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Free Pattern Friday: Celebrate National Ice Cream Month With 8 Dreamy Patterns!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

I scream, you scream, we all scream for free patterns! July is National Ice Cream month, and what better way to celebrate the ultimate summertime treat than with fun, frozen-themed patterns. Churn up one of these fabulous free patterns for a delicious (calorie-free!) indulgence.

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Types of Mexican Peppers: A Profile

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

Chili peppers are the foundation of traditional Mexican cooking. But, with the vast variety of peppers and the fear of choosing one that is too hot to enjoy the dish you are cooking, it can be a bit intimidating to venture outside of the jalapeño. So, today I want to talk about a few different types of Mexican peppers, how they are used, how hot they are and give a few tips for adding more of these varieties into your pantry.

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All In Good Taste: 7 Must-Know Tips & Ideas For Flavoring Cakes

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Food & Cooking |

When it comes to cake decorating, whether for an extravagant wedding or a child's birthday, one of the most essential things to consider is taste. Make your cakes the taste of the town with these top tips on adding flavor to cakes and cupcakes!

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Have You Heard of Humpty Dumpty’s Off-the-Wall Toast?

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Food & Cooking | Comments

Egg in the hole toast— if the name of this fantastic feat of food and cooking isn't ringing a bell, perhaps you know it by another name. This dish goes by many, including bull's eye eggs, nest eggs and even "Humpty Dumpty's Off-the-Wall Toast". No matter what you want to call it, one thing is for sure: it's a mighty tasty breakfast and a fantastic way to use up day old bread. Find out how to make it here!

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From Scratch: Simple Homemade Kale Pesto

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Food & Cooking | Comments

Have you ever wondered how to make different types of pesto besides the typical basil variety? In today's post I'll show you just how easy it is to whip up a jar of homemade kale pesto and give you numerous ways to enjoy it!

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Find Your Green Thumb With Craftsy Gardening Classes!

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Craftsy is going green! Start explore a new hobby in the great outdoors with our fun, fresh online gardening classes. We're digging deep to bring you two new classes, bounteous with learning and discoveries, including a FREE mini-class. Read on to learn more!

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