Category Archives for Convenience Foods

Cheapie Cavatini

Use any amounts you like, this is just what I do for a quick dinner. 16 oz rotini noodles, uncooked cook, drain and rinse stir in 1 can black olives, drained 1 pkg pepperoni 1 jar spaghetti sauce add whatever else you like! Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no […]

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How To Oven Dry Fresh Cranberries

Dried Cranberries

Dried cranberries are a delicious snack, as well as a nutritious addition to many recipes.  I love sprinkling them on top of salads and using them in my Thanksgiving stuffing.  What I don’t like is the price and all the sugar. So, I decided to start experimenting with making my own.  This process works pretty […]

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Homemade Pizza

The great thing about making your own pizza is that you can top it with whatever you like. This is also a fun family activity! Homemade Pizza Crust: 1 cup hot water 2tbsp. shortening 1/4tsp. salt 1 package yeast (fast acting) 3-6 cups of flour (depending on the size of the pizza you are making) […]

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Zucchini Jam

Fruits and berries are spendy, but you or a friend are likely to have an abundance of zucchini. Also, pectin can be costly. This jam recipe bypasses both and is absolutely delicious! 6 C peeled and shredded zucchini (remove seeds) 6 C sugar 1 16 oz. can crushed pineapple,undrained 1 6 oz Jello (any flavor) […]

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Zucchini Relish

The next time you forget to lock your car and later find the back seat full of zucchini, don’t despair. Instead make this delicious sweet relish! (Note from Hillbilly Housewife… That is so funny and so true.  Anyone who grows zucchini or has a neighbor, family, or friend who does, knows all about getting rid […]

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