Category Archives: Cooking

Time To Brine The Turkey

I’ve been brining our Thanksgiving turkey for about 6 years now.  It makes a delicious, tender, juicy bird. And its not difficult to do! Here are instructions and some brine recipes for you to use this year.   
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Thanksgiving Prep – My Lists

Here are all my daily lists for preparing for Thanksgiving. I’ve gathered them together from all over this site so you can use them if you want to.  The lists start on Friday, November 20th and go through Thanksgiving Day, … Continue reading

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Spice Mixes You Can Make

These mixes are easy to make and store.  I prefer to buy ingredients and make things like mixes myself instead of paying someone else to make them. Plus, you can determine what goes in to your mixes, you don’t need … Continue reading

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Cream Of Soup Recipes

Here are three recipes to replace those cream of soups in your cooking.
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Chicken And Dumplings

Did you know that there are at least three ways of making the dumplings for Chicken and Dumplings?  My Mother used to use biscuit dough and the dumplings she made were soft and fluffy. My husband’s grandmother made dumplings that … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Noodles

There is nothing as satisfying as a homemade meal and nothing as personally satisfying as making something from scratch that you normally purchase.  Making pasta or noodles is a great way to branch out into homemade food and a great … Continue reading

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Homeschool Lunches

If you are a homeschooling Mom, you already know how hard it can be to prepare a good lunch every day of the school week for a group of hungry children and still be able to get your housework done … Continue reading

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Cooking Over A Fire

A fire for warmth and a fire for cooking are two different things. Continue reading

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