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Self-Rising Flour

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Self-rising flour has been a common ingredient in the southeastern United States for many decades. Its origins date bake to England in the 1800’s. Self-rising flour allowed sailors on long voyages to make better baked goods. It is usually used to may breads, biscuits, pancakes, and waffles. Since baking powder ...

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Slightly Sweet Blueberry Muffins

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It takes about 30 minutes to make a batch of homemade muffins. Unlike prepared muffins and store bakery muffins, these muffins have less sugar, no artificial colors or flavors, no chemical additives, and no preservatives. You can also use this recipe to make organic muffins. Sugar is usually the first ...

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Cobb Salad


A Cobb or Chef’s Salad is an excellent source of fiber and protein. What’s the difference between a Cobb or Chef’s Salad? Primarily the size. A Chef’s Salad is usually served as part of a meal while a Cobb Salad can be a lunch or dinner entree. You can think ...

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Biscuits

Reduced Sodium Rolled & Drop Biscuits

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Reduced Sodium Biscuits are similar to biscuits made from Bisquick® baking mix. The results are moist, crumbly biscuits with about 50% less sodium. Substitutions Use 2/3 to 3/4 cup (160 to 180 ml) of buttermilk instead of water and buttermilk powder. Use butter for all or part of the shortening. ...

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Easy Creamy Pasta Salad

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While shopping at a supermarket, I passed a display of boxed pasta salad by a major U.S. food manufacturer. It was called Creamy Italian even though I had never seen anything like served in Italy. The boxed pasta salad was not even complete. You had to add mayonnaise. Although boxed ...

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Slow Cooker Carnitas

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Carnitas is Mexican for little meat. Traditionally made with pork braised in oil or lard to produce tender, juicy, easy to shred pork. Carnitas can be served two ways; crisp or not crisp. To crisp the pork, it can be cooked at a higher temperature in the pot after the ...

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Pan Toasted Garlic

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Garlic is used in a variety of cuisines and recipes. While many people associate garlic with southern Italian cooking, it is also used in French, Asian, Indian, and Mexican cooking. The flavor of raw garlic can be overwhelming. Garlic added too soon to hot oil or cooked too long can ...

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Graham Cracker Pudding Cake

5 Minute Graham Cracker Pudding Cake


This recipe for 5 Minute Graham Cracker Pudding Cake goes back to my childhood. My father made this cake or loaf. So this recipe is over 50 years old. Its origin is unknown, and an Internet search turned up one similar recipe that included cream cheese and whipping cream. That ...

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Salisbury Steak Or Meatballs

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Salisbury steak is a sliced up hamburger patty, Usually they are shaped into oblong parries to more closely resemble steaks. After browning, they are simmered in a mushroom sauce. While the sodium level of Salisbury steak may seem high, it is much lower than most frozen Salisbury steak entrees or ...

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Creamy Pasta And Mushrooms


Many fad diet plans eliminate white pasta for overweight and obese Americans. The rational is refined white pasta can cause blood glucose (sugar) spikes. That’s true if you eat a plate of pasta without sauce or any other foods. This simple Creamy Pasta And Mushroom recipe provides 5 grams of ...

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