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 – Bisquick

DIY Baking Mix {Bisquick} from ItsYummi.com

    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 to the lack of flavor, I also despise the added chemicals that are a part of most convenience foods.  That being said, there are days when I... 

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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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