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49er Flapjacks

This is my attempt at replicating the crepe-style pancake called 49ers from the Original Pancake House. This has been the most popular recipe on the blog.

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Ultimate Banana Bread

Ultimate Banana Bread

I was watching an episode of America's Test Kitchen last week that featured a recipe for the "Ultimate Banana Bread". My usual banana bread recipe is another America's Test Kitchen/Cook's Illustrated recipe called "The Best Banana Bread". I do find their naming...

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Stand By Your Sifter

Stand By Your Sifter

I have been a fan of Oxo products for years. They make quality tools that are affordable and work well. I was even more pleased recently when I finally got around to dealing with the cracked lid to my flour sifter.  The Oxo flour sifter comes with two lids, one for...

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The Search for a New Mixer: Part 4

Taking the Plunge Most of my research took place in early January. While I was tempted to take the money I had saved and make the purchase, I decided to wait until after my birthday. Although, unlikely to get it as a gift, I didn't want to spoil anyone's surprise. I...

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