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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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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

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The Search for a New Mixer, Part 3

The Search for a New Mixer, Part 3

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