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Some Tips on Using Herbal Teas

The other day I was in the grocery store and took a good look at the herbal tea section.  Everything is now in tea bags and is quite expensive.  Now I am old enough to remember a world where tea … Continue reading

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A Good Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Everytime I go to visit my daughter I look forward to eating her good homemade whole wheat bread.  She makes it from scratch, starting with whole wheat and grinding it herself. This is my daughter’s favorite bread recipe.  It is … Continue reading

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Dutch Ovens and How to Choose a Good One

Summer is here and now is time to get out the Dutch Ovens and learn to cook with them.  Dutch ovens were widely used by the pioneers due to their versatility.  If you don’t have one in your preps you … Continue reading

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Rabbit Cooking Tips

Because rabbit tastes something like chicken, many people think you can cook it the same way.  But there is a big difference, it has very little fat so it can dry out and become tough if it is not cooked right.  In fact … Continue reading

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Pork Soup from Leftovers

My wife is a very good cook and is always creating her own recipes.  I had this for lunch yesterday and was so good I decided to post it here for you all to enjoy.  So here is her recipe … Continue reading

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Leftover meats and vegetables make a quick meal

There is only the two of us and when I cook a roast there is always leftover meat and vegetables. I could freeze the remainder of meat, but it never seems to taste the same. My grandmother could always make … Continue reading

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A Weird Little Book, Entertaining with Insects

A while back, a friend told me about this book and I found a copy on the internet.  The book in Entertaining with Insects and is written by Ronald L Taylor and Barbara J Carter.  At the time the book … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Cooking, the Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Well we have talked about Gluten Free Food and our diet, so what about pizza. It seems when people are on diets, they crave all the good greasy fatty stuff, or sweets. So I tried the cauliflower pizza crust my … Continue reading

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Old Yeast Should be Proofed Before Using.

Many of us have had failures when making bread and it does not rise.  This is normally because we are using old yeast. According to the manufacturers, it normally stores for about two years at room temperature and three to five … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Cooking Tips

The following cooking tips are a few ideas you can use in the kitchen to make your cooking easier. I have learned thru the years, ways to make meal planning easy. If you’re raising young children  it’s a trial sometimes to get meals … Continue reading

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