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Cooking With Cast Iron

March 3, 2009 – 8:57 pm
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“I recently decided that it’s time for me to start collecting cast iron cookware…to my luck my Mother-in-Law happened to have some extra pans stored in her basement that she was kind enough to let me have. So, now that I had the stuff I wasn’t sure exactly what to do with it. I was a little intimidated trying out the frying pans, as they were not seasoned and I had no idea how to go about seasoning them.”

Fried Rabbit… Yum!Yum!

February 24, 2009 – 5:39 pm
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This is for all of you who wondered how the rabbit came out 🙂

Leftover Oatmeal: 10 Delicious Recipes To Help You Use It All Up!

February 9, 2009 – 12:13 pm

Save that little bit of leftover oatmeal to make delicious muffins, cookies, cakes, bread, smoothies and more!

How To Make Homemade Butter By Shaking Cream in a Jar

February 1, 2009 – 7:00 pm
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A step-by-step “How To” on making fresh butter an easy way.

How To Can Grape Juice

January 18, 2009 – 7:15 pm
How To Can Grape Juice

No cooking, juicing, mashing, or squeezing! The absolute EASIEST way to make home made grape juice.

How To Keep Milk Fresh Longer

January 15, 2009 – 10:59 pm

Two simple tricks to keep milk fresh longer!

How To Can Corn

January 12, 2009 – 6:55 pm
Canned Corn

Here are two methods for canning whole kernel corn.

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe

January 5, 2009 – 6:49 am

“This is the recipe that we use in my house, and we love it! It’s much cheaper than store bought, and very good.”

Reuse Cereal Bags for Waxed Freezer Paper

October 22, 2008 – 1:21 pm

Reuse cereal bags for separating foods you want to freeze, such as pancakes, waffles, etc. You may never have to buy waxed paper again!

Fruit & Vegetable Wash Recipe: How To Get Rid Of Nasty Pesticides!

September 17, 2008 – 6:38 am
Fruit & Vegetable Wash Recipe: How To Get Rid Of Nasty Pesticides!

If you just can’t buy organic produce, here’s a super cheap and effective way to clean pesticide residues and bacteria from your fruits and veggies before consuming them.

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

August 30, 2008 – 7:25 am
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“I was pleasantly surprised that both kids AND hubby loved it! This is a keeper in my home for sure. A cheap crown pleaser, my kind of meal!”

Keeping Potatoes Fresh Longer

July 11, 2008 – 8:14 am
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Tips for keeping your fresh potatoes from sprouting too quickly.

Homemade Strawberry Syrup Recipe

July 5, 2008 – 9:02 am

Stop throwing money away on expensive store-bought syrup! Here’s an easy and delicious strawberry syrup recipe your family (and budget!) will love.

Steamed Carrots with Lemon-Dill Butter

June 24, 2008 – 9:45 am
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“It’s so easy to make, and really kicks plain old carrots up a notch! And the best part is that the kids gobble them up!”