Archive for December 2015

Coconut Oil Uses

Coconut Oil Uses

coconut oil and fresh coconuts

I am sure you know about, heard about or read an article about coconut oil. The first time I purchased a jar I was surprised to see it was hard! This was not the “oil” I was thinking of for cooking.

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Make Your Own Stock

Make Your Own Stock

Cooking mushroom soup. Pouring and mixing vegetal broth

Cooking mushroom soup. Pouring and mixing vegetal broth

How often have you found a great looking recipe to find that you can use “stock”, “broth” or water? I found that using stock or broth makes the dish better tasting and appealing.

Buying canned or cartons of broth is not too expensive, but why buy it when you can make it? It is really easy and you can do other things while it is “cooking” on the stove; (stay in the house and check on it for safety reasons).

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Canning Made Easy

Canning – Easy First Recipe

Canning jars with lids, canner or pot in a kitchen settingI am not a “home-body”. Well at least I wasn’t. I can cook, clean and do the laundry, but not the type to start canning food when I am surrounded by stores. Or so I thought. Have you noticed the prices of everything is going up? The ingredients listed on products are getting hard to pronounce and sound like a chemistry experiment.

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DIY Home Cleaners

A Tart Way to Clean

The magic of plain vinegar is amazing. I don’t know how anyone could do without this inexpensive liquid gold. vinegar bottle

Yes, I am talking about the regular vinegar you use to make salad dressing. It can be used for so much and costs less than chemical-laden cleaners and products.

I am looking forward to spring and with that comes spring cleaning. It is not as much of a chore when you have a product that works on almost everything

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