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Homemade Chicken Stock

Use chicken bones and skin to make a stock for soup.

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Apple-Pear Sauce

Homemade apple-pear sauce is not difficult to make in a pot on your stove top. It makes a good snacks, and can even be divided into individual servings and brought to work or school to accompany a lunch. This combination of fruits smells amazing while cooking. Ingredients apple(s) pear(s) water Wash, peel, and core the […]

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Zucchini Bake

Vegetable based bakes are easy to create. They do not take much time, and can be served as the main component of a meal or as a side dish. The best vegetable to use are organic heirloom variety that you grow yourself. The amount of each ingredient needed will depend on the size pan you […]

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Pancakes with Fruit

King Arthur sells a wheat flour that tastes like white. It is very good. If you decide you do not like using just the wheat, it can be mixed with white until you get used to it. I did it this way with my daughters when they were teens: I first used (for a 1 […]

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Forgive the mess

Over the next two or three weeks things may seem messed up with the blog. I am trying out new themes to find one that will work for our purposes here, but I only have a day or two a week to work on this project. Thank you for your patience. Shannon

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Great Cereal Toppings

Even cereal can get boring after awhile, especially when trying to eat healthy. There are options, of course. You can always change the type of cereal you eat. Try a different cold cereal. Use a hot cereal. But you may still get bored after a short time of eating the same thing. To make things […]

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Use Those Odds and Ends

Odds and ends are not necessarily considered leftovers. They are those foods that you find at the bottom of a pan or left on a platter when everything else has been eaten. They may be a tablespoon of some type of vegetable, or a few pieces of meat. Perhaps there is a quarter-of-a-cup of rice. […]

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Pork Stock

By not having to purchase canned stocks, you will save money on your grocery bill. This stock is made the same as the Chicken Stock was made. The bone of the roast is used after it has been roasted, and most of the meat removed.  It is fine to leave small pieces of meat on […]

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Turkey Stock

This stock is made the same as the Chicken Stock was made. The skin and bones of the bird are used, after it has been roasted and most of the meat removed.  It is fine to leave small pieces of meat on the bone. The finished product may be frozen in ice cube trays, and […]

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October is National Cookbook Month

How do you plan to celebrate? How about with the purchase of a new eCookBook from the Frugal Recipes blog. The proceeds, little as they will be, will go toward providing extras for this blog. These extras include videos and audio recordings for your enjoyment, that are related to frugal cooking. My goals for this […]

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Food Business Start-up Ideas

Looking for a new career? Need a way to earn money? Why not consider starting your own business? These articles will help. Growing Vegetable Seedlings for Market How to Grow Herbs for Profit How to Grow Container Herb Gardens for Profit How to Start a Dry Mixes and Seasoning Business How to Start and Online […]

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The Kitchen eBook

Good day, everyone. While I do not have a new article for you today, I do have a great opportunity for you to purchase my eBook at a low price. This book is very helpful, and the money earned will help me to be able to keep up with this blog. It takes many hours […]

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Salad: Chicken in a Nest

This is a great salad for children or anyone. It would make a healthy addition to any meal. Your children can help to make it. Chicken in a Nest: 2 cups chicken chunks 1 cup seedless grapes (cut into fourths if you have very young children) 1/2 cup vanilla no or low-fat yogurt 1 small […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2015. http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/shannonbuck

Vegetable Mix-Up Soup

Here is a nice recipe using freezer mix-ups. These leftovers save you much money, and may even net you some free meals, as the cost for the ingredients would have been factored in when making previous meals. Ingredients: 1 container frozen veggie mix-ups enough water/stock/broth to cover mix-ups Add the frozen mix-ups to a pan […]

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