turkey, neck and giblets removed 2 cups kosher salt 1/2 cup butter, melted 2 large onions, peeled and chopped 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 4 stalks celery, chopped 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1 cup dry white wine Rub the turkey inside and out with […]

Countdown to Turkey Day!

November 3, 2017
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Turkey Day Countdown ~ What, When & How to do it all just right! What to Do: 2 or 3 days before Thanksgiving Sit down with your recipes and make shopping list. Prepare any of the recipes that can be made ahead of time, you will appreciate this later. Getting the chopping out of the […]

Thanksgiving Tips

November 2, 2017
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TIP 1 One of the best tips I learned from my Mom is to have a “go to table”. This is a table filled with things you will need for the day. It is so much easier to direct the helpful guest to the table than have them rummaging through your cabinets. On this table […]

Neighborhood Pumpkin Carving Party~ Fun for All

October 16, 2017
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Want to have a great little party for the neighborhood kids? How about a pumpkin carving party? For the price of a few dozen pumpkins,  and cookie fixings you’ve got a world class party in the making. If you’re running on a budget, don’t let that stop you. Ask all the guests to bring a […]

Rotisserie chicken to the rescue!

January 6, 2017
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When a recipe calls for a whole chicken shredded into bite-sized pieces, too many cooks turn the page and look for a quicker recipe. After all, who wants to deal with making a whole chicken, before you even start the main recipe? Furthermore, who has the time to do that on a weeknight? Fortunately, rotisserie […]

Do you have the staples?

January 2, 2017
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Pantry Staples • Baking powder • Baking soda • Beans, canned: black beans, red kidney, white • Beans, dried: red kidney, great northern, lima, lentils, split pea, black, pinto • Bread crumbs • Broth, dried and canned: beef, vegetable, chicken • Cereal • Chocolate: unsweetened squares, semisweet chips, cocoa powder • Coffee: beans, ground, instant […]

Thanksgiving To Do List

November 2, 2016
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Now is the time to get your game plan in order for Thanksgiving. Get your plan of action set and ready to go. Being prepared and organized for the holiday is half the battle. Take the time to sit down and prepare some lists. Separating your list will help to keep you focused. If you […]

Edible Pilgrim’s Cabin

November 1, 2016
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Materials: One cardboard milk carton, washed and rinsed(the base) Straight pretzel sticks(the logs) Peanut Butter or Chocolate frosting(the glue) 1 Square graham cracker(the door and window) 1 Large marshmallow Scissors Hot glue or tape How to make it: Cut the top flap of the milk carton off and tape or hot glue it closed to […]

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