Why make baking powder when you can buy it cheaply and easily at the supermarket? For better, healthy baked goods. It’s easy to make your own baking powder and you probably have the ingredients already in the pantry.
Making chocolate from scratch: is it worth it? This post answers that question. It also shows you how to do it!
A basic plum jam recipe to make the most of the plums that are in season at the moment.
Got visitors coming? Nothing to serve them? No worries, if you have a basic scone recipe at hand. In the oven in 5 minutes, on the table in 20 – scones are a frugal and easy tea treat.
Soap making is sounds complicated, but it’s actually super easy. And if you’re using the scraps that usually get thrown away, like animal fat, you can make your own soap for only a few cents a bar.
The fourth post in the series on getting more for your money, in this case, when buying a pork shoulder. Render the fat into lard to use in either cooking or soap making.
After you’ve cooked a roast, or in this case, slow cooked a pork shoulder, don’t throw the bones away! Throw them back in the slow cooker, add some water and vegetables scraps, and then wake up in the morning to delicious, homemade stock.