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Home Baked Bread and Perfect Challah

Warning: Not Gluten-Free How to bake perfect Challah (braided egg bread) Bread is the staff of life, and the basis for holiday baking, lunches, Shabbat meals, and many comfort dishes.  Bread is also the basis of many ethnic traditional foods.  Bread gets its light, spongy texture from gluten in wheat, rye, and barley.  Bread is […]

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Summer Salad recipes: My favorite Greek Salad -- Joybilee Farm

Summer Salad recipes: My favorite Greek Salad

This is my family’s favorite Greek salad recipe.  As soon as the tomatoes are ripe at the farmer’s market we grab the ingredients and start our summer ritual of Greek salad several times a week.  This is the salad that we make on the 4th of July (Sarah’s birthday! It’s her favorite!) and most weekends.   […]

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Don't Be Deceived. More Knowledge Won't Help If You Aren't Doing This

Don’t Be Deceived. More Knowledge Won’t Help If You Aren’t Doing This

Knowledge alone doesn’t empower I used to think that if I just gave my kids lots of knowledge, that would be enough.  But I was wrong.  Knowledge alone doesn’t empower right living. This is a lesson it took me more than 20 years to learn. When I first started homeschooling my 3 children, I followed […]

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