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homemade pasta and sauce

Pasta – Try It Homemade

Sure, it’s easy to boil some water and open up a box of pasta, but is it fun?  Homemade pasta is rustic, delicious, and a lot of fun to make.  You will be surprised at how good homemade pasta tastes, and if your kids did the cooking, the meal will be gone in minutes. It takes just a few ingredients…

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Buckets of fresh strawberries

Strawberry Jam – Try It Homemade

We have a small strawberry patch at our home that usually gives us a couple of bucket of berries to enjoy each June.  Just perfect!   This summer we had a bit of a problem when our small strawberry patch exploded with berries!  We’ve already picked 20 buckets of berries and I think the end of our strawberry season is…

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Homemade Nacho Chips

Potato Chips & Tortilla Chips – Try It Homemade

What do you do when you want something salty to snack on?  You probably open up a bag of chips and start munching.  Do those potato chips taste like a potato?  How about the flavor of those tortilla chips?  Any resemblance to cardboard?  Do you know how easy it really is to make your own homemade chips?  Well, it’s part…

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Tapping trees for syrup

Maple Syrup – Try It Homemade

Sit down to a plate of pancakes, grab that maple syrup bottle, and pour it on.  Most kids probably don’t know how real maple syrup is made, what’s really in that imitation syrup, or who is Aunt Jemima anyways?  Would it be cool or gross knowing that the syrup on your pancakes came from a tree? Making Maple Syrup I…

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