How To Make Tomato Powder and Use It, Too

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Knowing how to make tomato powder and use it is one of the keys to getting your time and money’s worth from the tomatoes in your garden. If you’ve ever made homemade tomato sauce from your garden’s bounty, or even canned homemade ketchup like I did earlier today, you’ve probably looked at that pile of […]

My New Organizing and Cleaning eBook

Cleaning and Organizing ebook

Today, I’m celebrating the release of my new eBook 30 Days to a Clean and Organized House exclusively on Amazon. This eBook specifically expands on my series from earlier this year, and was written for those of you who don’t like clicking through lots of links. If you are tired of apologizing about your home […]

How To Make Garlic Powder At Home

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Why would anyone want to know how to make garlic powder at home? The answer is because it’s so easy, and you never have to wonder about the quality of your ingredients. If you eat primarily organic, as our family does, you’ve no doubt discovered how difficult it is to find organic spices and herbs […]

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 […]

How To Roast A Moist Turkey

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There are three secrets to roast a moist turkey. I knew none of them when, as a new bride, sixteen of my husband’s family came to our house for our first Thanksgiving together. It’s been fifteen years, and we still crack jokes about how that turkey was so tough and dry we’d have been chewing […]

Foods To Make And Freeze This Weekend

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Sure, you’d love to have a home-cooked dinner every night of the week, but who really has time to spend an hour making dinner once they get home from work? Answer: you do! With these twelve foods to make and freeze you’ll be able to put together a delicious dinner every night of the week, […]

How To Cook With Stainless Steel

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It took one meal to make it obvious that I had no idea how to cook with stainless steel. One horribly burned, disappointing meal made (naturally) when we had company coming for dinner. Needless to say, we all had a good laugh… and went out to eat. Fortunately, I’ve since figured out how to cook […]

How To Care For Wood Spoons

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Although most of us have at least one in our kitchen, not everyone knows how to care for wood spoons. Rather than gleaming, our wood spoons start to look dull and dry, then shaggy, and then they splinter and crack while we’re cooking. But here’s the thing: these aren’t just great cooking tools, they’re economical, […]

How To Substitute Common Cooking Ingredients

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There’s nothing more frustrating than being in the middle of a recipe and realizing you need to know how to substitute cooking ingredients because you don’t have what you need. So do yourself a favor and print this, then tape it inside your kitchen cupboard. Next time you’re out of something called for in a […]

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