Learn to bake homemade bread

Learn to bake homemade bread

Learn to bake homemade bread. This will come in handy for gift-giving at Christmas or any time. A gift of homemade bread and jam is very thoughtful. Way back in 2007, the book Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day (affiliate link) was published, and for the first time...
Plan Thanksgiving dinner

Plan Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving in the United States is in 3 weeks. Plan your Thanksgiving meal. If any part of it will be catered, order the items now. Are you having guests? Send your invitations or coordinate with your guests now. Will you need extra chairs, pack-n-plays, etc.?...
Infused vinegars for gifts

Infused vinegars for gifts

Start some homemade garlic-herb infused vinegar for gift-giving in December. This makes a fantastic oil-and-vinegar salad dressing. The recipe makes 2 pints. You’ll need 2 pint jars with lids, 1 cup (packed full) of fresh basil, rosemary, thyme, or tarragon, 8 cloves...
Flavored butters

Flavored butters

Last week we talked about finding your favorite biscuit recipe. Once you’ve made a batch of your favorite biscuits, you’ll need a delicious butter, or honey, or other spread to go with them. Sample your biscuits with different kinds of butters from the grocery store,...
Homemade biscuits

Homemade biscuits

Seek out the perfect biscuit recipe. On Pinterest you can find recipes for biscuits made with buttermilk, heavy cream, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and even 7-Up soda. You can easily find both traditional and gluten-free recipes. You may end up testing several...