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How to Make Sweet Dough Using a Hand Mixer

How to Make Sweet Dough Using a Hand Mixer

When I decided to make this sweet dough, it was really about making the impossible, possible. I really wanted to learn hot cross buns for a Mother Goose project I wanted to start with food. At this point, I could bake cookies and stuff out of a box, nothing really complex. Proofing? What’s that? Summary ...

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French Hot Chocolate Recipe / Le Chocolat Chaud Recipe

French Hot Chocolate Recipe / Le Chocolat Chaud Recipe

The first time I had French Hot Chocolate or Le Chocolat Chaud, was at a hotel in Paris. I was 16 traveling with my brother, my mother, and a bunch of religious Korean ladies. Because my mother’s main goal was to visit Lourdes, she wanted to give us a little vacation from church stuff and ...

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Penelope’s Story Part 7 & a Chicken Curry Recipe

Penelope’s Story Part 7 & a Chicken Curry Recipe

Penelope woke up to banging and shouting all around her. “Boom!” she heard cannon fire. Wide awake now, she crouched behind the boxes she used to hide herself when she stowed away. She heard footsteps approach. “Come on,” said a man’s voice. “I just want to take a peek at the loot before Captain Will ...

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