Today’s Inspiration: Make some muffin french toast! Making muffins throughout the week is an easy & frugal way to keep the family with something to grab and go. Often, those muffins don’t all get eaten… and some go stale. The best way to deal with stale muffins isn’t to throw them out… but to reconstitute […]
Today’s Inspired Action: make something fresh and wonderful to Refresh Your Taste-buds! I adore this recipe from Apartment Therapy: A quick, bright hash of chopped Brussels sprouts with quick and salty fried capers and the mellow nuttiness of hazelnuts. This dish was totally inspired by the warm salad of Brussels sprouts leaves with fried capers and hazelnuts […]
Have you tried Mexican Hot Chocolate? I’ve decided it’s the perfect treat for a cold evening like the ones we have this time of year in the Northwest. If you have a really good Chocolate, use it instead of the semisweet chocolate. You may need to […]
Today’s Inspired Action: Make an herbal swag. A small 5 inch swag in the kitchen can hang. Herbs can dry or be used immediately. I love having thyme, rosemary and oregano on hand. They are great with meats, fish and even root vegetables.
NEW YEARS DAY MEALS traditionally include Good Luck Foods to reign in the good fortune for the entire year to come. An old southern adage: “Peas for pennies, greens for dollars, and cornbread for gold… Eat poor on New Year’s, and eat fat the rest of the year!” Let’s explore the customs and traditions of […]
Saving money, being frugal and cooking a whole chicken are three simple living do’s according to my Kitchen SHERO, Gabi Moskowitz of The Brokeass Gourmet Cookbook. Her recipe of Third-Date Chicken INGREDIENTS: 1 whole (4-5 lb) roasting chicken, giblets removed $13 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil Pantry 12 garlic cloves, chopped Pantry leaves from 2 sprigs […]