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The Essential Guide To Cornmeal

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique The Essential Guide To Cornmeal Cornmeal has long been known as a savory component Southerners use in meal solutions. Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cornbread is certainly delicious when paired with chili, soups & summer vegetable plates or when crumbled in Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing for holiday sides while Sweet Potato Cornbread & […]

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The Basics: Citrus Reamer

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Citrus Reamer A citrus reamer is such a valuable tool in the kitchen as it may be used to extract a small or large amount of juice from fruits ranging from lemons & limes to tangerines, oranges & so much more. Although there are many sizes from which to […]

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The Basics: Flax

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Profile Flax Flax is a versatile crop that is a member of the Linaceae family. It’s grown in many regions of the world & used for a variety of items. The plant stalk is sought after in many textiles ranging from bedding & clothing to table linens while flaxseed or […]

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Baking Classics: Blueberry-Banana Flax Muffins

Baking Classics The Technique Blueberry-Banana Flax Muffins Many fresh fruits freeze well & are wonderful to use for a variety of cooking & baking applications. If bananas become too ripe, peel them & freeze covered up to a month for use in breads, muffins or pancakes. Fresh blueberries may be frozen in bulk up to […]

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Baking Classics: Blueberry-Buttermilk Kolaches

Baking Classics The Technique Blueberry-Buttermilk Kolaches Kolaches are a traditional Czechoslovakian pastry that may be prepared with all sorts of wonderful fillings. They may be shaped large or small to fit a variety of everyday & entertaining needs. The beautiful benefit of this particular recipe is that the fruit filling may be prepared with frozen, […]

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The Basics: Poppy Seeds

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Profile Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds are the kidney shaped, edible oilseeds that are harvested from the dried pods of the papaver somniferum commonly known as the breadseed poppy. The flowering plant from which they come from is a member of the Papaveraceae family. It is considered an annual herb that […]

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Baking Classics: Buttermilk-Molasses Multigrain Bread

Baking Classics The Technique Buttermilk-Molasses Multigrain Bead Buttermilk-Molasses Multigrain Bread is a healthy choice for salads, sandwiches & soup. Generally speaking, multigrain breads may consist of a combination of ingredients ranging from oats, whole wheat & rye flours to seeds such as chia, poppy, flax & quinoa just to name a few. Expect the texture of these […]

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Cooking Classics: Blueberry-Lemon Jam

Cooking Classics The Technique Blueberry-Lemon Jam Once a small batch of Blueberry-Lemon Jam has been prepared, the uses for it are endless. Aside from spreading it over breakfast classics including English muffins, croissants & biscuits, there are many ways in which it may be used in the bakeshop. Summer pies, tarts & galettes benefit tremendously from the flavor […]

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