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Honey Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

Okay everyone, I am now entering a zone which is a passion of mine; Baking Bread!  Those who know me well understand that I am a good cook, but baking is a challenge for me.  It's because of all the details and measurements...    I love to experiment and cooking is my creative outlet -- hence, …

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Make Throat Soothers

Make Throat Soothers: Soothing Throat Pills If you’re on the lookout for throat pain remedies, make these super-simple Soothing Throat Pills. They treat throat infections like sore throats and laryngitis. By Rosemary Gladstar   These Soothing Throat Pills work wonders for sore throat, laryngitis and other infections of the throat or mouth. • 2 parts …

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3 Old Fashioned Dessert Recipes You Need To Make Tonight

Baked Egg Custard 4 large Eggs 3 cups Whole Milk 1 cup Honey or Maple Syrup 1 tsp Vanilla 1/4 tsp Nutmeg Pinch of Salt Bring milk, salt and nutmeg to a low simmer.  Whisk eggs, honey and vanilla well, until it is a pale yellow. Temper the eggs by slowly drizzling in simmered milk …

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Best Pickled Beets

(makes 8 pint jars) 2 c sugar, honey or maple syrup 2 c white distilled vinegar 2 c water 1 tbsp allspice berries 1 tbsp whole cloves 5 cinnamon sticks -------------- 24 allspice berries 24 whole cloves 8 small sticks of cinnamon 2 tsp pickling salt 4 lbs beets 1.  Prepare beets.  Cut off beet …

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Moisturizing Lip Balm

This recipe is easy-peezy.  After you make these, you will wonder why you were spending $3 per tube from the store. 1 ounce Beeswax 2 tbsp Avocado Oil 4 tsp Coconut Oil 2 tsp Cocoa Butter 2 tsp Honey ~ 1 tsp Aloe Vera 1/2 tsp Vitamin E Oil 1/8-1 tsp Beet Powder (optional colorant) …

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Panna Cotta ~ For the Love of All that is Holy

Panna Cotta... Ahhh... Panna Cotta.  I'm not suggesting that it is holy, mind you.  But I do thank God for this glorious dessert.  Seriously, it may just be my downfall.  Lightly sweet, vanilla scented, lemony, creamy (to the nth degree), tangy, rich, thick, luscious... and oh, so good!!!  I mean, fuggedaboutit... Like any custard, you …

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The Health Benefits of Honey

Whether against sore throats, infected wounds, or upset digestion, the health benefits of honey have been demonstrated time and time again. By Nancy Eischen Spring brings a picture-perfect day. You’re enjoying yourself on a well-deserved vacation. Then you fall, a victim of loose gravel. Your leg is a mess. At the local hospital, you’re given …

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9 Essential Foods You Should Grow

Written by: Angela Counter Are you ready to feed your family by what you grow and raise? If you want to reduce your dependency on the commercial food supply, you better start now. It is important to develop a functional homestead capable of producing enough food to live on before you need it. [repost: http://www.offthegridnews.com/off-grid-foods/completely-100-percent-off-grid-9-essential-foods-you-should-grow/ ] …

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1800s Medical Cures That Still Work Today

Once upon a time, more than two-thirds of all Americans lived in rural towns or extensive farms. Indoor plumbing was unheard of, homes were heated with wood and lit by kerosene or oil lamps, work was hard and diseases were plenty. Written by: Tammy Robinson [repost: http://www.offthegridnews.com/alternative-health/1800s-medical-cures-that-still-work-today/ ] Should we find ourselves back in these …

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The Homestead Pantry

When you are providing the majority of your food supply for your family, a solid plan is necessary.  Part of that plan is to start with an estimate of quantities and amounts of various foods to sustain your family throughout the year. With this information, you can begin to plan for your crops, garden, livestock …

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