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A friend recently asked me what gluten-free flours I would recommend to a newby. She is choosing to eat more gluten-free foods, so it’s not out of necessity from an allergy or celiac. She was in the grocery store when … Continue reading
Last week was pretty good around here for eating. I only skimped one night from the posted meal plan. Everything came out very tasty and all were very easy to whip up. I enjoy spotlighting successful recipes that are new … Continue reading
You have heard me on more than one occasion suggest that shopping around at various grocery stores is the maximum way to get the best deals. This is not a new concept; most frugal shoppers employ this method. I am … Continue reading
Update on my 21 Days to a More Disciplined Life: We’re hitting that crazy time of year when we seem to be busy non-stop. I think we have just about every weekend booked through Christmas. So, I’m doing my best … Continue reading
I love finding recipes to spotlight here on occasion. I take it very seriously though. A recipe has to really “wow” me to spotlight it, which means you should try it out too! For this week’s spotlight recipe, meet Tessa … Continue reading
Yes, yes, I have another empty cupboard recipe for you. Seem like a routine in our house? No, it doesn’t happen very often, but it’s good to have some options when it does. If you missed last week’s discussion and … Continue reading
I know that I’m not the only one who comes to dinner time (or later) and find there is no food to eat, let alone have something prepared. While I do my best to avoid this situation through meal planning, … Continue reading
Despite a few obstacles (mainly a lack of motivation and planning on my part), we still managed some new and good recipes last week. Over the next two weeks, I’ll share some of my own creations….you know those ones when … Continue reading
In these tough economical times, or if you just generally try to live frugally, food can be a money sucker. I do my best to shop sales, use coupons, buy in bulk, cook from scratch, and resist restaurants, but there … Continue reading
As I said last week, we’ve enjoyed some great new recipes over the past couple of weeks, so I’m taking the opportunity to share them here. Taco Chicken Wings with Gauc Dip was amazing! A Few Willing Cook Notes: #1 … Continue reading