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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

How to Make Your Own Bread Crumbs and Ideas for use.

Got bread crumbs? You probably do! Not only do they happen naturally, in the bottom of the bread bag, but they a great use for that last slice or heel of bread. As far as frugal bread recipes go, after bread pudding or french toast for breakfast, it is time to use that bread (or even sandwich rolls!) to make a batch of bread crumbs. But then what? Well, here is everything you need to know!

Monday, February 22, 2021

Applesauce Spice Chocolate Chip Cake, a small batch recipe!

Looking for a delicious single-layer cake that will satisfy your dessert needs? Well, you have come to the right place! This Applesauce Spice Chocolate Chip Cake is moist, flavorful, and oh yes, has chocolate chips! Serve it plain or glazed, and offer whipped cream for those that are really celebrating!
Sunday, February 21, 2021

Sunday Dinner at 3:00, won't you join us? February 21, 2021

White Bean Soup with Cilantro Broth, Green Bean Soup, Cottage Apple Salad, Winter Pea Salad Plate with Tomatoes and Cashews, Whole Wheat Yeast Dinner Buns, and Dessert Apple Slices!

 Our suggestions for your own Sunday Dinner at 3:00...

Who sits around your table is more important than what sits upon it ready to be enjoyed, by all who gather. This was a given in my childhood family home. And truthfully we were no wealthy, so not every dinner was a roast or other special cut of meat, cooked to perfection. But Sunday dinner was always special. Food cooked with love and served with pride, no matter what was dished up into serving bowls and platters. 

In my family, we always enjoyed Sunday dinner, a Sunday drive, and once home again, dessert. To me, in the child's heart that has remained, is the perfect Sunday afternoon! 

The food changes, even the sights, places, and routes enjoyed on our drives changed through the year, but one thing remained the same. Sunday dinner was at 3:00, won't you please join us, in this tradition...

Offering delicious suggestions for your own Sunday Dinner at 3:00. Bring the family back to the table with Sunday Dinner, menu suggestions for 02.21.2021


Sometimes it is fun to break from tradition, and today seems like a good day! Nothing is more enjoyable than a steaming bowl of soup in winter. So...

Let's have a Soup and Salad Buffet...


White Bean Soup with Cilantro Broth, our suggestion for Sunday Dinner at 3:00.

White Bean Soup with Cilantro Broth. 

Green Bean Soup, our suggestion for Sunday Dinner at 3:00.


Cottage Apple Salad, our suggestion for Sunday Dinner at 3:00.




Whole Wheat Cottage Cheese Yeast Buns, our suggestion for Sunday Dinner at 3:00.


Dessert Apple Slices, our suggestion for Sunday Dinner at 3:00.

Dessert Apple Slices, with whipped cream...


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Friday, February 19, 2021

How to Cook Brown Rice in your Instant Pot. A soaked rice method.

Is brown rice on your table often? It is on ours! Since we eat a lot of long-grain brown rice, I wanted to learn to cook it perfectly in my Instant Pot. After a while, it became simple to do, and so delicious to enjoy with meals. Presenting, How to Cook Brown Rice in your Instant Pot, A soaked rice method! Instructions included for both long-grain and short-grain brown rice. 

Easy and delicious! How to Cook Brown Rice in your Instant Pot.

We eat quite a bit of brown rice. Not only good for us but also a good source of fiber and those important B vitamins. As a young wife, I did not even know about brown rice. Rice in my childhood home was always standard white rice. Sadly, I think I threw away a bag of long-grain brown rice that had been given to me those many years ago. At the time I could not imagine cooking rice for the 45 minutes stated on the package. It must have taken another 30 years for me to learn about and enjoy eating whole unprocessed food.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Funtastic Friday #320

Heart Box, Valentine's Day Marbled Heart Garland, Blueberry Cream Pie, Zuppa Toscana, Ultimate Chocolate Loaf Cake, and 50 Cool Upcycling Ideas for the Garden are this week's featured posts!

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Funtastic Friday 02.19.2021. Stop by and say hello! Check out the great links to visit @ Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household.