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Kitchen Gypsy

Kitchen GypsyJoanne Weir is a chef who has written more than a dozen cookbooks and countless recipes for her many TV shows, in addition to teaching both young chefs and recreational cooks the fundamentals of the ktichen. While you might think that, after having such a full career, she might be tired of writing recipes, …

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Prohibition Bakery

Prohibition BakeryProhibition was a ban on the sale and production of alcoholic beverages. Though it was difficult to get a drink, it was not impossible, and bootlegging and speakeasies were common. We don’t need to sneak into a speakeasy to get a drink these days, but there is still a little thrill when you find …

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Dinner Pies

Dinner PiesWhen we think about pie, we often picture towering meringue-topped pies and pies bursting with perfectly cooked fruit. In short, we think of dessert first when we think about pie. But pies are versatile enough that they can appear at any meal you might want to include them in, from breakfast through dinner, and …

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Quick-Shop-&-Prep 5 Ingredient Baking

Quick-Shop-&-Prep 5 Ingredient BakingMost baking recipes start with the same handful of ingredients. The list includes flour, sugar, butter, eggs, leaveners and vanilla extract, as well as a couple of common spices. These ingredients are the building blocks of everything from chocolate chip cookies to coffee cakes and, when you do a lot of baking, these items …

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