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Simple Freezable Homestead Bread

Simple Freezable Homestead Bread

For those of you who were wondering what recipe I used in my breadmakers to make getting fresh bread on the table more feasible, I thought I’d jot it down for you really quickly. It is also important to note that I have at least four different brands of breadmakers.  None of them came with manuals when I bought them, I just made sure that all of the containers were good sized.  They all get the job done within 5…

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A Simple Homestead Bread Hack

A Simple Homestead Bread Hack

I own FIVE breadmakers.  Yes, FIVE.  I pick them up from a localish secondhand store that has rotated items at 80% off each week.  At less than $2 each, how could I resist? Expecially since I absolutely refuse to purchase that chemical laden stuff they call bread at the grocery store.  It bothers me greatly that it doesn’t go bad.  Whoever heard of bread that never molds and doesn’t go bad?  It has an expiration date, but if you leave that…

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Simply Coffee Creamer

Simply Coffee Creamer

So, after reading the labels on more than one store-bought dry coffee creamer, I realized that there wasn’t much in them that I  really wanted to put into my body.  We all have heard the dangers of hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils, and those are the number two ingredient, just behind sugar.  Then when you add in corn syrup solids, dipotassium phosphate, natural and artificial flavors (because really….what ARE these????) and mono- and diglycerides, it makes for a whole container full of…

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