Test Kitchen

Kim on January 18th, 2010

I was just introduced to a fabulous food storage resource based on the bygone principle of making the most of what we have.  The author of Grandma’s Modern Inflation Fighters, Cherrie Sorenson, states in the book’s dedication: “Our Grandmother’s knew how to preserve, dry and stretch a little to feed a lot. This book is based […]

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Kim on December 18th, 2009

I love gifts from the kitchen!  Here is a fun idea that you can make with any cinnamon or orange roll recipe (or save serious time with frozen cinnamon roll dough).  Here is a link to a post with my favorite cinnamon roll recipe.  If you use frozen dough, for best results I suggest using […]

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Kim on November 2nd, 2009

  It’s just a simple sheet cake, but I love this spicy seasonal recipe.  I stock canned pumpkin in my food storage because it’s a healthy addition to baked goods (and I love its flavor). With the exception of the butter and cream cheese in the frosting, you probably have all of the ingredients on […]

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Kim on October 24th, 2009

My kids are generally less than enthusiastic about pie for dessert, but this new recipe for Swedish Apple Pie was a definite hit.  Instead of a traditional crust, the spiced apples are topped with a buttery, crunchy nut topping that makes the dessert seem more like a cobbler than a pie.  I photographed it with […]

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Kim on October 15th, 2009

Last year, I had several friends who raved about their homemade applesauce, so I vowed to try it this year.  My friends were right, it’s delicious and extremely easy when made in the Crock Pot.  If you use an apple peeler, like the one below, it is even easier and much faster.  Slow cooker applesauce has the aroma and […]

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