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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.

Easy Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

After years of googling how to boil eggs, I finally wised up and learned the best way to make easy peel hard boiled eggs. These are the perfect tips and tricks if you’re getting ready to decorate eggs for Easter, or if you’re planning on preparing deviled eggs for an appetizer. This recipe for easy peel hard-boiled eggs breaks down the best way to boil eggs so they’re easy to peel every single time.

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Caring for Cast Iron Cookware

Caring for cast iron cookware might seem like a chore, but it’s a chore that doesn’t take as much time as you’d think and is honestly completely worth the time. In this post, you’ll learn what the best oil to use for seasoning cast iron is, how to season cast iron, how to clean cast iron, how to re-season a cast iron pan that has rusted, and what my favorite recipes to cook in cast iron are.

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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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Kitchen Tip: Trick for Cutting Butter into Flour

4 different ways to cut butter into flour for recipes like pie crusts or biscuits. The 4th method of cutting butter in flour on this list is my all time favorite kitchen tips, and also the best way to cut butter into flour if you’re wondering “what can I substitute for a pastry blender”!

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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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Easy Homemade Croutons

Come learn how to make these easy homemade croutons! Who needs expensive bags of store-bought ones when you can make your own croutons exactly how you like them. Click HERE to save these instructions for how to make Easy Homemade Croutons to Pinterest! With spring (YAY) salad season arriving shortly, learning how to make croutons is …

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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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