Month: February 2014

Homemade Brown Sugar

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Did you know you can make your own brown sugar?  I found this out just by chance when I was baking and needed some brown sugar, but my bag of brown sugar had turned into a huge lump.  I needed…

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap

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Want a SUPER easy way to make liquid hand soap?  This is it!  I’d like to say this will save you tons of money, but that really depends on which ingredients you choose and how fancy you want your soap to…

Baking Powder & Soda Freshness Test

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Did you know that baking powder and baking soda have expiration dates?  After sitting on the shelf for a long time, they will lose their freshness or leavening properties.  To help ensure your baked goods will rise properly, make sure…

Country Style Barbeque Ribs

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Another recipe resurrected from my old blog!  This is a great one if you’re craving something that tastes like summer.  This was originally posted in March of 2011.  Enjoy! I don’t know if it’s the 45 degree weather, the melting…

Bisquick Copycat — Regular, GF, or WG

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You know the “baking mix” that comes in the big, yellow box?  The stuff you use to make biscuits, pancakes, waffles, and much more?  You can make it yourself! A few years ago, I acquired a recipe book from the Michigan State…