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How To Keep Pie Crust From Shrinking -- 7 easy tips for beautiful pies! | gimmesomeoven.com

How To Keep Pie Crust From Shrinking

Greetings from Wichita!  I’m back in my hometown this weekend, celebrating the holidays with my family.  And we kicked things off yesterday with a mega baking day and made four pies.  So much pie!!! While whipping up 6 batches of my favorite homemade butter pie crust recipe, we did end...

Homemade Italian Seasoning | gimmesomeoven.com #howto

Italian Seasoning

Just popping in today for a quick post on something I recently just made out of necessity — Italian seasoning! Yes, necessity. I realize that Italian seasoning falls in the category of those generic seasoning blends that “real cooks” claim to never use, such as seasoned salt and lemon...

How To Make Coconut Whipped Cream | gimmesomeoven.com #vegan

Coconut Whipped Cream

Call me a nerd, but I’ve started a spreadsheet amongst my friends.  (Well, I should point out that it’s one of many shared spreadsheets that we have.  We dig anything to do with organization and presentations.)  The most recent one?  What We Eat (and Don’t Eat). I don’t know...

How To Make Self-Rising Flour | gimmesomeoven.com

How To Make Self Rising Flour

I’ve always said that I like a good balance of cooking and baking in my life.  But man oh man, somehow I have gotten on a mega baking kick lately.  And since I tend to prefer savory to sweet, the object of my affection as of late has been...

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Ok ok, I know that I’ve been a little taco-obsessed last week.  But I can’t help myself.  Scratch that, I don’t want to help myself. I LOVE TACOS!!! And I especially love good homemade taco recipes, especially when they’re made with my favorite homemade taco seasoning recipe.  So last week when...

DIY Sprinkles Ornaments | gimmesomeoven.com #diy #christmas #holidays #ornaments

DIY Sprinkles Ornaments

Hey everyone!  Just wanted to let you know about a super cute foodie craft project that I just posted on our Style page — these cute DIY Sprinkles Ornaments! They are super easy to make, and are a perfect use for all of those half-used containers of sprinkles that...

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Kitchen Remodel Sink & Faucet: Kohler

Ok, so far I have shared with you about the cabinets, appliances, flooring and lighting details in my new white kitchen remodel.  But today I am excited to be focusing in on two very important components — my new cast-iron sink and touchless faucet from Kohler! I have to...

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Kitchen Remodel Lighting & Flooring: Lowe’s Home Improvement

The story of my new kitchen remodel continues today as we look up and look down to discuss lighting and flooring.  And I’m thrilled that the sponsor for this part of the project was the store we all known and love — Lowe’s! I have to admit that I had actually been...

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Kitchen Remodel Appliances: Whirlpool

The story behind my new white-on-white kitchen continues today with the inspiration behind it all — my beautiful appliances from Whirlpool! When I first began dreaming about a white-on-white kitchen for my new loft, I knew that finding beautiful white appliances was going to be key.  I was hoping...

Kitchen Remodel: Cabinetry from Cabinet Giant

Kitchen Remodel: Cabinetry from Cabinet Giant

Okie doke!  Now that you all have seen the reveal of my new kitchen remodel, I’m really excited to tell you a little bit about some of the amazing sponsors behind it, and how the whole kitchen came together. First up, I thought we would start with the beautiful...

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Holiday Wine Recommendations for Drinking and Gifting

Okay, now that you know a few things about wine, it’s time to put it into practice as you pick out wine gifts to take to holiday parties or to make wine gift baskets for a host or the wine-lover in your family. Here are a few tips on...

Wine 101 | gimmesomeoven.com

Wine 101

I was extremely intimidated the first time I attended a wine tasting. Everything from how it actually works (when exactly is it appropriate to squeeze yourself between people crowded around that tiny bar?), to nodding in ignorant agreement to everything the sommelier says, to pretending as if I can...