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How to Cook the Best Rhubarb Pie (from Scratch)

Rhubarb and blackberry pie | SustainableSuburbia.net

Living in summer holiday mode, it’s easy to forget that chores still need doing, and in this weather (it’s forecast to get to 34C where I am today, and 39C by later in the week! Eek!), that very much includes watering the garden. My poor rhubarb plants are really struggling, so I decided it’s time…

Making a Gingerbread House from Scratch

Gingerbread house decorated with white icing and ginger bread shapes.

Making a gingerbread house has become a bit of a tradition in our household, and last year we perfected the recipe. So here’s how to make one from scratch. Note: You don’t make a gingerbread house from scratch in one sitting. The dough needs to be refrigerated before rolling out, the pieces need to harden…