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Quick Cinnamon Rolls

If you have yeast on hand....you have to try out these cinnamon rolls. The recipe is based off of my friend Somer's recipe (though hers were vegan) and I swapped in a lower sugar frosting. The frosting isn't sweet, unlike a traditional powdered sugar cream cheese frosting, but is so very delicious. Leftovers the next… Continue reading Quick Cinnamon Rolls

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Yeast Free Bread Making: Soda Bread

Let's talk about a touchy subject: Yeast. It is very, very hard to source to buy still, and has been for weeks, across the United States. Online people lament and cry about hoarders buying it all, but the truth is something different. The real issue is yeast isn't a product that normally sells large amounts… Continue reading Yeast Free Bread Making: Soda Bread

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Zojirushi Bread Machine Light Sourdough Bread

Having a bread machine is a luxury, I won't argue that. While I am proficient in making bread by hand, in the colder months I use our bread machine because I know it will turn out every time. Cold houses (we don't heat above 66°) can lead to yeast failure - this past week I… Continue reading Zojirushi Bread Machine Light Sourdough Bread

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Comfort Food: Biscuits and Gravy

If there is one comfort food I love so much, but am so often disappointed by, it would be biscuits and gravy. The crimes include: Stale, flat biscuits and canned gravy that tastes like pepper and a salt lick were added in. Making big fluffy biscuits is simple and fast, and the gravy can be… Continue reading Comfort Food: Biscuits and Gravy

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Sometimes life calls for unapologetically bad for you comfort cooking. There is not much redeeming in these cookie bars, well outside of fat, sugar, and good taste. And sometimes life calls just for that. Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Ingredients: 1 stick unsalted butter, softened (½ cup) ½ cup neutral oil, such as avocado 1 cup… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars