Archives for September 2011

How to Reheat Chicken Broth

Mary asks: I used your recipe today and so far my house smells great! My question is after you freeze the stock and you want to use it. Can you take it from the freezer and like microwave it to thaw or do I need to set it out for it to thaw? Just wondering. If you don't have a problem with microwaving your food I would definitely defrost it in the microwave. Just remember to make sure it is … [Read more...]

Menu Planning Fall Bundle Sale

I saw this deal on Menu Plan Monday this week and it was too good not to share. Grab all these menu planning resources for 90% off this week. - All About Apples (Valued at $5.97) Who doesn't love a fresh crisp apple this time of year!  This e-book walks you through the various apples and their uses, the best way to buy apples, what to do if you end up with a ton of apples, delicious yummy … [Read more...]

Menu Plan: Crock Pot Favorites

I have a new favorite "go to" recipe, Crock Pot Salsa Chicken. I've made this dish three times in the past week, once for my family and twice for others. It is so easy and inexpensive. I found a great deal on salsa at the commissary last week, but you can also use homemade salsa in this recipe. Now that soccer season has started I've been using my crock pot several times a week and one morning … [Read more...]

Salsa Chicken: Slow Cooker

A friend shared this crock pot recipe with me last week and it was a huge hit! It was so easy my five year-old made it (except the chicken part). You'll love this recipe because it is cheap, healthy, and you probably already have these ingredients in your kitchen! You can serve this recipe as a soup, or you can use a slotted spoon to drain it a little and serve it in tortillas as a soft taco. No … [Read more...]

Blue Bell Ice Cream Coupon

As I've mentioned several times I'm not a big fan of ice cream, but my family thinks much differently. They think Blue Bell is the BEST ICE CREAM EVER. Unfortunately, it isn't always the cheapest ice cream ever, so I was excited to see this Blue Bell ice cream coupon on Savings Lifestyle today. You'll need to join the Blue Bell Extra Scoops club to print the coupon, but if you love ice … [Read more...]

What to do With the Fat from Homemade Broth

The most popular post on The Happy Housewife is my whole chicken in a crock pot recipe. Not only has it been viewed over 200,000 times the post has over 200 comments! If you want to save money in the kitchen but are afraid to tackle a whole chicken I would encourage you to read the recipe and give it a try. I've been cooking whole chickens this way for several years and it is a great way to … [Read more...]