How To Make Lemonade From Scratch

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When a great sale at the grocery store gives you lemons on discount, it’s time to learn how to make lemonade from scratch! That’s the fortunate position I found myself this winter when our grocery store priced lemons for $0.18 each. I guess there’s not a lot of demand for lemons in February, so I […]

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

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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 […]

Get my best tips in my new book: 1,001+ Housewife How-To’s!

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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 I promised to 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 […]

How To Make Homemade Ketchup (Recipe)

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If you’re looking to eliminate high-fructose corn syrup and commercially-processed foods from your family’s diet, knowing how to make homemade ketchup is a real boon. Lately I’ve made a concerted effort to ditch processed foods but, as much as I hate to admit it, I’ve only recently looked into making condiments from scratch. (I blame […]