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Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade mayonnaise http://twocooksonepot.com

Slightly adapted from Food Wishes

This one has eluded me for a while. I tried the food processor method, the blender method, and even the (gasp) hand held whisk method, and was never able to get my mayonnaise to emulsify. A few years ago I complained to a friend of mine who also happens to be a highly skilled chef. He laughed and promised to show me how to properly make it the next time we saw each other. Continue reading

Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas

I used to eat my share of processed foods at home and while dining out. Then I got diagnosed with an auto immune illness, and after a lot of medication, research and trial and error I discovered that what I was eating had a lot to do with how I felt. Changing my diet had THE biggest effect on my health. Now we make everything from scratch and I feel so much better for it. As a result I rarely have to take strong RX such as immune suppressants.

For my first year of eating clean I focused on fresh fruit and vegetables and a little lean protein. Then I began to relax a little on the diet front once in a while and started to occasionally make these fabulous flour tortillas. When I say that they are so, so much better than the store bought it’s really an understatement. How four ingredients can produce something so wonderful and unlike the store bought makes me wish I’d discovered them years ago.

Obviously you can fill these with your favorite filling, however, someone told us that her grandmother made these and right off the griddle they would butter them and sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on them.  I made this batch and tried her idea. Wow! Let’s just say your

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