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Recipe: Loose Leaf Tea Arnold Palmer

Summer is the right time for Arnold Palmers. It’s the perfect summer drink because it’s cold, refreshing, and light (and can totally be made boozy too). I recently went a little nuts at David’s Tea to treat myself for getting … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lemon Blackberry Breakfast Cookies

I’ll admit – I’ve been really reluctant to trust this “breakfast cookie” trend that’s happening right now (they are often still full of sugar and butter). However, Iowa Girl Eats’ recipe really impressed me so I decided to give it … Continue reading

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Recipe Reboot – DIY: Brine Your Own Thanksgiving Turkey

This year I rebooted my 2011 turkey brine recipe. Here is the new and improved recipe! Domestocrat’s Thanksgiving Turkey Brine ver. 2013 1.5 cups kosher salt, divided 1/2 gallon apple cider 3/4 gallon water 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 orange … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lemon Granita Cubes and Iced Tea

On our California to Oregon road trip John and I had dinner at Wayfare Tavern, Tyler Florence’s restaurant in San Francisco. In addition to the food being downright incredible there were so many other little touches that made our experience … Continue reading

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DIY: Homemade Buttermilk

Buttermilk is one of those pesky ingredients that I never seem to have when I need it. It pains me to buy a carton of it when I know I only need a cup of the stuff too. Grrr! Well … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cranberry Swirl Lemon Bread

I’m always looking for new ways to jazz up my favorite lemon bread recipe. This latest version is Fall inspired. Domestocrat’s Cranberry Swirl Lemon Bread 1.5 cups AP flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 cup plain … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce

Last year for Thanksgiving I made homemade cranberry sauce for the first time. It was really good but I didn’t love how much sugar went into it. There is so much natural sugar in the cranberries and orange, I was … Continue reading

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