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Two gluten free matzo balls in a bowl of broth garnished with dill.

Gluten Free Matzo Balls

For those of you who thought you couldn’t ever have a bowl of traditional matzo ball soup again, this recipe is for you.

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  • 3 H, 45 M
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A loaf of Galician rye bread with a slice cut off to show the airy texture.

Galician Rye Bread

It’s no longer difficult to find a decent loaf of proper rye bread. This homemade beauty is surprisingly easy to make, milder than most, and doesn’t require any yeast.

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  • 13 H
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A small rubber-sealed jar of rye sourdough starter.

Rye Sourdough Starter

This rye sourdough starter doesn’t require any yeast yet creates a better-than-bakery loaf of proper sourdough rye. You’re welcome.

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  • 7 D
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Several packages of frozen meat that need instruction on how to defrost meat safely.

How to Defrost Meat Safely

Ever wonder what’s the safest and best-est way to thaw frozen meat? Here’s your answer—with options for when you’re in a hurry and when you’re not.

A white mug of chicken stock

Microwave Chicken Stock

That’s right. Chicken stock or broth in the microwave. Easy. Inexpensive. And done in 10 minutes. Wowsa, right?!

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  • 10 M
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A jar of homemade dish soap in a bowl with a spoon resting inside it.

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to overpriced, chemical-laden liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

A woman holding a small batch of Rice Krispies treats for two on a piece of wax paper.

Rice Krispies Treats for Two

The perfect solution when you need a last-moment sweet something or crave a little something sweet but don’t want an entire pan sitting around to tempt you.

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  • 10 M
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  • 6
A small bowl filled with candied rose petals.

Candied Rose Petals

Exactly what your cakes and cupcakes have been missing all these years. Whether for Valentine’s or that coworkers’ birthday or a shower or simply because…

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  • 1 H, 15 M
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