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InstantPot Rice 101

Learn how to cook the perfect rice in your InstantPot in 6 easy steps. My InstantPot is quickly becoming my favorite kitchen appliance.  There is just so many ways to use the InstantPot from cooking Rice to serve as a side dish, hard-boiling eggs, or to cooking the main course.  It's a pretty handy little… Continue reading InstantPot Rice 101

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How To Make Tamales The Easy Way

Who doesn't love tamales? Learn How To Make Tamales with these easy recipes and step-by-step directions. Making tamales doesn't have to be difficult with a little planning, and by using leftovers for the fillings you can make tamales in as little as an hour!  In this tutorial, you will learn how to make tamales at… Continue reading How To Make Tamales The Easy Way

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Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

Cauliflower Rice is a fantastic, simple recipe to keep in your fridge or freezer for an easy, healthy, gluten-free side dish. My boys weren't always fans of cauliflower on it's own, but they can't get enough Cauliflower Rice!  I love that it takes about 10 minutes - start to finish, including clean up.  Easy peasy, and… Continue reading Cauliflower Rice Is Easier Than You Think!

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20 Minute Meals, How To Cook For Beginners, How-To, Pork, Recipes, Technique Tuesday

Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

There are so many ways to cook bacon; in a skillet, on a griddle, in the microwave, deep fried, but the best way of all is to bake it in the oven!  If you've ever wondered how diners have that perfectly flat and crispy bacon, and yours is always curly and crumbly, it's because of… Continue reading Make Mornings Easy! How To Cook Bacon In The Oven

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Homemade Holidays Are Always More Special! Learn How To Make Your Own Christmas Stocking with This Easy Stocking Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

Making everything at Christmas homemade has always made me happy and reminded me of my childhood.  These days everything is mass produced, and everything looks the same.  I wanted to spruce up our mantle and make Christmas even more special this year which is why I made and wanted to share these easy peasy Christmas… Continue reading Homemade Holidays Are Always More Special! Learn How To Make Your Own Christmas Stocking with This Easy Stocking Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

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Looking For A Great DIY Gift For Grandparents? Make These Easy To Sew Christmas Pot Holders with Hand or Footprints! | Sewing For Beginners Hot Pad Tutorial

I'm sure by now with the Christmas pajama and DIY koozie tutorials that I have shared over the past couple of weeks that you know that we like to make our own Christmas gifts.  There is just something so special about those handmade handprint gifts that kids bring home from school and I wanted to continue that… Continue reading Looking For A Great DIY Gift For Grandparents? Make These Easy To Sew Christmas Pot Holders with Hand or Footprints! | Sewing For Beginners Hot Pad Tutorial

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Are You Ready For The Holidays? Learn How To Make Your Own Can Koozie With This Easy Beginners Sewing Pattern | DIY Can Koozie Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

Do you like new things?  This is my very first sewing tutorial that I have posted and shared on Mom's Bistro.  As an introduction to my 12 Days of Christmas Series in December, I wanted to share with you my other passion.  Food, fighting hunger and saving money on groceries is definitely number one on… Continue reading Are You Ready For The Holidays? Learn How To Make Your Own Can Koozie With This Easy Beginners Sewing Pattern | DIY Can Koozie Tutorial with FREE Printable Pattern

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How To Bake The Perfect Baked Potato In The Oven

The perfect baked potato is light and pillowy on the inside and crispy on the outside.  No one will be scraping the inside and leaving the skin if you follow these easy steps and bake your potatoes like this. Baking the perfect potato takes a little bit of time, and takes a little bit longer… Continue reading How To Bake The Perfect Baked Potato In The Oven

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How To Cook For Beginners – The Essentials Series with 15 Easy Kid-Friendly Recipes Included

This is an old post that I have decided to give a new spin on and give a much-needed update.  This post is great for the beginner, or the seasoned chef who is looking for some new recipes!  Mostly all of the recipes included in this series (and mostly all of my recipes) have pictures… Continue reading How To Cook For Beginners – The Essentials Series with 15 Easy Kid-Friendly Recipes Included