Whenever I purchase a whole chicken, I like to roast it and then use the bones and wing tips to make a nice homemade stock. Not only does it taste so much more flavorful than the store bought stock it also contains more gelatin in it which is supposed to be very good for you. […]
How to Make Your Own....
Below you will find recipes for making items you would normally purchase at the store yourself. Most of the recipes are for food items, but there's a few other items mixed in too. Not only can you take pride in making something yourself, you can avoid ingredients that you would rather not be exposed to, since you are making it yourself. Looking for more? Check out the DIY section.
A while back, I shared my Frugal Homemade Bread Recipe that’s dairy free and egg free. It’s one of the bread recipes I make often. It turns out really good, almost every single time for me. Plus all the ingredients can be stored right in your pantry. No milk or eggs needed. I started baking […]
Convenience foods are great to have on hand for a busy day or busy morning. Because of my family’s allergy to milk most convenience items are out for us. I usually cook from scratch or search out brands that I know are safe for my family, but those can also be a little more spendy. […]
Have you ever tried to make your own soda pop? Depending on where you live you might call it, soda or pop or soda pop. I used all of these names over the years, but I think in our area most people use the word pop. But anyway have you ever tried making it yourself? […]
This recipe came from a friend of mine. It’s a recipe that once you try it, you won’t want to purchase the pita bread from the store anymore. These pita pocket are so fresh and delicious and really not very hard to make at all. The main thing you want to make sure to do […]
Homemade potato chips is something I’ve been wanting to give a try but just hadn’t taken the time to actually do it. So I decided today was the day. I had seen quite a few recipes for microwave potato chips, so I took the common elements of each recipes and made up my own technique. […]
My great grandma used to make the most yummy egg noodles for me when I was young. She would make a huge pot and have it simmering on the stove when we came to visit. They were so good, egg noodles are definitely a comfort food for me. Partly because of the memories and partly […]
Homemade Shower Cleaner Recipe I have seen this recipe posted a few different places but this is where I saw the recipe first. At the time I had lots of Scrubbing Bubbles in my stockpile so I knew it would be a while before I would get around to giving this recipe a try. Last […]