Basil Marinated Mozzarella – Use Those Summer Herbs!

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I’ve been enjoying making my own mozzarella lately. It’s my first foray into cheese making and has honestly been a bit more of a learning curve than I anticipated. But now that I have mozzarella down, I am loving marinating it in various concoctions. One of the best parts about this is that it makes…

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Einkorn Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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My favorite cookies in all the world are oatmeal chocolate chip, so when I started experimenting with einkorn flour a couple of years ago, this was the first dessert I set about perfecting. These are the classic chewy flavor and texture of traditional oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, but with einkorn flour. I made these with…

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Whole Wheat Einkorn Biscuits

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When I started baking with einkorn flour a couple of years ago, the first thing I mastered was converting my mom’s biscuit recipe to whole wheat einkorn biscuits. These biscuits are still light and fluffy as a biscuit should be, but with the added benefit of being made with einkorn flour for us gluten intolerant…

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How to Make Your Own Onion Soup Mix

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Whether you want to save money, control your ingredients, or have bulk onion soup mix always at your fingertips, this is your go-to recipe. This is part of a series of making your own mixes! You can find links to my homemade ranch seasoning mix, my chili powder, and my taco seasoning at the bottom…

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DIY Taco Seasoning Recipe

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Taco seasoning is something I use a lot here. It’s not just for tacos and burritos. This is a generally good spice mix that I also put in chili and the occasional casserole or dip. But those seasoning packets in the store are expensive! This taco seasoning recipe is one I’ve adjusted over time and…

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How to Make Your Own Chili Powder

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I don’t know about you, but I use a lot of chili powder in my cooking. When I moved several years ago, the brand I loved wasn’t available to me and all the ones I could find were too spicy for my family. I tinkered with several recipes until I came up with my own…

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Pantry Green Beans

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Whether they’re store bought or home canned from the summer garden, this is an easy recipe for using your canned green beans from the pantry. Simple ingredients and a fast cook time make this a winner for any night of the week. First things first…it all starts with bacon. Of course it starts with bacon!…

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Sweet Mustard Chicken – An Easy Freezer Meal

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This freezer recipe has all the flavor and so little effort. I usually bake the chicken but it also does well in the crockpot. It’s one of many chicken freezer meals I make at the beginning of busy seasons, like the holidays. Chicken Freezer Meals are a Go-To Staple in My House During Busy Times…

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Turkey Broccoli Manicotti With Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

turkey broccoli manicotti with leftover thanksgiving turkey

If you’re looking for ideas of what to do with leftover turkey, look no further! After you’ve made sandwiches, try changing up the flavor profile with recipes like this one so it doesn’t feel like you’re eating leftovers. With a creamy turkey, broccoli filling, and a roasted red pepper cream sauce on top, you’ll never…

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