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Mom’s Brownies

We’re all in quarantine-baking mode out our way. My niece made some AMAZING cupcakes (she really should be a pro […]

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Lesson Planning 101

There’s a saying, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Lesson planning is just determining what you want to […]

Got a New Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker?

Some of you may have gotten an Instant Pot for Christmas this year (or you bought it for yourself at Black Friday?)…. here is a little e-booklet I put together for my daughters — a few easy recipes and a few starter tips, plus links to several helpful sites. This […]

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Buffet Tips for Holiday Hospitality

Think logically through the traffic flow at your buffet table. Consider from which end the guests will most likely approach the table, then set up the plates at that end. Space the serving dishes so guests have a little room to set their plates as they serve themselves, and be […]

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No-Knead Pizza Dough

My sweet husband has just come in from shoveling our heating system and the Jeep out of four feet of snow, and his relaxation will be watching whatever the football game is called that precedes the Super Bowl. (I am so football literate, aren’t I?) (The photo is of me, […]

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Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Ever want to make lasagna or cheesecake and just don’t have any ricotta cheese on hand? Now you can make your own! Technically, this may not be a true ricotta, as the word literally mean “re-cooked” — as in, whey that has been reheated and fermented — but it can […]

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Easy Crusty No-Knead Artisan Bread, Updated

“My husband said this was the closest thing to “real” Italian bread that we have had since we lived in Italy! So delicious!” – Julie G, recipient of new-mama meal after birth of seventh precious baby I always get raves over my no-knead, crusty artisan-style bread, and it’s super easy. […]

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Lasagna. In a Pressure Cooker

Lasagna. In a pressure cooker. Why? Many of you know that I’ve been a huge fan of pressure cooking for many years. In fact, I have four Kuhn Rikon stainless steel stove-top pressure cookers in my kitchen, and I use them pretty much daily. But I recently expanded my collection […]

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It’s Autumn! Apple Cider Donut Cake

  Apple cider donuts are a big deal in the Shenandoah Valley — this is apple country! So I had to try this recipe for an apple cider donut cake (since I’m not going to get to making cider donuts anytime soon). I made a few tweaks to the original […]

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Does Your Tupperware All Say Cool Whip?

I laughed out loud at this meme today (even though a certain friend-in-the-know says it’s so last-year to LOL, I did it anyway!)… (meme from Facebook) Maybe all your “Tupperware” actually says “Cool Whip” on it. My mom’s leftover containers were all the white Hormel ham tins that used to […]

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Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas

Who wants to get the waffle iron or griddle out for just one meal? When I make pancakes, waffles, French toast, etc. I try to make extra and freeze on cookie sheet in single layer. When frozen, pop them into freezer bags. French toast and waffles heat well in the […]