I love the concept of making your own detergent, but I am not too crazy about grating a bar of soap and taking 20 minutes or so to make a detergent that will only work for clothing (plus you have to wash the pot afterwards and I wanted to cut out that step). I’m all about versatility and simplifying…if you haven’t noticed yet. I’ve been experimenting
Use this mixture in recipes that call for pumpkin pie spice. 1/2 C Ground Cinnamon 1/4 C Ground Ginger 1/8 C Ground Cloves 1 T Nutmeg Add all ingredients to a 1/2 pint jar. Screw the lid on and shake until well mixed. I try to leave enough headroom, when I adapt a recipe for a jar, to allow enough room for mixing with just a
Printable Version Summer’s over, and if you have an apricot tree you are probably up to your eyeballs in apricot preserves. It need not go to waste. Here’s a refreshing little treat that my dad always made when I was a kid. I’m not sure where this recipe came from, but it’s a good one. ¾ C Butter (softened) 1 C Sugar 1 Egg 2
I slightly switched up an awesome brownie recipe so that I could make them whole wheat and they are still DELICIOUS and super fudgy! Obviously, if you’re not in to the whole wheat thing, you could probably just make the original recipe. If you do that, I just suggest omitting the salt but use salted butter instead (because it’s healthier due to the preservatives in
Printable Recipe The girls from Our Best Bites have a great Garlic Bread Seasoning Recipe in their cookbook that I thought I’d share. I’ve adapted it to fill a pint jar so that I can use my Plastic Jar Lids (I recommend using a wide mouth jar so it’s easier to scoop out with a spoon). Here it is: 1 C Powdered Parmesan Cheese 1 T. +1 t.
Printable Version I love having a kefir smoothie a few mornings a week. I started drinking it a few months ago and it has completely cured my insomnia and my mind no longer races thinking about 50 things at once. Below I’ve listed a couple of links that explain some of the reasons why it may be a good choice to introduce it to your