How to Decorate Cookies with Royal Icing 101

I Have Been teaching myself How to decorate Cookies with royal icing. It is so much easier Since I found the  Royal Icing 101 Kit by Wilton. 

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I made a goal this year to learn four new things. On top of my list is to learn how to decorate cookies with Royal Icing. I have no plans to become a professional cookie decorator. Trust me, that is not going to happen, Rather, I would like to be able to decorate cookies well enough to serve them at some of the parties that I will host this year.

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How to Make Bread

I cannot believe I just learned how to make bread. I made homemade french bread and it was amazing. Today I am Sharing a Great French Bread Recipe.

homemade bread

Before I tell you about this amazing french bread that I made, I need to tell you something. This was the first time I have ever made yeast bread. I know, it makes no sense! I cook all of the time. I make homemade pasta every week and yet I have never made yeat bread. Huh? I am so happy and I can’t wait to show you how to make bread.

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1-2-3-4 Basic Cake Recipe

I Am So Excited To Share the Cake recipe for this amazing  1-2-3-4 Basic cake and Swiss meringue buttercream frosting. Chef Monique Chan is in my kitchen and teaching us all how to make this amazing cake! 

1-2-3-4 Basic cake recipe

Today I am sharing the best cake recipe from scratch called 1-2-3-4 cake.  Chef Monique Chan came to my kitchen to teach all of us how to make this amazing cake! The entire experience will be on my IGTV on my Instagram here on Friday morning. You really should watch the video as Monique shares so many great tips that I would hate for you to miss!

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Easy Elegant Wednesdays – Cranberry Orange Scones Recipe

I Am So Excited To Share With You Easy Elegance Wednesdays, Where We Celebrate Simple Elegant Decor. Today I Am Sharing One of My Favorite Recipes for Cranberry Orange Scones.

cranberry orange scones

We all have a recipe that is a “go-to recipe”. It’s the one that when you make it, you know it’s going to be good. My Cranberry Scones Recipe is that recipe! And aren’t these perfect for Valentine’s Day?

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How to Make Homemade Pasta and the Best Ever Marinara Sauce

Welcome to In the Kitchen with Leslie. Every Friday I will be sharing something wonderful that is made in my kitchen. Today I am sharing How to Make Homemade Pasta and the Best Ever Marinara Sauce.

Homemade Marinara Sauce
It’s the first week in January and I have a goal to share a recipe prepared in my kitchen every Friday. When I found out that tomorrow, January 4th, is National Spaghetti Day, I decided to share my homemade pasta and marinara sauce recipes. 

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Holiday Appetizers – Smoked Turkey with Cranberry Orange Muffins

I make sixteen different holiday appetizers for our annual Christmas party. One of my favorites is my Smoked Turkey with Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe.

holiday appetizers

It’s that time of year again! Our Christmas Party is in eleven days and I need to start cooking like a crazy woman! On the menu this year I have sixteen holiday appetizers and 6 desserts to make for about 200+ guests. Piece of cake, right? Ok, maybe not.

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