Recipe changes – What not to do when baking

Recipe changes – What not to do when baking

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Jun 15, 2011
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 Since I haven’t cooked anything more complicated than bacon and eggs this week, I thought it would be good to reprint a guest post I did for Recipelion.com a few months ago. I’ll have some new recipes posted soon. There are a handful of recipe sites that I peruse periodically to get inspiration when I […]

Blogosphere Easter Round Up

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Apr 21, 2011
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I can’t believe Easter is almost here already. It seems like only yesterday, I was worrying about finishing my Christmas shopping. Easter was always a big deal at my home growing up. As a child I didn’t completely understand the religious aspects, but I knew some time during the holiday I was going to get a new outfit and […]

What the heck happened to my cake? 5 common cake baking problems

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Feb 25, 2011
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We’ve all had it happen. You pull out the mixing bowl and carefully measure out all your ingredients. You mix everything into a beautiful smooth batter and  pour it gently into your best cake pan. You slip it into the oven at the right temperature being careful to note the time so you don’t over bake. When it comes out of the oven, your excitement starts […]

Turkey Leftover Round Up

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Dec 28, 2010
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Still dealing with holiday leftovers? Check out these ideas for using up that leftover turkey.   Turkey Potpie – Pioneer Woman Turkey Cuban Panini – Panini Happy Chipotle Turkey Salad – Simply Recipes Turkey and Mushroom Soup – Evil Shenanigans Turkey Enchiladas – Simply Recipes Tomatillo Turkey Chili – Tasty Eats at Home Curried Turkey Salad Wraps – […]

5 things I learned this week about broiling steaks

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Oct 27, 2010
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5 things I learned this week about broiling steaks.  Lesson 1. Animal fat will combust when cooked too close to the broiler. Lesson 2.  Thick black acrid smoke pouring from the oven can ruin a romantic meal. Lesson 3.  All kitchens should have at least 1 fire extinguisher Lesson 4.  Oxygen feeds flames – remember […]

Seasonal Eating – Winter Squash

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Oct 26, 2010
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This time of year gourd squashes are literally everywhere. Colorful and some oddly shaped, they can be a little intimidating. Truth be told, my past experience with winter squash was limited to admiring the beautiful colors as I passed them in the store. I loved the taste of them,  but the hard outside gourd was more than I wanted […]

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