Tips to Conserve Water in the Kitchen

It seems as if everyday we are reminded of some area of the world that is facing drought conditions. Most recently the western United States is in the middle of what some believe is the worse drought conditions they have ever faced. We all should learn from what they are going through and learn how […]

101 Super-Easy Slow Cooker Recipes Cookbook Review

If there is such a thing as a cookbook superfan, we may just qualify in the top ten. And one of our absolute favorite authors are the ladies from Gooseberry Patch. Over the years they have perfected their cookbooks by giving others like us the opportunity to share our family’s favorite recipes. With cookbooks covering […]

Kitchen Measurements and Recipe Abbreviations

Having a handy reference for kitchen measurements and recipe abbreviations can certainly make life in the kitchen so much easier. Whether making a small adjustment to your recipe or reducing the overall amount for the recipe to fit the size of your family, it definitely can be invaluable.  Add these to your recipe box as well… […]

Menu Planning Products

Menu planning is a great way to cut down on your grocery budget and also keep yourself organized! Today we are sharing some of our favorite Menu Planning Products to help you! We have taken a couple weeks off from our Kitchen Organizing series to work on our DIY Menu Board, but we are back […]

A Home Cook’s Guide to Wine

Pairing the right wine with food can be one of the most difficult tasks in the kitchen. Choosing can sometimes seem like a roll of the dice, select the perfect one and you’ll look like a god. Mess it up and you’re a goat. We’ve heard the old school rule of white for white and […]

Preparing for Thanksgiving: Turkey Tips

Thanksgiving is coming soon! Are you beginning to prepare? Whether you are cooking for a crowd or just your family {like me}, every cook can use a refresher on how to properly prepare and cook a turkey, especially if you only prepare it once or twice during the year. We have put together some Turkey Tips to […]

Cooking Wine 101

Ever wonder about cooking wine? What flavors pair well with which meat? What do you use the cooking wine for? Does it cost more than table wine? Holland House has put together some answers for you in this infographic. For more great recipes using Holland House Cooking Wines, visit Mizkan or follow them on Facebook. Add these to your […]

Light and Creamy Homemade Ranch Dressing

Making your own dressings and spice blends are not only budget friendly, but perfect if you like to adjust your favorite flavors. Ranch Dressing, next to ketchup, is the most used condiment in our house. Especially during the Summer months when we eat salad more often. This easy to make recipe for Homemade Ranch Dressing […]

Pickled Corn Relish

Prior to last Summer, I had never canned before. I watched my Mom process and can many different fruits and vegetables, but had never tackled it myself. With many of our vegetables finally coming on in the garden after unusual weather this year, we decided it was time to try our hand at canning again. […]

Homemade Pancake Mix

Often times when you think of making pancakes, especially on a weekday morning, there just isn’t enough time. But what if I told you that these Homemade Pancakes could be on the table in about 10 minutes? They sure can! With our Homemade Pancake Mix, even the busiest school mornings can start with a fluffy […]