Preserving Summer: Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce

One of the things I look forward to the most in summer is the first bite of a homegrown, Cherokee Purple tomato. And if it just happens to be on

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Blueberry-Basil Vinegar and Vinaigrette {Kitchen Basics}

It’s funny, ya’ know. When it comes to blogging, sometimes it’s what seems to be the most insignificant things that create the most interest. Take my mention of Blueberry-Basil Vinegar,

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You Need These Knives {Kitchen Basics}

#letsbreakbread I’ve often been asked what one piece of advice I would give to new cooks and what one piece of kitchen equipment I would recommend to have. Well, my

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How to Whip Cream without Making Butter {Kitchen Basics}

The first time I ever whipped cream on my own was an adventure in how to make butter.  And it was good butter.  Only that was not what I needed

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