Perfect Stovetop Popped Popcorn


Just a short little technique tip here.  Most anyone who’s tried popping popcorn on the stove has (at some point) wound up scorching the popcorn on the bottom of the pot while at the same time leaving other kernals unpopped altogether. Since my electric popcorn popper depends on just that, electricity, I wanted to learn […]

March 31, 2012

Rice Salad with Oranges, Olives and Almonds


Print the recipe card!  rice salad with oranges This light rice salad is a great one for when the weather starts heating up.  I really like the flavors and textures this salad includes; it’s something different for a potluck that everyone will enjoy! To get the rice to remain light and fluffy (instead of heavy […]

March 31, 2012

Quick Pantry Clam Chowder

Pantry Meal, Soup

Print the recipe card!  pantry clam chowder Finding a good clam chowder recipe that uses only food storage ingredients was harder than you’d think it would be.  Finally, after many recipes tried, this was the best one (by far) that we tasted.  I’d happily serve this to company, so with that it’s earned a spot […]

March 29, 2012

Homemade Cool Ranch Doritos


Print the recipe page!  homemade cool ranch doritos There’s a blogger out in cyberspace (link here) who deserves a huge applause for testing and figuring out this chip’s seasoning recipe.  It’s great!  Combined with homemade tortilla chips (made easily w/all food storage ingredients) I can confidently now persuade my kids and husband away from buying […]

March 24, 2012