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Rye Pancakes

In the opening of The Homemade Flour Cookbook, before diving into all the different flours, I share a pancake recipe. It’s a generic recipe but there’s a solid reason behind it: it’s one the best way to test the flavor of flours. Pancakes are forgiving and the perfect way to see how flour flavors will [...]

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Review: Successful Women Speak Differently

    In my quest to improve my well being in 2017, I came across  Successful Women Speak Differently:  9 Habits That Build Confidence, Courage, & Influence by Valorie Burton. First, let us learn about Valorie Burton.  She is the credible author of several books including Women Think Differently.  She …

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I can’t take ownership of these feelings, these thoughts. These issues are not mine to hold. I am without scars; flawless. Undesirable qualities, I have not. It is You that is angry. Jealous. Insecure. It is You that is to blame. It is You that has these faulty thoughts, incorrect feelings. You are the source of what I Read More

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Cilantro Sweet Potato Tostadas

Ever since having a child, I’ve noticed small changes in the way I cook. For the most part, Mack eats everything that we do (sans most salt). He polished off these chili lentils, this barley risotto, and even this lentil pilaf (much to my surprise). The small changes come in individual items, like mashed sweet [...]

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