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Date registered: April 26, 2011

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  1. Lemon Blueberry Cake from Sally’s Baking Addiction – — April 14, 2015
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  3. The Adventures of Colin McKnight – The Belfry Inne and Bistro — June 24, 2014
  4. Samphire – well this would start a conversation at a dinner party — April 30, 2014
  5. YUMMMMM! Strawberry Salad inspired by Trisha Yearwood! — April 28, 2014

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Apr 07

Do you cookies spread too much


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


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


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:

Mar 22

No Vanilla – No Worry March – Here are some options


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


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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