Last night was a solo dinner and I had leftovers to use up. Eggs are one of my favorite meals for using up bits and pieces of things and last night’s leftover scramble was a great example. I’d made pizza on New Year’s Eve and had leftover chopped vegetables, including peppers, onions, olives and peperoncini. […]
Most granola recipes I’ve tried make a lot of granola! Which is great if you’re feeding a family but not so good if you’re on your own. Or maybe only one or two people in your family like granola. If you want to make a larger batch of granola, I’ve got a long-time tried and […]
If you’re like most of us, you’re somewhere in the conundrum of needing to save money, but not necessarily having as much time as many of the hardcore frugality books would suggest. I believe in taking a firm stance right in the middle of the road! Read what you can and follow those ideas that […]
Making your own granola is certainly much cheaper than the boxes at the grocery store. Plus you can add any dried fruit you like and flavor it as desired. You can also serve with fresh fruit. It’s also great with vanilla yogurt instead of milk for a breakfast parfait.
When my girls were young, some other neighborhood moms and I would walk downtown really early on Saturday mornings to a certain coffee shop that had the best scones. My favorites were the cranberry ones. I’ve tried baking scones multiple times and while they were good, they never had the texture that I liked so […]