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    How to make a kitchen bigger without adding on to the house?

    We have a really small kitchen and need some tips on how to make best of the space. Thank you.
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    Household hints/tips?

    i remember seeing this old book my mom had it looked like it was from the 70's or so, but i cant find it, and i searched for questions on here and people responded with your question is too vague. anyway, this book was packed with household tips and hints for just about anythingso can you name...
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    Curried Peanut Chicken

    4 halves skinned & boned chicken breasts 4 2 cups half & half 500 mL 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise 750 mL 3 tbsp mango chutney 45 mL 2 tbsp dry sherry 30 mL 1 tbsp sherry vinegar 15 mL 2 tbsp plus 1 tsp curry powder 35 mL 1 tsp turmeric 5 mL 2 cups finely chopped salted roasted peanuts...
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    Tips For Making The Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits

    THE PERFECT BUTTERMILK BISCUIT Thanks to Eula Mae Dore, a great Southern cook from Avery Plantation, La., I've learned to make the best Buttermilk Biscuits I've ever had. Eula Mae says a good biscuit is one of the best things to have on hand for quick meals. She uses them in emergencies to...
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    Sourdough Starter #5

    4 c Unbleached Flour 2 tb Sugar 2 tb Salt 4 c Lukewarm Potato Water 1 servings Put all ingredients in a crock or large jar and let stand in a warm place uncovered several days. This is the authors last choice for making a starter, but seems to be in all the cookbooks dealing with Sourdough...
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    Perfect Buttermilk Biscuit

    1/2 c shortening 1 tb sugar 2 1/4 c flour 1/2 ts salt 2 1/2 ts baking powder 1 1/4 c buttermilk 1/2 ts baking soda 12 servings Place shortening in small plastic food bag. Flatten shortening between plastic sheets so it is thin and return to freezer. This allows shortening to become hard...
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    1 lb White beans (great northern 1 qt Chicken stock or water -or navy) -(enough to cover beans) 2 oz Slab bacon, cut into 4 Thighs confit de canard -small pieces -(see note) 4 oz Piece of smoked ham 1 lb Sweet sausages 1 lg Onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 lb Lamb cut into 1-inch cubes 2 Cloves...
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    German French Toast

    2 cups milk 3 large California Fresh Eggs, separated 1 tablespoon lemon rind, grated 8 thick slices French bread 1 cup bread crumbs 2 large tart apples, peeled, cored and sliced 2 cups water 1 tablespoon lemon juice 3 8-ounce links smoked bratwurst, sliced 1/4 cup onion, minced 8 teaspoons...
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    Cookbooks for bgeinners, help please!?

    I'm attempting to do more "real" cooking (basically, not just stuff out of jars) and I was wondering if anyone knows of any cookbooks for beginners. Ones with what cookware you and maybe a few basic tips on how to do basic things, like chopping onions and stuff like that, would be really...