I’ve always love the pork and beans in a can and struggled over the years to recreate that at home. I finally think I’m close (silly me got a little heavy handed squirting in the mustard…)
How often do you grocery shop for your family? For me, grocery trips happen only once or twice each month. Abandoning the shop-every-week mentality is a bit scary because you have to learn to make your food stretch. One-and-done box meals and mixes don’t stretch so I do my best to avoid spending money on […]
If you are looking for healthy but affordable food options or great tasting food that is sustainably grown, or just something new to add to your meal repertoire, you might want to consider the small yet mighty lentil. They are an incredibly versatile, affordable, nutrient rich food. Learn how to prepare lentils for perfect results […]
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In order to be prepared ‘and’ be the best cook you can be you should experiment and learn different cooking methods. Poaching reduces fat in your diet and is great for when you run out of oil too!
Another bean in our once a week bean series. This week we took kidney beans out of our food storage (vacuum sealed in bags,,, in a bucket,,, in an underground storage area… (lol – remember, we live in an earth-shelter….we’re totally temperature controlled!!!