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Angel Food Cake: Sugarless!

Angel food cake is one of the best ways to use up extra eggs. Of course, if you make one, you have to use up all of the egg yolks, too. That’s why there are yellow sponge cake recipes. 🙂 … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

I hate them. But I need them. My resolutions tend to be made with such zeal, then collapse on a crazy day. And after one day is missed, it’s so tempting to take a week off. And a month. Shame … Continue reading

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Making My Own Birthday Cake: Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

Yesterday was my twenty-somethingth birthday. No, really. I had to think about my age when Danny asked me how old I was. I remember how exciting birthdays were. In fact, it wasn’t THAT long ago that I couldn’t wait to … Continue reading

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Freezing Tomatoes the EASY Way

I struggle with preserving foods. Really, I do. I also struggle with gardening, but that’s for another post. The reason I do not like putting up foods is simple: I hate the time involved. I hate realizing that I need … Continue reading

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Apple Butter

Once upon a time, I discovered that Danny had never had apple butter. In fact, he didn’t even know what it was. He had missed out on this delicious addition to homemade bread. Maybe apple butter is a Southern thing? … Continue reading

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Homemade Applesauce

So, I still haven’t finished all of the applesauce. Do you know how long it takes to cut 2 bushels of apples into quarters, cook them, and run them through a sieve? A long time, when you figure in at … Continue reading

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Veggie Burgers, Trial One

I posted yesterday that I was going to make a veggie burger from scratch. My first try with veggie burgers actually went well. In fact, I think I’ll keep the basic recipe and tweak bits of it. I began with … Continue reading

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Breaded Chicken Breasts/Chicken Parmigiana

With all of this delicious chicken we now have, I HAD to make Chicken Parmigiana. I love, love, love, love, love Chicken Parmigiana. Almost as much as I love Fettuccine Alfredo with Cajun Chicken. And that’s a lot.  Breading chicken at home is simple. … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Applesauce and Apple Butter

I haven’t posted lately for two reasons: I’ve been ill and I have a ton of applesauce to make. We bought two bushels of Golden Delicious apples on Tuesday. So far, I’ve made two batches and Danny has made one … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Another bread recipe? Yep. We eat a lot of whole wheat bread. Everyone in our family has their own favorite way of eating this bread. Bella likes it plain or with butter. I like it with cream cheese. Danny eats … Continue reading

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