Use That Whole Chicken! Easy Chicken Broth
    October 12, 2012
    Use That Whole Chicken! Easy Chicken Broth

    We know that it’s cheaper to buy a whole organic chicken than to buy it in parts. I still don’t personally have a use for the bag of innards, but I finally have a way to make the most out of that …

    Easy Instant Oatmeal
    October 11, 2012
    Easy Instant Oatmeal

    Once upon a time I ate little packets of Oatmeal for breakfast. (Actually, once upon a time I ate Cinnamon Toast Crunch for breakfast, but let's stay on topic). (more…)…

    No-Pectin Jam
    October 10, 2012
    No-Pectin Jam

    Whether you are trying to use up extra fruit or you're thinking about a way to save money on extra-special homemade gifts, making your own jam can be quick and easy -- something even the most harried …

    Two Ways to Use up Homemade (or store-bought) Bread
    October 9, 2012
    Two Ways to Use up Homemade (or store-bought) Bread

    Leftover bread? Devastating to throw away, especially when you’ve put all that effort into baking it. Or maybe your kid just won’t eat the crusts or the ends. (more…)…

    Bare(ly) Homesteading: A How-To DIY Cooking Series for Harried Moms
    October 8, 2012
    Bare(ly) Homesteading: A How-To DIY Cooking Series for Harried Moms

    Can I make jam without buying something called “pectin?” Can I make sun-dried tomatoes on a cloudy day? Do I really need cream of tartar (or was that tartar sauce?) to make Play-Doh? (more……