Are you a foodie on a budget? Here are 5 frugal substitutes for fancy ingredients. Swap and save! Asiago for Parmesan. Subbing Asiago cheese for Parmesan can save you over double what you would pay for Parmesan (typically around $5.99/lb vs. $11.99+/lb). And for more savings, buy cheese whole and slice/grate it yourself instead of […]
I’m sharing 5 tips for how to make homemade bread over on SCJohnson.com. You might be surprised by some of them!
Seeing amazing prices on asparagus at the grocery store these days? We are right in the middle of asparagus season right now…and we’re gonna be seeing prices of $.99/lb – $1.4/lb, maybe less! I’m all about eating seasonally and taking advantage of these great prices. No sense paying full price for other green veggies like […]
In my clear out the pantry, cupboards and freezer efforts, I ran across a half used bag of herb seasoned stuffing. Must have been leftover from the holidays. (Side note – I highly recommend spending 4-6 weeks each year, doing a “pretend like you are moving” clean out of your pantry and freezer. Highly. Recommend.) […]
Learn how to get crispy skin on your slow cooker chicken. Nancy from Real Food, Allergy Free shares the details on her blog! Photo Credit
My friend Steph has got you covered. And your crockpot covered. Literally. Check out all the details for making your own yogurt in the slow cooker. It is a “fine art,” but once you’ve got it figured out, you can really really save!
I really love it when my slow cooker can do the work for me and in the winter months that means navy beans.
(Please pardon the iPhone photos. My camera battery was charging!) Lechoza. Lechosa. That’s the spanish word for papaya. Pronounced “Le-cho-za.” Short e, short 0 sounds. I’d never had a lechoza/papaya until I lived in the Dominican Republic. And there, I had the three trees growing in my front yard. I’ll tell you what…there’s nothing better […]
Homemade Break n Bake Chatting with my friend Becky this weekend about frozen cookie dough gifts. And in the same instant, we both said, “Homemade Break n Bake!” And here they are… Just spoon them together onto plastic wrap, wax paper or parchment paper, wrap in foil and put in the freeze. When you’re ready […]
Photo Credit Loving this concept from Young House Love…I love it because I don’t have a whole lot of counter space in my kitchen. This would be a great way for me (and you) to keep that small stack of recipes, meal ideas, shopping list and coupons off of your counters and out of the […]