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Classic chocolate French macarons are paired with a dreamy marshmallow filling. Each macaron is smeared in a mexican hot chocolate glaze for mega flavor!

Chocolate French Macarons with Marshmallow Filling


These chocolate French macarons are crispy, chewy and perfectly chocolate-y — this is the best recipe for chocolate macarons! The filling is one of my favorite marshmallow fillings with an added (and optional) slightly spicy chocolate glaze for Mexican hot chocolate vibes (or leave it plain). Lots of technique tips for easily making these in your home kitchen! When I…

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Make Your Own Vanilla Bean Extract | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

How to Make Vanilla Extract


 I dropped everything to show you how to make vanilla extract when I recently saw the price — holy moly, is it expensive these days (I’ll get into why further down in the post!). In the photo above you’ll see the bottle of vanilla extract that I’ve been using for years — I originally put it together back in 2017. That…

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Sourdough Bagels | DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth; Recipe from Emilie Raffa's book Artisan Sourdough Made Simple

Sourdough Bagels


As I write this post, my sourdough starter is sitting on the counter in the kitchen growing and getting bubbly so I can mix together the dough for these Sourdough Bagels to bake off in the morning. Heaven. This recipe comes from Emilie Raffa’s book Artisan Sourdough Made Simple (she calls them Sunday Morning Bagels in her book) and she…

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How To Make a Sourdough Starter

How To Make a Sourdough Starter


I have been dying to write a ‘how to’ make a sourdough starter post/guide while simultaneously avoiding it!! It’s been in my queue of things to do for well over a year and so here we finally are! The desire to make bread from scratch is REAL right now. The process is so soothing + satisfy…and NOT having to run…

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Holiday Cookie Box | Recipes via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth | recipes, + tips

Holiday Cookie Box!


For our final post for the 12 Days of Sweet Treats I put together a Holiday Cookie Box! Amisha did too, go see her’s here. Also scroll below for cookies, photos of the cookie box, cookie tips + links to all of the recipes! I realized as we were nearing the end of Sweet Treat fest that I was really…

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Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe | Displaced Housewife

Crème Fraîche Chocolate Chunk Cookies


Aren’t you sick of cookies?!? It’s a question I get asked a lot since The Cookie Book came out and the answer is nope, not even a little bit. If you had witnessed how many cookies I consumed while testing this recipe, you would already know the answer to this question. I couldn’t stop. This is a really good cookie. It’s…

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Raspberry Jam Streusel Muffins + Pre-Order Giveaway!


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!!!!First order of business, we have our first Cookie Book pre-order giveaway happening now!! We’re giving away: 1 set of my favorite madeleine tins, 1 jar of The Cookie Book Luxe Sprinkles (these are AMAZING!!!), my favorite 1 tablespoon cookie scoop (perfect for Madeleines) and a black canvas Get Stuffed Cookie Book bag (named for the…

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Pecan Manchego Multigrain Crackers


Why haven’t we all been making our own crackers? This is the easiest (dare I say, foolproof?) dough that you will mess around with. It’s completely flexible…you pick the nuts, the cheese, the flours and make it your own. Crackers are one of those things that I never seem to have a fresh box of when I want them (does…

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Pumpkin Hazelnut Cheesecake


What’s that you say? You need one more holiday dessert to choose from? Ok. Yep. I got ya covered. This takes a nod from one of my first posts on DisplacedHousewife. It was a Pumpkin Hazelnut Cheesecake Serves 8-12 INGREDIENTS For the Pumpkin Hazelnut Cheesecake 15 ounces (1 3/4 cups) pureed pumpkin (pure pumpkin, not pie filling) 8 (about 4.5 ounces)…

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