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HOW TO PREPARE BLUEBERRY QUICK BREAD WITH VANILLA SAUCE

          HOW TO PREPARE BLUEBERRY QUICK BREAD WITH VANILLA SAUCE                                              INGREDIENTS     1 large egg, room temperature 1 cup ½ milk 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup of sugar 2- 1/2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoons of salt 2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries                                           VANILLA SAUCE 1 Cup of sugar 1 tablespoon of cornstarch 1 cup of heavy whipping cream ½ cup of butter, cubed 1 teaspoon of Vanilla extract                                               STEPS In a large bowl, beat the egg, milk, and oil. Put together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt; slowly add to...

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Make vanilla extract

Ingredients Vanilla beans Alcohol (vodka or bourbon) Glass bottle or a Jar with an airtight cover    Directions  Slice the vanilla beans and place them in the glass bottle or jar Pour a cup of alcohol of your choice (vodka and bourbon are most effective). Vanilla beans should be a quarter to full or fully soaked. Shake the mixture in the bottle or jar once or twice a week for good sitting. Wait for 6-8 weeks is your extract is ready for use. If you want a strong flavor, leave the extract to sit for 6 to 12 months because...

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Fresh Iced lemongrass tea.

Fresh Iced lemongrass tea.

Lemongrass stalks are woody and pale green with an ovoid lighter-colored base that is somewhat in resemblance to green onions. Lemongrass is not only limited to tea but it has a whole lot of importance in the spice world. Lemongrass has versatile alternatives on how it can be used;  as a whole, chopped, or crushed into any of your preferred dishes or drinks.  For Fresh Iced lemongrass tea. Steep a few pieces (cut into 1- or 2-inch lengths) of the fresh lemongrass or dried lemongrass leaves. Place the outer woody stalks in a cup of boiling water for 5 minutes...

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How to Store dried Pineapples

How to Store dried Pineapples

HOW TO STORE DRIED PINEAPPLES. If you have dehydrated pineapple for snacking and plan to eat it within a week or two, you can store it in a sealed container or zip-lock bag on the counter or in your pantry. Just keep them in a sealed container in a cool place. Good enough our pineapple packaging is a zip-bag; it allows you to keep your snacks and eat them at your convenience. However, when properly dried and stored, dehydrated pineapples can last up to a year. Here are some tips for long-term storage: Let the pineapples cool completely before transferring them. Placing the...

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