What makes a good chicken wing? Tender on the inside, crispy on the outside, and a world class sauce. If you’re going to take the time to make the best chicken wings, here’s how to do it right. Continue reading “The Best Baked Chicken Wings”
There are many ways to get natural probiotics into your diet. Kimchi, yogurt, and kombucha are just a few of my family’s favorites. Recently, we decided to add milk kefir to the mix. You never can get too many probiotics! Continue reading “Milk Kefir: the Tangy Probiotic Drink”
Although it is important to get greens into your diet, this can be more difficult during the winter. Homegrown sprouts give you the vitamins without the hassle of keeping vegetables fresh. Continue reading “How to Grow Sprouts Easily”
It is a great feeling to be pampered. A homemade salt scrub does just that while letting you be in control of the ingredients. Plus, Christmas is less than ten weeks away and a salt scrub makes a fantastic gift. Continue reading “How to Make a Salt Scrub”
Yogurt is one of those cultured foods that has been around for thousands of years. Not only is it a great way to make milk last longer, but it is also full of probiotics and vitamins. You can make your own yogurt easily at home. Continue reading “How to Make Yogurt in a Slow Cooker”
Once you have at least one fermentation project going over several days, one of my least favorite pests will show up: gnats. The best method I’ve tried is an effective gnat trap.
I like to think that one day, if we ever settle down and buy a house, I’ll have a regular garden. So I practice, in pots on my porch. Today, I found a reminder that I am not a gardener yet. If you want successful apartment gardening, don’t repeat my mistakes.
Saving money versus convenience. It’s the dilemma I’ve faced on more than one occasion, even as I work on shopping within my budget. Canned beans may not cost much, but if you are trying to save as much as possible, you should use dry beans. Today I’ll show you how using dry beans can be almost as convenient as canned.
Last week in my post about sewing, I told you that the shirt shrunk. This week, I tried to fix it. Here is my experience figuring out how to unshrink clothes.