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Joanna Gaines's Cooking Tips

10 Practical Cooking Tips Everyone Can Learn From Joanna Gaines's Recipes

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Joanna Gaines is not only the ultimate inspiration for home decor, but she's also an expert in the kitchen. The Fixer Upper star has useful kitchen organization tips as well as approachable recipes that any cook can re-create at home. Joanna's online shop and blog, Magnolia Market, is full of comfort-food recipes that have practical cooking tips you'll want to copy. You might not be able to cook in her kitchen, but you can take a page out of the HGTV star's book by remembering these 10 tips that everyone can learn from.

  1. Double a batch of homemade tomato sauce and freeze half for lasagna night later.
  2. Use a food processor to quickly dice your veggies for tomato salsa.
  3. Use honey instead of sugar for a mouthwatering homemade balsamic glaze.
  4. Take homemade banana bread to the next level by slicing it up, toasting it, and spreading with a pat of butter.
  5. Store-bought shortcuts like graham crackers and sweetened condensed milk mean you can bake homemade lemon pie in an hour.
  6. Who needs marshmallows? Dunk pumpkin spice churros in your hot cocoa.
  7. Create personalized no-bake cheesecakes in a mason jar for easy gifting.
  8. It's possible to make homemade bread in three minutes with a bread maker.
  9. Make fresh watermelon popsicles by cutting watermelon into chunks and squeezing the juice through a strainer before freezing in individual cups.
  10. Fruit puree naturally sweetens and flavors iced teas, like in this peach tea punch.
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