Kitchen Tips

Traveling Peanut Butter Apples

Apples with peanut butter are my favorite snack. I hate toting a plastic container of peanut butter with me on the go though! So I use my apple corer to make me a traveling peanut butter apple when I gotta run. The peanut butter goes right inside the fruit! It’s really easy:Read More »

DIY Fruit and Vegetable Wash

Today I would like to share my fruit and veggie wash with you all. It is SO easy to make at home and the store-bought stuff is very costly. Why don’t you try this out next time? I use this as a rinse for items I pull from my own garden, too. It gets any […]Read More »

DIY Magnetic Spice Jars

Today I want to breakdown how to make magnetic spice jars for you. I used metal twist jars from Specialy Bottle. Make sure your jars are made from food-safe materials. If you are going to use glass jars, locate them out of direct sunlight. No matter what kind of container you use, your herbs will […]Read More »

A Nice Day Off

I took the day off to work on the garden today. (It was planed, people, I didn’t call out last minute and play hookey!) Made two trips to Big Orange, ran some other errands, checked out some local landscape supply companies to source bricks for my garden wall, put down a mulch tree ring –  […]Read More »

Comfort Food: Roni's Lasagna

Here is my lasagna recipe, with pics! Ingredients: 3/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated (divide into 3 – 1/4 cup units) 12 oz Mozzarella, whole milk, low moisture (divide into 3 – 4 ounce units) 12 Lasagna Noodles Meat Sauce: EVOO 1/2 cup Onion, diced 3 cloves of Garlic, finely chopped 1lb Italian Sausage, casing removed […]Read More »

Meat Cupcakes?!?! (A Leftover's Tip)

Easy way to store and preserve leftovers in single-serve portions. This frugal food tip will work with any scoopable or pourable recipe that also freezes well.Read More »

Holiday Baking Tips from the Cookie Lady

My friends call me the Cookie Lady. I pretty much have orders to fill around the holidays, so many people want me to bring cookies to holiday parties! So, how do I make so many cookies for every holiday event you ask? I cheat, that’s how! No, I don’t use store-bought or bakery cookies, I make […]Read More »