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Christmas Baking

Chipotle Kale Chips. We’ve been on a bit of a kale streak, since we’ve been hearing more and more questions about what to do with it.

Chipotle Kale Chips

We’ve stuffed it in potatoes and covered it in cheese Italian-style, but how about just plain old kale, baked up into a chip form? If you love snacking (like we do!) , these chips make an excellent healthy alternative. They’re not too difficult to prepare (though they do take a bit more time than opening a bag of chips) – but the result is worth it! I’ll admit, they do take a bit of getting used to in terms of texture. We picked up some kale at our farmer’s market, and decided to try the beautiful leaves with a bit of smoky chipotle seasoning, which hit the spot – but you can use any seasoning of choice.

Now youre cooking with comics. Homemade Bread Recipes: {Both Oven Baked & Machine. Freshly baked bread, still warm from the oven, sliced thick, slathered with real butter and topped with some homemade strawberry jam or slices of thick cheese, delicious!

Homemade Bread Recipes: {Both Oven Baked & Machine

Baking bread is not only heavenly, it’s a substantial treat made with wholesome ingredients and no added preservatives. Who knew something so simple and basic as this could have so much goodness to offer! This Recipe Hit List is a collection of recipes that I’ve handpicked from around the net, you’ll find lots of varieties to choose from: White, Oat, Rye, Whole Wheat and more (including a large list of bread machine recipes towards the bottom of the page).

I also added a vintage picture tutorial showing how to shape loaves and a vintage recipe (just over 50 years old). Lots here to check out, enjoy! Baked Sandwich: Yields 1 loaf and features a creamy-white interior, golden crust and soft, sliceable texture. For Amish Friendship Bread, see this page. Picnic Casserole Loaf Ingredients: Directions: Tips: Yield: 4 loaves. Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee. Update 4/2014: Be sure to check out my new, improved cold-brewed iced coffee tutorial with step-by-step instructions and lessons learned since first posting about cold-brewed iced coffee.

Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee

I started making my iced coffee this way a couple of years ago, thanks to this New York Times recipe that convinced me to do so. You add coffee grounds to cold water and let it sit at room temperature for several hours. Then you strain it through a coffee filter, and the result is a deep, rich, dark, and caffeine-packed glass of iced coffee. It’s a concentrate, so you’ll want to dilute it with water unless you’re in need of a serious buzz. And trust me – this stuff can pack a serious wallop. I use a ratio of about 2/3 of the concentrate to 1/3 water, stir in a spoonful of sugar and some half-and-half, and finally I plop in some coffee ice cubes.

And a lot more energized. Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee Total time. World Hearth Recipe Collection. Homemade Junk Food. Homemade Twix bars.

Homemade Junk Food

Two for you, enough for everyone else. 19 Reclips 14 Likes Healthier goldfish (did you know Goldfish normally contain MSG?) 27 Reclips 18 Likes Make your own thin mints any season of the year. 48 Reclips 12 Likes Samoas, another Girl Scout favorite. 24 Reclips 5 Likes Make your own "Snickles" bar. 38 Reclips 4 Likes Healthier Hostess cupcakes. 15 Reclips 2 Likes Pop tarts from your own oven. Middle-earth Recipes - recipes for Hobbits and Elves. Middle-earth Recipes compiled by MithrandirCQ and Primula with additions.

Middle-earth Recipes - recipes for Hobbits and Elves

We encourage a visit to the Middle-earth Foodie blog for images and write-ups of some of the recipes you will find here. Jump down to Recipes Merry's Mulled Cider Mix together 2 quarts of apple cider, 20 whole cloves, 1/2 cup of sugar, 12 sticks of cinnamon, 14 whole allspice, and 1/2 teaspoon ofsalt. Bring to a boil. I will drink any tea, but prefer chai if I can get it. Merry's Spiced Chai 5 cups of boiling water 1 teaspoon of ground ginger 2 pinches of allspice 3/4 teaspoon of peppercorns 10 whole cloves 1 1/2 cinnamon sticks 1/8 cardamom seeds 2 tea bags (black tea; I used English Breakfast, but Earl Grey and Darjeeling are also recommended) Mix all ingredients, then simmer and let brew for 5 minutes.

Tea is best served with milk and sugar. Mrs. Slice a large onion and 2 carrots and sauté in bacon fat until the onions are limp. Healthy eating simplified to fit into busy your life. 1898646_460s.jpg 460×9,230 pixels.


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