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Scoring Bread Dough

This is an interesting article by King Arthur Flour about the correct way to score a loaf of bread.  I didn’t know this.  I just made my Rye Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread a couple of days ago, and I scored...

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How to Make Candy (Fudge and Brittle)

Making your own fudge and brittle is easy to learn, and the taste is so rewarding!  Yes, you can buy fudge in specialty fudge shops.  But wow, it’s really expensive!  If you have a solid, heavy pot, and some time...

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Turkey Dinner Timetable

Turkey Roasting Guide: An approximate rule of thumb for roasts of all kinds is about 20 minutes per pound. The trouble is, once you get over 8 pounds or so, this rule no longer applies. For more accurate results, use...

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How to Cook the Perfect Roast Turkey

Perfect Roast Turkey  The secret to a moist and flavorful turkey is to brine it overnight, then roast the next day. Your bird will come out browned and crisp outside, and moist and tender inside. Make sure to bring this...

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Chicken or Turkey Stock

  Chicken or Turkey Stock Home-made soup stock makes the best soup! Use carcasses from roasts, or save backs and necks and add a couple of thighs for more meat.  Make up the stock a day before you plan to...

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Rhubarb Chiffon Cake

Rhubarb Chiffon Cake This recipe uses stewed rhubarb, so make sure to have some made up and cooled before you begin.  It should be thick, not watery for use in this recipe. Mom only made this in the early summer...

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Stewed Rhubarb

Stewed Rhubarb This recipe is more of a guideline since the tartness of the rhubarb can vary depending on the type of rhubarb you use, and also depending on your individual taste.  It was passed down to me from my...

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Easy Flakey Pastry

  Basic Pastry Recipe This recipe makes enough for one double-crust pie, or two 9-inch pie shells. Ingredients 2 cups flour ¾ tsp salt ½ tsp baking powder 1 Tbsp brown sugar ¾ cup lard or shortening 1/3 cup cold...