Extra Thick Apple Pie

Ingredients: 2 frozen deep dish pie crusts 1/2 cup white sugar 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tsp ground cinnamon 4 lbs of mixed apples (Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Fuji, Braeburn, Cortland, McIntosh), peeled and cut into 1/4 inch slices 1/2 teaspoon of grated lemon zest Mix 1/2 cup white sugar […]

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Pork Fried Rice

  When we make pork tenderloin on the grill, we always end up with leftover pork. So I make pork fried rice with it. You’ll need:   leftover pork, cut into bite sized pieces Trader Joes vegetable fried rice in the freezer section two eggs lightly whipped soy sauce     Heat up a skillet, […]

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Burned microwave popcorn (cleaning)

I am sure you read my post from yesterday on airing out your home. You will read posts about using air fresheners and candles: they don’t work. Nothing can cover that odor. Once the air is moving in your home, the smell will dissipate. Keep those fans moving and windows open! And if you think […]

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Burned microwave popcorn

Yikes, If you are reading this, you’ve burned popcorn in the microwave. You need to immediately: Turn the kitchen fan on (especially if the microwave is vented to the outside) Turn every ceiling fan in your house on Open every window and door (no matter what the temperature is) Make sure the popcorn is in […]

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Don’t coupon? You can still save BIG

I tried using coupons a few years ago, but it was much too confusing. To find things on sale that I also had a coupon for . . . I just didn’t have the time or the will power! I no longer coupon, yet I save BIG. How? By shopping the sales and stocking up. […]

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Food Tip Friday – Meat Preparation

How much time do you spend grocery shopping and thinking about meals and preparing meals? I assume a lot of time goes into food in your household. Why should you keep your kitchen stocked? If you can afford it, buying in bulk or stocking up when items are on deep discount will save you much […]

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Food Friday – Change your food choices

Food. For many, it wasn’t a problem when we were younger. Why’s that? I think it is related to metabolism, but that’s me and I’m not a scientist, don’t even play one on T.V.! Depending on your age, think back to the foods you ate – how much food was prepackaged when you were younger? […]

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