Category: Bulk Cooking

Time Saving Tip: Multiply Recipes

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One of the reasons people default to convenience foods is the sheer lack of time.  We are busy people and spending time making things from scratch doesn’t always fit easily into our lives.  As much as I have tried to scale down and simplify, I still haven’t managed to squelch the busy-ness of life.  I […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract

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If you aren’t already making your own vanilla extract, you have got to put it on your “to-do” list.  Seriously, it is the easiest thing to do, saves you a ton of money and the flavor results are far above anything you can buy at a grocery store.   The most difficult thing for me […]

How To Create Your Own Gluten Free Flour Mix

While searching the web for a good gluten free muffin, I came across something that has changed my method of gluten free baking.  In a recipe for whole grain gluten free muffins, Shauna from glutenfreegirl.com throws in an explanation of why she no longer uses guar gum and xanthum gum that are typical in GF […]

The Fruit of Our Labors

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I have a love/hate relationship with the state I call home.  Florida is a funny place.  Half of the year the weather is blissfully perfect.  The kind of perfect where you just want to stay outside every waking hour soaking in the sunshine and feeling the cool breezes on your skin.  The other half of […]