From Scratch Pita

April 3, 2012

My motto for pretty much everything is, “I could make that.” Whether it be food or home decor. I mean this is Handjobs For The Home after all. So needless to say, inspiration is kind of endless for me. It’s finding the time to execute that seems to be the problem (ahem, sorry for the [...]

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NPR in the kitchen

March 23, 2012

On Monday, NPR did an amazing post on DIY foods. Just another reason why DIY food is totally in right now. A must read — check it out.

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Habanero Hot Sauce

March 22, 2012

Hot sauce is one of those things –everybody loves it. Or at least everyone I know does. I could pretty much put it on anything. Pizza with hot sauce anyone?! But I’m pretty much over store bought hot sauce like Tabasco. In my opinion it has no real flavor — just hot. Homemade hot sauce [...]

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10 Questions with Well Preserved!

March 12, 2012

It’s been a while since I’ve done a 10 questions with, and frankly I missed it. I love learning new little tid bits about the people who write blogs that I love. Dana and Joel are no exception. They are fantastic, amazing, accomplished preservers. Their blog, Well Preserved is absolutely stunning, and their wealth of [...]

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Preserves Cabinet: Before + After

March 6, 2012

As you might have seen, I’m pretty big on DIY’ing it up in the kitchen. But what some of you might not know, is that I’m also pretty handy around the home too. It is Handjobs For the Home after all. If you remember my post a few days ago about this beat up old preserves [...]

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The Homies!

March 1, 2012

Have you voted for Handjobs in the Homies this year? Well, what are you waiting for?! It’s easy, awesome, and would make me feel super special if you voted for me. It’s also a great way to find out about a ton of new food blogs you are going to love. Just click this link [...]

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Avocado Pops!

March 1, 2012

There really is never a bad time to have an ice pop. I mean sure its winter and all but that doesn’t mean we cant still enjoy these tasty treats on sticks. Plus, I love to end the day sucking on a big cold one before bed. Really, what could be better?

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The Jam Labelizer

February 23, 2012

Now I know I posted it on the Facebook page, but I have to share this website with you here, on the blog. The Jam Labelizer is amazing. Make labels for all of your jams and pickles, or anything else that deserves a cute label. I whipped up my Black Onion Relish label in under [...]

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Making Almond Meringues

February 16, 2012

I’ve never considered myself a big meringue fan. To me, they tasted nothing more than styrofoam. I soon found out it was due to my under developed pallet of grocery store meringues. It was about a year ago, when my dearest French friend, Emeline, made me some homemade meringues. I’ll admit, I was a bit [...]

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