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DIY Disasters

My Book Club had a discussion once about products not worth making from scratch.  One member’s biggest was hummus.  She and a bunch of her co-workers tasted many store-bought and homemade versions; her take was that store-bought was just as good, if not better, than homemade. 540 more words

Cooking with Garlic Scapes

I made this lovely Spinach, Pea, and Garlic Scape soup with some of the garlic scapes from our first veggie box. I was a little skeptical at first because the recipe seemed almost too simple, but in the end it turned out quite delicious. 38 more words


Mixing Powdered Paste

Certain papers call for special adhesives. “Back in the day,” all wallpaper was hung with powdered paste. Today, some papers still do better with these types of paste. 158 more words

Make Perfect, One-Minute Hollandaise Sauce with an Immersion Blender

Hollandais is a “mother sauce”, which means you can use it as-is or customize it for your tastes.  Like adding Dijon…

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Carrot Cilantro Bisque

Finally getting around to blogging about this creation after a really busy Easter weekend! We had a random spring blizzard that came through Minnesota last week with non-stop snow from noon until 10pm at our house, white out conditions and a sudden craving for something warm and comforting. 330 more words


Immersion Blending Bliss

I don’t use this immersion blender a lot, but when I do…it’s because it’s just the right tool for the job. Probably the greatest time is when I’m creating a cream of you name it soup, and it’s time to blend the hot ingredients. 174 more words


Black Bean Soup-Dry Bean Adventure

A few months ago my son and I were devouring a black bean soup so I knew I wanted to make a batch myself.  I love the website Skinny Taste, the recipes are easy to follow and super healthy too.     670 more words

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