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Celebrate National Dog Day with Homemade Dog Treats

Happy National Dog Day! Recognized on August 26, National Dog Day is a time to celebrate our canine companions and acknowledge the need for dog rescue and adoption. National Dog Day, founded in 2004 by Pet and Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate, Colleen Paige, is a great day to spoil your favorite four-legged friend with homemade dog treats. … Continue reading Celebrate National Dog Day with Homemade Dog Treats

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A Full Day of Peanut Recipes

Oh, the beloved peanut. They are crunchy, creamy and salty. They can be paired with almost any flavor and they still come out singing. Those of us who love peanuts know that they are versatile – but do you have good peanut recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert? Look no further than this Perfect … Continue reading A Full Day of Peanut Recipes

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Using Canned Food Ingredients In Homemade Baked Goods

Canned food fills the aisles of our grocery stores with the familiar and the not-so-much. You can find purees, pickles, pastes and whole foods of all kinds. You can find pre-mixed potions to enliven into a mundane menu. But how can you incorporate canned food ingredients into your home cooking? Canning actually became popular from the … Continue reading Using Canned Food Ingredients In Homemade Baked Goods

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Dessert Toppings: Frosting, Icing, Filling & Glaze

A delicious cake is made even sweeter when topped with a scrumptious frosting. But what about those other delicious dessert toppings? What exactly is the difference and when do you use frosting, icing, glaze and fillings? The answer below was first published in our vintage cookbook from 1959, Icings, Frostings and Cake Decorating Made Easy. … Continue reading Dessert Toppings: Frosting, Icing, Filling & Glaze

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Holiday Homemade Cranberry Recipes

Cranberries are fruits full of nutrients typically available from October through December. Cranberry recipes were enjoyed at early New England holiday fall feasts. Bright red cranberries have been adding beauty, tartness and sweetness to the family dinner table for centuries. Cranberries are delightful when accompanied with turkey, chicken and pork – and can have many … Continue reading Holiday Homemade Cranberry Recipes