I love homemade replacements! Not only do they taste better but they are healthier. Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup is no exception. Without the unnecessary ingredients and artificial flavorings, Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup is easy to make and delicious! After posting the Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup recipe, one reader asked me how I would suggest making a cream of mushroom soup. That [Read more...]
Condiments add that little something extra. Without the unnecessary ingredients, homemade condiments are full of great taste!
I have to be honest about something, dear readers: I sometimes buy store-bought ingredients. Yes, it's true! On occasion, I won't have the time or the proper ingredients to make a fully natural version of something. So I'll spring for the storebought version of it and do my best to make a more natural version the next time. If I keep getting a certain food over and over again, I'll start [Read more...]
This is just one of the recipes included in my Simple Cheesemaking ebook. Follow the link to find more wonderful cheese recipes with easy to follow instructions and much more! When we got our first family milk cow, Buttercup, I tried making many different types of cheese, after all, we were suddenly getting about 6 gallons of milk a day! Yes, we have a large family but even the 7 children still [Read more...]
This is just one of the recipes included in my Simple Cheesemaking ebook. Follow the link to find more wonderful cheese recipes with easy to follow instructions and much more! Ricotta Cheese is another soft cheese, like feta that can be easily made at home. Being a soft cheese, Ricotta does not require much equipment and does not need to age. It can be eaten fresh, plain, with herbs added or [Read more...]
Have you ever heard of Prune Ketchup? I had not until I was looking through a cookbook belonging to my mother which is now out of print (used copies are available from my affiliate partner), America Cooks. What, you might ask, caught my eye about Prune Ketchup? Well, I was specifically looking for prune recipes! It might come as a shock to you - I know was for me, but: Prunes are high in [Read more...]
If you remember, I visited my mother in Georgia recently, spending 10 days with her and my sister. While there, we had dinner with one of my nieces who served a delicious salad with a vinaigrette dressing. The raspberry vinaigrette was the highlight of the salad! After returning home, I decided to recreate the salad complete with dressing as part of a meal. The salad, Toasted Pecan, Feta and [Read more...]
Normally I do not go for rich and sweet - give me something salty. Of course, there is always an exception and this Orange Fruit Dip recipe is one of them. I am not one to serve dips often but this one made with homemade sweetened condensed milk is delicious! The one special occasion on which I use the Orange Fruit Dip and, would get into trouble if I didn't, is the celebration of sixteenth [Read more...]