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Category: Recipes & Food

  • Diet soda makes you fat?

    This idea has been in my thoughts for years as I saw the more people drank diet pop the less weight they lost and actually seemed to gain weight! Now, it may be that they would just get fat anyway, but there is no doubt that diet soda does nothing to help you loose weight…

  • Homemade Wheat Bread

    Do you want to make some great homemade bread? Here is a great recipe. [nggallery id=75] Download both images to print here.

  • The Winner is Announced for the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest on Oprah

    [singlepic id=840 w=320 h=240 float=right]Sarah Fuchs did a great job and her recipe was fantastic, however there were also 28 other great “Sweet Treat” desserts that the judges thought out did hers. Her category did end up winning the entire contest, but not Sarah’s “Fudgy Chocolate Chip-Toffee Bars.” The winning recipe was: “Mini Ice Cream…

  • Cooking Finished

    After cooking for 4 hours with 3 different batches, Sarah turned in her finished product to the judges. Now we just have to wait! During the course of the event, we were both interviewed by Alexandra Wentworth, who is the wife of George Stephanopoulos. Maybe we will see that interview at a later date! Now,…

  • The Pillsbury Bake-Off Begins!

    Sarah Fuchs started making her recipe as the 44th Bake-Off began this morning. [nggallery id=40]

  • Pillsbury Bake Off Dinner

    The night before the competition, we gathered with the 99 other finalists and all the guests and enjoyed a gourmet meal. We learned quite a bit about the process of how recipes are selected. Well over 10,000 recipes are submitted and now they are down to 100. First, they weed out obviously not original recipes,…

  • First Day at the Bake Off

    We arrived in Orlando Florida last night and kicked off the first day of the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest.[nggallery id=38]

  • Bake Off Demonstration on TV!

    Sarah demonstrated her winning recipe on KSPR TV today… The Bake-Off is this coming Monday in Orlando, Fl! Also, you can hear today’s radio interview here… Original Link

  • Sarah’s Pillsbury Bake off Radio Interview

    Listen to Sarah’s interview yesterday on KTTS. Click here to listen…KTTS – 7 April 2010 – 0840 – Pillsbury Bake-Off – Sarah Fuchs

  • Sarah’s Pillsbury Bake-Off Finalist Recipe

    We are all very proud of Sarah as her entry into the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest was selected as one of a hundred finalists! She will travel to Orlando to make a case for her recipe as the winner next spring. Coming up later this month, she will be featured on Channel 10 in Springfield on…

  • Milk: “It does a body good?” or should it be “It does a body bad?”

    “Got Milk?” We have grown up accustomed to thinking milk is great for our bodies and needed for healthy bones. There is much research out there that says the Dairy industry may not be so right after all. Because of the many hormones found in milk (eg Monsanto’s BGH, aka rBGH growth hormone) milk may…

  • Make Your Own Homemade Baking Powder

    As we are constantly trying to find ways to make healthier food for our family, we thought we would share this one with you: Baking Powder.  Commercial products usually have Sodium Aluminum Sulfate, and such things that can’t be good for us. For a healthier recipe for baking powder, try this one:

Painting of ducks in the water.
Illustration of a flying bird.