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Darlene Veenhuizen

yeasted corn bread
Baker Blog

Yeasted Corn Bread

By On September 9, 2016

Corn is still going strong and the weather is finally cooling down a bit to make baking in the kitchen fun again. This yeasted corn bread takes advantage of all the pre-fall… Read More

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Lemon Ice Cream

By On August 19, 2016

This amazingly rich ice cream is no-churn and so easy you could make it in five minutes. You might even call this “emergency ice cream” since it can be made when you… Read More

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Pink Sandwich Pickle

By On August 10, 2016

This is a quick and easy pickle you can do any time of year using red beets and red cabbage. With the food processor, it comes together in a cinch.  I like to… Read More

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Pressed Focaccia Sandwich

By On July 29, 2016

Summer is in full swing and that means the temperature has risen! It’s a great time to make a sandwich for dinner and head outside or to the water to find a… Read More

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Strawberry Tart with Dark Chocolate Ganache

By On July 20, 2016

This is an easy summer dessert that has a limited baking time — only the crust is baked for about 15-18 minutes and the rest of the tart can be assembled later… Read More

homemade hamburger buns
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Homemade Hamburger Buns

By On June 24, 2016

Summer is here! Summer means grilling, of course. We love to grill using charcoal–it gives amazing flavor that cannot be matched with gas. Another thing that cannot be matched is these homemade hamburger… Read More

Quick Pickled Green Onions and an easy weeknight dinner for super busy days
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Farmer’s Market Dinner for a Busy Week

By On May 25, 2016

Hi Slice of Lifers, Darlene here, resident blogger for the Slice of Life Team! I’ve been going through a move and sometimes there is absolutely no time for making dinner, and barely… Read More

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Sprouted Wheat Bread

By On May 11, 2016

Have you ever noticed that most “whole wheat” breads are not actually 100% whole wheat? Usually they are a blend of whole wheat and white all-purpose or bread flour. This is because… Read More

whole wheat muffins
Baker Blog

Jam-Filled Whole Wheat Muffins

By On May 4, 2016

These muffins are a great breakfast or snack on the go, because the jam is already included!  Whole wheat makes them feel substantial, but the jam keeps them from feeling too healthy. When… Read More

sour cream coffee cake
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Sour Cream Streusel Coffee Cake

By On April 14, 2016

When I was in college, a couple of the girls liked to bake in the kitchen of the girls co-op I lived in. The rule was this: you could use the kitchen… Read More