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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

DIY Homemade Household Weed Killer!

Looking for an effective weed killer that won't poison your pets or your yard? Well, this is it, at least it is for us. It works perfectly in our gravel walkway...and it only calls for three simple ingredients and an old fashion pump sprayer.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Five Tips for the Kitchen, and a bonus tip should you break your wrist...

I love kitchen tips! Why? Because we're all busy and anything that makes cooking easier is a very good find, in my opinion. Plus completing prep work in the kitchen faster and easier is perfect for every busy cook! And it doesn't seem to matter how long you have been cooking, a good tip is just that a good tip! I hope you find a couple from this list offered today.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Favorite Fruit Cobbler, using canned fruit!

Looking for a delicious way to use up some of your home-canned fruit from last year? Favorite Fruit Cobbler is the perfect recipe for home-canned or even store-bought canned fruit!

Monday, April 18, 2022

Pepper Thyme Chicken over Polenta with Bitter Greens, from Laurie Colwin

Pepper Thyme Chicken over Polenta with Bitter Greens, from Laurie Colwin. Don't let this delicious platter of chicken fool you, there is nothing complicated about this dish! 

Friday, April 15, 2022

Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes and Ham.

Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes and Ham, the perfect meal to make when you are knee-deep in a house renovation, or just busy with life in cooks itself and tastes delicious!

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Count your blessings even in the rubble.

Sometimes you have to count your blessings even in the middle of destruction. Yes, you did read that right, count your blessings even in the middle of the rubble

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Recipe development can often lead to a new and delicious recipe like this one for Quinoa Tabbouleh! If you are new to eating quinoa, this is a great way to start enjoying this tasty grain. 

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Simple and delicious meal suggestions for your Easter Celebration!

There is nothing better than a celebration with family, faith, and food! You may have noticed that we don't do much decorating around here, but what we do, do, is prepare a table of healthy food, sit together to eat, and always, always get caught up on the important details in life. Life does not get better than that!

Monday, April 11, 2022

Whole Wheat and Honey Bread, our daily bread recipe.

Welcome to Scratch Made Food! & DIY Homemade Household! It has been my goal to offer easy-to-make recipes that the whole family will enjoy, look forward to, and actually eat! Today we are offering the recipe we use for our daily bread. 

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Anne's Perfect Piebook.

From time to time, one must dust, discuss, and dispose of too many books and that was my job today. But I could not get rid of this one, especially when I opened the pages...which contained the promise of knowing a bit about the previous owner.

Friday, April 8, 2022

Cranberry Honey Mustard, naturally flavored mustard is easy to make!

Cranberry Honey Mustard is delicious and so simple to make. It is one of my favorite flavors of mustard that I make by dressing up a jar of chunky dijon...naturally delicious, with no additives, colors, or artificial flavors.