Keyword: Veggies

Fried rice is quick and easy to make; it only takes minutes to convert steamed rice to fried rice.  This fried rice is made with peas, carrots, and eggs. Really good […]

How To Make Fried Rice

…Better Than A Bag When I was still in school, I worked in a potato chip factory. I quickly learned that chips off the line were much better than those from a […]

How to Make Potato Chips

Pizzeria Meatloaf Ingredients 1 ½ pounds of lean ground beef 2 large eggs 1 small can tomato paste ½ cup bread crumbs 1 can olives, chopped ¾ cup chopped red […]

Mini Meat Loaf Recipes

The local school district was sponsoring a science fair and they asked me to do a kitchen demonstration; one that demonstrated a principle of science.  I chose buttermilk syrup. They […]

The Secret to Buttermilk Syrup

This is our all-time favorite chicken skillet dinner—chicken and new potatoes slathered in sour cream. We’ve been making it for years, ever since we lived in Alaska where we grew […]

Chicken and New Potatoes Skillet Dinner

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Custard Pie Recipes

Vanilla can be confusing. There are so many different types, each with different flavor profile. Plus different use different methods and the beans they use may differ. And most processers […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Vanilla

“Best peanut brittle ever,” is what several customers in the store said.  Of course, “free” makes it go a long ways toward “best” but it is very good brittle.  The […]

Salted Peanut Brittle Recipe

Here’s how to make thin crust pizzas in 15 minutes. The secret’s in the thin crust.  Thin crusts don’t have to rise so you don’t have to wait. It’s easiest with […]

How to Make Pizzas Quicker than Delivery

The human body requires the intake of six types of substances for survival: Fats, carbohydrates, proteins, water, vitamins, and minerals. Certain fatty acids are essential to our health and fats […]

Storing Oils and Fats

Many of us have dry beans in our food storage.  Often, those beans do not get used until they are hard and very difficult to cook.  Combining beans and split […]

Calico Bean Soup Mix

You can use this recipe to make cream soup from most vegetables.  Consider this for asparagus, fresh pea soup, carrot soup, celery soup, and more.  Since tastes and veggies vary, […]

Base Recipe for Cream Soup

There are five steps to making a cream soup: Cook the starch*.  Most cream soups have a flour base and often an onion for flavoring.  Sauté the onion in butter.  […]

How to Make Cream Soup

This thirty minute chili hits the spot on a cold winter day. It’s made with canned beans so it’s a snap to put together. We think you will love this […]

Black Bean and Rice Chili Recipe

You’ll love this white bean chili.  It’s hearty, spicy, and full of flavor—and easy to make with canned beans. This is comfort food. Ingredients 1/2 cup diced onions 1 tablespoon […]

Turkey White Bean Chili