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Super-easy, Fabulous, Low-Carb, Crispy Hot Legs

  Super-easy, Fabulous, Low-Carb, Crispy Hot Legs Print Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 0 ratings Valerie Cudnik (aka Dolly Domestic) Category: entree Cuisine: american Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes A crispy low-carb version of a sports bar favorite. Instead of wings we’re using legs. Why? Because there’s…

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Easter Appetizers – Deviled Egg Tulips

deviled egg tulips video

Whether for Easter or just for spring, these deviled eggs that look like tulips are sure to be a hit. Everyone loves deviled eggs, and they are particularly inexpensive to make (especially around Easter when eggs are on sale). In the following video I show my technique for my spring-time deviled eggs. I developed it…

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My turkey is still frozen? What can I do?

frozen turkey? no problem

Have you checked your turkey? Is it still frozen? Don’t fret, there is still time to defrost it and brine it at the same time. My 16lb frozen turkey was purchased and popped in the fridge last THURSDAY. According to the ‘experts’ one should allow 1 day per every 4 pounds to defrost in the…

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Cutting a pineapple the easy way

How to cut a pineapple I’m a gadget addict, I fully admit it. I rarely buy my gadgets new, though. Hubby and I find them at garage sales. Sometimes they are keepers, sometimes not. The below demo of a pineapple cutter, shows one of my favorites and shows how to cut a pineapple. I needed…

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Money-saving tips for Thanksgiving

Here are a couple of tips to save money this Thanksgiving. When you’re chopping celery for your stuffing, save the celery stems and leaves, and use them when making stock with your turkey carcass. They have all the same flavor and are going to be strained out anyway. Also, when you are peeling onions for…

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Chicken Math – Is buying a whole chicken a better deal?

I admit it, I’m a sucker for short-cuts. I, even as frugal as I am, frequently buy boneless, skinless chicken breasts… but only on sale, usually under $1.80 lb. A couple months back one of the local stores had whole fryers on sale for 59¢ a pound (gone are the days of those 39¢ birds,…

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Use What You Have Cooking

I know that most readers of this blog are couponers. And as couponers, we tend to stockpile food. The question then becomes: How do I find recipes that use the ingredients I have on hand? I’ve have a few different approaches to solving this dilemma. A list of recipes stuck to the side of my…

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Homemade Sausage & How to Make It

photo of freshly made bratwurst

Homemade Sausage? Have you ever tried homemade sausage? Making homemade sausage can save you money. The meat used is typically pork shoulder (Boston Butt) and it can be found on sale for less than $1 per pound. The other supplies and ingredients you will need are seasoning and casings (casings are optional if you want…

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Have you ever wondered what the dates on your food mean?

“Sell by July 31” or “Use by October 19, 2010”? I’ve seen articles on this before, and appreciated the info, so I’m going to pass some of this along… Dating on non-perishable food According to the USDA, most of the dates on food sold at stores in the USA are not related to safety. They…

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White House Chef

On seeing the news about the upcoming iron chef challenge with White House Chef Cristeta Comerford, I had to wonder: Does she use any of the recipes left behind from previous chefs? I was fortunate to pick up a copy of The Original White House Cookbook 1887 Edition (reprint) at a yard sale in Ohio…

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