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10 "HACKS" to Simplify Baking - for example: HEAVY CREAM ~If you need heavy cream for a recipe, make your own by combining mix 2/3 cup whole milk with 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter. This will give you 1 cup of heavy cream.


Homemade Cream Cheese

Cream cheese is SO easy and it's so much richer in flavor that the blah store bought kind.

Oh no! Should I really know how to make Eagle Brand milk from SCRATCH?? ....... YES. 3/4 cup powdered milk 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup hot water Blend until smooth. This recipe equals one can of store bought condensed milk.

Buzzlefrom Buzzle

How to Make Heavy Cream

Sea Salt Caramel Dessert Mix Adding a touch of sea salt to the sweet, buttery taste of caramel creates the right balance of sweet & salty.

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Homemade Cool Whip

Homemade Cool Whip Genius!!!

2 Ingredient Bread. So easy that you can do this with toddlers. 1c self rising flour + 1c Greek yogurt. Combine in mixing bowl to form ball then knead on floured board for 6-8 mins. The more you knead it the better it gets. If dough feels too wet sprinkle w/flour. Roll out. Add stuff. Or whatever you want to do with it. Bake. Voila.

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Homemade Hot Fudge

Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe: 1 can evap. milk; 2 C sugar; 3 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate (or 9 T cocoa+3 T veg. oil stirred together); 1 stick butter; 1 tsp vanilla Melt chocolate in large, heavy pan on low heat. Stir in sugar+the milk. Cook over med. heat stirring constantly for about 20 min. It will start to boil around 7-8 min. mark. Keep cooking til it is thickness you want (it will be thicker on ice cream). Add vanilla+stick butter. Serve over ice cream. Freezes well

sugar cookie icing 1lb powdered sugar (about 3 3/4 C) 6T whole milk (low-fat actually works, but use whole if you can) 6T light Corn Syrup (6T is equal to 1/4 C plus another 2 T) 1 t extract (I use almond because I use almond in my sugar cookies) With a whisk, combine sugar and milk until smooth (no lumps!) Then stir in corn syrup and extract.

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Making Fresh Mozzarella!

How to Make Homemade Mozzarella

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36 of the BEST kitchen tips and tricks! (with pictures)

36 Kitchen Tips and Tricks That Nobody Told You About


Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk

Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk from I love this recipe because it's simple and easy and it costs only pennies to make compared to buying it in the store. I make all my Christmas candy with this that calls for sweetened condensed milk. Makes 1 1/3 cups or 10 oz.

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Homemade Ice Pack - A Flexible and Reusable Solution

I tell all my patients this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!


Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Creamy, rich hot chocolate mix - better than any store-bought packets

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6 Baking Tips for Flawless Cakes

6 Baking Tips for Flawless Cakes ~ 1)Cool Cakes Upside Down: This will flatten out the tops, creating easy-to-stack disks for layer cakes. If the top of a cake is still too rounded, slice it off with a serrated knife.

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Old-Fashioned Banana Cream Pie

BANANA PIE: 1 cup cold 2% milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped toppi...

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7UP Biscuits

2 cups Bisquick 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup 7-up 1/4 cup melted butter Preheat oven to 450. Cut sour cream into biscuit mix, add 7-Up. Makes a very soft dough. Sprinkle additional biscuit mix on board or table and pat dough out. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a 9 inch square pan. Place cut biscuits in pan and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.