Category Archives for Cooking

Use That Bacon Grease

Saving bacon grease in a jar for cooking and frying

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How To Make Bone Broth

Here's how easy it is to make that first batch of bone broth. All it takes are the leftovers from that roasted chicken, some water and a splash of Apple Cider vinegar if you have it. The only other ingredients are heat and time.

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. Bone broth is the liquid you get from boiling bones in water for several hours. It has a lot of nutritional value, is full of minerals […]

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How To Roast A Turkey

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 remember my first Thanksgiving as a solo cook. My husband and I were newly wed and had just moved away from family. I was determined […]

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15 Pumpkin Recipes You’ve Gotta Try This Fall

A collection of my favorite pumpkin recipes from pie and soup to pancakes and lattes.

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. It’s almost Halloween and Fall is making an appearance all the way down here in the south. The leaves are turning, the air is getting crisp […]

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Planning Meals Day By Day

European market

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My Best Tips For Using Garden Fresh Tomatoes

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Speed Up Your Grilling – 5 Tips For A Faster Meal

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Cooking for a Crowd on a Tight Budget

Great tips for cooking for a crowd on a budget.

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. A couple of days ago, I received a private Facebook message from a Hillbilly Housewife reader. She asked me for some suggestions on what she could […]

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Tips for Grilling Moist Meats

Grill full of meat cooking

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 is a guest post by Christine Steendahl from AuthenticMoms.com Spring is here! One of the first things I think about when spring appears is “time […]

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10 Yummy Slowcooker Soup Recipes

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How To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

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How To Season and Re-Season Cast Iron Cookware

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. The following is a small excerpt from “The Hillbilly Housewife’s Cast Iron Cookbook“. It’s the most frequent question I get about cooking with cast iron skillets.  […]

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