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How to Make Homemade Marshmallows (step by step with photos)

These are easier than you think. And the possibilities are endless. Try your favorite extracts (coconut marshmallows?!), or food coloring to match your party, or covering them in chocolate. Once you make them, it’s hard to remember why you went so long without trying your hand at these. Step one: Prepare the pan. Grease well […]

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Easy Homemade Sandwich Bread

We do this resolution thing every year, and although I love a good goal setting exercise, we can tend to favor resolutions that are a bit self-deprecating. Maybe you don’t need to hate yourself of that credit card debt or those extra pounds. Maybe our resolutions should be about learning something new, tapping into those […]

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Pasta Cavatelli: Homemade Pasta Without A Pasta Roller

I love hearing other peoples Culinary Bucket Lists. It’s always a really interesting mix of classic recipes, mastering techniques, and difficult dishes. I love that, it shows range. But seriously people, start crossing some of this stuff off. You can do it. Just jump right in, and do it. This is a great recipe for everyone […]

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How To: Make Goat Cheese & A Food Photo Tip

  Let’s skip right to the photography tip, shall we? I’m pretty excited about it. See this dish of homemade goat cheese, it’s a little less than full: The best “filler” for a partially filled bowl is a potato. For several reasons. First, they’re cheap and you probably already have them. Second, they can be […]

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How To: Make Candied Bacon

Before we get started on the essential skill of making your very own batch of candied bacon, I need to pause to tell you some amazing news: I signed a cookbook deal last week. And so begins the frantic, not enough time, spending to much money on groceries, stress, lack of sleep that has nothing […]

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How To: Make Corn Tortillas From Scratch

Homemade corn tortillas are one of the perfect food trifectas: easy, cheap & delicious. SO much better than anything you have ever found at on a store shelf, takes about 5 minutes, and only a few cents each. This needs to be added to your “To Make” list. Right now. Check out the step by […]

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Homemade Roasted Garlic and Caramelized Onion Dip Plus How To: Roast Garlic & How To: Caramelize Onions

Homemade Roasted Garlic and Caramelized Onion Dip Plus How To: Roast Garlic & How To: Caramelize Onions

Homemade Roasted Garlic & Caramelized Onion Dip. How to chop an onion, How to caramelize onions, how to roast garlic.

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How To: Roll Cut and Stuff Pork Loin

How To: Roll Cut and Stuff Pork Loin

How to Roll Cut and Stuff A Pork Loin.

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How To: Pair Wine and Food

How To: Pair Wine and Food

A few weeks ago I got an email from a wonder man I had met at IFBC in November. He works withDon Sebastiani & Son‘s Wine Company, and asked if he could send over a shipment of wine along with perfectly paired recipes. First, who says no to that? Secondly, I realized how little I actually […]

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Candy Cane Whipped Cream & The Importance of Fundamentals

How to make Candy Cane Whipped Cream, The Importance of Fundamentals And Video of A 6 Month Old Baby Walking.

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