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DIY

  • a log of homemade almond paste wrapped in plastic

    How to Make Homemade Almond Paste!

    How to Make Homemade Almond Paste ~ this delicious, fresh almond paste recipe is made super quick and easy in your food processor.  Wrap it up, refrigerate, and get on with…

  • Homemade Oat flour in a glass jar with spoon

    How To Make Oat Flour

    How to Make Oat Flour ~  simple instructions for making your own homemade naturally gluten free oat flour, it takes just seconds!   Use it alone or in combination with other…

  • homemade labneh balls in a jar with olive oil, lemon, and thyme

    How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese)

    How to Make Labneh (Yogurt Cheese) ~ this exciting recipe is a method for making cheese from yogurt!  It’s a Middle Eastern staple and it’s incredibly rich and creamy.  I love…

  • Instant Pot Dulce de Leche

    Instant Pot Dulce de Leche ~ finally, the definitive homemade dulce de leche recipe ~ this one is quick, easy, safe, and utterly fabulous.  It’s just one of the many surprising…

  • How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur (Video)

    How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur ~ ever since my recent DRINKABLE NUTELLA recipe I’ve been obsessed with the idea of making the famous chocolate hazelnut spread into a decadent beverage. …

  • How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs

    How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs quickly and easily from any type of bread ~ fresh or dry, seasoned or unseasoned, whole grain, gluten free, even from crackers.  I’ll show you…

  • Homemade Boursin Cheese Recipe ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Homemade Boursin Cheese Recipe

    My Homemade Boursin Cheese recipe will blow you away, not only because it’s easy to do, spot on delicious, and will impress the heck out of your friends…but because it will…

  • Spot on Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookie Recipe

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies

    Gluten Free Thin Mint Cookies — because nobody should have to miss out on America’s favorite cookie — and this copy cat Girl Scout Cookie is even better than the original!…

  • Homemade Pumpkin Liqueur recipe

    Homemade Pumpkin Spice Liqueur

    Homemade Pumpkin Spice Liqueur is creamy, lightly spiced and so easy to make at home. The result is fresher and more delicious than anything you can buy!…

  • diy fancy sugar cubes

    Afternoon Tea and DIY Sugar Cubes

    DIY Sugar Cubes ~ these fancy sugar cubes are surprisingly easy to make using inexpensive plastic chocolate molds, and can transform morning coffee or afternoon tea into a truly memorable occasion!…

  • Irish Cream liqueur made from scratch

    How to Make Homemade Irish Cream (VIDEO)

    How to Make Homemade Irish Cream ~ this diy Irish Cream is a perfect copy cat of one of my favorite liqueurs.  It’s dangerously delicious, and ridiculously easy to make.  Mix…

  • Homemade clotted cream

    How to Make Clotted Cream

    Homemade Clotted Cream ~ (aka Devonshire or Cornish Cream) this luxurious spreadable cream is a must for afternoon tea and scones, but no need to buy those pricey little imported bottles,…

  • DIY Mascarpone Cheese

    How to Make Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

    Creamy homemade mascarpone cheese is an easy homemade cheese that’s fun to make right in your own kitchen — use it in all sorts of authentic Italian recipes, both sweet and…

  • Red Chile Sauce

    Authentic Red Chile Sauce made entirely from scratch is a thing of beauty — you can’t get anything like this out of a can! I’ve been cooking and sharing from Meagan…

  • Homemade Crème Fraîche

    Homemade Crème Fraîche ~ with just 2 ingredients you can make your own thick and creamy crème fraîche ~ no more last minute trips to the supermarket to buy one of…

  • Fresh Lemon Ice Cream

    Fresh Lemon Ice Cream is like no other ice cream you’ve ever had, homemade or store bought ~ the zippy, tart, citrus flavor is unique and so refreshing because it’s made…

  • Layered Ice Cubes

    Layered Ice Cubes ~ aren’t these pretty?  They’re just ordinary ice cubes, made with layers of fruit juices.  And they’re not just pretty, they actually have a purpose— as they melt…

  • Nutella Magic Shell

    Nutella Magic Shell ~ this rich chocolate hazelnut sauce hardens on contact with anything cold, and turns plain ice cream into a magical dessert for kids of all ages.…

  • How To Make Lavender and Rose Simple Syrups

    How To Make Lavender and Rose Simple Syrups ~ these easy homemade simple syrups can be made with all sorts of edible flowers for a romantic pop of flavor in drinks…

  • How to make Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt

    How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt ~ since it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods, I think it’s worth the effort to make it yourself.   This yogurt is creamy,…

  • How to make easy homemade English Muffins

    How to Make Easy English Muffins

    How to Make Easy English Muffins ~ this simple recipe yields tall, fluffy, flavorful homemade English muffins ~ this easy bread recipe cooks right on the stove top!…

  • all natural coconut oil lip balm

    DIY Virgin Coconut Oil Lip Balm

    Easy DIY Virgin Coconut Oil Lip Balm – make your own luscious and soothing lip balm with healthy coconut oil and stay beautifully hydrated all winter long! We’ve got central heat,…

  • Homemade Vanilla Bean Marshmallows

    Homemade Vanilla Bean Marshmallows ~  these plush, pillowy marshmallows are amazing, and so easy to make.  They’ll take your hot cocoa to a whole new level!…

  • Minimal Monday: A Trio of Finishing Salts

    A Trio of Finishing Salts makes a super fun diy project for the holidays ~ who wouldn’t want these vibrant flavor boosters in their kitchen? Do your friends a favor, put…

  • How to Make Homemade Mustard

    How to Make Homemade Mustard ~ my version is hot, sweet, and smokey!  This is a homemade recipe for one of the most beloved condiments…and you can customize it in endless…

  • Homemade Allspice Dram Recipe

    Homemade Allspice Dram is an essential ingredient in the best Fall cocktails, and now you can make it yourself, right at home! Have you heard of Allspice Dram?  If you’re hitting…

  • Super Easy Homemade Gnocchi

    Super Easy Homemade Gnocchi ~ this light pasta dumpling recipe is made with fluffy baked potato in the dough and is the only homemade pasta I’ve found that is actually easy…

  • Roasted Pecan Butter

    Roasted Pecan Butter is absolutely dreamy, and so easy to make, all you need are pecans and a little salt! My sister has been toying with the idea of going vegan,…

  • How to Make Homemade Magic Shell

    How to Make Homemade Magic Shell ~ this easy sauce will transform any ice cream in your freezer into the most magical dessert ever!…

  • Minimal Monday: Homemade Ketchup!

    Ketchup is a complex and venerable old sauce with a ton of fascinating ingredients — no one is quite sure where it originated, but everybody agrees it’s an absolute necessity in…

  • homemade mayonnaise

    Hearts of Lettuce with Thousand Island Dressing

    If you were alive and eating solid foods in the 50s, 60s or even the 70s you probably remember hearts of lettuce salads with Thousand Island dressing. We needed a knife…

  • Homemade Thin Mints

    Homemade Thin Mints ~ this is the recipe you’ve been waiting for ~ the perfect copy cat Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookie that is even better than the original!  Were you…

  • How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese

    How to Make Homemade Ricotta Cheese ~ this is super easy, and so satisfying. Fresh homemade ricotta cheese is worlds away from the stuff in the supermarket and it’s ridiculously quick…

  • Great Island Spice Blend

    Great Island Spice Blend ~ a blend of spices you can make yourself to use in all kinds of recipes.  Grind it right into some fabulous olive oil for an easy…