Do you have a kitchen or cooking secret that saves time, calories or clean up?
When brown sugar hardens, don't trash it. Put a piece of bread in the bag and seal it up. In about a day your brown sugar will be ready to use.
When you buy food direct from your farmers, picked the day of or the day before sold to you, it tasted better than you can imagine. I sample farm fresh food with olive oil and salt and people are always so amazed. I tell em' its the veggies!
Yesterday I finished a jar of sugar free bread and butter pickles. I put some baby carrots into the leftover brine and refrigerated. They were a nice change as a side to my sandwich at lunch.
To 4 cups boiling water, add 1/2 cup barley and 1/2 cup steel cut oats. Boil, stirring, for 5 minutes, then simmer for 30 minutes. When water is absorbed, add 1/2 cup nonfat milk, finely chopped apple, 1 Tbsp honey, 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1/2 cup raisins.
When using onions you get more flavour by browning them before adding the meat so that the're not touched by the juices too early.
½ pint fresh or ½ cup frozen blackberries
1 cup milk
6 fresh strawberries (green tops removed) or ½ cup frozen strawberries, thawed
1 tsp honey
3 cups white sugar
1 cup water
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 1/2 cups mashed banana
1 tablespoon whole cloves
6 half pint canning jars with lids and rings
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 teaspoon white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh dill weed
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cucumbers, sliced
1 cup sliced red onion
2 ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
6 bell peppers, any color
1 pound ground beef
4 slices whole wheat bread, cubed
1 small onion, chopped
1 small tomato, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chili sauce
1/4 cup prepared yellow mustard
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon ...