Tag: Homemade

Foodie Friday: Homemade Vegetable Broth

Its fall and fall weather leading to winter calls for warm soups and stews that heat you down to your toes. Many of those recipes call for broth to give flavor, so why not make your own? This recipe is great because it is made from vegetable scraps. Directions: As you cook and peel vegetables

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Easy Homemade Hair Pomade

I had a recipe planned for this week and I forgot to take pictures while making it. So I’m going to show off a different project that my boyfriend and I worked on this week. Keltin uses hair pomade but it can be ridiculously expensive so we decide to make some at home. Keltin says

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Foodie Friday: Snickerdoodle Cookies

I make a ton of chocolate chip cookies and I make a variety of odd herbed cookies; lemon-rosemary, sage thumbprints, etc. But I wanted to make something that was a bit more mainstream in the cookie work without being sugar or chocolate chip so I decided on snickerdoodle.  Ingredients: 1 C. Butter – room temperature

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Granola Bars

I like making things from scratch and my boyfriend and I also meal prep breakfast and lunch on Sunday for the next week. I get bored with the same things all the time so recently I decided to try making breakfast bars. This is just my first attempt, soon I’ll try some with almond butter

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Foodie Friday: Baking Blunders: Ice Cream Cake

It has been a while since I posted about my baking blunders and I figured you all would appreciate the latest story. My boyfriends birthday was on August 1st and I got the great idea to make him an ice cream cake. Sounds reasonable up front right. My first mistake was deciding to make it

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Marinara: Revised

We made it to Friday. Thank goodness because it’s been a busy week. Moving is crazy but we are halfway there. Despite all this craziness I had time to make some more marinara. My Nana had given me a ton of large garden fresh tomatoes and onions. I wanted to try something different this time

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Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara

Italy Inspired

Hey everyone, I’m sorry, I know you were expecting cookies this week but I have not had time to make them yet. Life keeps me busy but I’ll get to them. Anyway my recipe for this week is actually two: homemade pasta and homemade marinara sauce. I love Italian. My risotto is fantastic but I’m

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Weekend Wanderings: Homemade Laundry Detergent

While in Kansas over the Christmas holiday my boyfriend and I made homemade powdered laundry detergent. So far it has worked great for both regular clothes (jeans, t-shirts, towels,etc) and for delicates. I wanted to share the recipe. Ingredients: 2 Bars of White Zote Soap (400g per bar) 1 Box Borax (4lbs) 1 Box Arm

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