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Homemade Chicken Stock from Freezer Scraps

January 17, 2024
Homemade chicken stock being made in Dutch oven on stovetop with veggie scraps and chicken bones.

Save your leftover veggie scraps and chicken bones to make your own homemade chicken stock. Then, use your stock for soups, sauces, and so much more! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. It has been downright frigid here in Jersey this week.  A perfect week for staying in and enjoying comfort foods.  Knowing that the weather called for snow and freezing temps, I took advantage of the freezer…

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15 Baking Essentials for People Who Suck at Baking

April 28, 2020
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Love to bake but feel like you’re not the best baker? Maybe you just need the right tools! Check out these 15 baking essentials to help you become a better baker! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I consider myself more of a home chef than a baker.  My mom is an awesome baker, but I never really inherited that skill.  Then came this crazy period of quarantine…

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11 Hobbies You Can Start During Quarantine

April 16, 2020
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If you’re starting to go stir crazy at home and need to keep your mind occupied, pick up one of these quarantine hobbies and learn, make, or move! This post may contain affiliate links. Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. One of the biggest questions that seems to be asked lately is, “What hobby have you started while in quarantine?”  Puzzles have made one hell of a comeback since my childhood!  And I took…

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My 10 Favorite Pop Culture Cookbooks

September 17, 2019

This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Cook along with your favorite TV shows, movies, and celebrities with these 10 Pop Culture Cookbooks that’ll make a fun addition to your cookbook collection! Our home updates are continuing into the fall this year.  Over the past month, I’ve been cleaning out our dining room to get it ready for new furniture and paint.  We currently have a dining room set…

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18 Unique Grilling Gifts for Men

June 9, 2017

Create the ultimate Father’s Day gift for the grill master in your life with these grilling gifts for men! Dad will be ready to fire up the grill with gifts including tools, rubs, sauces, and more! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. I once asked my husband, “What is it about guys and the grill?”  His response was basically that he just liked being outside cooking.  With Father’s…

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15 Father’s Day Gifts for the Foodie Dad

June 2, 2015
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If your dad’s a great cook, give him a new cooking tool, grilling utensil, seasoning set, or more from this collection of 15 foodie Father’s Day gifts! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. You know how lucky you are if you grew up in a house with parents who knew how to cook!  Both of my parents can cook up one hell of a dish, but my dad’s…

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