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Foccacia, Butterhorns, Granola, and My Own Mixes

My freezer cooking this time ’round is kind of all over the place as I do it in little fits and spurts. It’s been a weird week all around, trying to do school while the rest of the neighborhood has Spring Break. Makes for not very motivated students. Not a wise choice on the teacher’s […]

Homemade Croutons, Shredded Chicken and Recipe for Red Sauce

One of the things that I love about freezer cooking, or once-a-month cooking as it is often called, is that I can make a multitude of homemade convenience items that are less expensive and healthier for us than their storebought counterparts. Don’t get me wrong, storebought has its place, most definitely. But, even before we […]

Freezer Cooking: A Make Ahead Holiday Dinner

When I was a child, I loved the big dinners that my mom was able to pull off for friends and family. My kids are no different. Over the years our family has had the opportunity to welcome large groups into our home for holiday dinners. With six children and four siblings, sometimes “just family” […]

Preparing for Freezer Cooking

Freezer cooking is a wonderful way for you to have convenience items on hand that fit your budget as well as your tastes. If you’re new to freezer cooking and would like to learn about it, I have a little light reading for you to do.

Making My Own Instant Oatmeal

Last week I mentioned how I love breakfast in a box. It makes our mornings go so much more smoothly when I serve food that is easy to prepare, easy to clean-up. The kids can actually do it all themselves! Cold cereal and instant oatmeal are the favorites. But, recently they went through one box […]

Mashed Potatoes for the Freezer

Meatballs with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Freezer Cooking: The Weekend Update

So, I got a head start on freezer cooking this weekend. I wasn’t sure how it would play out, since we like to reserve weekends for family time. As it turned out – it rained. A lot.  So most of our family time was home based. Great time to get some meals going. Friday nights […]

Freezer Cooking Survival Guide

So, you’ve got your plan for freezer cooking. You’ve seen how an expert does it. You’ve done your shopping. You’re all prepared for a big day of cooking. Now what? Bulk cooking can be intimidating, but it’s so rewarding in the long run. You won’t have to do much cooking — or dishwashing — during […]