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I literally threw this class out there in less than one week and the class sold out almost immediately. So I added another day and that also sold out. I knew some of you wanted to learn my basics but I guess there was more than just” some” of you that were interested! There was so much goodness taught and devoured those nights!

basic 1I don’t think there is a better tasting roasted chicken than this one. Once my family smells it roasting in the oven they get so excited! I like to make a lot of it so we are sure to have lots of yummy leftovers. Here I am applying the rub.. the amazing rub. 

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These babies are done! Perfect crispy skin and the most moist, flavorful meat. My mouth starts watering about now.

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My signature salad has candied nuts in it so I wanted to share how easy it is to candy your own nuts. So much yummier and a ton cheaper than what you get at the store. An added tip I taught to my classes. One that they will use time and time again!

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Here it is… My Signature Salad. Easy to make… dressing and all… but flavor that quickly becomes a favorite of all that taste it. Double yum!

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Of course, my sandwich bread is one of my basics that I make many times a week. Too good to keep to myself! We walked through the process so everyone would be sure to have the most delicious and beautiful loaves in their own kitchen. 

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Just like these… hot from the oven. Is there a better smell than fresh bread baking in the oven? I think not!

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In my home, jam and bread belong together like burgers and fries… chips and salsa… meat and potatoes… Jim and Jenny! My kids favorite is strawberry so that is what I taught. I go through a lot of mason jars!

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You bet everyone sank their teeth into their own warm slice slathered in butter and this jam. Yes… it was a heavenly experience. By the way… I loved seeing all the posts on instagram of the loaves of bread you all went home and made! They all looked beautiful and I am sure your family was in heaven! I love when you share with and tag me in your food posts!

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My beloved Bosch mixer holding the activated yeast for my cinnamon rolls. This appliance is one of my “basics” I could not live without!

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I think everyone needs to know how to make good cinnamon rolls. They are too good to not share with others. I bring such joy to my family whenever I make them and that brings me joy! One of the best treats ever. 

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I mean… come on.. anticipation!

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Time to indulge! And indulge we did!

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It was a night of learning and eating some of my most basics that I make regularly in my home. I hope they become basics in everyone’s home that came too! I am pretty sure this Sunday is cinnamon roll day for most that came. Looking forward to seeing your posts so don’t forget to tag me @jennyevansgatherings! 

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Once again… I forgot to take pictures of all my Gathering friends from these two classes but I was able to grab the last stragglers from my last class. Wish I remembered before they all left! I know I have said it many times.. but I seriously love these people! Thanks for a great time and gathering! XO