Baked Zucchini Fries

I was so blessed to have my garden produce well, and the zucchini plants were amazing last summer. I was loving all the fruit and vegetables until all of a sudden I had to many. I started looking for every creative way that I could. I was so excited to find this recipe and was […]

Food Dehydration

Food Dehydration: How to dry your own fruits, vegetables and other foods   Dehydrated foods have several advantages: it is a low-cost way to preserve foods, dried foods require less storage space than canned or bottled goods, and when the electricity is out you won’t lose all of your food.  Dehydration maximizes shelf life of […]

Canned Apple Pie Filling

Canning Apple Pie Filling   I love making canned apple pie filling in fact when I was married a friend of my moms gave me a recipe book filled with handwritten recipes. I have to say, I still have that book today, I remember who gave it to me and it is one of my […]

Canned Salsa

Here is a great recipe that I got from my mother in-law several years ago. I’ve made changes, altered it slightly, added a few things, and it is amazing! Keep this recipe handy for the summer months or when you have tons of tomatoes in your garden. Let me know what you think and what […]

Homemade 2 – Ingredient Pizza Dough

Print Homemade 2 – Ingredient Pizza Dough Author: Tina Ingredients 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup of Greek or natural yogurt Extra flour for dusting the board Instructions In a bowl, combine the flour and yoghurt and bring together to form a ball. Turn out onto a floured board to knead and roll. Knead […]

Homemade Refrigerator Dill Pickles

WOW!  I made these and I was shocked.  They were so good! And really easy to make.  The 1 quart that I made only lasted one day in my house.    Best part about this recipe is that I grew the cucumbers and had all the spices and ingredients in my pantry  I am excited […]

Garden Harvest Tomato Recipes

Tomatoes   Availability When planted in late spring tomato blossoms will grow into green fruit and will ripen red by mid-summer through September or the first frost. Tomatoes are available year round but lack in taste during the off season. Practical ideas when buying tomatoes Bright red color, no bruises, or spots Buy when they […]

Do It Yourself Home Remedies

Do it Yourself Home Remedies When disasters occur the medical industry always has a hard time keeping up with the needs of the affected. If there was a national crisis, loss of job, or personal emergency, how would you relieve your pain if doctors or medicine were not available? Fortunately there are many items that […]

Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Wash

Homemade Fruit & Vegetable Wash         Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup vinegar 2 Tablespoon baking soda 2 Tablespoon lemon juice Directions: Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well; be cautious as vinegar and baking soda will fizz. Pour into a clean spray bottle. Spray produce generously and let sit […]

Homemade Laundry Soap

Pinching Pennies in your home and making things better naturally is the focus for Practical Homemade and Homemade laundry soap is a perfect way to cut costs in our hard economic time.  This is one homemade recipe that is simple, easy and fun to make, only costing you pennies per load and no harsh chemicals […]


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