I’ve been making pizzas for years and thought I’d share a few tips for how to make a homemade pizza. Before I had a pizza stone, I pressed the dough into a jelly roll pan or patted it into a circle on top of a cookie sheet. (You can also use the back of a […]
Of course, this site is full of recipes for cooking on a budget! But here are some articles I’ve written that will help you more than just a single cheap recipe. First, figure out how much things really cost. Some meats that are cheaper by the pound have fewer servings in each pound so you […]
Uh-Oh! Recipe looks interesting but you’re missing an ingredient? Maybe this list of cooking substituions can help. Apple pie spice: For 1 teaspoon, use 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/8 teaspoon allspice and a dash of ginger. Baking powder: 1 tsp baking soda plus 1/2 tsp cream of tartar for each teaspoon of baking […]
My daughter watched me prepare some chard to cook and said “Wait! Why didn’t you teach me how to cut up chard this way?” It’s just something I do without thinking about, I guess. So to make up for not teaching her this earlier, I’ll show all of you! You need to separate the stems […]
I hate it when I need just one thing to make a recipe, so I’ve collected some good substitutes over the years. Here’s how to make your own sweetened condensed milk.