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Homemade Breadsticks (using pizza dough scraps)

As mentioned in my tutorial, this recipe was accidental. I didn’t want to waste any of my homemade pizza dough that took nearly 2 hours to rise so I thought, “hey, why the heck not??” These are yummy, soft, and SUPER CHEESY!! Did I mention, CHEESY?!? Ingredients: pizza dough scraps (or get the recipe for […]

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Salsa Fresca(Pico de Gallo)

My husband loooooves Mexican food. I make Salsa Fresca often and we enjoy it with blue corn chips and especially in steak fajitas! Ingredients: 12 diced roma tomatoes(cut them in half and discard pulp before dicing) 1 lime and a half(reserve the half lime for later if needed) 2 cloves of chopped garlic 1 onion […]

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Homemade Fondant

Whether or not you are an avid cake baker or just starting out, I’m sure you either LOVE fondant or HATE it. Some store bought fondants are plain DISGUSTING, so trust me when I say that I understand where you’re coming from! This homemade fondant is not only easy to make but equally DELICIOUS!! It […]

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Pomegranate Lemonade

My pomegranate lemonade is the perfect drink to have on a hot, summer day. Well, here in the Pacific Northwest it feels like summer has already come and gone. And even though the sunshine has left me, that sure as hell won’t stop me from enjoying my ICE COLD pomegranate lemonade with a side of […]

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Easy Banana Buttercream

Usually, I’m not CRAZY for American buttercream because of how overly sweet it is, but for this recipe…I think I could make the exception. The important thing to note is, to always use good butter with at least an 80 percent butterfat content. I like to use Darigold’s Chef’s Choice Salted Butter. It’s affordable and […]

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White Sandwhich Bread

Nothing beats coming home to the smell of homemade bread! A good tasting bread recipe is easy to come by…one that is not dense, yet light and fluffy is another story. Just like you, I’ve scoured the internet and tried countless recipes, searching for a light and airy sandwich bread, yet none prevailed. Over the […]

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Croissants and Pain au Chocolat

So, I’ve been thinking about making my own croissants from scratch, for quite sometime now. The thought alone always frightened me and I was sure that my first attempt at them would be a disaster! But to my surprise, my first attempt didn’t turn out too bad! While I was researching recipes and reading COUNTLESS […]

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Homemade Pho

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty sure that all I need to survive is my hair straightener and pho. I can assure you that even in 90 degree weather, you can catch me in my kitchen hovering over my stove cooking up a big pot of pho. Since I married into a […]

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