Turkey Cooking Facts & Safety

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, everyone will want to enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner safely with your family and friends. You need to make sure that you thaw the turkey correctly, cook the turkey to the proper temperature and then store your leftovers correctly to ensure everyone goes home full and that they do not end up in the […]

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Non-Stick Pan Coating

Don’t ever buy spray cooking oil again! Three simple ingredients is all it takes to make this fabulous Non-Stick Pan Coating and it lasts for months. It is made with the same ingredients you would normally use to bake with. When I first started baking I would grease my pans and then dust them with flour, always making a mess! […]

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Beef & Pasta for Free

How in the world did I make this delicious meal for free? I am a very frugal cook and I utilize leftovers whenever I can. I posted my recipe for Lazy Day Slow Cooker Roast two days ago (link below). After feeding four of us, I had so much delicious broth and tender beef leftover I decide to use it […]

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Kitchen Measurements

How many times do you read a recipe and it calls for 8 oz, 16 oz, pint, quart or Metric? Then you run and get your phone to Google how much that really is……I know I used to! If you could see the inside doors of my cupboards you would probably laugh. I have taped pictures of my family, recipes […]

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Homemade Self-Rising Flour

How many times do you find a recipe that you want to make and it calls for Self-Rising Flour but you don’t have any? I can’t tell you how many times that has happened to me. Don’t skip that recipe, just make your own Self-Rising Flour in just a minute! According to King Arthur Flour, Self-Rising Flour is traditionally made […]

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Slow Cooker Safety

Do you know the safest way to cook in a slow cooker? Did you even know there are safety rules that may help keep you from getting sick? My Mom sent me this article by Leanne Ely who writes for the New York Times and I thought I would share with you her list of 7 rules to follow. Source: […]

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Buttermilk Substitute

How many times do you want to make a recipe but it calls for Buttermilk and you don’t have any? Don’t you hate it when the recipe only calls for a cup or less of Buttermilk and you have to buy a quart and you end up throwing the rest away? This is a simple way to substitute regular milk […]

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