Review: Just Great Stuff Powdered Peanut Butter

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER POWDER JUST GREAT STUFF! Oh. My. Goodness. Chocolate peanut butter powder! Organic ingredients, lightly sweetened, low calorie and fat, gluten-free and vegan? Who woulda thought? Ingredients; Powdered Peanut Butter Organic Peanuts, Organic Coconut Sugar, Sea Salt. Ingredients; Powdered Chocolate Peanut Butter Organic Peanuts, Organic Coconut Sugar, Organic Cocoa Powder (Dutch Alkalized), Organic […]

WonderMix Heavy Duty Mixer Review

I compared the WonderMix function to function against the Kitchen Aid stand mixer, Bosch Universal, Ankarsrum Kitchen Assistent, and in all the tests, the WonderMix performed much better than the KitchenAid and Ankersrum and matched the Bosch in some functions and outperformed the Bosch in others.

Book Review: Aquafaba

Aquafaba: Sweet and Savory Vegan Recipes Made Egg-Free with the Magic of Bean Water by Zsu Dever released Oct 4, 2016  reflects the ground-breaking discovery that has set the culinary world afire with egg-free and oil-free possibilities from meringues to marshmallows to mayonnaise to butter to baking and more. New recipes for using aquafaba (the juice from cooking beans) appear […]

Non-Dairy Milk Maker Updated

When we first went dairy-free more than 20 years ago, we used soy milk as that was the most widely available and most recommended. I began making soy milk at home and tried many methods, which were time-consuming, messy and not much fun, especially with young children to care for. I finally found the quickest, easiest and […]

From Dehydrated to Dinner

It’s no secret that I love dehydrating foods and consider it my favorite method of food preservation. Whether it’s putting up an abundance of fresh food, planning food for storage, packing food for travel, backpacking or camping, dehydrating can be done off-grid as well as with dehydrators. Dehydrated foods take up less space for travel […]

Review: Waffle Molds Plus a Recipe

Baked waffles?  Seriously? Yes you can bake waffles. I don’t like to use non-stick coatings (except for the non-stick which is naturally seasoned onto cast iron) so I have never bought a waffle iron. There are cast iron waffle irons that can be used over an open fire, but the handle is way too long for my […]

Book Review and Giveaway: Duct Tape 911

A book dedicated to duct tape? Duct tape has been called the most important item you can store besides food and water. Why? Because duct tape can do so many things! We’ve all seen the lists on the internet about duct tape, but The Survival Doctor, James Hubbard, M.D.,M.P.H., has written a wonderful, informative book on the […]

Review: Old Fashioned Oven Stick and Giveaway

I have a love-hate relationship with my oven. I love to bake and cook, but I have burned my arms and hands countless times adding or removing items from the hot oven. (Yes, I wear oven gloves, but I still get burned!) When I was asked to review the Old Fashioned Oven Stick from Amazing Graze […]

Review: Breville Countertop Smart Oven

Countertop convection ovens / toaster ovens are extremely popular for many excellent reasons. They: are portable great for RVs, cabins, traveling, small spaces, special occasions can save a great deal of electricity due to their smaller size and faster cooking provide extra oven space for large cooking / baking jobs (especially for family and holiday […]

A Few of My Favorite Things – Kitchen Tools

As I write this post, I am breaking into song using my best Julie Andrews voice, “These are a few of my favorite things.” I simply love to see what products, tools and gadgets other bloggers and moms love and use in their homes. Some of the items I would never use and some I […]