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Sourdough Starter #2 (Quick)

A quick search of the internet will provide many different recipes for sourdough starter.  Some add vinegar or lemon juice, some add beer, and some use different kinds of flour, all searching for that distinctive flavour that is present in a...

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Churros

Since this is Cinco de Mayo, I wanted to share another of my favorite Mexican dessert recipes with you.  Churros.  Like a doughnut, but in the shape of a strip which is deep fried and then rolled in sugar and...

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Homemade Applesauce

Open a can of applesauce, and what do you find?  Some kind of white, tasteless mush that is passed off as applesauce.  Blech!  On the other hand, think of the insides of an apple pie.  Soft, juicy apple slices, sweetened...

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Warm Cinnamon-Sugar Grapefruit

We had my favorite breakfast this morning: warmed grapefruit with cinnamon and sugar (well, Splenda actually), and scrambled eggs with spinach and feta cheese.  Now, I’ve had people give me funny looks when I ask them if they’ve ever eaten...

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How to Brine a Turkey

Brining a Turkey  Brining is the process of soaking meat in a solution of salt, sugar and water prior to roasting. Rather than making it exceptionally salty, the salt in the solution reacts with the proteins in the meat to...