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Easy Homemade Mayonnaise

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I have to say I'm not a huge fan of mayonnaise... but my husband is, and he gave this homemade mayo recipe his stamp of approval. I do use it on occasion though, and I definitely prefer this silky, smooth homemade mayo to the gloppy store bought version. Homemade mayo is one of those recipes […]

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

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Growing up I hated tomato soup -- like wouldn't touch it with my spoon tied to a 10-foot pole hated it. But then a few years ago I tasted my husband's tomato basil soup at First Watch and I had a revelation... It wasn't tomato soup itself that I hated! It's that icky condensed blob […]

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How To Make Pumpkin Puree

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There are probably already a million and one pumpkin puree recipes posted on the Internet, sharing step by step how to make pumpkin puree. But given the season, I don't think my 31 Days of Homemade series would be the same without it. Plus I took a field trip today to the pumpkin patch with […]

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Classic Homemade Applesauce

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Our recent CSA deliveries have been filled with an array of gorgeous organic apple varieties, so we've been enjoying plenty of these healthy apple muffins, apple German pancakes, and this classic homemade applesauce recipe. I love easy recipes like this that my kids just gobble up! Added bonus -- applesauce is one of those sides […]

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