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Quick and Easy Pantry Pizza Sauce - Make easy homemade pizza sauce with simple ingredients from your pantry || My Homemade Roots

Quick and Easy Pantry Pizza Sauce

Maybe it’s my tendency towards frugality, or maybe it’s because I am a bit of a minimalist, but I just don’t buy a lot of special ingredients. Instead of buying an item that’s good for only one purpose, my strategy is to always keep the pantry stocked with staple ingredients that can be used in…

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Everyday Pizza Dough

Here is the recipe for my favorite basic pizza dough. I’ve been using this for so many years that it’s origins have long since been forgotten (although I think I may have adapted it from a recipe that I originally found in a magazine). It’s perfect for making homemade pizzas for family pizza night, and…

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Creamy Turkey Pasta with Peas

Creamy Turkey Pasta with Peas

Spring has finally arrived! The trees are budding, the flowers are blooming and the birds are singing. And I’m definitely ready to put those hearty winter meals behind me for now – my tastebuds are yearning for some lighter, fresher flavors! So in honor of spring and all of its gloriousness, here’s a pasta dish…

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Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

About once a week or so, usually on a Saturday or Sunday, I like to take the time to do some real down-home cooking. I’m talkin’ from-scratch home cooking that takes some extra time and effort. This past Sunday it was a batch of these Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings. And sure, I sometimes make a…

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