Category: My Kitchen & Garden

Substitute for Worcestershire Sauce

Substitute for Worcestershire Sauce

  When you have a recipe that lists Worcestershire sauce as an ingredient and you do not have it, using a substitute or an alternate can be done.  For alternatives when you do not have Worcestershire, this list includes so many choices that there is…

Can You Freeze Cabbage?

Can You Freeze Cabbage?

When you buy a head of cabbage that is much larger than you need for a recipe, you may want to know – can you freeze the extra cabbage. Simply put, yes, cabbage can be frozen. Fortunately, freezing cabbage is really easy and it freezes…

Can You Freeze Cream Cheese?

Can You Freeze Cream Cheese?

When you buy cream cheese on sale or in bulk, you may want to know can you freeze cream cheese.  Simply put, yes, cream cheese can be frozen. Fortunately, freezing cream cheese is really easy and it does freezes well.  It is an ingredient that…

Substitutes for Sesame Oil

Substitutes for Sesame Oil

When you have a recipe that lists sesame oil as an ingredient and you do not have it, using a substitute or an alternate can be done.  For alternatives when you do not have sesame oil, this list includes so many choices that there is…

How to Protect Your Garden from Squirrels

How to Protect Your Garden from Squirrels

How to protect your garden from squirrels can often be a difficult battle. Do you have a hard time keeping them from eating your berries or your prized tomatoes?  Hopefully, this article will help you understand what squirrels eat and how you can protect your…

Rice and Fava Bean Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Rice and Fava Bean Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Rice and fava beans are a perfect match for one another.  Delicate rice paired with the protein of crisp fava beans results in a well-rounded combination.    The lemon vinaigrette and zest are the acidic punch that the dish needs to bring it all together. …

How to Shell, Cook, and Peel Fresh Fava Beans

How to Shell, Cook, and Peel Fresh Fava Beans

Learn to shell, cook, and peel fresh fava beans with this easy step-by-step guide.  I will share with you everything you need to know regarding how to grow, prepare fresh fava beans, and use them in recipes. They may seem intimidating but once you know…

Homemade Keto Low Carb Lemonade Concentrate

Homemade Keto Low Carb Lemonade Concentrate

Keto lemonade concentrate made from fresh lemons and monkfruit sweetener is the best low carb drink recipe. You can enjoy it today, refrigerate some, or freeze for later.  I often make several batches at once while my fresh lemons are in season. Each batch of…

Homemade Lemonade Concentrate

Homemade Lemonade Concentrate

There is nothing like fresh lemonade. Making homemade concentrate from fresh lemons and freezing for later results in the most delicious pitcher of lemonade. The sweet, tart, and bright flavors of lemons make for a combination that is the quintessential summer drink. Making this homemade…

20 Pantry Recipe Ideas

20 Pantry Recipe Ideas

  Cooking from pantry staples does not have to be boring or redundant.  Having a well-stocked pantry can be all you need to be creative to cook a healthy meal the whole family will love.  Not everyone has access to fresh food easily. Whether you…