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You Can Bake a Cherry Pie Recipe and Choose your Fillings

February 14th, 2014

What better time to try out a new cherry pie recipe? Try one of these tantalizing recipes for a tasty cherry filling in a flash.Two recipes, one from the Food Network and one from The Joy of Baking, let you decide whether or not to cook the filling before baking the pie. In either case, you should begin by making your favorite two-crust pie dough recipe, which you can do in...

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How to make Strawberry Jam at Home

February 13th, 2014

Do you love strawberry jam and saving a penny? If so, you should consider trying to make this sweet and delicious preserve at home. Jams can be surprisingly easy to make, and if you get good at it you may be able to start giving out homemade jam to your family and friends as a gift. Also, many of the strawberry jams you can purchase at the store can be high in sugar, which can...

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How to Make Pizza Dough

February 4th, 2014

Instead of going out to buy a pie from your local pizzeria tonight, why not try making one yourself? Making pizza can be a fun way to for you to spend time with your kids or friends. The process is not as complicated as many believe it to be, and it can result in a delicious pizza that you might actually prefer to the slices you normally have at the nearby pizza parlor. Once...

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Homemade Corn Chips and other Healthy Snack Ideas

January 24th, 2014

With Super Bowl XLVIII just around the corner, football excitement is alive and well all across America. If you're having guests over to watch the big games over the coming weekends, it's a good time to start thinking about healthy snack ideas for everyone to share. Not only will preparing healthy snack foods like homemade corn chips impress your guests, but...

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A Simple Tomato Soup Recipe for the Winter

January 23rd, 2014

With winter in full swing, there's no better time than now to try out a delicious new tomato soup recipe. This classic soup has been a favorite ever since commercial soup pioneer Joseph A. Campbell popularized it in 1897. Preparing a warm bowl of tomato soup is a flavorsome way for you to keep warm in frigid weather. Homemade tomato soup recipes allow you to be...

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Stay Warm with this Simple Split Pea Soup Recipe

January 23rd, 2014

You'd be hard-pressed to find something more comforting in the winter than a warm bowl of soup. Now is the perfect time to try out a new soup recipe. Whether you're seeking to expand your soup-making horizons or simply looking for ways to keep warm, this simple split pea soup recipe is a great place to start.Split pea soup is a common winter favorite. It's made...

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Green Tea Benefits and Other Hot Tea Ideas!

January 23rd, 2014

Due to its potential health benefits, green tea has become increasingly popular worldwide over the years. Besides being an inexpensive beverage with no calories, the natural chemicals present in green tea provide comforting therapies to its drinkers.Take a look at some of the green tea benefits that can help you improve your health.Weight loss The presence of...

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How to Make a Hearty, Healthy Tortilla Soup

January 17th, 2014

Tortilla soup is a tradition in Southwestern cuisine, drawing on bold Mexican flavors to make a soul food favorite. Although there are many delicious varieties of tortilla soup, not all are equally good for you. This recipe, however, features smart food choices of with healthy ingredients.Chicken Poultry is one of the healthiest ways to incorporate protein into your diet....

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How to Make Brownies with Buttercrunch

January 17th, 2014

The bitter cold of winter can leave people's stomachs grumbling for hot chocolate and warm baked goods. They can not only heat up the body but improve the spirit. When looking to learn to how to make brownies, consider this recipe made with buttercrunch.Before you start on the brownies, you need to make your own buttercrunch to add to the mixture. Similar to hard chocolate...

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How to Make your own Chicken Noodle Soup

January 13th, 2014

With winter officially underway, the calls for hot meals to warm the soul are pouring in. While it may be easy to go to the grocery store and pick up premade soups, home cooking has many benefits that will make you reconsider your options. A favorite among many households, chicken noodle soup is the perfect choice for a hot meal. Try out this homemade chicken noodle soup...

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