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Our favorite articles about homemade recipes and home cooking posted on TexasHomesteader.com

Taste of Fall: Fresh Cinnamon Spice Pear Cake

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

A cinnamon spice fresh pear cake captures the Taste of Fall with its moist texture, chunky pears and flavorful cinnamon. I’ve reduced the fat by replacing the oil with healthy applesauce. What a delicious way to use this season’s pears! 

Taste of Fall: FRESH PEAR CAKE. Pear cake?? It's delicious, all pear/cinnamon fall tasting. A great way to use this season's pears #TexasHomesteader

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The Secret To Making Your Own Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Did you know you could actually make your own gluten free mix-n-serve no-cook instant chocolate pudding mix??! Well believe it because it’s really true! But there’s a simple trick to it… Don’t worry, it’s easy!

I don't like convenience foods but what about recipes calling for a box of instant pudding mix? There's a trick to making it yourself! #TexasHomesteader

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Homemade Grape Jelly Recipe Without Added Pectin (Includes Optional Canning Instructions)

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Deep purple Concord grapes make a very flavorful homemade grape jelly. I’m sharing the lazy-cook’s way to make simple grape jelly without adding pectin. I’m even including the easiest way to preserve it longer-term by simple water-bath canning. Delicious, homemade and makes a great gift idea too.

Homemade Grape Jelly or Jam made with purple Concord grapes. #TexasHomesteader

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Individual Mason Jar Cheesecakes Recipe Made In An Instant Pot

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Did you know you can make single-serve cheesecakes in small glass canning jars? It’s true.

This Instant Pot mason jar cheesecake recipe makes five servings with cute mason jar presentation and needs only a 8 minute pressure-cooking time. Easy, fast, delicious!

Instant Pot Mason Jar Cheesecake with fresh peaches and pie filling. #TexasHomesteader

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Air Fryer Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe – Healthier Fried Chicken Without All The Fat!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I love fried chicken. What I don’t love is the added fat caused by all that soaked-in oil, or cleaning the grease-splattered mess left on my stove. 

But now I use my Air Fryer to make healthier fried chicken without all that grease, y’all. Just a single tiny teaspoon of olive oil! And it cooks up fast too.  

Air fryer fried chicken with rice and asparagus #TexasHomesteader

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