How to Make Homemade Bread Without a Mixer

homemade bread

Homemade bread without a mixer. This blog on how to make homemade bread without a mixer was first posted December 27, 2017. It has had many hits in the past two and a half years. But in the last two months, it has skyrocketed. Folks who don’t have a stand mixer are trying their hand at making bread – due to COVID 19. I’m re-posting this blog to help those searching for ways to make … Read more

Browned Butter Sauce

brown butter sauce

The browned butter sauce. I came across the idea for a sauce the other week, and my hubby latched onto it like a baby with a pacifier. This browned butter sauce keeps well in the refrigerator, and you can serve it with noodles, chicken, or even over rice. Pasta blends better than rice, but if you want a creamy chicken, use this sauce. This is a form of Bechamel sauce, and the flavorings you add … Read more

Chicken and Broth: the How To

chicken and broth

Chicken and Broth You want the aroma of comfort food wafting through your house, just cook up a chicken. You’ll have the tastiest chicken and broth you’ve ever had. You can use a whole chicken, leg quarters, thighs, or breasts. If you use bone-in with a layer of the natural fat, you’ll have richer chicken and broth – and one with a lot more flavor. Four ways for cooking If you have a pressure canner, … Read more

Shrimp Fried Rice

shrimp stir fry

The meal This meal was ready in under twenty minutes. Now that’s a record, and it was all homemade without a lot of fuss. While your rice is cooking, stir fry vegetables of your choice. Then, five minutes before time to eat, add the shrimp. It’s a simple recipe, but it’s tasty and a quick way to fix this fish. You can make your own broth or used store-bought, but homemade is best, for sure. … Read more

No Bake Creamy Cheesecake

creamy cheesecake

The cream of creamy! If you like cream cheese and creamy, you’ll love this recipe. The ingredients are a lot like the recipe for Cream Cheese Delight, but it’s creamier because of one ingredient, richer because of the amount of cream cheese, and uses two flavorings instead of one. This creamy cheesecake freezes well, which is another plus. I need to remember that the next time I make it! My friend and cousin-in-law Jeannette Hartman … Read more