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Online Cooking and Baking Clubs

With the emergence of online cooking and baking clubs, it’s the best of both worlds! I can cook and bake from the comfort of my own home, post pictures of what I’ve made to the group, no scheduling to do, and no guilt about missing the monthly meeting because I’d rather just sit at home. And bonus — perfect for a global pandemic!

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Homemade Cottage Pie - the *ultimate* comfort food | www.yarnandchocolate.com
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Cottage Pie

Cottage Pie (or Shepherd’s Pie made with ground beef instead of ground lamb) is the ultimate comfort food . . . a good old meat-and-potatoes dish for a cold day or when you’re in need of some “stick-to-your-ribs” food. . .

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[photo - toast with Julia Child's 6min soft boiled eggs - yum!]
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Julia Child’s 6-minute Soft-Boiled Eggs

When the new facebook cooking and cookbook group I’m a part of chose Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking as their Jan 2017 cookbook I was psyched! Since breakfast is my jam (in case you don’t know), I was super excited to find she had a recipe for 6-minute soft boiled eggs . . .

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[image - The Bibimbap - Prepared To Serve]
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Homemade Bibimbap

I was on a bit of a bibimbap craze a while back and pinned some recipes. Well – I guess the mood finally struck and I decided it was time to try this at home. I knew it wouldn’t be as good as Mandu or any food truck, but I had to try it. If anything, it would be a modified stir fry. Here we go . . .

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[image - Soup - Completed in the pot!]
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Butternut Pumpkin Squash Soup

I recently went to Panera Bread and ordered their Vegetarian Autumn Squash Soup, which is so delicious that I’ve had a craving for it ever since! I searched the Panera website, but alas, they had no recipe posted for their soup. So, I decided to make a “copycat recipe” . . .

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