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    Lavender Infused Sugar

    Making infused sugars is one of my favorite things to do lately. And Lavender Infused Sugar is my favorite of all. We normally don’t eat white sugar, but you can’t really do these things with brown sugar because you can’t see the flowers or the citrus peel that you infuse that sugar with. It just looks better with white sugar, even if you don’t eat it. I love the fact that you have so many options to make infused sugar: with lavender citrus peel cinnamon vanilla lilac violet flower etc. There are so many great, delicious and good looking options to make this. They are really great as a gift as…

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    Make your own Dried Citrus Peel

    This dried citrus peel is excellent in tea, it gives such a unique flavor to it. It’s really good in baked goods as well, ground. When I’m getting my hands on some organic and delicious citrus I try to get the best of them, to use every piece. That’s why I use the inside and the outside of the fruits. The citrus from the supermarket, the conventional ones, are good, but you can’t really use the peel because it has some nasty things on it, like Orthophenylphenate and Thiabendazole. I don’t really know what’s that, but surely I don’t want that in my stomach. The citrus peels are covered with some kind…

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    Corn Flakes Mixture for Fried or Baked Chicken

    Do you like fried chicken? Or baked, of course, if you don’t want to fry it. You can easily make fried chicken at home if you prepare this Corn Flakes Mixture ahead of time. On weekends we like to watch a tv show and eat a pizza (always homemade), fries and fried or baked chicken, or chicken nuggets. We are not going to a fast-food, we make these things at home. If you have these ingredients on hand, you can easily make a batch of baked chicken nuggets. Ingredients: 150 g of corn flakes, crushed 150 g of breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon of paprika 1/2 a teaspoon of pepper 1 teaspoon…

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    How To: Homemade Vanilla Sugar and Extract

    Making homemade vanilla sugar and extract is cheaper than any vanilla flavorings you can buy at the supermarket, and you need only 2 INGREDIENTS for each recipe. People always say that homemade is always better and they’re soo right. When you make things like cakes, cookies or even food, you add to the recipe just a few and the right ingredients, but when you buy already processed foods, they’re full of preservatives and nasty stuff. I encourage you to try and make some of the things at home, they’re easy to make and most of the time, they’re CHEAPER. How about that?! You simply have to get up and do it.…