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Friday, April 29, 2022

Onion Supper Bread.

Onion Supper Bread is not only delicious, but it is also easy to make and the whole family will love it! What are you waiting for, grab an onion and start dicing...


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.


Monday, April 25, 2022

Asian Inspired Pork Roast.

Asian Inspired Pork Roast is delicious and so easy to get seasoned and into the slow cooker for dinner. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable for a dinner the family will love. 


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 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 general...it 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, another delicious flavored mustard to make and enjoy!

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. 


Thursday, April 7, 2022

How to Make Your Own Bread Crumbs and Creative Ideas for Use.

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


Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Of Artichokes With a Savory Sauce.

One of the easiest ways to make any dinner memorable is to offer a starter course, as a special way to begin the meal. Nothing that takes all day, or is complicated. Something light, enjoyable, and delicious! This brings us to Of Artichokes with a Savory Sauce...one of our favorite starters!


Tuesday, April 5, 2022

A Big List of 36 "How To" Posts to Run Your Home with Ease!

Are you looking for more ways to run your home with ease? How about actual working recipes to make more of the foods you want to eat? 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 here, to help out...


Monday, April 4, 2022

Fresh Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes Feta and Toasted Walnuts

Fresh Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes, Feta, and Toasted Walnuts! That is a long name for a salad............but this is a salad worthy of every letter used! Because it is delicious! Don't think the blanching process is not worth the trouble, this process is a cinch...


Sunday, April 3, 2022

How to make Dandelion Salve

Homemade Dandelion Salve is one of the easiest personal care products to make for your family. Plus it can be a fun family project each spring! Try and leave at least 25-50 % of the flowers behind because you will want to harvest a healthy crop again the next year!


Saturday, April 2, 2022

About those bananas...never have an over ripe banana again!

Got bananas? Tired of overripe bananas taking over your fruit bowl? Not sure if you can eat another loaf of banana bread? Well, then I have a kitchen tip for you! But fair warning, some of these bananas are not the prettiest you will see...


Friday, April 1, 2022

Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Homemade salad dressings are a favorite around here and for a good reason. They are easily made from pantry staples, you will love the fresh flavor! Plus who doesn't love to save a little cash at the grocery store? Give this delicious Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette a try, you will be glad you did.