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Almond Macarons Recipe & Video Tutorial

Almond is a classic flavor and the filling also contains almond flour. Using a high quality almond extract will make the flavor even richer. These lovely almond macarons will brighten any occasion!

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Einkorn Wheat Flour ~ Recipe & Video
Orange Macarons Recipe & Video Tutorial
Cinnamon Roll Macarons Recipe & Video
French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 20: Fruit Swirled French Macarons Recipe & Tutorial
French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 16: Chocolate & Raspberry Macarons

As a huge fan of chocolate, I decided to combine that with a dollop of homemade raspberry jam in the center of each macaron. All I had to do in advance was make the jam and the chocolate ganache.

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 9: Chocolate Mint Macarons

At first, all was great with the meringue. It had the standard stiff peaks and to get that lovely minty color, I added 7 drops of gel food coloring. And that was followed with one drop of pure peppermint essential oil. So it looked and smelled like chocolate mint chip ice cream.

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An Excerpt from "Liquid African Black Soap Recipes for Skin and Hair"

For the record, I'd like to state why an author of books on soap crafting and shampoo bars is actually writing about liquefying soap!

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French Macaron Baking Adventures, Part 7: Pistachios & Vanilla

I colored the batch green because of the pistachio flour. It also contained that marvelous vanilla bean paste which gives it more flavor and added interest to the shells. These shells came out flat but with feet.

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