How To Poach An Egg In The Microwave

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Please share: If I’d known how easy it is to poach an egg in the microwave, I’d have eaten a lot better in college. For that matter, I’d have been eating a lot better the last couple of weeks. Instead, I’ve been surviving on what we’ll call “grief food” — creamy soups, snack-filled gift baskets, […]

How To Make Homemade BBQ Sauce (Recipe)

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Please share: I promised earlier this week that I’d share my homemade BBQ sauce recipe, and here it is! I’m lucky enough to near one of the great BBQ capitals of the world, Kansas City, which means there’s no shortage of restaurants offering amazing ribs, burnt ends, and briskets. Even with all of the wonderful […]

How To Make Homemade Ketchup (Recipe)

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Please share: If you’re looking to eliminate high-fructose corn syrup and processed foods from your family’s diet, knowing how to make homemade ketchup is a real boon. As I’ve mentioned previously on this blog, following my husband’s diagnosis with brain cancer I’ve made a concerted effort to ditch processed foods but, as much as I […]

Homemade English Muffins

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Please share: I don’t make Homemade English Muffins very often, not because we don’t like them, but because we like them so much. Since they freeze well, I’ve been known to double and even triple my recipe for homemade English muffins, making a batch of dough in the bread machine, another in the stand mixer, […]

Banana Bread Without Sugar Recipe

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Please share: Recently, my sister-in-law asked if I had a recipe for banana bread without sugar. I didn’t, but since I’m the kind of person who loves a good cooking challenge, I decided to give it a try. Make that several tries, until I came up with a winner. Shortly after my husband’s cancer diagnosis, […]

How To Make Homemade Cottage Cheese

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Please share: My son absolutely loves homemade cottage cheese, which I started making but after reading the ingredient list on a carton from the grocery store. Instead of the “lactose, salt, guar gum, mono and diglycerides, xanathan gum and carob bean gum” that come in the store-bought stuff, homemade cottage cheese has just a few […]

Homemade Enchilada Sauce Recipe

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Please share: Poor planning led to me to try a homemade enchilada sauce recipe the first time. I’d had one thing on our dinner menu, but at the last minute got a craving for Mexican food, but we were out of enchilada sauce. Now, I’d never tried the freshly made stuff before, so I was […]