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Tasteful Tuesday: Five Pancake Recipes

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Pancakes

Whether you’re celebrating Shrove Tuesday or just general Pancake Day, here are five pancake recipes to satisfy your need for this sweet treat during breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Vegan Pancake Recipe – made with raw sugar and soy milk.

Homestyle Pancake Recipe – the most classic pancake recipe (add chocolate chips or berries!).

Blueberry Pancake Recipe – best with Maine blueberries, of course.

Cranberry Walnut Pancake Recipe – out of the ordinary but just as delicious.

Blueberry Vanilla Pancake Topping – okay, so not a pancake,
but this recipe offers a decadent complement to your homemade pancakes.

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Tasteful Tuesday: Homemade Frozen Yogurt

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

StrawberriesThis icy dessert recipe doesn’t require an ice cream maker, but a food processor is necessary. You’ll need to allow the frozen yogurt to set overnight, so plan ahead for maximum enjoyment!

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups frozen fruit
    (if using fresh fruit, it still needs to be frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup plain or vanilla yogurt
    (low-fat, Greek or non-fat)
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice (fresh is best)

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor and process until creamy; about 3 minutes.
  2. Scrape down the sides of the food processor and check for any lumps. Process for additional time if necessary, then transfer to an airtight, freezable container.
  3. Freeze overnight (8-10 hours) and enjoy! We recommend keeping the frozen yogurt in your freezer no longer than one month.

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Basic Sugar Cookie Recipe

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Today we’re sharing this basic sugar cookie recipe for you to decorate this Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and for other holidays throughout the year.

Basic Sugar Cookie RecipeWhat you’ll need:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon
    baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted
    butter, softened
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Powdered sugar for
    rolling out dough

Directions:

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together softened butter and sugar until mixed. Add egg, milk and vanilla extract and beat to combine.
  3. Gradually add in flour mixture while mixing on low. Continue until mixture pulls away from the bowl. Divide the dough in half and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 375°F. Sprinkle surface where you will roll out dough with powdered sugar.
  5. Remove one half of dough from the refrigerator, and with a powdered sugar-coated rolling pin, roll out dough to about 1/4-inch thick. Cut into desired shape and place at least 1-inch apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake for about 8 minutes, or until cookies turn brown at the edges.
  6. Remove from oven and let sit for 2 minutes. Move them to a cooling rack and cool completely before frosting or icing. Repeat with other half of dough if desired, or keep for up to one week.

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