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Fresh Ground Corn Grits using the Hawos Queen 2 Grainmill

My Hawos Queen 2 Grain mill from Germany is amazing. A couple of weeks ago I ordered 20 pounds of organic whole corn. Today I ground the corn into grits. I love the expensive course cut grits found in boutique food shops in the south. The organic corn was roughly 2 dollars a pound.

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Perfect pancakes continued.

      Speciality items used in this video. Large Mason Vacuum Lid ┬áHand Vacuum Pump.

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Umami: Oooo Mommy

Besides salty, sweet, bitter, sour, there is the fifth taste. A taste that is not directly registered on the tongue but more by receptors in the brain that register free glutamates as good or pleasurable. Being a person who is sensitive to MSG, I never use it nor products that contain it. However, sometimes when […]

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Needing to knead dough?

My 7 year old daughter helped video the process of kneading bread while we were listening to Lily and Madeleine. Note how the dough getting smoother and more elastic through the process.

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Peeling Garlic Technique

Remember playing with Play-doh as a child? You may have used a device to press it into hair or spaghetti. That toy press is similar to the garlic torture device that plagues kitchens today. Garlic should never be placed in one of these gadgets. Nor should garlic ever be smashed with the back of a […]