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How To Follow A Recipe

Once upon a time, I bought a box cake mix.  My cousin bought the same type of box cake mix.  We made our cakes.  Her cake was moist and delicious.  Mine was dry and worthy of being a door stopper.  I was tramatized and it was decades before I even tried to bake a cake.

What was different?  She used the recipe as a starting point, I followed the recipe exactly (or so I had thought).  But there are other factors why following a recipe exactly as written may not give you the results you had expected.  

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Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas For One

Dining alone for Thanksgiving this year?  So am I.  And I shall enjoy my Thanksgiving Dinner to the max with my girl, Susie, a Portuguese water dog.

My Thanksgiving dinner menu depends on how I feel and is often based on one of three basic menus that I follow or alter.  Here are the three menus to inspire you.  Follow a menu or make a substitution with your own favorites. Most important is to just have fun!!   

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How To Roast Garlic Bulbs

This recipe post is about how to roast garlic bulbs and just some of the myriad of ways to enjoy roasted garlic in your favorite cuisines. 

Never tried roasted garlic?  It is a treat.  Roasted garlic is sweet and mild, unlike its raw version that can be pungent.  And if you are not careful when using raw garlic, you may find yourself alone due to broadcasting bad breath.

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How To Pan Grill Peaches

Learn how to easily remove pits from and then how to pan grill peaches.

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How To Easily De-seed A Pomegranate, Really!
Garam Masala - Use Whole Or Pre-Grounded Spices?
Discovering Black Garlic
How I'm Learning Food Photography