emergency car kit, flaky pie crust, roasting tips

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

thanks

E'en in these bleak November days
There's gladness for the heart that heeds
.
–Charles Dawson Shanly (1811–75)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
319th day of the year


Zena Grey (actress) was born on this day in 1988.
Margaret Mead (author) died on this day in 1978.



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A Better Pie With Flaky Crust

How to Make Pie: Crusts, Fillings, and More
Pie, brought over with the earliest settlers from England, has become an American institution. Here’s advice on how to make pie the right way, including how to make the pie crust so that it’s flaky and tender. We’ve also created videos on how to jazz up your top crust with a lattice top or braided top! 
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More Roasting Tips

How to Cook a Turkey: Cooking Times and Tips
Ready to roast the big bird? Here are our tips on how to cook a turkey, including a chart on how long to cook a turkey for peak flavor!
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Time for Amaryllis Bulbs

Amaryllis: How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs
Amaryllises are beautiful Christmas bulbs that are easy to care for. Find out how to buy the best amaryllis bulbs, how to plant the them, how to care for amaryllis, and how to make sure they bloom again next winter!
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The Great Yam Scam

Are Sweet Potatoes Yams?
Are sweet potatoes the same as yams? No… and yes. Here’s the scoop.
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What to Keep in Your Car

Car Emergency Kit
Keep the following supplies in your car emergency kit. In fact, we always say to prepare your car as if it will break down, especially in wintertime!
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