Category Archives for Convenience Foods

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.

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 won’t believe the difference it makes. One of my favorite things about homemade pumpkin puree (aside from the taste), is that you can make and freeze a big batch […]

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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

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 that I know what we’re eating and what’s in the food I’m making. As an added bonus, most homemade food just plain tastes better. Something very easy to do […]

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

It’s September and that means Fall’s almost here and it’s time for all thinks pumpkin and pumpkin spice flavored. I don’t know what it is about the end of summer, but even though it’s still hot outside, I’m in the mood for that fall flavor. I can’t wait to have my first pumpkin spice latte […]

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Homemade Pizza Bread

We’ve had pizza bread for dinner around here for as long as I can remember. We’ve made it with toast, English Muffins, tortilla pizza etc. My  personal favorite though is French Bread Pizza. My friend Christine – The Menu Mom was kind enough to share this recipe with us. French Bread Pizza Prep time: 5 […]

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