Author: Barbara Tidwell

Soft Pretzel Recipe

A salty and chewy homemade soft pretzel recipe make the perfect appetizer or snack. Fresh pretzels bitches! Made from scratch. Hell yes! Where Did The Pretzel Come From My research into where pretzels came from made it clear that pretzels have been around since the early middle ages and originated in Europe. It is said that monks first made pretzels as a reward for children who learned their prayers. There is little proof of the exact country of origin, some say Italy, others, France, and there is no doubt that German Pretzels are famous. However, no one country can lay...

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Crispy Fried Chicken

Tender and juicy on the inside with a savory crispy outside make this one of the best damn crispy fried chicken recipes you will ever have. Simply spiced, double dipped, and fried to perfection, you can’t go wrong with this recipe. Damn, I love fried chicken! What Is Crispy Fried Chicken Crispy fried chicken is a dish consisting of chicken pieces like thighs and drumsticks, that is breaded and either deep fried, pan fried or pressure cooked to create a golden brown crispy crust around the chicken. In other words, fried chicken is a  damn delicious dish! I mean...

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Perfect Pizza Dough Recipe

This is an amazingly simple and quick pizza dough recipe. This dough rises quickly to make an exceptional pizza like you would find in any pizza place. This is the second recipe in my “Bread Is Back Bitches” series where I explore some of the great things that bread has to offer. Pizza crust is one of the great ones. You can not only make pizza, but calzones, breadsticks, dessert pizzas, or anything your imagination can come up with. How Pizza Dough Is Made Making a pizza dough recipe is easier than enduring the 2016 election year. Making dough...

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French Baguette Recipe

Bread is Back Bitches! This recipe for the French baguette was given to me by a popular food truck owner here on Whidbey Island. It is simple and quick to make. The key is to use quick rising yeast. This bread is so damn delicious, you will keep the recipe tucked away for special occasions.  Where Did The French Baguette Originate The word baguette means “wand”, “stick” or “baton”. The French baguette is distinguished by its long shape and crispy crust texture. Long wide loaves are said to have been around since the times of Louise XIV and long...

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My name is Barbara and I love making comfort food. I love to ask questions about food and cooking and answer them with each post. I am dedicated to providing you with simple comfort food recipes that are damn delicious, sustainable, and sooth the soul. Come join me and hopefully we'll have a damn good time and learn a little from each other.

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