Food & Cooking

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Well-Bread: How to Make a Classic Sandwich Bread

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

Ready to take your sandwich from okay to hooray? This homemade bread recipe comes together so quickly and easily that it's bound to become part of your regular recipe rotation, and of course, you can use it to make any sandwich you love even better!

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Pumpkin Carving Tutorial: A Very Craftsy Jack-o’-Lantern

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Show your maker pride! This Halloween carve the craftiest pumpkin on the block and be the envy of every crafter in town with our FREE pumpkin carving templates + tutorial!

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Free Pattern Friday: An Apple Pattern a Day…

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing |

Did you know October is "Apple Month"? With orchards overflowing with crisp, ripe apples, there's never been a better time to incorporate this iconic American fruit into your next handmade project than now. Check out this roundup of free apple-inspired patterns to give your creativity some serious juice.

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Food Photography: How to Capture a Recipe Through Photos

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Food & Cooking, Photography |

Have you ever wondered just how to capture the steps of a recipe through your photos? Check out the method I use and the steps I like to focus on throughout the process of a recipe! Plus, learn a few tips on how to take action shots.

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You Won’t Believe it’s Not Butter: How to Make Olive Oil Cake

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Food & Cooking |

Chances are, when you envision olive oil in a food and cooking setting, it's drizzled over citrus-kissed vegetables or slices of freshly baked bread. But prepare to become a believer: this "liquid gold" is a beautiful addition to desserts as well. Here's how to make a delicious, heart healthy olive oil cake!

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How Properly Cook Mushrooms For Maximum Flavor

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Food & Cooking, Gardening | Comments

When cooked properly, mushrooms have a deep flavor, almost meat-like flavor. They can rich, caramelized and intense. Learn how to prepare them correctly in your own dishes for an ingredient and flavor that's hard to resist.

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