Archives for June 2010

Egg Casserole in Muffin Cups

This egg casserole is a great and easy breakfast that is sure to please your family or a crowd. This recipe is from my sister-in-law, Amy, who blogs at Mom’s Toolbox. PrintEgg Casserole in Muffin CupsAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients12 slices of bacon cooked and cut into thirds6 eggs1/2 cup shredded jack cheese1/2 cup half and half1/4 teaspoon of salt1/4 teaspoon of pepper1/4 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Home Farming

My oldest son loves Triscuits. They are his favorite cracker and he could easily eat a whole box for lunch. :) To my surprise, the last few boxes I purchased had packages of seeds in them. I almost threw them away, not knowing what they were, but my son saved them and asked if we could plant them. I thought it would be a great homeschool project, but since we were leaving for our road trip I left … [Read more...]

Lunch Ideas

I know many families have kids at home during the day in the summer and some familiar lines in my house are; "What's for lunch?" "There's Nothing to Eat." My sister-in-law solved this problem with an inexpensive white board. Lunch choices and fruit are written on the board. This gives the kids ideas of what to eat for lunch, as well as fruit and veggie options. This also keeps food … [Read more...]

Sifting Fresh Ground Whole Wheat Flour

A friend of mine shared this tip with me that eliminates the need for vital wheat gluten or dough enhancers in bread recipes. I know many of you have emailed and commented about the difficulty of finding gluten in the stores, so this solves your problem. It also saves money, since you won't have to purchase gluten or dough enhancers. The tip, sift your flour. Don't use the old fashioned crank … [Read more...]

Print Feature for Recipes

I have slowly been updating my recipe page to include all the recipes I have posted over the past two and a half years. As I was updating, I realized that there is a feature on this site that you might not know about. At the bottom of every post there is a print button. If you click on the button the post will display in a print friendly format. There is also an option to remove … [Read more...]

Bulk Cooking Potatoes

Potatoes are low in saturated fat, cholestero,l and sodium, as well as a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, potassium and manganese. They also go on sale frequently and are a great grocery budget stretcher. Last week when I found potatoes on sale at Safeway for $2 for 10 pounds, I stocked up! I had not had any trouble freezing potatoes. If I know I am going to freeze mashed potatoes I make … [Read more...]