All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Recipes’

The Ultimate In Salty And Sweet Olive And Fig Tapanade

Olive and Fig Tapanade

Do you like the combination of salty a sweet? The addictive combination is incredibly popular for a reason. There is research to show that there are certain sweet taste receptors on our tongues that are activated only when sodium is also present. Whatever the reason, sweet and salty are SO FREAKING GOOD TOGETHER! While I’m not adverse to salted caramel …

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DIY Dog Cookies That Will Drive Dogs CRAZY Full Recipe

The Homemade Dog Cookies That Makes Dogs Go Squirrley

You know who deserves a treat? The garden protectors. Well, they may also be the garden destroyers at times digging holes–burying bones, trampling plants, and eating the snow peas–but they are pretty darn good at keeping critters from running amok.  So how do I thank them? First I bark, “hey you two, quit all that barking,” and then I (sheepishly) realize …

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Fresh Basil recipes

15 Ways to Use and Preserve Fresh Basil

If you propagated your basil from cuttings like I did this year, no doubt you have a boatload of basil to contend with. Here are some recipes that go beyond the norm and help that basil last throughout the year.

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Yummy All Butter Pie Crust

This all butter pie crust is so flaky and buttery that you will never see a sliver or crumb left behind. The secret to the right texture is in the technique of keeping the butter cool so it doesn’t blend in to the dough too much. As the crust cooks, the butter will melt and form pockets which creates the …

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Porter Beer Grainy Mustard Recipe Homemade Condiments

Grainy Porter Mustard

Mustard isn’t one of those condiments that I tend to think that much about. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good grainy mustard but I never thought too much about how it was made until I read Homemade Condiments: Artisan Recipes Using Fresh, Natural Ingredients by Jessica Harlan. Jessica joins us today to share her recipe for the perfect beer …

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Savoury Kale Scones with Pumpkin & Cheese

Kale-evangelist, Sharon Hanna, is back again today to share a recipe from her book, The Book of Kale: The Easy-to-Grow Superfood 80+ Recipes (Harbour Publishing). You may never look at scones the same way again after trying these made with kale, pumpkin, and cheese! Whether you pronounce them “skawns” or “skownes” these are great in the morning, and leftovers are yummy with homemade …

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