Have you read the ingredients on a bottle of salad dressing lately? Holy cow…since when do you need over 20 ingredients for something as simple as a vinaigrette? Yikes! Especially if some of those ingredients are artificial colorings and preservatives. No thank you. I’ll make it myself, thank you very much.
I. Miss. Bread. Back in 2012, I went gluten free and I miss bread often. I miss being able to just make a sandwich without paying $5 for a teeny loaf of bread. Or eating a warm slice of homemade bread slathered in buttah. Then I found a genius recipe for grilled cheese using bread made of coconut flour. It kind of changed my life. How Coconut Flour Flatbread has… Continue Reading
One of the most used items in my spice cabinet is this Creole seasoning blend. I put it on everything! Of course, I have to take it easy if I’m serving to my family. They don’t like spicy as much as I do. But when it’s just for me, I get pretty liberal with it. I put it on all the things. If you need inspiration, keep reading…
Making your own fire starters is practical as well as easy! In preparation for our Sukkot camping trip, I whipped up these fire starters in less than half an hour. I’d been saving dryer lint and toilet paper tubes for several months. That doesn’t sound very exciting, I know, but I planned to make some kind of fire starter with them. I’d seen some pins on Pinterest and I had… Continue Reading
Do you make your own soap? I have a few times and I love the homemade soaps I’ve created! With my crock pot, no less. This winter, I’d like to make goat’s milk soap, so when I saw this post on how to add milk to soap linked up to From the Farm, I had to choose it as my favorite. She even lists some different milks to try, one of… Continue Reading
Have you ever had freshly-made corn tortillas? Or have the corn tortillas in your life been purchased at the grocery store? I’ll admit to falling into the latter category – up until the other day. I’d never liked corn tortillas, so I had no motivation to make homemade corn tortillas. Why would I make something myself that I didn’t like anyway? Because I just didn’t know any better. I have… Continue Reading