Category: Made from scratch

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE IN TANGY ORANGE JUICE REDUCTION

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE IN TANGY ORANGE JUICE REDUCTION

For some reason the sweet potato casserole only comes out during holiday meals. There is no reason to not have this wonderful dish on the dinner menu rotation. This recipe requires very little prep or management when cooking. Baste a couple of times, a quick stir for even cooking and that’s it. Beware though, your toasted, brown, crunchy marshmallow topping will go from done to burning the house down in a second. DO NOT TAKE YOUR EYES OF IT! Any of us who regularly make this dish have come out...Read More
THE ONLY CROCK-POT YOGURT RECIPE YOU WILL EVER NEED

THE ONLY CROCK-POT YOGURT RECIPE YOU WILL EVER NEED

I love homemade yogurt. I eat a lot of it. My milk preference is organic 1% or 2%. I have used whole milk and homogenized. As long as the milk is not UHT (ultra-high pasteurized) you should be able to use what you have easy access to.Pasteurization was introduced In order to make milk safer for the masses.  Pasteurization means the milk has been heated to 165 F for 10-20 seconds to kill bad pathogens.Ultra-High pasteurization (Ultra-High Temperature) means the milk has been heated to 280 F for at least...Read More
SUPER SIMPLE 30 MINUTE HOMEMADE MOZZARELLA CHEESE

SUPER SIMPLE 30 MINUTE HOMEMADE MOZZARELLA CHEESE

Homemade mozzarella cheese is one of those things you have to try at least once in your life. It is as simple as it looks. And the taste and texture is amazing.Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. This means I may earn a small commission should you chose to sign up for a program or make a purchase using my link. I only promote products and services that I use and love and would like to share them with you.When I first came across the recipe for homemade mozzarella cheese I...Read More
HOMEMADE PASTA TO DROOL OVER

HOMEMADE PASTA TO DROOL OVER

FOOD PROCESSOR AND ROLLING PIN METHODI was always terrified of trying to make homemade pasta. I don’t have a pasta roller attachment for my kitchenaid, nor do I have a manual pasta roller in my cupboards. There is no room to squeeze yet another gadget into my overflowing cabinets anyways. Pasta is easier than I could have imagined.I was ready to jump in and try making my own pasta.Wait, the recipe calls for “00” flour, whatever THAT is? A quick search on Amazon resulted in 2.2lb (a standard size four...Read More
FRENCH BREAD RECIPE – THE AROMA OF HOME

FRENCH BREAD RECIPE – THE AROMA OF HOME

Oh my goodness I love the smell of fresh bread baking. It is such a homey, comforting smell. Out of the oven emerges bread with a crunchy crust, a steaming soft interior that butter melts into, and honey slides off…Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. This means I may earn a small commission should you chose to sign up for a program or make a purchase using my link. I only promote products and services that I use and love and would like to share them with you.Made from scratch bread...Read More