How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

How to cook bacon in the oven from HousewifeHowTos.com

Once you know how to cook bacon in the oven you may never go back to cooking it on the stove again! Not only does the oven minimize shrinkage and stops those painful splatters, it also produces crispy bacon in bulk so you can make an entire package at a time. That last bit, as […]

How To Poach An Egg In The Microwave

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If I’d known how easy it is to poach an egg in the microwave, I’d have eaten a lot better in college. For that matter, I’d have been eating a lot better the last couple of weeks. Instead, I’ve been surviving on what we’ll call “grief food” — creamy soups, snack-filled gift baskets, and cheesy […]

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My awesome new book!

Although I’ve published several books for the Kindle, I hadn’t published a paperback until now. But over the weekend, my new book 1,001+ Housewife How-To’s hit Amazon and, although I might be a little biased, it’s fantastic! If you’ve visited my Housewife How-To’s® Facebook page or follow me on Twitter, you’re familiar with the type […]

How To Make Homemade BBQ Sauce (Recipe)

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I promised earlier this week that I’d share my homemade BBQ sauce recipe, and here it is! I’m lucky enough to near one of the great BBQ capitals of the world, Kansas City, which means there’s no shortage of restaurants offering amazing ribs, burnt ends, and briskets. Even with all of the wonderful dining options, […]

How To Make Homemade Ketchup (Recipe)

How to make homemade ketchup recipe from HousewifeHowTos.com

If you’re looking to eliminate high-fructose corn syrup and processed foods from your family’s diet, knowing how to make homemade ketchup is a real boon. As I’ve mentioned previously on this blog, following my husband’s diagnosis with brain cancer I’ve made a concerted effort to ditch processed foods but, as much as I hate to […]

10 Stocking Stuffers For The Busy Home Cook

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Growing up, my favorite part of opening gifts on Christmas was finding out what Santa had tucked into my stocking. My mom was great about filling mine with little treasures: small glass figurines, tiny pots of scented lip gloss, miniature books, beautifully wrapped European chocolates, and many other special treats. You can imagine my surprise […]