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  1. Kitchen Basics
    We have made these firecracker carrots for years and love them. While making them today, I wondered if we could use other veggies in the recipe instead of carrots. If so then what veggies would be good in it? Firecrackers Recipe : Alton Brown : Food Network
  2. Meal planning
    If you have about $5 left in your food budget, and are out of fruits and veggies (other than a few bananas), what will stretch the farthest? I always buy fresh, but should I be considering frozen at this point? It is just me and DH, and he usually eats dinner at work. Thanks!
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    I am looking to grow some veggies on my balcony this year, I have a great big tree in front of it, so what veggies could I grow in containers that grow well in shade? Plus I have a squirrel problem they are always on my balcony so what is a friendly way to keep them off and from eatting what I...
  4. Kitchen Basics
    I know this is small in the grand scheme of things but I'm really upset about the prices of them. Fresh ones are about $3-$4/lb & frozen $2/lb. Maybe I'm just cheap for thinking this is nuts but I am really missing them since I won't pay those prices. Who would have thought years ago that the...
  5. Crockpot Recipes
    Slow cooker Roast with veggies and gravy Recipe DescriptionSuper tasty one pot meal that stretches your food dollars-makes plenty for 'planned overs' or another quick meal. Preparation Steps:-Rinse roast and pat dry. -Sprinkle roast with seasonings. -Rinse and dry vegetables...
  6. Thrifty meals
    Good Ramen Recipe DescriptionAdding veggies and eggs to ramen makes it so much better. Preparation Steps:Dice veggies. Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:cooking spray 1/8 cup diced onion 1/8 cup diced tomato 1/8 cup sliced halapeno dash pepper...
  7. Hot deals
    Kroger has frozen bags of veggies for 88 cents right now. They're not very large, but they're still a good deal.
  8. Crockpot Recipes
    Beef with Veggies and Sauce Recipe DescriptionKroger's has veggies on sale for 88 cents a bag! Yay! You can vary the amount of veggies to your preference. I used an entire package of each to stretch the meat. Fresh veggies could be used as well. Great served with wheat bread. I...
  9. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    My dehydrated corn, green beans and broccoli all have a brown tinge to them after I have finished dehy. them. It is unappetizing to me. I wonder if I am over-doing the timing on the dehydration. Is it possible to over dry veggies? Are your veggies "pretty"? thanks for your comments!
  10. Kitchen Basics
    I was going to make chili tonight for dinner but just realized I have no tomato sauce, paste, canned tomatoes, or anything tomato lol. I was thinking of just putting cut up chicken breast, beans and chili powder in the slow cooker but i'm trying to figure out what liquid to add. Any suggestions...
  11. Meal planning
    January ~ oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, tangelos, lemons, papayas, cabbages: red, white and green; leeks, broccoli, cauliflower February ~ oranges, tangelos, grapefruit, lemons, papayas, broccoli, cauliflower March ~ pineapples, mangoes, broccoli, lettuce April ~ pineapples, mangoes...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    Hi - I went to buy some seeds today and in my mind I thought beets were cold weather veggies like lettuce and spinach, but then the seed packet said plant after danger of frost...weird.
  13. Crockpot Recipes
    Crockpot Beef & Veggies Recipe DescriptionA quick, easy, nutritious and inexpensive meal! Preparation Steps:Chop and peel vegetables if/as needed. Cut round steak into serving size pieces. Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:10 minutes to prepare, 8-9 hours to cook...
  14. Homesteading and gardening
    Hi all, I was wondering if having ants around the beans is OK or not? The ants seem to be all over them, more so than any of my other plants. I have tomatoes and cucs, peppers and herbs all in pots, but the ants seem to love the beans the most. If they are not supposed to be there, what should...
  15. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Today I'm doing one tray of parsley and one of chives. They've been growing in the south facing bay window all winter, and I've been using them all winter and now it's time to put them outside. So I cut them way back and now I'm drying them ;)
  16. Homesteading and gardening
    We had good luck with tomatoes last year, and are looking to plant more veggies in 5 gal buckets . Our front porch gets the best sun, so I hope our neighbors dont mind our hanging buckets (I might paint the buckets to make it look a little more pleasing! LOL) Have you had any luck with other...
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    Anyone ever done this? i thinki am going to try it with my lettuce, carrots and radishes! Those bugs always get the best of my root veggies! LOL
  18. Vegetable dishes
    Mixed Sauteed Veggies Recipe DescriptionA melange of vegetables that you have a 'onesy' of in your fridge. Served in a tomato-y sauce. This is one of my favorites. It tastes like homemade vegetable soup without the long boiling time. Preparation Steps:Peel and chop any veggies...
  19. Appetizers
    Veggies and dip Recipe DescriptionThis is a dip for fresh veggies. Good as a snack, along with a meal, or as a meal all by its self! Its a great way to get kids to eat spinach! We dip carrots, cauliflower,celery, green peppers, cucumbers, radishes, broccoli, and the kids love it...
  20. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I ahve my beans all ready to can just need to get a fire started. I can whatever I can outside over an open fire. I have 2 large copper kettles that will hold 14 quart or 18 pints. This keeps my gas bill down. Now I need a recipe. I am looking for a really good spaghetti sauce recipe to use my...
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