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Almost-Famous Soft Pretzels Recipe

Almost-Famous Soft Pretzels Recipe
Make the pretzels: Warm the milk in a saucepan until it's about 110 degrees; pour into a medium bowl and sprinkle in the yeast. Let the yeast soften, about 2 minutes; stir in the brown sugar and 1 cup flour with a wooden spoon. Dice 2 tablespoons butter and soften; stir into the mix. Add the remaining 1 1/4 cups flour and the fine salt to make a sticky dough. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead, adding more flour if needed, until smooth but still slightly tacky, about 5 minutes. Shape into a ball, place in a lightly greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

heirloom seasons: a little more Waldorf 3rd grade Really my head is so in 4th grade world now, my notebook, papers, books often in my lap, even accompanying me outdoors this weekend. Lesson planning is so much fun, even if I am a little bit behind. But more on fourth grade another time, for now here are the last of my 3rd grade pictures... In November as part of a main lesson on time we made our calendar for the coming year. I think I mentioned before that I let Chloe have a lot of freedom with her drawings last year. While I did miss sitting down and working on a picture with her it was also neat to see what she was coming up with on her own. We also wrote and illustrated a calendar verse that we had learned the year before. In the middle of winter we did another time lesson. We used a Dorothy Harrer verse to learn about second, minutes, hours... So here is a more simple blackboard that went along with our lesson. And now on to fourth grade. (And I guess depending on where you are there is still a bit of time left to enter the giveaway.

Loaded Mashed Potato Bake Recipe for a Crowd - StumbleUpon First, I should apologize, these photos are terrible. Second, it doesn’t matter because these ugly pictures shouldn’t deter you from giving these mashed potatoes a try. They are insanely good. Last week my sister invited us out for dinner and a bonfire and I being the procrastinator I am, didn’t plan a dish to take over until the day of the get-together. The toppings …. The taters …. Again, less than fabulous photos. Loaded Mashed Potato Bake Recipe Total Time Author: Cat Davis Type: Side Dish Serves: 12 Ingredients 5 lbs yukon gold potatoes4 tablespoons butter1 cup sour cream6 oz cream cheese½ cup milk1 package Oscar Mayer Bacon, crispy fried2 cups mild cheddar cheese, shredded1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded¼ cup green onions, dicedsalt & pepper to taste Instructions Peel, quarter and boil potatoes until fork tender.

cut and tell story While checking out Youtube recently for ‘draw and tell‘ stories, we came across this gorgeous ‘cut and tell’ story. We won’t tell you the name of it or it will spoil the ending! Firstly you need to cut a piece of paper into a square. Then fold it into a triangle shape three times. This is how the story goes (of course it can be adapted to the group you are telling it to to include their names and what is happening in their lives if you would like to). Once a parcel was delivered in the mail to a big brother and little sister. They were very excited and they loved their new tent! It had another window underneath which was good for the little sister to look out of as she was not as tall as her brother. Then right near the bottom was a third window which would be good for their little baby to peek out of. Another thing they loved was the little round doorway which they could crawl through to go into the tent. At the top was a hole that they could see the sky through. “Guess what? “Hurray!”

Mediterranean Spiced Panko Crusted Fried Mozzarella Sticks Recipe In my daughter’s own words … nom nom nom nom nommmmm I can say without a doubt, these Mediterranean Spiced Mozzarella Sticks are the best “fried cheese” as we call it, that I’ve ever tasted. And believe me, I’ve had a lot of friend cheese, it’s my favorite appetizer and I try them at every restaurant I go to. Unlike traditional Italian mozzarella sticks these are flavored with McCormick Mediterranean Spiced Sea Salt which is a blend of sea salt, garlic oregano, basil, red bell pepper and red pepper. It’s a funny little combination of flavors that I just can’t describe without saying yummy. While I typically use this spice blend on chicken, it called out to me when I was deciding how to take this fried cheese to the next level. Mediterranean Spiced Panko Crusted Fried Mozzarella Sticks Author: Cat Davis Type: Appetizer Serves: 8 Ingredients Instructions

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Dry fresh herbs in 30 seconds flat – really! | King Arthur Flour – Baking B... Hello, No-Knead Garlic-Cheese Flatbread! Nice to see you, Garlic Herb Mac & Cheese. Ah, Herb & Onion Rolls… What do all of these have in common? Herbs. And, unless it’s summer, or you’ve got a windowsill garden, or you live in temperate climes year-round, that means dried herbs. But it doesn’t have to mean tasteless, drab, stale herbs. There’s a fast, simple way to preserve your garden-fresh herbs — their flavor, AND their color. The secret? Your microwave. Example A: parsley. Example B: parsley. Yet still aromatic, still bright green. Example A: Tarragon. Example B: microwave-dried tarragon. Simply run thumb and finger along the stem from bottom to top to remove leaves; then crumble between your fingers, and store in a glass jar, ready for your salad dressing, bearnaise sauce… or tarragon chicken. Microwave-dried mint. Ready to crumble and use in… …Tzatziki, perhaps? Honestly, this simple trick works like a charm. That’s it. And the perfect vehicle for the herbs you’ll be drying soon!

Target the Problem! Welcome to Target the Problem!, a tool to help parents and classroom teachers understand the specific problems a child may be having with reading. You'll find practical suggestions on what you (and kids themselves) can do to help students overcome or deal with their reading difficulties. Overview Target the Problem! For more comprehensive information, click below to learn about areas where kids often have reading difficulties: What you'll find in each section An explanation of the problem and how it affects a child's reading Information on how children experience the difficulty as well as what it may look like from a parent's or teacher's point of view Suggestions on what parents, teachers, and kids themselves can do to help Links to more information You can also download and print this handout version of "Target the Problem!" Download the handout (246K PDF)* Things to be aware of There are many reasons why reading can be hard. We hope you'll use this information as a starting point.

Road Trip Binder for Kids | Gluesticks So the countdown is on until the day of our big move and we are preparing every day. Today I cleaned out the cupboards and freezer and washed all of my dry foods containers. Also went through and got rid of a ton of plastic food containers that didn’t have lids. Now onto the next item of business…. But one thing that we don’t have to worry about anymore is keeping the kids busy on our trip. The boys’ binders are identical. Each binder has a map of the US that they can check out and follow along. The first several pages are road-trip games. Next is an I-Spy game. A slug bug game (although I think we’ll just look for cars in these colors too) and an Alphabet game. Another version of the I-Spy game with things to find. I have a section for them to keep their ticket stubs and brochures from the attractions that we visit. Also a place for them to keep their bonus travel tickets. There is also an itinerary packet for each day of the trip in its own page protector. Links to Printables Related

Home School Home School & After School Kids can join us on Fridays for some creative fun! Classes are offered from 1:30-3 and 3:45-5:15 Cost: $18 per class, per student Buy six classes, get 7th for free! RSVP by Wednesday before class Check it out on FACEBOOKto see photos of the projects! Feb. 13 Clay: Snowman Parts Feb. 20 Glass: Squares Plate March 6 Pottery: Turtle Chip and Dip March 13 Canvas: Under the Sea Multi Medium March 20 Pottery: Hello Spring Plate March 27 Glass: Silkscreen Easter Eggs April 3 Canvas: Space Traveler April 10 Clay: Owl House April 17 Pottery: Popcorn Bowl April 24 Glass: Cold Combing Wind Chime May 8 Clay: Wall Flowers May 15 Canvas: Make Me a Monster May 22 Glass: Garden Stakes Bugs and Flowers May 29 Clay: Self Portrait Bust 603.418.0200 or e-mail at Home Page | Birthday Parties | Calendar | Classes and Events | Masterpiece Camp | Fine Arts and Gifts | Contact Us