Food
Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Sorting Out Leavening Agents

Sometimes it's hard to know whether to use yeast, baking soda, or baking powder. Some recipes use a combination of the three, so I decided to see what the difference was between them.

Gluten-Free Banana Bread with Blueberries

This gluten-free banana bread might be your new favorite.

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Tomato and Avocado Egg Salad Recipe

Tomato and Avocado Egg Salad

Wondering what to take on the weekend picnic? Spruce up an egg salad with tomato and avocados.

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Using a Dehydrator to Preserve Food

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This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

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GARDEN ENTRYWAY E-PLAN

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Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


System information: 903KB, load times may vary.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: Order this e-plan and it will be delivered directly to your computer - no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees. For best results print at 100% on 11x17 paper or have the plan printed at your nearest print store.


DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

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