Tag: cooking

  • Five Kitchen Substitutions Every Cook Needs To Know

    Five Kitchen Substitutions Every Cook Needs To Know

    Having the right things on hand is absolutely vital to the majority of cooks, but the best cooks can get by regardless. Most ingredients out there have multiple substitutions and can easily be replaced with things around the kitchen. Knowing what can be used in place of other ingredients can make you a more diverse cook…

  • Simple Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

    As part of the pantry clean out, I decided to make it my mission to use ingredients in our pantry to reduce our stockpile as part of my pantry challenge. Getting this pantry organized will not only help save time but help save money as we will actually know what we have in our pantry.…

  • Before and After Pantry Clean Out Pictures + Pantry Challenge

    Before and After Pantry Clean Out Pictures + Pantry Challenge

    Pantry clean out and challenge time. Not only was our pantry out.of.control as you can see from the before pictures, we were buying food items that we already had in our pantry. This was very annoying and not money saving.  I keep wishing for a bigger pantry but since that’s not going to happen nor…

  • Whole Wheat Dough Recipe for Calzones/Pizza Crust

    I made my own homemade Whole Wheat Dough for calzones or pizzas. Eli refused to eat it because it looked nasty. You know it is just horrible if we eat something that looks healthy around here! The other kids didn’t complain and had no issues with the Whole Wheat Flour. Eli will probably try it…

  • Once a Month Cooking Experiment: Part 2 Cooking Day

    If you are a Bargain Briana Facebook Fan, you may have been following along to my cooking day. I decided to take a stab at the Once a Month Mom September Menu all by myself. After this long day, I know why Tricia recommends finding a cooking partner! I shopped. Prepped the night before by…

  • Once a Month Cooking Experiment: Part I Prep & Shopping

    “What’s for dinner?” asks someone in my family every evening on our way home, which is usually after 5pm. Totally stressful coming home not knowing what we are going to have for dinner. Usually, it is what we call a “Free for All.” Whatever, you can find or make. Since this isn’t the most healthy…