Stocking Staples and Cooking From Scratch

The key to cooking from scratch is making sure that you have staples on hand. Potatoes are one of the best and most versatile staples. Potatoes are cheap, can be stored for a long time, and can be used in a variety of dishes. Other staples to keep on hand are rice, beans, cooking oil, and flour.

Ad
Flag
September 9, 20050 found this helpful

Broth is a wonderful thing to cook with! I use it in making rice (chicken flavour, and plain.) instead of boiling in water, use chicken broth. Same thing for beef flavour, use beef broth. I also use it in my mashed potatoes instead of water. I use a half can for boiling corn on the cob. (hint: also using milk makes the corn even sweeter! One half can broth, one cup milk, butter, and water. YUM!)

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
May 3, 20070 found this helpful

My family loves Potatoes, one thing I do is i peel all the potatoes when i find a good deal, then I blanch them for 5 minutes in boiling water, fill up a quart jar with potatoes, cover with chicken or beef stock, leaving 1 inch head space. sometimes I add garlic cloves, or onions, or both, then I process them for 60 minutes at 11 lbs of pressure, in a pressure canner, when i dont feel like cooking, I open a jar !

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
In This Article
Cooking From Scratch
Cooking From Scratch
Categories
Food and Recipes Food Tips Cooking From ScratchSeptember 9, 2005
Guides
Biscuits made from scratch.
Making Biscuits From Scratch
A hole in a pair of pantyhose.
Fixing a Run in Your Stockings
Making a Christmas Stocking
Making a Christmas Stocking
Crocheting a Stocking
Crocheting a Stocking
More
🎉
New Years Ideas!
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on December 1, 2016 at 3:09:27 AM on 10.0.0.90 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!