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Beef Stock

Making your own stocks saves money on your grocery bill. The bone of the roast 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 then placed in a […]

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What to do with less than Fresh Vegetables

Sometimes it is near impossible to eat all the vegetables we buy or grow before they lose a great deal of their freshness. Life just gets in the way. Or you overestimated what you will need for creating recipes for the week. These items can still be used, though. So don’t throw them away until […]

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Hearty Venison Soup

With the onslaught of colder weather, my mind turns to heartier meals that can be prepared quickly then simmered, roasted or placed in the slow cooker to heat slowly. These meals can be served at lunch or dinner, depending on when you begin. I also start thinking about how I hope my stepfather gets a […]

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Tips for Packing Affordable School Lunches

School will be starting up again in just a few weeks, and parents are wondering how to affordably pack a nutritious lunch to send along with their children. These tips will help you to spend as little money as possible on foods for your children, important with the economy as bad off as it is […]

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Using The Liquid That Meat Is Cooked In

Image via Wikipedia In my blog post series about stocks and broths, I mention starting these types of items with fresh water. I do not always make my broth and stock this way. I usually start with the liquid from the roasting pan, after I am done cooking. Any type of meat can be used […]

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The Thanksgiving Bird… And Some Vegetables

I usually cook birds up to 24 pounds for Thanksgiving. The actual cooking time is determined by the size of the bird for the particular year. I figure on about 15 minutes per pound, according to my oven. Every oven I have ever used has cooked the bird in different times, so I am really […]

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Steak and Vegetables

Now that cooler weather is here, I feel more like cooking and baking. I have made a few breads as of late, and am thinking about what recipes I may create this winter. While at the grocery store last week, I decided that I wanted to have a roast one night for dinner. I looked […]

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