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Bottled memories

Yesterday I spent making cherry compote out of some of the cherries we bought cherry picking (the photos of the beautiful trees below) and blueberry compote as they needed to be used. I also made cherry ice cream and a delicious banana bread loaf with pecans and cranberries. As I potted around my kitchen, I …

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Natural Sweeteners and Sugar Alternatives and what they do in baking

Natural sweeteners For the purpose of this article, I will only discuss three natural sweeteners: Xylitol Erythritol Stevia 1. Xylitol What is it? Xylitol is made from the Birch wood Tree. It is a sugar alcohol. Advantages: It is not converted to acids in the mouth and therefore does not cause tooth decay It has …

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