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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Boric Acid natural insecticide, Dry Rot treatment Boric Acid I am going to experiment with Diatomaceous Earth and Boric acid powder to make my own powdered insecticide. The mixture will be 20 to 1 Diatomaceous earth to Boric acid powder. Proportions picked as a reasonable practical experiment...
  2. Just Tips
    Hi! I am looking for a conversion from fresh celery stalk to celery powder. I have recipe for soup that calls for 1 stalk of fresh celery. I want the flavor of celery without the 'stuff' (as my son calls it!) in the soup. I have searched all over the internet and I cannot find the...
  3. Preparedness and Survival
    I don't have a lot of dehydrating experience, but thought that I was correct in the way I recently dried sweet potatoes. I intended to make the dried slices into powder in the food processor after dehydrating was completed. The potatoes were peeled, sliced uniformly with a food processor...
  4. Kitchen Basics
    I have recently switched from using self-rising flour to using all-purpose. Going great until now. I forgot to add the baking powder and salt to my muffins. When I took them out of the oven they were exactly the same size as when I put them in. BTW they are sausage/cheese breakfast muffins...
  5. Green Living
    I am wanting to try a recipe I found online for homemade deodorant. It calls for arrowroot powder. That stuff is expensive unless I order it online but then I would have to pay shipping. Can I use arrowroot flour instead or are they different?
  6. Laundry
    Detergent. Which is more economical? Thank you!
  7. Kitchen Basics
    Are any of you using tomato powder for cooking to replace tomato's when they are out of season and if you are what brand do you like the best. Thanks for your input.
  8. Calculations and Alternatives
    I have 2 big boxes of Cascade Powder detergent but my dishwasher and ultra soft water does work well with powder. Is there a way to mix it with boiling water and dissolve it into a gel? How much powder to how much water would I use? I'm so cheap that I hate to throw this out. It's Cascade...
  9. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I found some information about dehydrated fruit powder today, but it's something I've never tried, and wondered if anyone else has any experience they can share? I've made sweet potato powder for instant mashed sweet potatoes, but never fruit. You dry your fruit so they are EXTRA crispy, then...
  10. Kitchen Basics
    My children enjoy chocolate milk. I normally buy the store brand powdered chocolate milk mix, but we are not going to the store anytime soon and I'm looking for a recipe to make my own. I think it is just cocoa and sugar, but does anyone know the ratio? TIA!
  11. Freebies
    FREE Sample of Linen Laundry Powder Here. This could make a cute contribution to a gift basket for a new neighbor or a friend who just moved in a new house.
  12. Frugal Canadians
    Hi everyone! I've been trying to use Skim milk from the powder in baking and other recipes as it is cheaper than regular milk. Right now DH and the kids aren't too fond of the taste on cereal. Skim milk powder costs about $10/kilo - slightly less at WalMart. I tried Bulk Barn thinking...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    I just wanted to mention that for those of you, who might be like me and only need buttermilk in a blue moon, there is a dried, powdered buttermilk powder that is excellent to keep around. Here is a link: I found mine in the baking aisle of...
  14. Calculations and Alternatives
    Now, I know breastfeeding is the ultimate frugal choice but it just didn't work out for me. That said, I've compared Similac powder, ready to feed liquid (RTF) and the use of the $5 checks. Please check my math. I have used average prices based on the few stores I have price compared. Powder...
  15. Freebies
  16. Make It Yourself
    2 T. lemon or orange rind, dried 1/4 C. baking soda 2 tsp. salt Place orange or lemon rind in a blender or food processor and grind until the peel is a fine powder. Add baking soda and salt and process for a few seconds more, or until you have a fine powder. Store the powder in a large salt...
  17. General Chat
    Is the Arm&Hammer Super Washing Powder the same as Borax. I tried to see if the ingrediants were the same but they weren't listed. Anybody know???? I'm going to start makeing my own detergent and the Arm&Hammer is a better price. If it's the same stuff, does it work just as well???
  18. Kitchen Basics
    i was just given 6.5lbs of garlic powder.... we eat alot of garlic but theres still no way we can eat that much in a reasonable amount of time. im giving some of it away, but how do i store the rest?
  19. Freebies
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