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  1. A Beginner's Guide To Ancient Grains-Spelt

    A Beginner's Guide To Ancient Grains-Spelt

    Spelt Ancient grains are all the rage and for good reason. These nutrient-dense grains and seeds have been dietary staples the world over for centuries. The different types, tastes and textures offer home cooks an opportunity to change up family...

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  2. Homemade Buns with Meatballs and Spicy Coleslaw

    Homemade Buns with Meatballs and Spicy Coleslaw

    Homemade Buns with Meatballs and spicy Cole slaw Its spring, nice green grass, flowers and new life everywhere. That's what's supposed to happen during this season, but not in Nova Scotia. Yes there is still snow on the ground,...

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  3. Bread dumplings

    Bread dumplings

    Let me introduce you to one of my favorite starches - dumplings. They are from Europe and very popular in Germany. Dumplings are made from various basic dough’s, usually from raw or cooked potatoes, bread rolls or yeast dough...

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  4. Italian Crostini

    Italian Crostini

    Italian Crostini “Crostini”!  Sounds fancy, doesn’t it?  For those who think it might be too fancy or difficult to prepare and are already moving to the next page, please don’t do that.  Stick with us for a few more...

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  5. Olala! Life in France – I. Bread

    Olala! Life in France – I. Bread

    Bakery Salut mes amis, it´s been sometime since my last blog for Cilantro cooks!  Quite a few things have changed since then.  Recently I moved from Prague to Nice the said called ?Pearl of Azure Coast? in the South of France,...

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  6. Why Didn't My Bread Rise When Baking?

    Why Didn't My Bread Rise When Baking?

    Sliced fresh bread There is nothing more intoxicating than homemade bread.  The warm crusty loaf begs to be cut and slathered with soft butter.  And this treasure doesn't come easily.  It's a labor of love and a sacrifice of...

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  7. Night of the Living Bread: How to Make Stale Bread Fresh Again

    Night of the Living Bread: How to Make Stale Bread Fresh Again

    Stale Bread Let's face it, when it comes to kitchen related how-to, the trick for bringing stale, dead bread back to life is not quite as pressing as it once was. Few of us don't have easy access to fresh...

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  8. Delicious St. Patrick's Day Theme Menu

    Delicious St. Patrick's Day Theme Menu

    There are plenty of delicious meals to serve on St. Patrick's Day. It can be a challenge to pick your favorites. Here is a St. Patrick's Day theme menu that is sure to please your entire family! Corned Beef with Cabbage,...

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  9. Baking Advice for the Budding Bread Maker: Just Jump In!

    Baking Advice for the Budding Bread Maker: Just Jump In!

    Bread Basket Bread seems to have a magical effect on us humans.  It has been a way of life, a form of currency and a universal "leveler" for generation after generation.  We "break bread" with our loved ones to...

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  10. Hedgehog Bread with Gouda and Basil

    Hedgehog Bread with Gouda and Basil

    Hedgehog Bread A big family, including all the relatives, could end up meaning 10 to 30 people and is really nice. The problem with really large families is they rarely are able to meet all together for one occasion.  I have...

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