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The 5 Best Apples for Baking

Not all apples are created equal. With so many varieties to choose from, find out which are the best apples for baking, snacking, and everything in between. Even though the pumpkin has the market cornered on fall produce, let’s not forget about some of our other favorite fall treats – […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Lattice Pie Crust

This easy step-by-step guide (with pictures), will give you the confidence to make a beautiful lattice pie crust at home. Lattice pie crust is like the epitome of homemade goodness. It makes for a beautiful pie, but can seem a little intimidating to make. With my simple step-by-step guide, you […]

guide to water bath canning

The Basics of Water Bath Canning

What is water bath canning and how can you get started? My compete guide to water bath canning for beginners will tell you everything you need to know! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. What is […]

How to Make Cream Cheese Icing

Learn how to make cream cheese icing at home. Only four ingredients needed for the smoothest cream cheese icing you’ve ever tasted. Nothing beats the taste of homemade cream cheese icing. Purchasing a tub of name brand icing from the grocery store may only be slightly more convenient. But when […]

6 Tips for Easy Peel Boiled Eggs

Skip the aggravation next time you try to peel a hard boiled eggs. These six tips will produce easy peel boiled eggs every time. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. I have a confession to make: […]