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  1. Just Tips
    today AFTER making my homemade brownies and putting everything away I thought geeze I should of made a few batches up w/the dry ingrediants and vacuumed sealed them in some quart jars & attaching the recipe to the I measure out several indivisual baggies of bread flour that I can just...
  2. Meal planning
    I received a brownie in a jar mix for a thank you at Christmas. It was so easy to make and it gave me the idea of making mixes (as we bake everything from scratch) to make it easier come baking times. I bought some mason jars (as I gave out some brownie mixes for Christmas) and I'm using some...
  3. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Everytime I go to the grocery store I see a lot of mixes that look convenient but have a lot of ingredients that I can't pronounce. And I've decided if I can't pronounce it, I probably don't need to put it in my body. I've also decided that I could probably create some of these mixes at home...
  4. Calculations and Alternatives
    DH likes the single-serving packets of drink mix (peach tea or lemonade flavor) we buy in a box (8 or 10 packets to a box, depending on which brand we buy). Does anyone have a homemade alternative to these? Even though they cost just over a dollar, I can't help but think there has to be a...
  5. Kitchen Clones
    I came across this on Slashfood ~ Make Your Own Mixes - KitchenDaily
  6. Creative Cooking
    I'm thinking that, in order to further reduce our grocery bill, as well as salt and sugar intake, I would like to start making my own condiments, particularly the little ones that come in packages. DH and I buy the little Knorr packs way too often and they're just salt with a bit of spice mixed...
  7. Blog
    Make Your Own Mixes - Click Here Why pay high prices for expensive store mixes when you can make your own and thus control the quality, protect the nutrition, and serve tasty foods that don't cost much money.
  8. General Chat
  9. Question and Answer
    I have a question about baking from scratch that is probably a no brainer but here goes. I bake everything from scratch. Can I mix the dry ingredients for say a chocolate cake and store it in canning jars or some kind of airtight container with a label on it and then just add the wet...
  10. Question and Answer
    I just bought a box of "Basic 4" and I'm dismayed to find it has sugar, brown sugar, malt syrup, corn syrup, TSP and the usual chemical preservatives in it. I think I'm perfectly capable of buying organic corn flakes and adding my own puffed rice, sliced almonds, raisins, and dried cranberries...
  11. Just Tips
    If you want to make a boxed cake mix taste much better and less like a store bought mix, add 1 cup of sour cream to the batter. Once you have mixed all the dry and wet ingredients together, add the sour cream, continue to mix as usual. It will puff up a little more but don't worry, it will end...
  12. News you can use
    Ethanol mixes finding way into traditional gas tanks To save money and support neighboring farms, Scott Dubbelde began mixing gasoline and cheaper, ethanol-based fuel in his cars ...
  13. Make It Yourself
    shakes and boosts. I have dry skim milk powder and starting in January Im going to make to have for Breakfast and Dinner, I'll make shakes. I usually put low fat p.b. and a banana in them sometimes or just a raw egg every second day instead of P.b. for meat alternative. Soya milk when i can...
  14. Kitchen Basics
    I just love the state entension services! I'm going to try this.
  15. Freebies
    ELECTROBLAST Electro-pak makes a great sports drink! electroBlast individual liquid electrolyte packets are low calorie (5) and when poured into water provide other essential electrolytes for rehydration needed after sports workouts, for home or at work, especially in dry indoor winter...
  16. Kitchen Basics
    Hi has anyone got any good recipes for spice mixes eg,Chilli ,Taco etc.Thanks:cowwave: :cowwave:
  17. Make It Yourself
    I read in another thread here that someone here made "master mixes" for baking. What on earth is a master mix for baking? Could you give me any recieps so that I know how to do if I am missing a major part here, please? (Forgive me if my question is stupid, I live in a total other country...)
  18. Frugal Living
  19. Kitchen Basics
    Hello sisters! I found a most excellent deal at the grocery store some time ago -- buy one get one free on Knorr's soup mixes. I grabbed all my favorites: minostrone, tomato veggie, veggie, etc. (Nothing creamy or meaty). I've mixed them with a can of tomato soup, with excellent results, and...
  20. Kitchen Basics
    This was sent to me in an e-mail from a friend. Thought I'd share it here. AWESOME link.
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