Recipes

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Make your own Orange Julius with just 6 Ingredients
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Homemade pumpkin puree pancakes…a real breakfast treat
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Buying meat in bulk: why is it a good idea?
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American chop suey…A.K.A. goulash!
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Cooking Tips: Vinegar Substitutes
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Homemade Egg Noodles
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Beef stroganoff your kids will Actually Eat
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Freezing Vegetables

Make your own Orange Julius with just 6 Ingredients

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I can get some really random cravings. They don’t just go away though, nope. My brain processes a craving more like a challenge, and I won’t stop thinking about it until I’ve won. I either win by going to a place that serves my craving or by making it. Since I don’t even…

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Homemade pumpkin puree pancakes…a real breakfast treat

If you love the taste of pumpkin pie, or pumpkin anything really, on a nice cold day pumpkin pancakes are fantastic too. A friend of mine actually gave me the idea a while back when she made them for her family. I did some research and found this great recipe. The pancakes are light and fluffy and have just the…

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Buying meat in bulk: why is it a good idea?

There are many sales during the year at your local grocery store for meat products and the best sales are when they come in bulk. Take for instance the 10# tube of ground beef. Normally a pound of 85% lean ground beef runs $3.49 on a regular sale day. You can see 80% lean at $3.09 per pound and 93%…

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American chop suey…A.K.A. goulash!

I love easy recipes that the kids love and this qualifies! Bonus…it’s a crock pot meal!! You need: 1lb of ground beef 5 slices if bacon, cut into cubes 1 onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 6 cloves of garlic, minced 1 14.5oz can of diced tomatoes 1 can of water, fill empty tomato can 26 oz…

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Cooking Tips: Vinegar Substitutes

Have you ever come across a recipe and noticed that it called for a vinegar that you didn’t have and you weren’t willing to go to the store to purchase a jar of a type of vinegar you might use once and only need a tablespoon of? Me too. It’s annoying. I came across this table today though and wanted…

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Homemade Egg Noodles

Reames egg noodles run for around $2.29 per 12oz bag, but this recipe will cost you pennies! Homemade Egg Noodles 2 cups all purpose flour, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs, slightly beaten 1 Tablespoon of cold water   Put 1 3/4 cups of flour in a bowl or on a surface where you can mix the dough and…

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Beef stroganoff your kids will Actually Eat

Before I begin, I want to say that if you receive emails from my blog each time I post, then that last post was a mistake. My phone is obviously smarter than I am. Now…on to the stroganoff!!! I’ve always felt that stroganoff was my enemy because I couldn’t master it. I think today though, I DID!

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Freezing Vegetables

If you’ve noticed your Fareway ad this week, you have probably spotted the fantastic deal on the 2lb bag of carrots for $.99 as well as the bag of celery for $.69!! Although they’re great prices, people don’t realize that you can actually purchase a whole bunch of these and…FREEZE them. Every time there’s a super awesome sale like this,…

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