My First Baguette. You Can Do It, Too.

I had always believed you couldn’t not make authentic French bread in a home oven, but boy was I wrong.  I learned the simple truck of making that wonderful crusty bread from Julia Child.  Now I am sharing it with you.  Go ahead.  Try it.  You won’t be disappointed.

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Italian Bread: Easy Peasy, No Mixer Needed.

If you are new to baking bread, this is a great recipe to learn on.  The steps are simple and no mixer is required.

 

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Cooking From Scratch: Buttery, Flaky Crescent Rolls. Ditch the Tube

Doesn’t everyone love crescent rolls?  I think so.  You can make better crescent rolls than you get in the tube.  Please watch and share.  Thank you.

 

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Cooking From Scratch: Homemade Old Time Scrapple

Scrapple, or panhas, Is an Amish, or Pennsylvania Dutch pork product made with spices and corn meal, fried crispy and served with applesauce, apple butter or maple syrup. I made mine from scratch and fried it in my cast iron.
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Cooking From Scratch: Home Made Bologna.

Did you know you can make great bologna at home with just a few ingredients? Kind of messy but oh so good.
Please watch and share. Makes me happy.

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Cooking From Scratch: Amish Onion Patties

On Mondays, I cook supper for my Mother. I always try to make one new, special thing. This Monday, it was these scrumptious Amish Onion Patties. You can serve them as a side dish, as a substitute for hash browns, as an easier version of onion rings, or as a bread, which is what I did.

These are easy to make and delicious. Give them a try!

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Cooking From Scratch: Fried Corn Meal Mush, or Polenta if You Insist

My friend on Facebook, Patricia Gordon turned me on to this recipe, and I am so glad she did. Fried Corn Meal Mush, also known as Polenta, was a staple “poor people’s food” in many cultures. It is very versatile, can be used as either a side dish, a bread or a dessert, depending on what you choose to add to it.

Give this a try. I liked it and I hope you do.

 

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Cooking From Scratch: Soft and Tender Dinner Rolls or Slider Buns

These dinner rolls are light, tender and so, so delicious Make them for dinner, or a little bigger for your slider snacks. Either way, they may be the best bread you have ever made. Give them a try.

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Six Braid Challah, for Beginners

Challah is the traditional Jewish bread, and everybody I know loves it. Not only is it beautiful, it has a wonderful taste and texture. This is something you make when you want to show off a little. It can be used as sandwich bread, it makes the best French toast, or just have a slice with some butter. Try it!

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Safe Canning: Green Beans, Raw Pack

My garden is doing well, so I have fresh green beans to can. Nothing like having that garden taste all year long.

This video follows NCHFP guidelines for safely canning green beans in an All American canner. If you have a different brand, check your manual for operation directions.

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