Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tortillas

I love these homemade tortillas!  They can be tricky to cook just right, so you may need to make a few batches before you’re really satisfied with how they turn out.  The batch can be doubled or tripled to feed … Continue reading

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Diaper Wipes

This baby wipe “recipe” kit was given to me by my friend Jenn.  It’s simplicity is brilliant and effective.  I estimate that I save about a cent per wipe this way. Ingredients: 1/2 roll Bounty* Select-A-Size type paper towels 2 … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Rolls

This potato roll dough is good for 24 hours or so in the fridge, and makes the softest, whitest rolls imaginable.  Sooooo delicious.  I will go in-depth on how to make the bread dough, but if you are a seasoned … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork

I love pulled pork, and this is the recipe I came up with a couple of years ago.  I never measure anything, so today when making it I tried to replicate the usual flavors as accurately as possible.  Enjoy! Time: … Continue reading

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Butter-Baked Fish

This is my own take on butter-baked cod (Poor Man’s Lobster).  My husband likes this, though he doesn’t usually like unbreaded fish, so I consider it a win. I doubled this recipe and put a pan of it in the … Continue reading

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Taco Seasoning Mix

To avoid fake ingredients in my food I like to make spice mixes from scratch.  This taco seasoning is what we’d consider a little hotter than “medium” on the spicy scale. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder … Continue reading

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Pain

Tonight, while I was lying in bed, fruitlessly trying to sleep, I imagined God like Narnia.  Sort of walk through a wardrobe and on the other side is someplace unknown, unthinkably complex, and so vast.  Scary and huge and full of danger, … Continue reading

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Shower Curtain Renewal!

I learned this little tip from my friend Allison to renew a yucky-looking plastic or vinyl or PEVA (whatever that is) shower curtain. When you are about ready to throw that old, mineral-crusted curtain, simply throw it in your washing … Continue reading

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Hold My Hand

I was feeling very down today about how bad I am at following Jesus.  I try so hard, yet   I know that I miss the mark always.  I was frustrated about how clueless I am at the simple things … Continue reading

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Deb’s White Chili

This chili recipe was originally given to me by my mom’s good friend Debbie from Texas.  I like to use beans I cooked myself, which requires that I increase the liquid by adding a cup or two of extra water. … Continue reading

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