Leftover Scramble

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. […]

Small Batch Granola Recipe

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 […]

Homemade Baking Mix

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 […]

Homemade Granola

Making homemade¬†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. If you want to make a smaller recipe, try this Small Batch Granola, which will make about a quart and so fits nicely in a quart mason jar […]

Cream Scones with Sweetened Dried Cranberries

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 […]