Concentrated Cream of Mushroom Soup Cubes

homemade cream of soup recipe

My kitchen tip for today is creating flavor cubes that allow me to very quickly whip up recipes that use cream of mushroom soup.  Not only is is WAY less expensive than using canned soups, but it’s a big space saver as well.  Twelve “soup starter cubes” take up very little space in the freezer!…

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Cleaning Burnt On Food


I found this little kitchen tip ‘jewel’ on Pinterest today: Apartment Therapy’s post on How to Clean Burnt Pans With Vinegar and Baking Soda.I was so excited to try this!  Providentially, while I was pinning this tip, my son was upstairs burning the grits.  Breakfast was saved by the ‘burnt beans’ kitchen tip.  But the…

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Freezing Bacon


Bacon is one of those foods that I just can’t imagine living without.  Whether your preference is for thick cut, pepper crusted, turkey, beef, or pork; bacon=love.  It is so versatile…I use it on everything from pizza to soup to our standard Saturday morning brrunch-a-thon.The kind I usually buy comes in large, 3 lb. packages. …

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