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45 Homemade Foods You Can Make Yourself (But Never Thought You Could)

How often do you make food from scratch?
How often do you make food from scratch?
Marye Audet

There are many food items that people regularly buy that they could make at home; healthier, cheaper, and tastier.

In days past people did not run to the store every time they needed catsup or baking powder, they made what they needed themselves from basic materials. You can do the same.

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Keep reading to discover Items You Didn't Know You Could Make Homemade. How many of the following items have you made from scratch?

1. Baking Powder

2. Vanilla Extract

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3. Homemade Vinegar and Flavored Vinegars

4. Mustard

5. Catsup or Ketchup

6. Mayonnaise

7. Grape Jelly

8. Dill Pickles

9. French Dressing

10. Peanut Butter

11. Nutella

12. Sweetened Condensed Milk

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13. Bacon

14. Tofu

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15. Tempeh

16. Sausage

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17. Goat Milk Ricotta

18. Mascarpone

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19. Mozzarella

20. Yogurt

21. Kefir

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22. Smoke Your Own Chipotle Peppers

23. Marinated Roasted Red Peppers

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24. Harrissa

25. Herbes de Provence

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26. Sour Dough Starter

27. Brown and Serve Rolls

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28. Hamburger or Hot Dog Buns

29. Homemade Corn Flakes

30. Pita Bread

31. Graham Crackers, Animal Crackers and Saltines

32. Whole Wheat Pasta Dough

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33. Homemade Thin Mints

34. Sea Salt Caramels

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35. Chocolate Covered Cherries

36. Tie Dyed Tortilla Chips

37. Fudgesicles

38. Butterfingers

39. Peanut Butter Cups

40. Homemade Candy Corn

41. Fruit Roll Ups

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42. Flavored Vodka

43. Hard Cider

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44. Roast Coffee Beans

45. Chai Mix

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With the easy access to information on the Internet a couple of words typed in to Google can result in hundreds of recipes for everything from corned beef to homemade wine. Next time you run out of an ingredient check the web for information about making it yourself.There is something very satisfying about being able to make your own ingredients.

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