Archive Monthly Archives: July 2010

Pickled Carrots

If you are lucky enough to have a huge carrot harvest, give this pickled carrots recipe a try. They are wonderful all throughout the winder to brighten up salads or to have just by themselves as a side dish. It’s a nice change of pace from regular pickles or even pickled beets. Pickled Carrot Recipe […]

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Spelt Bread Recipes

Just wondering if anyone has any good spelt bread recipes? There is one bakery locally that makes it, but charges $7 a loaf. I think it would be cheaper to make my own (I am allergic to wheat, corn and cane sugar). If you want to share any other recipes free of the above ingredients, […]

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Biscuit Cutter On The Cheap

My wife wanted to buy a biscuit cutter that was like $2.90 something for the set. I said why waste the money when we already had one? When we got home I took an empty pineapple can (similar to tuna) that had a ring on the bottom like the top and cut the bottom off […]

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Lemonade Chicken

I love this simple chicken dish. The frozen lemonade gives it just the right amount of tang. I know it may sound a little weird, but please give it a try and see if you don’t love the simple sweet and sour flavor.  It’s served over rice and has some veggies in it. Just add […]

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Fish Chowder

2 tablespoons margarine or oil 1 large onion, minced 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 cups tap water 5 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 pound frozen fish fillets 4 or 5 cups milk 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup cold water 1/3 cup flour a jar with a tight fitting lid […]

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Save On Water Bills

Since our water bill keeps going up and up and up, I keep finding ways to use less and less. When I empty the dehumidifier, I empty the water into a bucket and then I use the water to water my flowers or my garden outside. When I boil water to cook something, I save […]

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Hot Night Suppers

If anyone has some suggestions for suppers to be served on nights when you just don’t want to turn on the stove or oven it would be appreciated. Sometimes its just too hot to heat up the house. Have the basic salads and fruit salads anything else? Thanks in advance – Jan Great question Jan […]

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Frugal Pressure Cleaner

For an easy and inexpensive way to pressure clean small areas, I use the hose attachment that comes with water balloons. It focuses the water into a small area and creates a lot of pressure. I cleaned my whole pack porch with one! Highly Recommended – Penny Pinching Mama Find out how Jill Cooper lived […]

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Stretching Ground Beef

To stretch ground beef, shred a leftover baked potato or two and mix with the ground beef after you have browned it. Season and use for tacos or whatever. My family likes it like this better than just plain ground beef. Highly Recommended – Penny Pinching Mama Find out how Jill Cooper lived on $500 […]

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