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Tag Archive: baking

There’s No Made Like Home for the Holidays II (A three part Christmas Special)

Part 2- The Leading Roll We made Moravian spice cookies every Christmas when I was young. As I grew older, my mom stopped making them. Not that she stopped baking for Christmas, but… Continue reading

There’s No Made Like Home for the Holidays (A three part Christmas Special)

Part one-Get it Together! So there are these unethical food manufacturers out there trying to convince people that refrigerated or frozen logs, blocks, and tubes of raw cookie matter become magically “homemade” just… Continue reading

All They’re Cracked Up to Be

Halloween night got me thinking about the kinds of treats I preferred when I was young enough to trick or treat. (For the record, that was during the Reagan administration.) I always liked… Continue reading

Bread for Speed

If you’ve been reading the FoodItYourself blog for a while, you’ve heard my opinions on the amazingness of making your own bread.  Perhaps, though, you prefer instant gratification when it comes to the… Continue reading

PIE!

I hate making pie crust.  I will go to extraordinary lengths to avoid making a regular pastry crust including, but not limited to the following: using biscuit dough to make cobbler, making a… Continue reading