Category Archives for Convenience Foods

Blender Hollandaise Sauce

This rich sauce comes together beautifully in the blender. If you've never made homemade hollandaise sauce, do yourself a favor and give this a try.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Sauce Hollandaise is such a rich creamy sauce that’s perfect served over fresh asparagus or broccoli. And of course it’s an integral part of Eggs Benedict. […]

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Buttermilk Baking Mix

Baking Mix Recipe with Buttermilk to use instead of something like Bisquick.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I love making my own homemade convenience foods and this buttermilk baking mix is my favorite around the holidays. It makes whipping up a fresh batch […]

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Homemade Brown Sugar

Here's a quick recipe for making homemade brown sugar. Just two ingredients and it comes together quickly. Great for baking.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I don’t use brown sugar very often. Mostly in baking around the holidays. And without fail that bag of brown sugar I bought months ago turns […]

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Poor Man’s Gravy

You don't need much to make this frugal white gravy from scratch.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. This simple way to make a white gravy has been around for ages. You don’t need much to whip up a batch and it’s a nice […]

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How To Make Pumpkin Puree

Making your own pumpkin puree for baking pies, making soups and using in various recipes is easier than you think.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Have you tried making your own pumpkin puree? It’s a little bit of work, but well worth it. Use it to make a pie and you […]

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Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Bowl of homemade corn chips - so quick and easy to make from corn tortillas. Just cut and bake

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I’ve been trying to replace more and more “convenience” foods in our house with homemade versions. It doesn’t always save money, but I like the fact […]

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Easy Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

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Creamy Queso Dip

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Since the last two recipes were so well received, I thought I’d share another one from the “My Best Dip Recipes” cookbook with you. This one is […]

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Honey Mustard Dip Recipe

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Since it’s Football season (and Friday), I thought I’d share one of my favorite recipes from the “My Best Dip Recipes” cookbook with y’all today. This […]

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