BAKING

Peppermint Meringue Pillow Cookies

Peppermint Meringue Pillow Cookies from It's Yummi!

Christmas cookies! I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but last year, I procrastinated SO badly that the lovely trays full of cookies that I envisioned sending to my friends just never happened. That will NOT be happening this year! Who wants to be on my delivery list for these bundles of meringue goodness?  ... 

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Make it Yourself! Baking Mix – DIY Bisquick

DIY Baking Mix {Bisquick} from ItsYummi.com

Why buy expensive premade baking mixes when you can do it yourself? DIY Bisquick is SO easy to make and it'll cost you a few pennies, not dollars!   If you're the type of person who likes to save money on groceries, but hates sacrificing taste to do so, you're just like me.  In addition... 

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Make It Yourself! Self-Rising Flour

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Have you ever come across a recipe that calls for self-rising flour? It's pretty common in recipes like cobblers, muffins, and biscuits. There is a small but VERY significant difference between all-purpose flour and self-rising flour.   Self-rising flour is actually all-purpose flour that has had leavening agents (usually baking powder and salt) added to... 

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