What Can You Make with Herbs and Spices?

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email.I am so excited about this round-up of recipes. I love foods that are rich in flavor and this week delivers, thanks to some great herbs and spices. Dill Veggie Dip from The Finer Things in Life - […]

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Put a Little Spice in Your Pantry

Photo Source: AlphaTangoBravo Variety is the spice of life.  – Cowper Sugar and spice and everything nice…. – Nursery rhyme Spice is a good thing. In ancient days, it was an important part of food preservation, worth its weight in gold. Today it is not only a great way to add a little zing to […]

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Share Your Favorite Dessert

Today is Dessert Day over at LifeasMOM. Pop over and share your favorite dessert recipe, browse the collection of sweet treats from readers, and check out the Empty Tomb Cake my kids and I made. Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email.

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Buying, Storing and Using Alternative Sweeteners: A Guest Post

While I’m not the healthiest nut in the bowl, I am trying. Late last year a doctor’s physical revealed that I needed to make some changes in our family’s diet. So, I’ve been reading and researching about food and what’s good, what’s bad. One thing that we’ve incorporated into our pantry is sucanat, dehydrated sugar […]

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What Can You Make with Sweeteners?

Last night I let my sweet tooth reign, indulging in White Chocolate-Walnut Cookies and Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls. Yes, yes, I did. The cravings must come from seeing all these great recipes my friends make! Here are a few sweets you might want to try in the near future. The very, near future. And don’t forget […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry with Sweeteners

Within the literary and cultural heritage of North America we find the importance of sugar. That rainy Christmas morning, Laura and Mary were pleased to find in their stockings little cakes made with white sugar. Stories of maple sugaring abound. Amy, one of the Little Women, was shocked to find that she had salted instead […]

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Cinnamon Roll Convenience Without the Can: A Guest Post

“I would love to make cinnamon rolls, but I just don’t have time.” “Oh, how I wish I could treat my family to hot cinnamon rolls in the morning without getting up at 4 to make them.” “Our family enjoys cinnamon rolls, but they go stale before we can eat them all.” If you’ve been […]

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Simple Breakfast Fare Anyone Can Bake

I love to bake! My grandma was a blue ribbon baker. I can only dream of winning contests like she did. But, even if you aren’t a prize baker, you can easily whip up these recipes. Enjoy some simple breakfast fare! Drop Biscuits Pancakes Whole Grain Cinnamon Rolls Don’t forget to visit LifeasMOM and share […]

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Lighten Your Breads with a Sourdough Starter: A Guest Post

When I think of Laura, I think “Queen of Homemade.” She is amazing, making homemade butter and cheeses. And for this series, I knew I wanted her to tell us about sourdough. I’ve dabbled in sourdough bread making, creating my own starter, breads, and rolls, but I didn’t feel like I could handle the topic […]

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What Can You Make with Leavening?

Home baked goods are a wonderful way to enjoy good food and save money at the same time. With a little practice, you can give your local bakery a run for it’s money. Try one of these recipes and see. Rustic Whole Wheat Bread from GoodLife{Eats} - Wondering if a grain mill is really for you? […]

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