Homemade Pancake Syrup is very frugal and tastes great. Not all of us have the resources or are able to afford real maple syrup. If I had maple trees, I would have tapped them before I unpacked my luggage, but alas, that is not the case. So, since I do not want to give my […]
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As my children get older, I have them choose a meal that they learn to make all by themselves. My daughter was very quick to choose Fettuccine Alfredo, or as it’s more commonly made in our house: Spaghetti Alfredo. I got this recipe from an Italian lady when I first got married. It’s been a […]
This is something my family must always have in the house. My kids use tortillas to make cheese quesadillas for lunch (with pepper jack cheese, super yummy), bean burritos, chicken tacos, etc. Store-bought tortillas are loaded with extra ingredients and preservatives. We have a soy allergy and so we have to make our own anyway (Soy is in […]
I wish I had a nice food strainer/sauce maker. I’ve used one once and they are great! Alas, I do not, so this is what I do to make a tomato sauce or marinara sauce that is the easiest and the least time and energy consuming when I have a huge crop of tomatoes that […]
A lot of people around where I live eat stuffed peppers. I did not grow up eating them this way, but my husband did so I’ve used this recipe a number of times for him. I already pickled a ton of banana peppers from last year, so I didn’t grow any this year. My garden […]
I love granola, but it’s so expensive. Recently, I’ve been playing around with different ways of making Homemade Granola. I’ve finally found proportions that I love. I can’t get enough of it (especially with milk kefir). I even calculated how much I pay in ingredients per oz so I could compare the price to store-bought […]
I’m so excited to finally try making Homemade Vanilla Extract myself. Someone gave me some homemade vanilla extract last year for Christmas. I loved it so much, and I can never pass up an opportunity to make something for myself if it’s not too complicated. So at the beginning of this month I went to […]