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Baking Recipes, Chocolates & confections, From the books, How-to, Jeni's Genius Ice Creams

My favourite way to candy nuts

I don’t know of anyone who dislikes candied nuts. Even someone like me who doesn’t have much of a sweet tooth will take a bag of candied nuts from a crying child any day. Okay maybe not from a child, especially when said child is crying, but I would not hesitate for a second to …

Baking Recipes, Bread-making, How-to, Yeasted breads

{Do-It-Yourself} Light Brioche Burger Buns

It’s a rare occurrence nowadays for people to make their own burger buns. And it’s perfectly understandable why this is so, what with supermarkets stocking ample amounts of different types of sandwich breads on their shelves. I need only take a few steps from my house before I get a whiff of the day’s pastries …

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Nothing quite like homemade applesauce

Such a long overdue post this one is! Certain things have been happening in such a quick pace, it is almost as if my life has been dizzyingly like a rickety roller coaster ride. I have been busy and struggling these past few weeks, and tired from it all that I haven’t had the opportunity …

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{Do-It-Yourself} Homemade Buttermilk

You know how sometimes you just don’t feel like getting into the car and driving all the way to the store just to buy a single missing ingredient, like say, buttermilk? Well my excuse is different. I don’t think we actually get any liquid buttermilk here. As you might know, aside from sour cream and …

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Let there be fizz!

I had the suspicion that my baking powder had lost its leavening effect. I’ve been using up this container of baking powder for almost a year now so I thought it was the problem when a batch of muffins didn’t rise. I was very well prepared to bang my head on the spot reserved for …