One of the most asked questions by The Frugal Housewife readers is “What are the pantry staples that you keep stocked in your pantry?”. My must have list of pantry staples is pretty basic but it is well stocked with each item and allows me to create really inexpensive meals. One thing we do is make a lot of our own mixes and seasonings because I have to watch my sodium … [Read more...] about 37 Must Have Pantry Staples for a Well Stocked Pantry
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With all the flu, both regular and H1N1, that is going around these days, it is very important to SANITIZE everything! One thing that we don't always think about is the canned goods that we use when cooking. It is very important to wipe off the can and the top of the can, including the rim, with a disinfectant wipe. Picture by liltree Think about it and I don't want to … [Read more...] about Do You Have Dirty Cans?
Gardeners and farmers everywhere are starting to realize the fruits of their labors. It’s the time of year when produce is being harvested. For farmers, it is off to the farmer’s markets to sell your harvest. If you are a gardener, more than likely you are starting to can or freeze your produce. Today we are going to talk about canning. Canning brings back so many memories … [Read more...] about Canning — A Lost Art?