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Uses For Pickle Juice (Recipes, Tips & More)

September 1, 2012 – 1:41 pm
Uses For Pickle Juice (Recipes, Tips & More)

Have you ever wondered what you could do with that leftover pickle juice instead of just pouring it down the drain? I’ve got over a dozen ideas to help you put that brine to good use, including several tasty recipes. Check it out!

Blueberry Breakfast Bake

July 6, 2012 – 6:34 am
Blueberry Bake

This is one of our FAVORITE ways to use up fresh or frozen blueberries!! Yummmm.

Zucchini Bread

June 22, 2012 – 4:16 am
zucchini quick bread

If you find yourself with an abundance of zucchini this summer, give this recipe a try!! I bet your kids will never be able to tell what’s in it!

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

May 24, 2012 – 4:49 am
whole wheat chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Freshly ground whole wheat flour makes these delicious cookies a real treat!

Mugoyo: Sweet Potato and Bean Loaf

March 28, 2012 – 7:21 pm

The other night, I experimented with a Ugandan recipe made from sweet potatoes and white beans. I LOVE finding new ways to make meals out of practically nothing. But was it a hit or a major flop??

Caramelized Roasted Vegetables

March 13, 2012 – 7:00 pm
roasted vegetables recipe

Almost everything in this recipe can be grown in your own backyard, making it a wonderfully cheap and delicious dish!

Chicken and Dumplings From Scratch

November 29, 2011 – 8:11 am
Chicken and Dumplings From Scratch

A delicious, hearty, cool weather meal!

Apple Pie Spice Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

November 16, 2011 – 7:10 pm
whole wheat sugar cookies

You MUST make these for Thanksgiving. I beg you. They’re that good.

Creamy Italian Dressing Recipe

November 15, 2011 – 7:48 pm
creamy italian dressing

Here’s a nice, creamy salad dressing that takes just a minute to whip up!

Our First Sukkot, & Learning To Cook Over An Open Fire (Recipes)

October 19, 2011 – 9:20 pm

A glimpse into our first celebration of Sukkot, and my first few dishes cooked over the campfire!

Homemade Maple Flavored Syrup Recipe

October 14, 2011 – 5:01 am

Here’s a delicious way to get that maple syrup flavor, for much less money than the real stuff, but without the High Fructose Corn Syrup and preservatives in store bought imitations!

BBQ Chicken Pizza

September 26, 2011 – 6:11 pm
Homemade BBQ Pizza

Here’s a delicious twist to a traditional dish. If you’ve never tried a BBQ pizza, PLEASE make this one!!!

Guest Post: Frugal Hospitality, & Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

September 21, 2011 – 8:50 pm

Heather shares a few tricks she has learned when it comes to entertaining house guests on a tight budget. She also includes her family’s special spaghetti sauce recipe!

Guest Post: Homemade Crackers!!

September 20, 2011 – 9:33 pm
homemade graham crackers

Guest poster Katie shares her recipes for Cheese Squares, Buttery Bites, and Honey Graham Crackers! Yummy!

Homemade Poultry Seasoning Recipe

August 1, 2011 – 8:23 pm

Here’s another spice mix that you can easily blend yourself, and save a good amount of money in the process!

Goat’s Milk Ricotta Cheese

July 18, 2011 – 9:34 pm
how to make homemade ricotta cheese from goat’s milk

If this is your first time watching how ricotta is made, prepare to be blown away by how super easy it is!!