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Spicing Up Store Bought Pickles

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Pickled

Take standard store bought pickles, whether they are dill, sweet, sliced, spears, or whole - doesn’t matter.  Then as, Emeril would say, kick it up a notch. more

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Making Compound Butters

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Making Compound Butters Written by Amber Smith and TSG So its coming close to the end of the season for our gardens. The last of the tomatoes, peppers and onions easily made into great homemade salsa. But what do you do with all those herbs? Herb butter is a great... more

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15 Party Dips

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Get ready for the holidays with these people pleasing snacks!   1: Buttermilk Ranch Dip 2: Marinara sauce with Toasted Goat Cheese and Bâton Bread 3: Pico De Gallo 4: Golden Onion Dip 5: Cilantro Onion Salsa 6: Hummus with Toasted Pita Bread   7: Hot Artichoke-Spin Dip 8: Sesame and... more

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Straw-berries, Get it?!

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Besides drinking out of them and unclogging ketchup bottles straws have another cool use. Hulling Strawberries. First wash your berries well. Take your drinking straw and push it through the bottom of the strawberry spinning it in your fingers if needed until it pops the top off the strawberry. Pull... more

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Make The Perfect Soft Boiled Egg

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Soft Boiled eggs

I have to give a shout out to America’s Test kitchen for this one. Visit them at https://www.americastestkitchen.com/ They had the easiest and coolest recipe for making the perfect soft-boiled eggs every time. Start with a pot that is large enough to hold all the eggs you want to soft... more

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