National Center for Home Food Preservation.  GREAT resource, cooking times, temps, etc.  Recipes too!!

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Bathroom | Create Natural Scents:  Soak a cotton ball with essential oils and toss it under the bathroom sink (out of reach from pets) for a clean, fresh smell. Try lavender, jasmine, or any fragrance you like. The cotton will stay fragrant for about two weeks.

32 Ways to Freshen Every Room for Spring

Quick and Easy Ice Cream in the Cuisinart

Quick and Easy Ice Cream in the Cuisinart

Easiest recipe for homemade cherry pie filling (or any other fruit).

Homemade Cherry Pie Filling (or Apple, Peach, Rhubarb...)

3 cups lbs) pitted sour cherries 1 cup oz) sugar 1 tsp lemon juice 2 heaped teaspoons corn starch (water to mix)

1 folha de massa folhada congelada, descongelada 2 maçãs orgânicas vermelhas (eu usei vermelho delicioso) meio limão, suco 1 colher de sopa de farinha, para polvilhar o contador 3 colheres de sopa de damasco preservar canela (opcional) açúcar em pó para decorar (opcional)

All you have to do is defrost the dough, and stretch it out a bit. You want to make sure it’s not too thick, or it might not cook properly. I spread the dough with apricot preserve, but you could also use peach, plum … or what you like.

Basil, Bacon & Peach Baked Brie is the perfect flavor combination.

Basil, Bacon & Peach Baked Brie

We can't wait to try this Basil, Bacon, and Peach Baked Brie! * * * * * * * Basil, Bacon & Peach Baked Brie is the perfect flavor combination.

Recipe with video instructions: There's nothing scary about pumpkin pie on a stick, except for when it's all gone. Ingredients: 3 sheets puff pastry, 100g pumpkin, cooked, 1 tsp milk, 2 tsp sugar, 5g butter, 1 egg, beaten, Sugar

Halloween Pie Pops

Recipe with video instructions: Sweet Popcorn recipe Ingredients: ½ cup oil, 1 cup corn, ¼ cup sugar, 2 tablespoons chocolate powder