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Measure Flour Correctly with The Spoon & Sweep Method

Delicious homemade baked goodies make us feel all warm and cozy, especially during the holidays. For those who love to bake, Christmas time is the perfect season to show-off their culinary skills. But even those who don’t normally spend a lot of time in the kitchen will often dust off their winter themed aprons and … Continue reading Measure Flour Correctly with The Spoon & Sweep Method

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Caring for and Cooking with Cast Iron

The mere mention of cooking with cast iron sends us into visions of campouts and cowboys. But these heavy-duty pans don’t need to stay out on the open road. They deserve a very special place in your day-to-day cooking. All they need is a little tender love and care to cater to your rustic cooking … Continue reading Caring for and Cooking with Cast Iron

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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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Types of Flour Best For Baking

You’re ready to bake from scratch – but the different types of flour can be intimidating. All-purpose, enriched, cake, bread, unbleached…which types of flour are best for baking? This question has been up for debate for many years. In fact, we published an article about this very topic in our 1987 Homemade Goodness Newsletter, vol. VII, … Continue reading Types of Flour Best For Baking

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Vintage Recipes That Never Go Out of Style

We all have a favorite recipe of grandma’s. With a dash of this and a pinch of that, she’d toss it together effortlessly and completely from memory. Even today, one bite of that recipe and you’re transported right back into grandma’s kitchen or sitting around her big dinner table. If you’re lucky, your mom talked … Continue reading Vintage Recipes That Never Go Out of Style