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  1. Kitchen Basics
    I am making cookies for Gavins birthday....he requested that instead of a cake or cupcakes. I just opened 2 packages of brown sugar and they are both solid as a rock. They were stored unopened in the kitchen cabinet. Not sure what the issue is. Is there anyway to soften them or salvage them?
  2. Rice dishes
    alton brown's rice pudding Recipe Descriptioni would double this recipe, was small quantity here is where i got the recipe http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/indian-rice-pudding-recipe/index.html Preparation Steps:make a pot of rice, use a little extra salt i didn't...
  3. Meal planning
    I need some help in getting ideas for me to bring my lunch to work. I need variety and they have have to be substantial enough that I have the energy to do my workout after work. Thanks everyone!
  4. Sauces
    Brown Gravy Recipe DescriptionTotal net grams of carbohydrate in recipe: 13.7 grams. Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:Ingredients: 4 Tablespoons dripping from your roast 1 cup Sour Cream 2 Tablespoons Kitchen Bouquet 1...
  5. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    It costs approximately $7 a day to eat lunch at the cafeteria in my workplace. $7 a day! That's $35 per week x 50 weeks per year = $1,750 per year just for lunch!! There's a huge opportunity for savings there and, since cafeteria fare isn't always the most healthy, some health benefits to be...
  6. Stockpiling
    Today i found some brown rice in 1 lb bags... it is in a heavy plastic sealed bag....if i put these in the freezer how long will they last in the freezer and how long after i take them out once opened in a bag.... Today i went shopping and never realized that i didn't pay attention to...
  7. Healthy Cooking
    Anyone have a tried and true recipe? I can find some things on the net but would like someone's tested recipe. DH's blood sugar is up and so we need to increase whole grains and decrease white carbs. I'm off to use some instant brown rice I've got in an experiment, but if it stinks I'd like...
  8. Kitchen Clones
    Cracker Barrel Store Hash Brown Casserole 1 bag frozen country style hash browns 1/2 C. (or so) onion, chopped fine salt, to taste 1 1/2 – 2 C. Colby cheese, shredded (I love cheese– but in this case, more is not necessarily better) 1 can cream of chicken soup Cook hash browns, onions, and...
  9. Frugal Living
    I just got the hand me down mag today, so sorry if it's been discussed before. They have a page where they compare a "Hearty and Healthy" made-at-home sandwich with a Subway 6 inch combo, and the made-at-home only comes out at $0.58 savings a day. Since my dh makes his own Hearty and Healthy...
  10. Question and Answer
    i see on some of the posts that some of you make your own brown sugar with molasses and white sugar.... how do you do that ? just mix the two together or do you have to combine them using some 'other' process...?
  11. Question and Answer
    I am the Wednesday night cook at our church and one of the perks of the job is that I get to bring home any leftovers they may have. Last night all that was left was a large margarine sized bowl of brown gravy. I brought it home because I figured I could do something with it but I'm at a loss...
  12. Just Tips
    Yep, I have a few minutes to get back in the kitchen... This time I did all my ground beef in my crock, on low.. I checked on it every hour to crumble it up. When it was done I drained the juices, let it cool and split into baggies. I did this time leave some in crock pot and added taco...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    Ingredients • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth • 1 tablespoon butter • 1 tea salt • 1 1/2 cups brown rice • 1 cup cooked chicken diced • 1/2 onion - chopped • 2 carrots - chopped • 1/2 green pepper - chopped • 1 tea basil Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place the rice, chicken...
  14. Cookies and bars
    Brown Sugar Chews Recipe DescriptionSweet and chewy cookies. Preparation Steps:Beat egg white until stiff froth; add brown sugar and continue beating. Stir in flour and salt. Fold in pecans. Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:20 minutes Ingredients:1 egg...
  15. Cookies and bars
    Brown Sugar Fudge Recipe DescriptionA creamy buttery sweet fudge that I've made for the past 3 christmas'. Very easy to turn into Maple Walnut Fudge with the addition of maple flavoring and walnuts. I have made the mistake of doubling the butter with excellent results...
  16. Sauces
    Spicy Brown Sugar Rub And Marinade Recipe DescriptionA dry sweet rub for ribs, chicken and seafood. Can be used in liquids as a marinade. Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Very Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup paprika 1/2 Tb...
  17. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I've been working on getting more whole grains in our diet, and have been pretty successful with brown rice. However, it take 45 minutes to cook and since I work outside the home, it takes a long time to make dinner in the evening if I make brown rice. I was thinking about making a big batch in...
  18. Just Tips
    Rinse red or brown hair with brewed Lipton tea for golden highlights
  19. For Sale or Trade
    Does anyone have any 8 oz narrow mouth Dr. Brown baby bottles for sale? Or Avent 9 oz or 4 oz? I have new nipples just would like the bottles if anyone has them. Thank you!
  20. Freebies
    http://www.nicoleleedesigns.com/Julia.htm Brown and pink tiger stripe handbag is the ticket for fall! Features two outhside pockets and two inside pockets to catch smaller essential items. Magnetic snap tab closure. Fully interfaced for sturdiness and form, and lined in brown. Stylishly top...
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