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Cheesy Tomato Basil Fish & Rice

I have tomatoes in abundance right now. And if I don’t use them up soon, they’ll be too ripe for anything other than sauces. So this is another one of those “gotta use it up!” recipes. WARNING: I have changed … Continue reading

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Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 4: Food Coloring

I finally got around to posting part 4. I have somewhere around 5 more posts to go in this series; I’ll get them all up eventually! Today’s post is about artificial food coloring. I. Biblical Aspect II. Physical Perspective     … Continue reading

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Yeast Breads: Not Scary!

I’ve heard some people say that they won’t make anything with yeast in the ingredient list. I don’t know why, really. It’s so easy! There are two major things to know about: proofing and salt.

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How to Knead Bread Dough

When it comes to making bread, I want fast, easy, and no mess. So I knead my dough while it’s still in the bowl that I mixed it in. I add flour as needed, and any “leftover” flour on the … Continue reading

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Making Chinese Dumplings

The wife of my church’s missionary to China taught my mom, sister, aunt, and me how to make dumplings yesterday. She made Danny, Bella, and me dumplings after I had Declan. They are delicious! She very kindly offered to teach … Continue reading

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Pop! Pop! Pop!

My favoritest in-laws in the whole wide world bought me a Whirley-Pop for Christmas a few years ago. I love it.

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Seasoned Steak Fries

One of my favorite meals(notice I said one. I have many favorites.) is steak fries with cheese and salad. But it takes so long to cut the fries. And they’re never perfectly even, so they don’t all finish baking at … Continue reading

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Black Bean Quesadillas

Yesterday evening was an “oh-great-supper-needs-to-be-ready-soon-and-I-don’t-have-a-plan” night. I took a quick refrigerator, freezer, and pantry inventory. I had tomatoes from the garden that needed to be used, like, last week. I had a ton of tortillas from Friday’s crazy, “Hey! Why don’t … Continue reading

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