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▲︎ Food and Recipes

Food and Recipes

Money saving tips, ideas and recipes to feed for your family, your friends or make food for your next gathering.

Large Stuffed Mushroom Recipes 
food tips Food Tips 
Freezing grated zest using wax paper Freezing 
Jar of canned papaya balls in syrup. Canning 
Organizing Canned Goods Storage 
Drying and Storing Herbs Drying 

Broccoli Chowder Recipes
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Recipes Using Acorn Squash
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Chicken Breasts and Bacon Recipe

In the 1960s a women's magazine had a recipe that took a chicken breast, cut two slits in the breast, ruffled and stuffed bacon into the slits, and basted the chicken with a mixture that included lemon juice. This was baked and it was not only delicious, it was beautiful.

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Low Salt/Low Potassium Recipes

I need help. My dear husband has to take out as much potassium and salt as possible due to being diabetic. He is trying to get on transplant list for new kidney. So I would like ideas on what I can cook.

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Gluten Free Spicy Acorn Squash Soup
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Homemade Flour Tortillas
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Substitute for Shells in Oysters Rockefeller

I want to make oysters Rockefeller, but I have shucked oysters. What can I use as a substitute for the shell?

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Blanching Celery
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Use Canned Vegetables for Easy Meal Prep

A lot of recipes call for onions, peppers, and tomatoes. I've switched to using canned stewed tomatoes instead. When the recipe calls for tomatoes and hot peppers, a can of Rotel, or one of Rotel, and one of stewed does the job.

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Vietnamese Chicken Salad (Goi Ga)
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Recipes Using Sausage
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Dusting a Cake With Powdered Sugar

Will the powder sugar melt if I dust them the day before I want to serve the cake?

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Tips for Baking With Splenda
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Berry Cobbler Recipes
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Pie Recipes Using Splenda
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Making Raspberry Tea

Strip all the leaves off your raspberry plants with a leather glove, slipping them into a brown paper bag. Hang away from light until dry, approximately one week.

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Meal Tips for Single Workers
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Pre-mixing Biscuit Dough

Can I mix the ingredients for biscuits and bake them later, just before dinner?

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Resealing Frozen Vegetables

When I open a bag of corn, I use my scissors and cut across the top of the bag, leaving enough that I can use it to tie my bag up with it. The other thing I use is leftover twisty ties.

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Rhubarb Pie Recipes
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Saving Money on Tea
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Apple-Peanut Sandwich
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Cake Mix Cookies
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Freezing Leftover Lasanga

Can I freeze leftover lasagna? And if so, in what, a glass container, or plastic?

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Making Ooey Gooey Grits Cake

Can you make this cake ahead of time?

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Using Margarine Tubs for Leftovers
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Effects of Thawing and Refreezing on Food

How does freezing over of refrigerator effect liquid cartons of eggs, citrus juice, and fruit juice? The refrigerator in an "assisted living" facility room froze unopened cartons of liquid eggs and unopened bottles of expensive OJ and unopened bottles of fruit juice.

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Brining a Turkey
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Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe

I want to say you guys printed a set of frosting recipes a while back and 1 of them was peanut butter I am looking for that one again.

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Blackeyed Pea Croquettes
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Freezing Spaghetti Sauce

What kind of bags do you use in boiling water? When I freeze my sauce, I use regular freezer bags. I don't think I can safely boil those. Thanks for taking the time for my question.

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Make Ramen in a Bowl
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Mama Sue's Sausage Stew
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Mess-Free Kabob Assembly
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Snack Plastic Bag as Sandwich Pocket
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Egg Yolks Taste Sour

Is it possible the yolks of my eggs taste sour, or have I just got a funny taste in my mouth today?

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Freezing Spaghetti Sauce
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Stuffing Your Thanksgiving Turkey

I still like to put my stuffing directly into the turkey cavity. My mother did it for years and so have I and it's perfectly safe. No one has ever gotten ill from this. However, scooping the stuffing out can be quite messy.

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Fix for Salty Marrow Squash Jam

Any suggestions as to how to turn salty tasting jam (the marrow was initially covered in salt, left for 24 hours then rinsed) into something edible again? It's had all the sugar added and boiled, but just tastes salty!

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Make Ice Cubes from Leftover Coffee

I have been wondering what to do about my leftover coffee. Then it hit me. Coffee ice cubes! Once they freeze, I transfer them to a plastic bag to be used later. I hate waste.

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Calendar for Leftovers
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Don't Preheat Canning Lids
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Mix Up Common Spice Blends
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What Kind of Casserole Can I Make?

I have hamburger, cheese, biscuit dough, onions, and tomato products.

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Canning Tomatoes

I am canning less than 7 pints of tomatoes. If you don't have a full canner of jars do you reduce the processing time?

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Make Your Own Bacon Mayo
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Recipe for Butterscotch Pie

I used to make this pie using cream cheese and butterscotch instant pudding but lost my recipe. Do you have this recipe?

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American Chop Suey

This recipe is an American version of the classic Chinese dish. With bean sprouts, mushrooms and lots of flavor, it is sure to be a family friendly weeknight favorite.

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Baked Potato Meets Oven Fries
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Reusing Hot Pepper Juice

Is it possible to reuse canned hot pepper juice with new peppers. This would be juice from brand name hot cherry peppers?

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Tempering Eggs into Custard or Pudding
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Best Ever Lemon-Coconut Squares
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American Chop Suey
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Chili Mac Recipes
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Jack-O-Lantern Stuffed Bell Peppers
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Measuring Wet and Dry Ingredients
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Rainbow Jello Cups
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Tips for Cutting a Watermelon
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Use a Can for Baking Extra Batter

If you have some extra batter when making things like banana or zucchini breads, wash out a used soup or vegetable can. Spray with nonstick spray and fill 2/3 full with batter.

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Information about Spatini Spaghetti...
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Recipes Using Corn Chips
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Cutting Watermelon Sticks
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Making Watermelon Fruit Bowls
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Using Vegetable Oil Instead of Olive Oil
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Keeping Cut Bananas From Turning Dark

When slicing bananas to put in a gelatin salad, how do I keep them from turning dark?

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Frying a Turkey Breast
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Ham and Cheese Appetizer Recipes
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Marinated Greek Olive Recipes
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Polar Bear Sandwich

If your kids like Eskimos, here is a cool recipe to try.

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Buy Meat in Bulk and Divide
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Freezing Banana Peppers
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Raccoon Tails Cookies

Everyone knows Davy always wore a raccoon hat, so his mommy made him raccoon tails when he came home!

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Reuse Butter Wrappers for Baking Pans
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Use Less Chocolate Chips in Recipes
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Broiled Grapefruit Recipes
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Cranberry Cobbler Recipes
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Cutting Sheet Cakes
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Freezing Banana Peppers

How do you freeze banana peppers?

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Tennessee Baked Taters

Davy also loved his taters! Older kids can make this easy baked potato recipe.

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Bacon Appetizer Recipes
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Baked Hamburger Recipes
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Cranberry Salad Recipes
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Davy Crockett's Corn Fritters

Davy's favorite. Watch out, he will eat them all!

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Freeze Cooking Grease Before Discarding
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Gingerbread Cupcake Recipes
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Mix Sweet and Plain Cereal Together
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Pumpkin Pie Square (or Bar) Recipes
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Using Wine in Cooking
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Anna's Shepard Pie

This recipe is my son-in-law's Grandmother, who makes it with Pork and Beans!

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Davy Crockett Soup

I found an old kids cookbook that does not have a cover on it! Here is one of the recipes that your kids can do!

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Freezing Turmeric

When buying in bulk, can turmeric be frozen? If not, what is the best way to store?

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Herbed Lamb Chops
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Fried Apple Recipes
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Grape Jelly Not Setting

I did three batches of grape jelly, the first is syrup like. For the second and third I used more pectin and they didn't set either. Now what to do?

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Making Kool-Aid Tips and Tricks
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Seasoning for Spaghetti Squash

Is there a member that can tell me how to season a spaghetti squash? I have cooked one only one time some years ago. I put butter, salt and a little pepper on it. It needs something else. Can someone help, I'm not too well off in the seasoning dept. I am looking for recipes too. Thank you much.

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Congratulations Casserole
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Fried Apples
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Make Extracts Cheaply
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Making a Peach Cobbler

How do I make a peach cobbler with canned peach pie filling?

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Mince Meat Cobbler

Can I make a mince meat cobbler from the can mince meat?

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Simple But Fancy Fruit Desserts
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George Forman Grill to Make Bear Paws
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Recipes Using Freeze Dried Potatoes
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1980s Weight Watchers Liver Recipe

There was a recipe for liver. You blended the liver, added veggies to it and cooked it in the skillet. I hate liver and you could not tell it was liver by the time you got done. It was very good. Does anyone have it?

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Grilled Beef La Lot
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Inexpensive Kids Meal Ideas
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Italian Pork Chop Recipes
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Mexican Chicken Recipes
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Cooking Frozen Vegetables
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Freezing Cucumbers

I was just wondering why you have to add onions to the brine. Does this not change the taste of the cucumbers?

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Homemade Iced Coffee

I only drink one cup in the morning because I love my iced coffees. I will not stop and pay $3.50 for a medium iced coffee. I pour it into a pitcher, add my sweetner and what ever spice I feel like having.

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Snow Muffin Recipes
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Freezing Waffles
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Muffin Tin Quiches
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Easy Way to Shuck Corn
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Frozen Herb Starter Tray By Ball

Ball has come out with a special "ice" tray for making the herbed olive oil cubes I talked about in a previous post. You put in your favorite herbs or combo of herbs, then add olive oil or coconut oil. Then you put the lid on and freeze. The herbs will infuse the oil while they sit in the freezer.

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Italian Pork Chops
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Orange Glazed Chicken Breasts
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Blackberry Sauce
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Jello Vegetable Salad Recipes
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Washing Fruits and Vegetables
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Cooking Salmon
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Freezing Feta Cheese

Can I freeze feta cheese?

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