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About An Organic Wife

Cristina is a blogger at An Organic Wife. She enjoys cooking real, whole foods from scratch, canning, gardening, and spending time with her husband, dog, and bunny.

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Meat Rolls (aka Homemade Hot Pockets)

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My sister-in-law made up this recipe which she calls Meat Rolls. When I saw them, I thought they looked like Hot Pockets. She used a yeast recipe for the bread, but I didn’t have any yeast. I made a pie … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

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Cupcakes are one of my favorite desserts to make – they’re so much fun! It’s especially great to lick the frosting from the spatula. These cupcakes are simple but so sweet and yummy. If you’ve never used vanilla beans, you’re … Continue reading

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Lavender Scones

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I have a bunch of dried lavender buds leftover from making homemade extracts. Lavender not only smells lovely but it tastes lovely, too. I used the buds to make scones, because lavender sounds like something that should be used in … Continue reading

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Homemade Cheese Ravioli

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Believe it or not, I’ve made pasta from scratch before. And I swore I’d never do it again. It tasted fine, but it was so much work. I did end up making pasta again, this time grinding my own wheat. … Continue reading

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Chicken Gyros on Whole Wheat Pita

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Making whole wheat pita provided my first opportunity, ever, to grind my own grain. I chose pita because I knew the flour would be fresh and soft, resulting in a pliable bread. Grinding grain was fun, easy, and it smelled … Continue reading

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