Ever wondered how to capture that intense summer flavor of basil and the rich sweetness of homegrown tomatoes all year round? Well, look no further! Dehydrating tomatoes and basil tusing a dehydrator is not just a way to preserve these flavors, but it’s frugal too. Dehydrating fresh tomatoes and basil is a great way to preserve the harvest for use throughout the year. I like to do both at once, since my dehydrator has enough room, and the house smells amazing!
Every summer, I make this beautiful, raspberry tinted opal basil vinegar with the herbs from the garden. It’s a great marinade for flank steaks, or to use on a salad with olive oil. You’ll definitely want some opal basil in your herb garden! What is opal basil? Opal basil is an herb that I grow … Read more
This zucchini bread recipe is so good! The zucchini bread is moist, and full of yummy spices – perfect on its own or slathered with cream cheese – and it it really easy to make. Make this two-loaf recipe now, and pop one loaf in the freezer to enjoy later. Zucchini Bread Recipe Ingredients for … Read more
If you are looking for a quick, raw vegetable summertime lunch, you have got to try this zesty zoodles recipe. If you are not familiar with them, zoodles are “noodles” made from fresh zucchini – made with a special gadget called a spiralizer. Every summer, the garden produces tons (and tons) of zucchini. What I … Read more
Every summer, gardeners everywhere are inundated with huge amounts of zucchini. And sometimes huge amounts of huge zucchini if they weren’t watching the garden every day. Those things can GROW! I have used this recipe for years and years, and tested it on kids aged 2 to 72. Funny that it’s only the adults that … Read more
The clumps of chives in the herb garden are just beginning to blossom, and I’ll be using them to make chive blossom vinegar. This gorgeous pale pink herbal vinegar is so easy to make, and gives salad a subtle hint of onion flavour. What you will need to make Chive Blossom Vinegar: a glass jar – large … Read more
Ever find yourself aimlessly wandering the grocery store aisles, throwing items into your cart without a plan or purpose? It’s easy to get caught up in the moment and overspend on groceries you don’t really need. Or have you ever gone shopping, only to come home and find you already have what you just bought? Or that you really need something – after you get home from the store. And then have to run out again?
Let’s not do any of that anymore, okay? We’re going to plan ahead with a shopping list, because having a list is the key to save money and time! In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of using a shopping list and I will provide you with a free template to get started.
Making your own yogurt is easy and cheaper than buying it from the store.
Want to save money and eat healthier? Start cooking from scratch! With just a little bit of time and effort, you can make delicious, homemade meals that are both cost-effective and nutritious. In this article, I’ll share some of my favorite recipes and show you how you can save hundreds of dollars a year by cooking from scratch.
Various ways of saving money on groceries, including making a grocery list and sticking to it, comparing prices at different stores, buying in bulk, and purchasing seasonal produce. It also suggests taking advantage of sales and discounts, and planning meals around items that are on sale. Additionally, it recommends avoiding pre-packaged or convenience foods, which tend to be more expensive, and opting for generic or store-brand products.
If you’re a fan of sauerkraut, you know that it’s not always easy to finish a whole jar or can any time soon. But don’t worry, there’s a simple solution! In this post, I’ll show you how to store and freeze portions of leftover sauerkraut, so you can enjoy it for weeks or even months to come. So let’s get started!