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Date registered: April 26, 2011

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  5. YUMMMMM! Strawberry Salad inspired by Trisha Yearwood! — April 28, 2014

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Apr 07

Do you cookies spread too much

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Butter is the problem. Do not melt completely but soften by leaving it at room temperature for a hour or so. Do not microwave or melt on the stove.

Apr 04

Don’t just toast your Mashmallows

Brown sugar

Throw a few Marshmallows in your brown sugar bag. It will keep the sugar soft.

Apr 01

Rotten Bananas Be Gone

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Separate your bananas from the bunch when you bring them home from the store. They will stay fresh longer.

Mar 27

No Butter- No Worry March – Substitutes are here

Butter

1 cup of butter equals: 7/8 to 1 cup hydrogenated fat (shortening) and 1/2 teaspoon salt 7/8 cup lard plus 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup margarine 7/8 cup oil plus 1/2 teaspoon salt 7/8 cup oil To reduce fat and calories – applesauce or prune puree for half of the butter in the recipe

Mar 25

No Whole Milk – No Worry March – Here are the substitutes

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1/2 cup (120 ml) evaporated whole milk plus 1/2 cup (120 ml) water 1/2 cup (120 ml) condensed milk plus 1/2 cup (120 ml) water 1 cup (240 ml) skim milk plus 2 tablespoons (25 grams) melted butter or margarine 1/4 cup (60 ml) powdered skim milk plus 7/8 cup (210 ml) water plus 1 …

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Mar 24

No Molasses – No Worry March – Substitutes are available

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Substitutes for 1 cup Molasses: 1 cup (240 ml) honey 1 cup (240 ml) dark corn syrup 1 cup (240 ml) maple syrup 3/4 cup (180 ml) (160 grams) light or dark brown sugar heated to dissolve in 1/4 cup (60 ml)  liquid Read more:http://www.joyofbaking.com/IngredientSubstitution.html#ixzz2r5ARXK6R

Mar 22

No Vanilla – No Worry March – Here are some options

Vanilla

Preparation: Maple syrup – Replace the vanilla with an equal amount of maple syrup. Any changes in flavor will be subtle. Almond extract – Swap out the vanilla with half as much almond extract. Vanilla milk – Have vanilla-flavored almond or soy milk in the fridge? Use it to replace the vanilla measure for measure. Rum or brandy – …

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Mar 18

No Sour Cream ! No Worry March – Substitutes Galore

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1. Dairy Free Sour Cream Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 tsp. sea salt 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. garlic clove/ garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder Directions: Blend the all the ingredients using a mixer ensuring that you scrap the sides to get a fine …

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Mar 14

No Heavy Cream Don’t worry here is a substitute!- No Worry March

Heavy-Cream

Ingredients: Yield: 1 Cup Units: US 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup butter Directions: 1 Melt the butter. 2 Pour it into the milk, and stir. 3 Use in place of one cup of heavy cream. 4 Tip: If you use low-fat milk, add a tablespoon of flour to the mixture to thicken. Read more: <a …

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Mar 07

Ran out of Brown Sugar – No Worry March

Brown Sugar

1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons molasses Directions: In a food processor combine both ingredients and process till combined.

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