How to Prep Dried Beans

  Did you know that there are multiple ways to reconstitute dry beans??  Did you know they also can be frozen to store for later?? One way to be healthy and to use some of your stored beans is to soak them and use them in place of meat.  There are a couple ways you […]

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How to Organize Your Recipes by Season

  To be able to cook in season it takes a lot of discipline.  you have to change your way of thinking about food and cooking it.  You have to say “This fruit or vegetable is in season so what can I cook with it?” instead of “Oh, that recipe looks good, what ingredients will have […]

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Guest Post: Using Your Leftovers Well

I think we all know that eating leftovers is the number one frugal food tip; it’s the best way to stretch the contents of your fridge, and therefore your grocery budget, and the more responsible way to consume food.  Lately, I’ve found myself surprised at the meals that are concocted from my seemingly bare refrigerator […]

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Converting Recipes For Dried Food

This week on Food Storage Friday I want to talk about conversions.  To be able to use your storage for somethings you have to use it in recipes that aren’t written for food storage.  So I wanted to try to get 1 place where you have conversion charts.  I may find what I can right […]

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Using Dried Beans in Cooking

This week on Food Storage Friday I want to talk about Beans.  We use beans a couple meals a week.  First off to save money, but also because it is healthy for you not to eat meat every day.  In fact Americans are probably one of the biggest meat eaters in the world.  I am […]

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