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How to Make Haupia, a Delicious Hawaiian Luau Dessert

How to Make Haupia, a Delicious Hawaiian Luau Dessert

Haupia is a traditional Hawaiin dessert made of coconut milk. It is a staple at luaus and is a delightful, creamy cross between a gelatin dessert and pudding.  We recently got to try haupia at the Polynesian Cultural Center! We loved it so much we had to find a way to share it with you for our latest Latter-day Life …

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How to Make Brigham Young’s Buttermilk Doughnuts

How to Make Brigham Young's Buttermilk Doughnuts

Here is a great recipe to help you celebrate Pioneer Day! Pioneer Day commemorates the arrival of the Saints into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847 after a long trek west. Brigham Young was the leader of the Church and is called the “American Moses” for leading the expeditions. These are his favorite buttermilk doughnuts!     Ingredients: 5-6 cups …

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5 Fun Facts about Mormons and Jell-O

Today, LDS culture embraces Jell-O!

Whether or not they enjoy the association, most Mormons will admit the cultural links between LDS members and Jell-O are obvious. But how did the two become so inseparably connected? How do Bill Cosby and the Olympics factor in? We’ve got the answers plus a few more fun facts you might not have known. The Jell-O connection isn’t as old …

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5 Fun Facts About Funeral Potatoes

5 Fun Facts About Funeral Potatoes

Photo courtesy of Food.com Funeral Potatoes. Such a sad name for a food that makes people so happy. A wondrous variation of potatoes au gratin, this calorie-rich favorite has a clouded history and a clear future as one of the most beloved dishes in Mormon cuisine. So exactly what are funeral potatoes? Why are funeral potatoes and the 2002 Winter …

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We Tried Recipes from the Six Sisters. Here’s What Happened.

We’re Abby and Aleah. Abby’s worked in a bakery and Aleah just loves to eat. So when the latest dessert cookbook from the Six Sisters‘ (some of the most popular cooking and baking personalities in the LDS blogging world) came out, we knew we had to try it out. We each picked a recipe that sounded delicious and documented the …

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