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Kitchen Tips & Tricks

Who doesn't love a good kitchen tip? Here are a few of my favorite time saving kitchen tricks.

From How to Freeze and Reheat Pancakes and Waffles, How to Decrystalize Honey to baking the perfect baked potatoes or homemade buttermilk substitutes you'll find plenty of creative ways to save a few minutes in the kitchen.

Recipe for Homemade Cough Syrup and Sore Throat Soother

Looking for a natural cough remedy? This homemade cough syrup recipe is a great natural remedy to have on hand to soothe sore throats and stop lingering coughs this flu and cold season. Each ingredient in this homemade cough syrup has unique properties to help tackle the symptoms of sore throats and lingering coughs that come with a winter cold.

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How to Freeze Grapes for Snacks and Smoothies

Can you freeze grapes? Absolutely! Frozen grapes make for great snacks on hot days, and they can be thrown into smoothies. Here’s how to freeze grapes the easy way! Grapes were recently on sale crazy cheap at the grocery store. One of my friends knows how much Madeline and I love our green smoothies. She …

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How to Make Buttermilk (6 Buttermilk Substitutes)

Learn all about common buttermilk substitutes as well as how to make buttermilk. It’s easier than you’d think to make your own buttermilk! When to Make Your Own Buttermilk I love the flavor that buttermilk adds to recipes like pancakes, scones, and of course buttermilk biscuits. Sometimes I realize that I forgot to pick up buttermilk …

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Kitchen Tip: How to Freeze Cookie Dough

Cookie dough freezes extremely well and is the perfect sweet treat to keep stashed in your freezer to instantly satisfy those sweet tooth cravings. Here’s how to freeze cookie dough and bake it later. Save these instructions for How to Freeze Cookie Dough to Pinterest! Why I Love Freezing Cookie Dough We have been stashing …

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5 Tips for Baking with Yeast and What to Make with Yeast

These tips for baking with yeast will help you feel more confident in the kitchen and yield more successful results. Be sure to check out a few of my favorite recipes if you’re wondering what to make with yeast – they’re all tried and true family favorites that even my picky eater approves of.  Save …

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How to Temper Chocolate

Learning how to temper chocolate properly is essential when you want to make homemade candies, such as truffles or chocolate bark. Follow this how-to for all you need to know about tempering chocolate. Save these instructions for How to Temper Chocolate to Pinterest! Tempering Chocolate Because it is almost Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d share this …

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How to Make Homemade Microwave Popcorn

Homemade Microwave Popcorn is super simple to make and is a great snack when you’re craving something a little salty and a little crunchy. Movie night this weekend, anyone? Click HERE to save this recipe for Homemade Microwave Popcorn! Did you know that you can make microwave popcorn without the expense of purchasing it at …

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