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Friday, December 30, 2022

Chicken Bacon and Cabbage Skillet.

Chicken Bacon and Cabbage Skillet, is not only quick to make, frugal to serve, it is delicious! We are fans of fried cabbage in this house to begin with, but adding chicken and bacon elevates this to a dinner time favorite! 



Monday, December 26, 2022

Dried Apple Pie, AKA Schnitz Pie!

Making a dried apple pie had been on my to-do list for some time now. It was now time to dig into that bag of dried apples. Dried Apple Pie, also know as a Schnitz Pie was on our table this past holiday, but I certainly won't wait a year to make another one! 
 

Friday, December 23, 2022

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Scratch Made Food!

There comes a time when the cookies are all baked, and the house is so full of Christmas cheer that you simply must stop because it won't hold any more! And take a moment to say...


Thursday, December 22, 2022

Three Ingredient Pineapple Thai Chicken for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Three Ingredient Pineapple Thai Chicken!

Monday, December 19, 2022

Twice Baked Scalloped Potatoes.

Twice Baked Scalloped Potatoes, just might be our new favorite scalloped potato dish. Why? Because this pan of twice baked potatoes is bathed in a creamy sauce that is cooked right in the pan while baking in the oven and then served with a touch of sour cream and bacon crumbles...


Thursday, December 15, 2022

Whole Wheat Cream Cheese Banana Bread, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Whole Wheat Cream Cheese Banana Bread!

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Blueberry Breakfast Cheesecake, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Blueberry Breakfast Cheesecake!

Friday, December 2, 2022

Mini Meatloaf Muffin Tin Dinner, the perfect small batch dinner bake!

Muffin Tin Meals are the perfect small-batch version of their larger counterpart,  sheet-pan recipes! I love sheet-pan recipes when we have company, but for the two of us, this small batch Muffin Tin version works very well. Come and take a look at our Mini Meatloaf Muffin Tin Dinner!


Thursday, December 1, 2022

Cranberry Dried Cherry (and a jigger of gin!) Sauce.

Cranberries are a favorite around here and this easy sauce is one to remember. Cranberry Dried Cherry (and a jigger of gin!) Sauce is not just for the holidays or to eaten with just turkey. Why? Because the rich fruity flavor goes well with just about all roasted meat, t any time of the year!


Easy One-Bowl Apple Cake, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Easy One-Bowl Apple Cake!

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Winter Wonderland on a Tray Blog Tour!

Today I am joining a Katherine of Katherines Corner along with 23 other bloggers in a Tray Tour blogging event. Now I will be totally honest, I am not a lifestyle blogger. Don't misunderstand, I love a beautiful home. But my lifestyle ( I am proud to say!) is Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household. So, you may notice that my tray will be a bit more on the rustic side than the others you will see on this tour! But I thought why not have some fun, as we spend winter in the desert, come a take a peek...


Monday, November 28, 2022

Chunky Raspberry Vinaigrette.

Having a variety of homemade salad dressing recipes is one sure way to eat more salads! Why? Because you will never get tired of eating the same old dressing, ever again! Our Chunky Raspberry Vinaigrette is perfect for your next main dish salad...


Thursday, November 24, 2022

Broken Olive Antipasto Relish, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Broken Olive Antipasto Relish!

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Honey and Cinnamon Baked Apples.

We often enjoy a fruit dessert for a couple of reasons. One, they are delicious, and two it is another way to get the required servings of fruits and vegetables on your table for the family to enjoy. And these Honey and Cinnamon Baked Apples couldn't be easier!


Thursday, November 17, 2022

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Pecans

Would you like to know the easiest way to change up your meals? A change so easy that having another dinner of meatloaf, fried chicken, or pork chops does not seem repetitive? Well, let me tell you, the answer is vegetables! Specifically, oven-roasted vegetables. 


Good Old Raisin and Peanuts Cookies, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Good Old Raisin and Peanuts Cookies!

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Mary's Pineapple Raisin Sauce for Ham

Serving ham at your next family gathering? Then this Pineapple Raisin Sauce for Ham needs a place at your table! It is delicious and so easy to make using basic pantry ingredients. You are going to want to make this!



Sunday, November 13, 2022

The Best Apple Butter, with my easy, frugal slow cooker method!

Today we are sharing the easiest, most delicious, frugal recipe for Apple Butter. Made easy in your slow cooker! Come and take a peek...



Thursday, November 10, 2022

Fresh Pear with Gorgonzola Balsamic Vinegar and Toasted Walnuts, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Fresh Pear with Gorgonzola Balsamic Vinegar and Toasted Walnuts!

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Green Bean Cobbler, AKA "the other green bean casserole"

Something new for your holiday (or any day!) table, Green Bean Cobbler, AKA the other green bean casserole!


Friday, November 4, 2022

Chunky Fruit Vinaigrette, cook with what you have!

I Wonder if this has happened to you. You purchase ingredients for a recipe and when you go to use them, they are now overripe to be used, yikes? Since I enjoy the creative challenge of cooking with what I have, that overripe persimmon became a delicious fruit vinaigrette, come and take a look at our Chunky Fruit Vinaigrette...


Thursday, November 3, 2022

Tangine of Chicken and Olives, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Tangine of Chicken and Olives!

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Grilled Cheese Pizza Bombs!

Grilled Cheese Pizza Bombs, are the bomb! Fun to make, and delicious to eat. A fun meal to share at camp and everyone can dress their own, come and take a look...


Thursday, October 27, 2022

Easy Crock-Pot Dried Apricot Butter, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Easy Crock Pot Dried Apricot Butter!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Getting settled and getting over a cold!

I had no idea it would be so long between posts. You know in my mind, we would get to the campground, level the trailer, get our schedule, get in a day of training, and things would be normal in just three maybe four days...but not one to do things in a conventional manner, we also decided to catch the mother lode of all colds once we got to the campground. 


Thursday, October 20, 2022

Parsley Honey and Lemon Salad Dressing, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Parsley Honey and Lemon Salad Dressing!
Thursday, October 13, 2022

Hello From Sunny Arizona! And a sneak peek at our little trailer refitted for comfort!

Travel is always interesting! With new sights and so much to do! New people to meet and lots to explore. And hopefully no problems along the way...But sometimes the unexpected happens and you blow a tire, yikes!


Restaurant Style Enchilada Sauce, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Restaurant Style Enchilada Sauce

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Salmon Cakes with Bacon, for Throwback Thursday!

 With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Salmon Cakes with Bacon.

Friday, September 30, 2022

Arizona here we come!

Hello and welcome to the "we are hitting the road" issue of Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household. Today we left for Arizona. Some time ago we scheduled volunteering opportunities (and obligations) at a National Park right outside of Phoenix Arizona. This winter trip comes after months of preparation and planning. And I am not just talking about stocking our little trailer with provisions! 


Thursday, September 29, 2022

Pasta Fagioli, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Pasta Fagioli.

Friday, September 23, 2022

Pickle Chicken!

Pickle Chicken! Tender and juicy chicken thighs have never been easier! This two-ingredient recipe is delicious!


Thursday, September 22, 2022

Laurie's Super Easy Corn Casserole, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like ...Laurie's Super Easy Corn Casserole

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Cherry Cobbler Skillet

Cherry Cobbler Skillet is easy and delicious, you will want to make this time and time again so be sure to get some cherries into the freezer during the cherry harvest!


Monday, September 19, 2022

Slow Cooker Sunday Sauce, delicious any day of the week!

Slow Cooker Sunday Sauce, is the perfect way to use what you have and create a delicious dinner in the process! Come and take a look at this easy process.


Friday, September 16, 2022

The Life of Bread, from Sea Level to 4500 feet!, Tips, tricks and a bit of a confession...

Imagine my surprise when all the perfect loaves of bread we enjoyed while living at the beach, were now nothing more than bricks! That was my sad reality, as we settled into our high-altitude home...so it was time to gather knowledge, tips, and tricks for successful bread baking at high altitudes. 

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Tuscan Bean Salad with Tomatoes and Oregano, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like ...Tuscan Bean Salad with Tomatoes and Oregano.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

One Bowl Banana Snack Cake

Who needs an easy-to-make, One Bowl Banana Snack Cake that uses up the last two soft speckled brown sweet bananas in the fruit bowl, that have been left behind day after day? The answer is that we all do! 


Monday, September 12, 2022

The Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household Catalog of tips, tricks & recipes!

Are you looking for easy ways to run your home with ease? How about actual working recipes to make more of the foods you want to eat? Or how about some great kitchen tips and tricks that will make your life easier, and help keep you on your budget? I have no doubt you will find something right here, to help out in all the areas of running a home...


Friday, September 9, 2022

Roasted Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Tomatoes are your best friend when it comes to a quick dinner over pasta! Whether you grew them yourself or visited a Farmer's Market, you will want to make this Roasted Tomato Sauce for Pasta soon!


Thursday, September 8, 2022

Easy Oven Baked Whole Wheat Pancakes, for Throwback Thursday!

 With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like ...Easy Oven Baked Whole Wheat Pancakes!
Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Browned Butter Zucchini Bread.

Don't let the zucchini get away without putting a few loaves of this delicious Browned Butter Zucchini Bread in the freezer! Delicious as written, yet included are three flavor variations...


Monday, September 5, 2022

Spanish Rice

This recipe for Spanish Rice calling for both red and green bell peppers will be a new family favorite. And when peppers hit the stores and farmer's markets this spring, take a moment to char extras to put up in the freezer! You can thank me later...


Friday, September 2, 2022

Honey Vanilla Custard.

Silky, rich, and delicious! And with only five (5!) simple pantry ingredients, Honey Vanilla Custard is the one dessert you will enjoy time and time again!


Monday, August 29, 2022

Everyday Vinaigrette!

Warm weather and a plethora of salad greens are right around the corner. So be prepared with your own homemade salad dressings! Everyday Vinaigrette is one we keep in constant rotation for delicious salads at a moment's notice. 


Friday, August 26, 2022

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding, from your Pressure Cooker!

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding is the most delicious, frugal, and easy-to-make dessert you will ever eat! And it is made in your Instant Pot!



Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Camp Food! A delicious list of camping and RV living recipes.

We have enjoy traveling as volunteers for the National Parks System. It is a great way to see the country, be of service to others and have fun together. We also learned a bit about cooking and being prepared on the road. Come and take a look at some of our most used recipes and ideas...



Monday, August 22, 2022

Christmas Brandy, start this in the summertime!

I know it is only August, but you might want to make a batch of this delicious Christmas Brandy because all the wonderful fruits needed are in your marketplace now!



Thursday, August 18, 2022

Cottage Apple Salad, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like...Cottage Apple Salad.

Monday, August 15, 2022

How to make Homemade Counter Wipes!

My daughter has been making Homemade Counter Wipes for a few years now. And it dawned on me, why not make a jar of wipes for my own kitchen, so I did! They are so convenient to have and make clean-up a breeze. Made with three ingredients, they are food safe and leave your countertops ready for the next round of kitchen time.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Homemade (No)Pork and Beans, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like ... Homemade (No)Pork and Beans!

Monday, August 8, 2022

Cream of Tomato Soup, pretty darn close to Campbells!

My mom like many moms in the early '60s was a "cook it with soup" fan. And of course, Campbell's Cream of Tomato Soup was one soup we ate for lunch on a cold day. Usually with a grilled cheese sandwich, which led to my search for a homemade version to enjoy. And this recipe for Cream of Tomato Soup hits the mark!


Thursday, August 4, 2022

Welcome to my Wyoming Kitchen. And a little bit about our journey to our new home!

We got moved, mostly. And our belongings are here, mostly. And we are getting settled, well mostly! But we are happy to be here and it was quite a journey, come and learn what took place along the way!


Monday, July 18, 2022

Glorious Granola! Eight delicious recipes to make for breakfast.

Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Kitchen is happy to share this list of our favorite granola recipes, all in one spot! Glorious Granola! Eight delicious recipes to make for breakfast. Come and take a look, you just might find a new favorite to enjoy...

Friday, July 15, 2022

Quick and Easy Chilies Rellenos Rice

Quick and Easy Chili Relleno Rice is not only delicious but it is so easy to make! The perfect side dish alongside just about everything. Not overly spiced, creamy with just a hint of roasted chilis. You will love it!



Thursday, July 14, 2022

Creamy Butterscotch Meringue Pie, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like ...Creamy Butterscotch Meringue Pie!

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Let's Go Coconuts! Granola.

Granola has come a long way since the days of love and light from the 60's! And since I was actually there (yep, I am that old...) it has come a long way in my kitchen as well! Let's Go Coconuts! Granola is its own special treat, come and take a look at why...


Tuesday, July 12, 2022

How to Make Homemade Powdered Laundry Soap

If you are looking for Homemade Powdered Laundry Soap, you have come to the right place! Easy to make with easily obtained ingredients, with a simple straightforward process, plus you will love how clean your clothes get. From the DIY Homemade Household side of the blog!



Monday, July 11, 2022

Savory Tomato Feta and Basil Pie!

While this is not a fussy recipe, it does have a few steps and requires chilling time for the pastry crust. But when you cut this pie, place it on your plate and then take a bite, it will have been worth it! I hope you give it a try because if food could make you smile, it is Savory Tomato Feta and Basil Pie!


Thursday, July 7, 2022

Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like ...Whole Wheat Ricotta Gnocchi!

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Peppers for Cold Meats, a classic from Auguste Escoffier.

Delicious food does not lose its place in modern times, simply presented again. No recipe rings more true than that of Auguste Escoffier's Peppers for Cold Meats. A delicious relish if you will that you keep in the refrigerator, no canning required.



Saturday, July 2, 2022

Honey and Almond Granola

Needing to think about breakfast? Think about this, Honey and Almond Granola which has no refined sugar and only takes 30 minutes in the oven! This is the recipe that got me going with homemade granola! Because why buy granola at the market when it is this quick and easy to make?



Monday, June 27, 2022

How to make Easy to Peel Hard-Cooked Eggs in your InstantPot!

How to make Easy to Peel Hard-Cooked Eggs in your InstantPot, will show you how to make easy-to-peel eggs in 5 minutes! 


Thursday, June 23, 2022

Watermelon with Mint and Feta, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like ...Watermelon with Mint and Feta

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Roasted Lemon and Basil Salad Dressing

Roasted Lemon and Basil Salad Dressing is the one to try if you are looking for fresh ideas for salad dressings! Plus it is more delicious than anything you could get at your local grocery store, and you can make it at home... 


Thursday, June 16, 2022

Cafe Yumm Sauce, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like Cafe Yumm Sauce

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Jessica's Cheddar and Cut Corn Cornbread, savory, whole wheat and delicious!

Jessica's Cheddar and Cut Corn Cornbread is perfect with chili, stew, or soup. Or on any day that is chilly, rainy or you simply want cornbread!


Friday, June 10, 2022

Kiwi with Sour Cream and Brown Sugar Dessert Plate

Changing seasons can bring about changes in our eating habits as well. But the one thing that we should safeguard is continuing to eat fruits and vegetables! Come and take a look at this beautiful Kiwi with Sour Cream and Brown Sugar Dessert Plate!


Thursday, June 9, 2022

Pear Creme Pie, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like Pear Creme Pie...

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Apple Raisin Chutney, a fermented foods condiment

Are you looking for a delicious, easy-to-make fresh fruit chutney, that is also probiotic? Fortunately, Apple Raisin Chutney is exactly the recipe you are looking for...so why not come and take a look!


Sunday, June 5, 2022

Three Ingredient Nutella Brownies!

These easy-to-make Three Ingredient Nutella Brownies will satisfy both kinds of Brownie people! Those that like the crisp/chewy edges and those that like the tender fudge-y center. Come and take a look!


Thursday, June 2, 2022

Dusty Potatoes, for Throwback Thursday!

With so many delicious recipes available to view and choose from, it would be almost impossible to see them all! The solution? Throwback Thursday where we give a sneak peek of past recipes you won't want to miss! Like Dusty Potatoes...

Monday, May 30, 2022

Easy Chia Seed Water, with tons of flavor variations and ideas!

True confession, I don't really like plain water. But we all need water. One solution is this Easy Chia Seed Water. And the best part? You can make it a million different ways...so you will never get tired of drinking something that is good for you!


Saturday, May 28, 2022

Basic Goat's Milk Baby Formula, yes breast is best, but sometimes...

A special offering from our home to yours. Basic Goat's Milk Baby Formula because yes we agree that breast is best, but sometimes life throws you a curveball...


Monday, May 23, 2022

Switchel, easy, delicious, and mildly probiotic for gut health!

With summer on its way, now is the time to get geared up for making easy, and delicious beverages in your own kitchen. Let's start with this one, Switchel a tried and true thirst quencher!  Come and take a look at how easy it is to make.